More than just a school

Rowers beat Henley course record in the summer sunshine!

Posted on 03/07/15

In a fanatstically exciting race, The Glasgow Academy boys' quad of Gavin Horsburgh, Josh Armstrong, Callum Urqhuart…

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Lucy wins award for courage and determination

Posted on 02/07/15

Many congratulations to Lucy Ritchie (2014) who has won the UK Cochlear Anders Tjellstrom Scholarship for her courage and…

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Academy 'first school to discover new chemical compound'!

Posted on 23/06/15

We are delighted to announce that Glasgow Academy's chemistry research group has discovered a new chemical…

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30-year-old 400m record smashed!

Posted on 19/06/15

Many congratulations to Robbie Barr (S5) who has knocked almost 2 seconds off The Academy's 400m record held by Kevin Lilburn…

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And the winner was...

Posted on 15/06/15

In a joint celebration of the 150th anniversaries of the Glasgow Academical and West of Scotland rugby clubs - and to note…

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Primary tennis stars!

Posted on 09/06/15

After winning the Glasgow Primary Schools Tennis Cup 2015 a couple of weeks ago, Glasgow Academy's P4 tennis…

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Outstanding performances by Academy at National Schools Regatta

Posted on 28/05/15

Many congratulations to our rowers on winning a remarkable three Championship titles at the National Schools Regatta during…

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All their hard work pays off!

Posted on 19/05/15

Congratulations to Fiona Allan, Annabel Ballantyne, Emma Brown, Kirsten Cannon and Emma Forrest (all S2) who were chosen…

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Silver medals for Josh and Gavin!

Posted on 13/05/15

Many congratulations to Josh Armstrong (S5) and Gavin Horsburgh (S6) on being in the top GB boat at Munich Junior Regatta…

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Cross-country success for P6 girls

Posted on 23/04/15

Many congratulations to Nicola Fletcher, Estelle Macaloney, Emma O'Neil, Abigail Gourlay and Rebecca Roper, all of P6,…

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Raising the bar in Prep School drama

Posted on 02/04/15

The Prep School Show is always an eagerly-awaited event and this year's production - Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies…

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We put Children 1st!

Posted on 25/03/15

Sine Ward and her woolly friend, Hamish, from the Scottish charity Children 1st visited The Academy recently to pick up…

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Hard work pays off...

Posted on 24/03/15

Making their first appearance in the Edinburgh Academy 7-aside invitational tournament, the S2 sevens team played magnificently…

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All-conquering hockey team!

Posted on 16/03/15

Many congratulations to our S2 ladies who have won the Hutchesons' Grammar Invitational Hockey Tournament beating…

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Academy rowers win GB team trials

Posted on 03/03/15

At the recent Great Britain team trial weekend in Boston, Lincolnshire, Academy rowers Josh Armstrong (S5) and Gavin Horsburgh…

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Glasgow Schools Cross-country - a runaway success for Academy athletes!

Posted on 02/03/15

Glasgow Academy pupils won no fewer than seven of the team competitions at the Glasgow Schools Primary and Secondary Cross-country…

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Meet our Elliot from 'Teacup Travels'...

Posted on 20/02/15

The roles for S1 actor Roddy Gilkison keep getting bigger! Last year he secured the part of Hamish McKenzie in the American…

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First Minister's question time!

Posted on 10/02/15

Glasgow Academy's Modern Studies and Politics students put First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, through her paces when they…

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Could Morven be 'the voice' of 2015?

Posted on 02/02/15

Mega congratulations to Glasgow Academy singer, Morven Brown, whose big moment came in Saturday's edition of 'The…

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For those who like a challenge...

Posted on 16/01/15

Introducing our Outdoor Education programme for 2015. Follow the link below to find out what's available: http://www.theglasgowacademy.org.uk/co-curricular/outdoor-education…

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A hat-trick of wins for Academy writers!

