Acting Head Teacher: Mrs Katherine Wood                              Telephone: 01847 807010

Address:  Bettyhill, By Thurso, KW14 7SS


Farr High School is an 11-18, comprehensive, non-denominational school. The school first opened its doors in May 1964 and its current roll is approximately 71.

Although Farr is one of the smallest secondary schools in Highland Council, it has a catchment area of 531 square miles.  The area surrounding Farr High School is an area of exceptional beauty and character, with a widely dispersed population. Gaelic is offered to learners and fluent speakers throughout S1—6, with a Gaelic Medium Education available in a number of subject areas in S1-3.

Farr High School is the local school for pupils from Melvich, Bettyhill, Tongue and Altnaharra Primaries.