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Frequently Asked Questions

We recognise that choosing a school can be a daunting experience. It is our aim to make the Admissions process as positive an experience as possible for parents and children. We hope the information below will provide a helpful introduction to how our Admissions process works.

Parents wishing to apply to The High School of Glasgow should create a new Parent Account via the 'Start a new Application Process'.

Your Parent Profile will allow you to communicate with our Admissions Team, submit a formal Application for your child/children and check back to track the status of your Application.

Applications Process FAQ

  1. Can I visit the School?
    Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and in keeping with the current national guidelines on visitors in Schools, we are unable to offer any tours just now. We are constantly reviewing the guidance and hope to be in a position to offer tours at some point in the future. While we know it will not replace the experience of actually visiting the school, you are most welcome to attend our Virtual Open Events. Information on how to register will beavailable in due course.
  2. When can my child join the High School of Glasgow?
    We welcome applications all year round. Our primary entrance points are Kindergarten (from age 3), Junior (Primary) 1, Transitus (Primary 7) and Secondary 1, with entrance tests typically taking place in January.

Applicant FAQs

We have put together answers to some of the most common questions about the system that applicants ask us. We hope that these help you. If you have any other questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

  1. How do I create a new online account to submit an application form?
    Go to https://hsog.hub-apply.com/application/register and complete the form, keeping note of the email address and password that you used.
  2. How do I log in to my account?
    Go to https://hsog.hub-apply.com/application/login and enter the email address and password with which you registered your account..
  3. What if I forget my password?
    Use the forgotten password feature https://hsog.hub-apply.com/application/forgot. We will identify you and send the password securely to your registered email address, or give you access to reset your password.
  4. Can I take my time to complete the application form?
    Yes. You can save each section and come back to it at a later date. If you forget your password, follow the forgotten password steps above. Please note the page will 'time-out' if inactive for a period of time. Keep saving your application to ensure no data is lost.
  5. Can I edit after submitting my application form?
    No. Once you have submitted your form we review the information that you have provided. We may ask you for more information, but you can't edit your application.
  6. Can I track my application after submitting?
    Yes, just log in and your application status will be on the right.
  7. Can I contact someone about my application?
    Yes, if you have any questions during the admissions process please get in touch with us via the Communication Inbox that you see once you login.