Junior

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.

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Green Screen Characters
25 May 2017

As part of a collaboration with Waterstones pupils chose a character – from any children’s book – and wrote about what would happen if the character came into their world.  This theme is related to a book called Inkheart where one of the people in the book are able to make fictional characters come to life just by reading aloud, sometimes with unfortunate consequences. 

Some of the Junior School children filmed themselves (using the green screen) talking about why they chose their character.

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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.

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Hockey Summer Camp
10 May 2017

West District Summer Hockey Camps will take place on Monday 7 to Friday 11 August, 9am to 4pm,  

To register attendance please print out the form below and return a paper copy and cheque (made payable to SSYHAJWD) to Mrs Fiona Cafolla, by 27th June.

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J6 Show BBC Review
10 April 2017

It's not just us that thought our recent J6 Show - Robin and The Sherwood Hoodies - was a fantastic success. 

Click here to listen to Brian Beacom, Herald Senior Features Writer, review it on Shereen Nanjiani's BBC Radio Scotland Saturday Show (scroll to 32 minutes). J6 we are so proud of you all.

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Spring Concert 2017
23 March 2017

Click here to view the full photo album from the Spring Concert.

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SP Quiz Champions
15 March 2017

The Kelvinside Academy P7 Quiz Team won the annual Glasgow Schools Rotary Club General Knowledge Quiz last night. The four-strong team of Tess Neilson, Ava Neilson, Adrian Chew and Anna Craig faced 10 rounds of challenging questions and beat off some very strong competition to be crowned the winning team at the event held at Hutcheson’s Grammar School. They will now represent Glasgow Schools in May at the West of Scotland Round.

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Guide Dogs Scotland receives £5220
03 February 2017

Junior School welcomed some very special doggy visitors to Assembly this morning. Following joint fundraising efforts of Junior and Senior School, pupils presented a cheque to Guide Dogs Scotland for the amazing amount of £5,220.

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Music Exam Success
31 January 2017

Congratulations to the 27 pupils who recently excelled in their Trinity ABRSM exams: 

Daniela Garcia Herreros (J4), Annastacia Hinde (J5), Araia Urquiza Pereira (SP), Molly McKenzie (S1), Gilli Jones (SP), Mia Cousins (S1), Joel Urquiza Pereira (S3), Sasha Nakhaei (S5), Amy Williams (S4), Sophia Green (S2), Sharon Wang (S5), Christie Burns (S1), Priya Dhillon (J6), Molly Whillance (S1), Emma Williams (S1), Skye Stewart (S1), Evie Smith (S1), Olivia Carroll (S2), Ivy Gerber (SP), Isla Bottomley (S1), Angus Mathews (S3), Abbey MacCuish (S3), Asa Taylor (S6) and Lewis Merrylees (S6)


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'Children as Researchers' at Glasgow Uni
13 January 2017

On 10 January the Junior 6 year group went to Glasgow University’s Psychology Department.  The purpose of the trip was to use the ‘children as researchers’ model to help the children start their own research projects.

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