Contact the School

0131 334 9262


Mathematics teachers

Sarah Batten – Curriculum Leader

Miss Helen Burr

Mr Graham MacKie

Mrs Bridget Price

Mr Riccardo Romano

Mrs Catriona Walker

Mrs Nicola Murphy

Computing Science teachers

Alan Lam

Natalie Stevenson

The Mathematics and Computing faculty at Forrester High School is focused on delivering the best learning experiences for all our students. Our goal is to engage students in their learning, encourage them to believe in their own ability, and achieve the best results possible.

The faculty seeks to develop a wide range of knowledge and skills in our young people from S1 through to S6. The faculty comprises 10 members of staff.

We offer a range of courses to meet the needs the students at Forrester High School:
  • Mathematics
  • Applications of Mathematics
  • Computing Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Computer Games Development


S1-3 (Broad General Education)

We offer the following courses in S1-3

  • Mathematics
    • 4 periods per week in S1, S2 and S3
  • Computing Science
    • 1 period per week in S1 and S2
    • 3 periods per week in S3 (optional)
  • Code Academy
    • 2 periods per week in S3 (optional enrichment)

Senior Phase

Please click the link below for an overview of our course choices for senior phase students.



Mathematics is a fundamental skill required in many careers and can often be a requirement of further education courses. Potential careers include:

  • Actuarial
  • Construction
  • Pharmacy
  • Retail
  • Science
  • Software development
  • Sound technology
  • Market research
  • Teaching
  • Medicine
  • Banking
  • Architecture

For further information visit My World of Work.


Computing Science teaches computational thinking, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. Potential careers include:

  • Software engineering
  • Systems analysis
  • Web development
  • IT consultant
  • Software programming
  • Computer games programming
  • Hardware engineering
  • Database administrator
  • Software or games testing
  • IT support
  • Network management
  • Graphic artist

For further information visit My World of Work.


Computing Science