Our Guidance Team

The Guidance Teachers, Mr Kenny Deans and Mrs Sheena Duthie, are responsible for all the young people in Kingussie High School. Please feel free to get in contact with your son or daughters guidance teacher at any time.


Mr Deans supports all pupils in Feshie and Spey Mrs Duthie supports all pupils in Gynack and Tromie
kenneth.deans[at] sheena.duthie[at]


We support by:-

  • Being the first point of contact with home
  • Supporting young people to achieve their potential
  • Promoting personal and social development
  • Developing citizenship skills
  • Encouraging wider achievement and engagement
  • Preparing young people for transition and decision making at key stages (P7 – S1, BGE – Senior Phase, School – wider world of further/higher education and employment)
  • Taking responsibility as the named person for young people under HC GIRFEC model

How we support young people:-

  • One to one interviews with young people
  • Contact with home, phone -calls, e-mails and letters
  • Meetings with families
  • Working with subject staff, pupil support staff, outside agencies and partners
  • Weekly contact with house groups S1-S3 – delivering Social Education lessons
  • S4-S6 are supported through a range of interventions such as extraction from timetable and special events, reflecting their age and stage
  • Liaise with Personal Support Time Tutors
  • Reviewing progress and attainment