Posted on 08/01/15

Three years ago the Rotary Club of Allander and the Milngavie and Bearsden Herald got together to create a new competition…

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Santa Dash in aid of Beatson Cancer Charity

Posted on 10/12/14

Head Girl Heather Kilpatrick was one of a huge number of Glasgow Academy runners who took part in Sunday's Santa Dash…

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Christmas Appeal - Loaves and Fishes food parcels

Posted on 09/12/14

Mindful of the fact that 1 in 5 Glasgow families miss meals daily due to poverty, Glasgow Academy is supporting the local…

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West District win for hockey girls!

Posted on 01/12/14

Many congratulations to the ladies of the 1st XI who won the West District Plate on Saturday morning. As their coach, Rhona…

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Alex steps up!

Posted on 19/11/14

When leading lady Iona Murray was forced to withdraw through injury ten days before this term's big-budget musical,…

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Much Ado... about Something

Posted on 04/11/14

Congratulations to our P7 Shakespeare cast who recently performed a superb version of Much Ado…

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Remembering WW1...

Posted on 04/11/14

As part of our WW1 awareness week, we were delighted to welcome Alasdair Coates, a recently-retired headmaster, to talk…

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Girls do maths and science - and how!

Posted on 08/10/14

Megan Auld (left) scored the top mark in Scotland for Higher Physics - out of 9098 candidates. She will be awarded…

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Nuestra experiencia en Glasgow...

Posted on 06/10/14

For the past four weeks, The Glasgow Academy has played host to Antonia and Javiera, two girls from St Margaret's…

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Sporting icon helps raise over £20,000 for SciTech appeal

Posted on 08/09/14

We were delighted to welcome Sir Steve Redgrave as guest of honour at our rowing dinner on Thursday 4 September. Sir…

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A once in a lifetime experience

Posted on 30/08/14

As chair of the Athletes' Advisory Committee and also a member of the bid team it was extremely satisfying to see the…

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Record Higher results

Posted on 25/08/14

This summer's S5 Higher results are our best ever at this pre-remark stage. Our S5 pupils gained significantly…

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Rowing's golden summer!

Posted on 23/08/14

Glasgow Academy pupils have enjoyed spectacular rowing successes over the summer. The Academy was the…

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Shooting star!

Posted on 19/08/14

In a very successful week at Bisley, David Elder won the Solenta Trophy, which is the highest aggregate score on Ashburton…

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Golf team reach two national finals!

Posted on 07/07/14

Congratulations to the golf team who have had an excellent 2013/14 season getting to the finals of both the HMC Foursomes…

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Six more Academy pupils selected to represent Great Britain!

Posted on 01/07/14

Six more Glasgow Academy pupils will be representing Great Britain this summer, five of them at rowing. Josh Armstrong (in…

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F1 team takes the chequered flag!

Posted on 27/06/14

Many congratulations to 'MAFA Racing' from P7 at Glasgow Academy who beat 37 teams to win Best Pit Display…

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'Game on' for Glasgow Academy!

Posted on 24/06/14

Many congratulations to former pupil Katie Archibald, 20, who has just been included in Scotland's cycling squad for…

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National Word Wizard!

Posted on 12/06/14

Many congratulations to Rosie Hutcheon (S2) who has won a prestigious modern languages prize, the finals of which were held…

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And I would RUN 100 miles!

Posted on 08/06/14

Never ones to shirk a fundraising challenge, the Lofoten expedition team decided to run one hundred miles of the West Highland…

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Two Golds at UK National Schools Rowing Championships!

Posted on 04/06/14

Glasgow Academy's rowers are constantly exceeding expectations, as their outstanding results at the National Schools…

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'Tally's Blood' - "charming, heart-breaking, funny and sweet..."

Posted on 03/06/14

If you haven't got your tickets for this term's Senior drama production, Tally's Blood by Ann Marie di Mambro,…

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Kylie's golfing career is on the rise!

Posted on 29/05/14

Kylie Walker (2004) holed a 20-foot putt at the second extra play-off hole to register her first Ladies European Tour win…

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Good homes needed for well-behaved children?

