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Find out more about the schools, colleges and education opportunities in and around Govanhill.


Govanhill Nursery School
335 Allison Street, Glasgow, G42 8HH
0141 424 1063


Annette Street Primary School
27 Annette Street, Glasgow, G42 8YB
0141 423 0192

Cuthbertson Primary School
35 Cuthbertson Street, Glasgow, G42 7RJ
0141 423 0452

Holy Cross Primary School
316 Calder Street, Glasgow, G42 7NH
0141 423 2538

Saint Bride’s Primary RC School
83 Craigie Street, Glasgow, G42 8NB
0141 423 7733


Holyrood Secondary School
100 Dixon Road, Glasgow, G42 8AU
0141 582 0120

Shawlands Academy
31 Moss-Side Rd, Glasgow, G41 3TR
0141 582 0210

Hollybrook Academy
135 Hollybrook Street, Glasgow, G42 7HU
0141 423 5937

The area’s two non-denominational primary schools – Cuthbertson and Annette Street – feed into Shawlands Academy, which is about a mile away. The area’s two Catholic schools – Holy Cross and St Bride’s – feed into Holyrood Secondary School. Hollybrook Academy is a local secondary school for those with special educational needs.


Glasgow Clyde College
Langside Campus, 50 Prospecthill Road, Glasgow, G42 9LB
0141 272 9000

Langside College formally merged with two others in 2013 to become Glasgow Clyde College. A range of courses are provided at the college’s Langside Campus and its other buildings across the city.


A number of other learning and literacy opportunities are available in Govanhill. Glasgow Life manages Govanhill Library, in Calder Street, and Govanhill Neighbourhood Centre, in Daisy Street. Glasgow Life also has dedicated programmes for ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages), information technology and adult literacy and numeracy.

As well as its collection of books, the library offers a variety of services and activities, including internet access, community language material (Chinese, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu), events and activities for all ages and study spaces.

The neighbourhood centre offers a variety of rooms and spaces for hire and is home to an array of support groups, arts and music initiatives, sports, language classes, local meetings and other voluntary sector activity.

Govanhill Community Development Trust offers English and Literacy classes.  We are also in the process of becoming an accredited training centre so that all of our learners can receive SVQ modules in recognition of their learning.