Lornshill Academy

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Coordinates: 56°07′55″N 3°48′58″W / 56.132°N 3.816°W / 56.132; -3.816

Lornshill Academy
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Motto United in Effort
Established 1970
Type Comprehensive High School
Head Teacher Tom Black
Location Tullibody Road
FK10 2ES
Students 1088 (approx)
Houses Devon, Grange, Forbraes
Website Lornshill Academy Website

Lornshill Academy is a six-year comprehensive school situated in Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland. Approximately 1088 pupils [1] are enrolled with the school. Lornshill currently employs approximately 83 teachers and 8 classroom assistants. Lornshill is currently associated with seven primaries – Craigbank, Clackmannan, Banchory, Fishcross, Deerpark, Abercromby and Saint Serfs.

A new school was opened in August 2009.


Each pupil is placed in one of three houses: Devon, Forbraes and Grange. Pupils are normally of the ages 11 – 18 and are split into a standard S1-S6. These years are then again split into 2 subgroups: Junior (S1-S3), and Senior (S4-S6).[2]

Notable former pupils[edit]

Former Liverpool F.C. and Sauchie Juniors F.C. player Alan Hansen was taught at Lornshill.

Current Scotland Rugby Captain Grant Gilchrist.

Current Edinburgh Rugby player Sean Kennedy

Notable former staff[edit]

Ex-First Minister of Scotland Jack McConnell taught Maths at Lornshill. He provided the cutting of the "turning of the sod" ceremony.


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