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|Motto||Vigor et Juventas
(Vigour and Youth)
|Type||Independent day school|
|Deputy Head||David Starbuck and Andy Ward|
|Location||17-23 Queen's Road
|Houses||Gordon, Stuart , Douglas and Forbes|
|HMIE report||5 September 2006|
|Head of Lower School||Nathan Davies|
Albyn School is a coeducational independent day school, founded in 1867 in Aberdeen, Scotland. Albyn was originally an all-girls school before becoming co-educational in 2005. The school has a nursery, primary school and secondary school; pupils can attend from 2 years old to 18 years old.
In 1886 the school moved into premises at Nos 4-6 in a terrace diagonally opposite St Margaret’s School for Girls and was officially known as the Albyn Place School for Girls, but most people knew it as "Mackie's", because the reputation of principal Alexander Mackie. It was also known as the Union Place Ladies' School for a period. In 1967, the school celebrated its centenary. Under the direction of Headmistress Dorothy Kidd, a volume was produced outlining the school's history. For much of its history, Albyn was a boarding school and only recently became a day school.
In 2009 and 2010 consecutively, Albyn School received the best Higher exam results among the schools in Aberdeen.
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