Largs Academy

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Largs Academy
Largs Academy School Logo.jpg
Largs Academy School Logo
Motto Labora et Disce (English: "Work and Learn")
Established 1970
Type Secondary School
Headteacher Heather Burns
Depute Headteachers Mrs H McClelland, Miss L Reid, Mrs A Anderson.
Location Flatt Road
Largs
Ayrshire
KA30 9JX
Scotland Coordinates: 55°47′42″N 4°51′32″W / 55.795°N 4.859°W / 55.795; -4.859
Staff 84 FTE
Students 1000 +
Gender Mixed
Ages 11–18
Houses Mixed
Colours Black, gold and blue
School years S1-S6
Feeder schools Brisbane Primary School, Cumbrae Primary School, Fairlie Primary School, Kelburn Primary School and Skelmorlie Primary School
Guidance Teachers Mr R McFadzean - Arran House, Miss J House - Bute House, Mr D Gibson - Cowal House, Mr J Milligan - Kintyre House, Mrs G Scott - Mull House
Website Largs Academy

Largs Academy is a Scottish secondary school, opened in August 1970, serving the towns of Largs, Fairlie, Skelmorlie and the island of Cumbrae. As of March 7 2014, Largs Academy is ranked 36 place out of the top 50 best schools in Scotland for Exam Results.

Senior Management team[edit]

As of August 2012, the headteacher is Mrs Heather Burns. She is currently followed by three deputy head teachers, Mrs H McClelland, Miss L Reid and Mrs A Anderson. The previous Headteacher, Arthur Jones, retired at the end of the 2011/2012 session after nine years as Headteacher.

Feeder schools[edit]

Largs Academy has five feeder schools, Brisbane Primary School, Cumbrae Primary School, Fairlie Primary School, Kelburn Primary School and Skelmorlie Primary School.


Notable Pupils[edit]

Sam Torrance - Scottish professional golfer and sports commentator.

Daniela Nardini - Scottish Actress.

Creag Little - Footballer.

Alistair Deans - Footballer.

Matthew Hickman - Scottish alternative band Brown Bear and the Bandits.

Stuart McArthur - Scottish alternative band Brown Bear and the Bandits.

Connor MacLeod - Lead Guitarist for the Scottish post-hardcore band Yashin.

Mr G McDaid from the band The Trash Can Sinatras is currently an English and Literacy teacher in the school.

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