Maxwelltown High School has always taken a great pride in the facilities which it offers, many of which are not equalled elsewhere in Dumfries and Galloway. Our school offers the following for use by its pupils:


  • The Computing and Business Education departments now occupy a large Information Technology suite. This consists of 5 computer rooms containing up to date PC hardware. They are linked together by a high speed network which provides Internet access for pupils and staff.
  • Learning Support Unit
  • Workshops and drawing rooms in the technical department
  • Well-stocked School Library
  • Fully-equipped Gymnasium and Games Hall
  • Male and female changing-rooms with toilets and showers
  • Grass pitches, for soccer, rugby and hockey
  • Weights/Fitness Room
  • The playing fields are converted INto an athletics track in summer term. Additional provision includes long-jump areas and “throwing” circles
  • The Music, Home Economics and Science areas are well provided for with a wide range of resources and equipment. There are recently refurbished rooms in science and home economics
  • Nearly all teachers now have access to and regularly use the latest Interactive Whiteboard technology to enhance learning and teaching
  • Subject areas throughout the school also have a wide range of software to support their courses and teaching and learning