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Plans to admit boys to only state, Catholic girls’ school
February 24th, 2017 | 0 COMMENTS
SCO finds support for campaign to make Notre Dame High School in Glasgow co-educational
Scotland’s only single-sex state secondary school could start admitting boys if a campaign by local parents is successful—and the SCO has already found support from councillors and the local parish priest. Notre Dame High is a Catholic school in the West End of Glasgow that has only admitted girls since it was founded 120 years ago. That century of tradition could be over if local parents succeed in convincing the council to open a consultation into making the school co-educational. Local councillor Martin McElroy said he believed their needs to be a debate on the issue. “This is a school with an exceptional history,” the Labour councillor said. “I would say that it has to be maintained as a Catholic school; exactly what kind of future it has I think has to be decided by the parents.” Mr McElroy said he believed there was widespread support in the local community for the change but... continue reading.