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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. Rachel 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

Ladies Fashion Show
28 March 2017

The Ladies Day Committee would be delighted if you were able to join them for the Fashion Show which will be held on Sunday 14 May at 1.00pm in Oran Mor. 

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.

Reunion Day, 30 September 2016
06 October 2016

It was a fantastic day at School last Friday for members of the classes of 1956, 1966, 1976, 1986 and 1996.  The tours included the old gym, Mirrlees, the Senior 6 Centre and they were the first of our Academicals to see the new and very impressive Fraser Library.  Everyone then went to Balgray for an early supper and then off the Byres Road to reminisce further!

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