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School's excellent report a Scots first

The school, in East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire, was yesterday praised by Minister for Learning Alasdair Allan for its outstanding achievement.

Calderglen High pupils Dean Garrity, Ian Rae, Cliona Campbell, Jordan Duncan and Kirsty Reaich celebrate their school being the first in Scotland to be ranked as excellent under new criteria. FIRST CLASS: The inspectors said Calderglen High pupils were given the support they needed to achieve by skilful staff. Picture: Marc Turner
Calderglen High pupils Dean Garrity, Ian Rae, Cliona Campbell, Jordan Duncan and Kirsty Reaich celebrate their school being the first in Scotland to be ranked as excellent under new criteria. FIRST CLASS: The inspectors said Calderglen High pupils were given the support they needed to achieve by skilful staff. Picture: Marc Turner

On a visit to the school, Mr Allan said: "The school is showing exactly what can be achieved under the new curriculum and I offer my congratulations to all those involved in the school."

The inspection letter said the "school community exemplifies high expectations, support and mutual respect". Picture: Martin Shields

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