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Welcome to the English Department

We are pleased to welcome you to Harris Academy English Department. Literacy and English are fundamental to all areas of learning, as it unlocks access to the wider curriculum and increases opportunities for the individual in all aspects of life. All pupils will explore the inherent skills in Reading, Writing, Listening and Talking in courses that are inclusive, interactive and engaging.

Department Staff

Mrs Low   (PT Faculty)

Mr S Hands                              

Dr A McNeil

Mrs C Heron

Mrs Jennifer Low

Ms Catherine Thompson

Ms L Irvine

Mr L Brady

Dr T Inglis

Mr John Price

Mrs R Farquharson (maternity leave)

Mr Coren Childs (NQT)


The English Department provides a wide range of courses to cover all abilities.

These include:

Curriculum for Excellence in S1 - S3

National 4,5, Higher and Advanced Higher in S4 - S6


Course Information

S1 and S2 planner