We are a six-year secondary school in the west of Inverness. We educate some 725 young people from a diverse catchment.

We aim to provide all of our young people with a high quality education by offering an extensive and engaging curriculum.

Read the Welcome from Head Teacher, Gordon Stewart or find out more About Us.


Neil Gunn Writing Competition

Congratulations to Eve and Meg whose entries have been Highly Commended and Christy whose entry was commended in this highly prestigious Neil Gunn Writing competition …

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Litter pick

On Monday 29th April pupils and staff from Charleston Academy volunteered at a litter pick operation organised by local Councillors. Mr G Stewart Head Teacher

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Wider Curriculum

Paris 2019

During the Easter holidays 30 S2/S3 pupils accompanied by 4 members of staff travelled to Paris to take part in a learning outside the classroom …

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Respect, Responsibility and Achievement

Most importantly though, we have a welcoming ethos built on our core values of
Respect, Responsibility and Achievement.

We aim to continually improve and our staff are ambitious for our school and the youngsters and communities we serve. We strive hard to improve in all that we do.

There is a strong sense of shared responsibility amongst our pupils and staff and we have an active and engaged Parent Council.