Islay High School

Head Teacher: 

Stephen Harrison


Isle of Islay,
PA43 7LS


01496 810239


Islay High School is a non denominational six year comprehensive catering for an age range of eleven to eighteen years. The school serves the islands of Islay and Jura and is situated in the Bowmore, the main village in Islay.
The island of Islay has a population of some 3,500 and the main industries are agriculture, distilling, fishing and tourism.

The school has 13 classrooms, 14 practical rooms, a games hall, gymnasium and an assembly hall. There is a large library resource room and two music practice rooms. The school also has a grass playing field and an all-weather games pitch. Frequent use is made of the local swimming pool.

Additional information: 

Gaelic Medium Education available

Inspection reports

Education Scotland inspects and reports on the quality of education in pre-school centres, primary schools, secondary schools, special schools, community learning and development services, colleges, and residential educational provision.

You can read and download any inspection reports for this school carried out in the last 5 years, and find out more about the inspection process, on the Education Scotland website.