Posted on 16/05/14

In History, our P7 pupils have been studying what it was like to live through the Second World War. During their 'Evacuation…

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Eight wins in 9 years - Tennis girls do it yet again!

Posted on 13/05/14

The High School of Glasgow Girls' Tennis Tournament is one of the highlights of the tennis fixture list - and this year…

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The Gold standard...

Posted on 09/05/14

The Glasgow Academy is delighted to report that - as a result of a great deal of committed hard work across all four sites…

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Pride of the Clyde!

Posted on 02/05/14

At the beginning of May, Prep School children at Kelvinbridge had a visit from Clyde, the Glasgow 2014 mascot. As well…

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Some sporting successes 2014... so far!

Posted on 26/04/14

Hockey Academy hockey teams have enjoyed considerable success in 2014, winning the West District Hockey Tournaments at 1st…

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TGA Golfers win through to the finals...

Posted on 02/04/14

Many congratulations to our golf team who - in the space of three days - have won through to two separate finals in two…

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What's that 'antique' actually worth?

Posted on 02/04/14

Ever wondered if that family heirloom in the attic is worth anything? Here's your chance to find out. We've invited…

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The Great Debate

Posted on 01/04/14

On Friday 28 March, The Academy held its great debate on Scottish Independence. We were delighted to welcome four experts…

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Hattie's a Beatson Cancer Charity ambassador

Posted on 26/03/14

Beatson Cancer Charity have chosen Hattie Greig (S6) as one the faces of their new awareness campaign and her picture is…

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When it comes to maths, it all adds up!

Posted on 19/03/14

Rick Mukhopadhyay (S2), Ruiyang He (S2), Robert Brewer (S1) and Shoumita Bardhan (S1) have won the West of Scotland regional…

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P7 pupils sweep the board in Rotary competitions

Posted on 17/03/14

Many congratulations to Glasgow Academy's P7 team who have won the Rotary Club of Glasgow P7 Quiz, beating teams from…

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Iain does the Scottish double!

Posted on 12/03/14

Many congratulations to Iain Fletcher of S2 who has just won TWO Gold medals at the Scottish Schools Swimming Championships.…

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Katie helps GB win team pursuit World Championship title

Posted on 03/03/14

Many congratulations to former pupil Katie Archibald who has won a gold medal in the team pursuit at the Track Cycling World…

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Catriona comes out on top - once again!

Posted on 24/02/14

Many congratulations to Catriona Graves of S6 who retained her Scottish Under 17 Cross-country title at a rain-soaked Falkirk…

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Tim's boots were made for climbing!

Posted on 21/02/14

Many congratulations to Tim Miller (S6) who took on freezing temperatures - and the best young climbers in Europe - to come…

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All about money!

Posted on 05/02/14

The week beginning February 3 is 'Money Week' at Glasgow Academy. That means that our children on all four sites…

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Charlotte wins 'Times' essay competition

Posted on 10/01/14

What would you do if a tiger dropped in for tea? More than 2000 children across Britain responded to that question when…

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Weather-beaten - but still they win...

Posted on 11/12/13

Academy pupils swept the board at the Scottish Tooling Series final in Aberdeen on Saturday 14 December. With 15 of…

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Oh, what a show!

Posted on 04/12/13

Many congratulations to the cast of Evita on a fantastic show. This was a remarkably impressive ensemble piece - and such…

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A little girl with a big heart!

Posted on 29/11/13

"My name is Mariam. I have been growing my hair since I was 3 years old when I saw Tangled and fell…

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On the catwalk...

Posted on 15/11/13

Congratulations to everyone involved in what was an excellent Glasgow Academy PTA Fashion Show on Wednesday 6 November.…

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West District winners 2013!

Posted on 07/11/13

Congratulations to the ladies of the 1st XI on winning the West District Senior 1st XI Tournament 2013/14. In a nail-biting…

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Family matters

Posted on 04/11/13

In a highly-personal, witty and informative speech, Lord Robertson of Port Ellen entertained a large audience of Sixth Formers,…

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Record exam results!

