Saint Helen’s is a Roman Catholic co-educational school situated in Bishopbriggs, within the East Dunbartonshire Local Authority. It is located to the east of Kirkintilloch Road about ½ mile from the centre of Bishopbriggs and serves the Cleddens Park, Woodhill and Auchinairn areas of Bishopbriggs. The school is conveniently situated for main bus routes and Glasgow can be reached in approximately 15 minutes.
Saint Helen’s School was built in 1970. The school comprises of 16 classrooms. The school building has an administration area, staffroom and a multi purpose assembly hall, which also serves as a gymnasium and cafeteria. The school also benefits from a large internal extension which was completed in 2000 and houses a modern, well-resourced ICT Suite, the school’s main Resource Area and library. There are open project areas outside of the Infant, Junior and Senior classrooms.
Our school aims are founded on the shared values and ambitions of the school and its wider community. They take account of the needs of the pupils and reflect the improvement objectives of East Dunbartonshire Council. They give a framework from which priorities in the school development plan will be developed.
Priorities outlined in the annual development plan are intended to make a major contribution to raising standards of achievement and to achieving the ambition of St. Helen’s Primary School. We value our identity as a Catholic primary school where mutual respect and tolerance are expected and encouraged.