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Solid intake of pupils from middle class parents, but this is still Glasgow – ‘parents are not afraid to tell you what they think.’ The contemporary Saunders Centre would tempt even the most reluctant of pupils to pursue science, with its 15 incredible labs. Games and outdoor pursuits are a big deal; one knows this is true when the director of sport, who we chatted to in the playground, is a former Olympian...

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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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All-through school (for example 3-18 years). - An all-through school covers junior and senior education. It may start at 3 or 4, or later, and continue through to 16 or 18. Some all-through schools set exams at 11 or 13 that pupils must pass to move on.





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Since August 2019, Matthew Pearce BA Cert Ed (40s). Previously depute rector for four years and before that deputy head at Bishopsbriggs Academy for five years, having originally joined the school as head of English in 2008. Has also taught at St Luke’s High School, Barrhead, where he was principle teacher for enterprise in education. Educated at The King’s School, Worcester, and graduated in Eng lit from Durham before moving to Glasgow to do his teacher training at Strathclyde. Completed the Scottish College of Educational Leadership’s Into Headship qualification last year at Glasgow University. Out of school, he enjoys family time and pursuing his love of sport, health and fitness, literature and music.

Head of all three prep schools (Kelvinbridge, Milngavie and Newlands) since 2017, Sandy Mathewson. BEd in primary education...

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