ONE Glasgow school that has exemplified the upturn in fortunes is Lourdes Secondary on the south side of the city.
In 2009, the Roman Catholic school had a disappointing inspection, but since then has been steadily improving.
Lourdes has seen a 13% rise in the proportion of pupils getting a Higher, an 11% increase in those getting two Highers and a 6% rise in those achieving five or more. Headteacher Patricia Lennon, who took over three years ago, said a range of strategies had improved the school.
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