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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 for us to collect with the rest of the bumf from his office. Impressive. Spectacular art and stunning art room at the top of Colebrooke Terrace. Pottery, fabric and every conceivable discipline. Strong follow-through to art schools all over. Some of the most imaginative…

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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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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.' An inspired appointment, he runs the school with a senior management team (OK, yawn, yawn) but Brodie spreads his net wide. The new deputy rector comes from Buenos Aires and the next is coming from Oakham, neither of which is next door.

Efficient chain of command, with a can do, will do approach. ‘Peter...

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