The Best Schools In Kirkwall Rated & Reviewed


School Guide has helped 10 million parents find the best school for their child and here we reveal the 5 best performing schools in Kirkwall. These top schools near Kirkwall are ranked by their School Guide Star Rating, which is 100% based on official performance data including exam results and Ofsted inspections.

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1

Stromness Academy

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Our number one ranked school in Kirkwall based on our official School Guide Star Rating is Stromness Academy.

Pupils
336
Ages
11 - 18
Gender
MIXED
Type
State
2

Thurso High School

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Thurso High School is ranked second in Kirkwall based on its performance data and Ofsted rating.

Pupils
757
Ages
11 - 18
Gender
MIXED
Type
State
3

Kirkwall Grammar School

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At number 3 in the best schools in Kirkwall based on our authoritative ranking is Kirkwall Grammar School.

Pupils
841
Ages
11 - 18
Gender
MIXED
Type
State
4

Wick High School

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The school ranked at number four in our Kirkwall league table is Wick High School based on the summary of its performance in the last academic year.

Pupils
711
Ages
11 - 18
Gender
MIXED
Type
State
5

Westray Secondary School

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Our number five ranked school in Kirkwall based on our trusted School Guide Star Rating is Westray Secondary School.

Pupils
34
Ages
4 - 18
Gender
MIXED
Type
State

Top 5 best performing schools in Kirkwall and their catchment areas in Kirkwall ranked by School Guide in 2021

  • Stromness Academy
  • Thurso High School
  • Kirkwall Grammar School
  • Wick High School
  • Westray Secondary School

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