Posted on 02/11/13

A message from Peter Brodie: I congratulate our pupils on their exceptional achievements in the 2013 national exams. Our…

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New Olympic-standard hockey pitch opened

Posted on 02/11/13

Glasgow Academy has opened a brand new elite water-based, all-weather hockey pitch at Windyedge sports fields. The pitch…

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Scottish Schools road relay win

Posted on 29/10/13

Many congratulations to Lorenzo Giovanazzi, Thomas Aggleton and Sam Ballantyne (pictured left to right) of P6 who won the…

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Three-in-a-row for P7 rugby!

Posted on 11/10/13

Congratulations to our P7 rugby boys who have won the St Columba's rugby tournament. This is the third year in a row…

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We've passed the charity test

Posted on 07/10/13

We are delighted by OSCR's confirmation this month that 'The Glasgow Academy continues to meet the charity test.' …

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Unique opportunity for Academy golfers

Posted on 26/09/13

As part of the preparations for next year's Ryder Cup, two golfers - one boy and one girl - from each of the eight regions…

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SciTech Appeal - you can help us get there!

Posted on 23/09/13

The summer has seen remarkable progress on site and in the fundraising appeal to build our fantastic new Science and…

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A taste of India

Posted on 16/09/13

Sixth Year pupil William Brooke was one of a group from Glasgow Academy who went to India this summer to investigate how…

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Top marks for Lyle...

Posted on 04/09/13

Many congratulations to Lyle Hill who was the highest-achieving candidate in this year's Advanced Higher Modern Studies…

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Josh has a growing reputation!

Posted on 26/08/13

When 15-year-old Josh Armstrong grew several inches in a matter of months it spelled the end to a promising karting career.…

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Best in Scotland - and British record-holders too!

Posted on 01/08/13

Glasgow Academy was the most successful school in Scotland at the Scottish Rowing Championship at the end of June, beating…

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Dolly Creations are 'Scottish Company of the Year'

Posted on 19/06/13

After fighting off stiff competition from thousands of senior school pupils across the country, Glasgow Academy's Dolly…

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Cameron wins MCC fair play award

Posted on 17/06/13

Many congratulations to Cameron Russell (S5) who was awarded the MCC Spirit of Cricket Cap for his sporting actions in the…

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Academy golfers to the fore!

Posted on 05/06/13

Congratulations to Alex Mennie (S4) who has won the Glasgow Schools Girls' Championship playing at Milngavie Golf Club.…

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'Inspirational' new building gets go-ahead

Posted on 04/06/13

Glasgow's Planning Committee have unanimously approved plans for a state-of-the-art Science and Technology Building…

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Girls' Tennis team wins High School competition - again!

Posted on 21/05/13

Many congratulations to The Academy girls' tennis team on winning the High School of Glasgow Tennis tournament, beating…

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International football honours for Jack and Zack!

Posted on 06/05/13

On Sunday 5 May, Jack Bain (S6 - on right of picture) and Zack Birnie (S5) made their national football…

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Iain takes the Sharp Trophy at the Commonwealth Pool

Posted on 23/04/13

Many congratulations to S1 swimmer Iain Fletcher who is currently the fastest 12-year-old boy in Scotland over 200…

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Top award for Primary French project!

Posted on 18/04/13

Madame Laws, our Prep School Teacher of Languages, has won another award!. Her 'Year in the Life of the Prep French…

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Angus captains Scotland U16 rugby team

Posted on 17/04/13

Many congratulations to Angus Neilson who was chosen to captain Scotland when they played at the Wellington International…

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Victoria is top cadet

Posted on 17/04/13

Blair Nugent, Victoria Johnston, Matthew Doran and Emily Whyte all completed the Army Cadet Force's Senior Cadet Instructional…

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Hattie and the 64 'Santas' raise thousands

Posted on 13/03/13

Glasgow's annual Santa Dash in December attracted several thousand runners from all over the country running for all…

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P7 Hockey girls are on a roll!

Posted on 01/03/13

With three major wins in as many days at the end of February, Glasgow Academy girls' hockey is on a roll! After…

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