Future Secondary School Provision for Kirkliston and Queensferry Areas

Closes 16 Jan 2023

Opened 14 Nov 2022


Queensferry High School does not have capacity to accommodate new housing developments in Queensferry. 

Queensferry High School has capacity for 1,200 pupils. The school may exceed that capacity in 2025 and need to accommodate nearly 1,800 pupils by 2035. 

We think possible solutions could be to:

  • extend Queensferry High School to accommodate up to 1,800 pupils; or
  • build a new secondary school in Kirkliston or West Edinburgh for pupils from Kirkliston.

We would like your views on what the best solution would be for your community.

We would also like to know if there are community services or facilities you think could be provided by a new building.

You can find more information in the "Related" section at the foot of this page.

Give us your views by clicking on the link in the "Give us your views" section below.

Alternatively you can email: schoolsreview@edinburgh.gov.uk

Or you can write to us at: West Edinburgh Learning Estate Strategy, 1.7 Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street, Edinburgh, EH8 8DG

You have until 5pm on Monday 16 January 2023 to get your views to us.

We will also be holding public information sessions. Details of these events can be found in the "Events" section below. These sessions will provide you with an opportunity to speak to us, find out more and give us your feedback.

Why your views matter

We want to hear from people to generate ideas and develop a plan for secondary school provision in the Kirkliston and Queensferry areas. All ideas are welcome and anyone can send us their thoughts.


Give us your views


  • Information Session 1 @ Queensferry High School

    From 30 Nov 2022 at 16:00 to 30 Nov 2022 at 20:00

    Drop-in and speak to us at Queensferry High School, find out more and give us your feedback.

  • Information Session 2 @ Kirkliston Primary School

    From 5 Dec 2022 at 15:00 to 5 Dec 2022 at 19:00

    Drop-in and speak to us at Kirkliston Primary School, find out more and give us your feedback.

  • Information Session 3 @ Kirkliston Leisure Centre

    From 7 Dec 2022 at 11:00 to 7 Dec 2022 at 17:00

    Drop-in and speak to us at Kirkliston Leisure Centre, find out more and give us your feedback.

  • Information Session 4 @ Rosebery Hall, Queensferry

    From 14 Dec 2022 at 13:00 to 14 Dec 2022 at 19:00

    Drop-in and speak to us at Rosebery Hall in Queensferry, find out more and give us your feedback.


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