The Glasgow Academy A GSG School
- The Glasgow Academy
- Head: Mr P J Brodie
- T 01413 425494
- F 01413 373473
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.theglasgowacademy.org.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 3 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Glasgow City
- Pupils: 1250
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Fees: £3,876 - £11,787 pa
- Open days: November
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Linked schools: The Glasgow Academy Dairsie, The Glasgow Academy Preparatory School - Kelvinbridge, The Glasgow Academy Milngavie
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Rector is bubbly, enthusiastic, fun, keen on teaching with the 'wow' factor and incredibly efficient. He is the only head who, when faced with a barrage of questions to which he did not instantly know the answer, left detailed answers...
What the school says...
An interesting feature of The Academy is the fact that we have three Prep schools in different areas of Glasgow. We have two small schools for younger children (3-9 years) on the north - The Glasgow Academy, Milngavie - and the south - Dairsie in Newlands - of the city. Parents can choose to have their youngest children educated locally until they join the main Prep School at Kelvinbridge. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysRector is bubbly, enthusiastic, fun, keen on teaching with the 'wow' factor and incredibly efficient. He is the only head who, when faced with a barrage of questions to which he did not instantly know the answer, left detailed answers for us to collect with the rest of the bumf from his office. Impressive. The school has worked hard to...
Since 2005, Mr Peter Brodie MA (Oxon), PGCE (50s). Educated at Abingdon, with a masters in English from St John's, Oxford, followed by a PGCE at Oxford and a (later) masters in education management (part-time) at Canterbury Christ Church University College. 'A good intellectual training exercise,' he told us. He came from King’s Canterbury. ‘Let’s not talk about me, let’s talk about the school. I haven’t changed.' But boy, the school has ‘improved and moved forward.'...