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Captains and Vice Captains Announced
19 June 2017

Congratulations to the new School Captains - Fergus Harvey and Scarlett Green. 

Well done to the 2017/18 Vice Captains - Sam Clarke, Cian Shelton, Lucy Rankin and Esmé Boyle. 

What a great team for next year.

NuVu Collaboration
11 May 2017

Kelvinside Academy has secured an exclusive partnership with NuVu - the world’s leading innovation school.  This collaboration gives our pupils the chance to attend a choice of unique design and technology camps between 24-28 July 2017, which will be led by leading academics and designers from the likes of Harvard and MIT. 

This Summer, the NuVu theme is “Human++” and they are exploring the combined intelligence of humans and machines to solve big problems!  Two of their summer studio programmes are coming to Kelvinside Academy. 

Click here to visit the NuVu site and find out more.

Homestay
28 April 2017

Homestay 

The KA Homestay network extends the opportunity of a Kelvinside education to international pupils aged 16-18 years. Our Homestay families welcome international pupils into their home and their family during term time, providing a safe and welcoming ‘home from home’ environment to support your child during their time at Kelvinside. We offer guardianship through our Homestay partner ‘Academic Families’, who support international pupils to ensure their Scottish school days are happy and successful.   

Gents Day Out
20 April 2017

This is a new event for this year and will be held at Balgray on Sunday 4 June 2017. The fun will kick off with a five a side football tournament followed by a BBQ and Drinks. Tickets will cost £10.00 per person and these can be purchased from School Reception or click here to pay online.  Please note Senior 6 boys will also be invited and will not need to purchase a ticket.; If you would like any additional information please contact Development Manager, Elaine Solman.

Graham David Dall (1968)
10 April 2017

Graham David Dall (1968), much loved husband of Janis passed away after a short illness on 24 October 2016.  

Graham was a fine athlete, who ran the 100m for Scotland, rugby player and occasional cricketer who will be remembered fondly by many Academicals. Our thoughts and those of the school are with his family at this time.

 

University Poster Girl
10 April 2017


Rachael Scott (2014) is featuring on the #thisbucsgirl sports campaign for Glasgow University. Rachael was KA’s first ever Rowing Captain and earned her 3rd international cap coxing the Scottish Senior Women's squad to victory at the Home International Regatta in Cardiff in July 2016. She earned her first two while still at school and is now in her 3rd year of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Glasgow

Curling Success
10 April 2017

Alasdair Schreiber (2011) won a silver medal at the Scottish Men's Curling Championships as part of Team Mouat, losing out to David Murdoch and his Olympic silver medallist team in the final.

James Whittle (2012)won the English Men's Curling Championships as part of Team Woolston, going undefeated through the entire tournament. He will represent England at the 2017 European Curling Championships in Switzerland this November.

Academical Weekend March 2017
10 April 2017

The weekend started on Friday night with many Academicals and friends of Kelvinside Academy coming together for the Annual Dinner in the Games Hall.  President, David Rowand (1985) thanked Alistair Tear (1974) and his wife, Pamela, for their considerable work and effort during Alistair’s reign as Secretary.

Adam Kennedy Bergius DSO (1939)
10 April 2017

Adam Kennedy Bergius DSO (1939) born March 26, 1925 and died March 3, 2017

Adam Bergius, who has died aged 91, was one of the exceptionally daring men who manned midget submarines known as X-craft during the Second World War

Rector's Festive Poem
19 December 2016

Rector Ian Munro sends poetic festive good wishes to all, with a little help from our pupils.  Click here for the video of the Rector's poem.

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