Jedburgh Grammar School

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Jedburgh Grammar School
Jedburgh Grammar School logo.png
Type Secondary
Acting Rector Susan Oliver
Location High Street
Jedburgh
TD8 6DQ
Scotland
Local authority Scottish Borders
Staff c. 55
Students c. 440
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–18
Houses Brewster, Rutherford, Thomson
Website jedburghgs.co.uk

Jedburgh Grammar School is a state secondary school in Jedburgh, Scotland, with around 440 pupils, 40 teaching staff, and 15 non-teaching staff.[1]

Architecture[edit]

The school is made up of five main buildings. The original buildings are by Hardy & Wight and date from 1885,[2] whilst the Rutherford and Sports Centre buildings date from the 1970s. Since the 1990s, a series of refurbishments have taken place.[3] Ramps have been added to the Brewster, Drama and Social Dining Building in 2013,

History[edit]

While the first institution bearing the name Jedburgh Grammar School was founded in the 15th century, the third and current school building did not exist until after the education acts passed in the 1870s.[3]

Houses[edit]

Pupils of the school belong to one of three Houses[4] named after famous alumni:[5]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "School Welcome Booklet". Jedburgh Grammar School. Jedburgh Grammar School. Retrieved 17 May 2011. 
  2. ^ http://www.scottisharchitects.org.uk/architect_full.php?id=201371
  3. ^ a b "About Us". Jedburgh Grammar School. Jedburgh Grammar School. Retrieved 17 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "House System". Jedburgh Grammar School. Jedburgh Grammar School. Retrieved 17 May 2011. 
  5. ^ a b c d "Famous Sons and Daughters". Jedburgh Grammar School. Jedburgh Grammar School. Retrieved 17 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "About Me". Karen Gillon. Karen Gillon. Retrieved 17 May 2011. 
  7. ^ "Michael Out and About in the Borders". Michael Moore. Michael Moore. Retrieved 17 May 2011. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 55°28′44″N 2°33′11″W / 55.479017°N 2.553134°W / 55.479017; -2.553134