Auchenharvie Academy

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Auchenharvie Academy
Address
Stevenston, North Ayrshire KA20 3JW
Information
Headteacher Calum Johnstone

Our school is a six year non-denominational school which serves the seaside towns of Stevenston and Saltcoats (south). Our current school roll is 648. We have the highest standards and expectations of ourselves and each other

History[edit]

The school was opened in August 1971 after the closure of Stevenston Higher Grade, which had served the town as the main source of primary and secondary education for many years. The site of Stevenston High has been occupied by Glencairn Primary School since 1982. The School was officially opened on 8 November 1971. Its first intake was 26 August 1971.

*Former Head Teachers*

  • Mr C Wilson - 1971-1980 - Retired - Died 1993*
  • Mr J Taylor - 1980-1989 - Retired - Died 2012*
  • Mrs M Dick - 1989-2005 - Retired*
  • Mr M Dewar - 2005-2008 - Left*
  • Mr S Quinn - February 2009-December 2012 - Left*
  • Mr M Wilson - 2013 - 2016 - Left

*Former Depute Head Teachers*

  • Dr D White - 1971-1974 - Left for Garnock Academy Kilbirnie as HT
  • Mr A Sillars - 1974-1978 - Left for HT of a Glasgow School
  • Mr H Miller - 1978-1981 - Left for Grange Academy Kilmarnock As HT
  • Mr P Galbraith - 1981-1987 - Left Greenwood Academy Dreghorn As HT*
  • Mrs M Dick - 1987-1989 -Later was Head Teacher*
  • Mr G Maxwell - 1989-1994 - Left for Largs Academy - Died 2007*
  • Mr D Neill - 1994-2010 - Retired*

Former Assistant Head Teachers

  • Mr A Dunlop - 1971 - 1974 - Left for Garnock Academy Kilbirnie as DHT (English)*
  • Mr A Sherrie - 1971 - 1974 - Left for Parkmains Erskine as DHT*
  • Mr C Robertson - 1974-1978 - Left for Dundee School as DHT* (1971-1974 - Class Teacher)
  • Miss J Harper - 1971-1977 - Retired (English)* Died 2000
  • Miss J Clark - 1977-1985 - Retired (French)* Died 2016 (1971-1977 - Class Teacher)
  • Mr F Ferguson - Left 1985 (Art)* Left for DHT at Strathaven Academy (Class Teacher 1971-1985)
  • Mr R Reid - 1978-1984 - Left (History)*
  • Mr R Howatt - 1984-1987 - Left (Maths)*
  • Mr I Strachan - Acting then AHT - 1986 - 2002 - Retired (Maths)*(Class Teacher 1971-1986)
  • Mr D Neill Acting - 1987-1990 then AHT 1990-1994 - Later DHT (Geog)* (Former Head of Geography 1980-1990)
  • Mrs M Dick - 1985-1987 - Later Depute Head (English)*
  • Mr J Meney - 1994-1998 - Left for Ayr Academy as DHT (Physics)*
  • Mr W Gibson - 1998-2003 - Later was DHT - 2003-2007 - Left to become Local Counciler*
  • Miss L Davis - 2002-2003 - Later was DHT - 2003- (Head of Business Studies 1998-2002) (Class Teacher 1992-1998)

'Former Janitors''

  • Mr J Houston - Left
  • Mr J McNaught - Retired 1976,* Head Janitor - Died 1994
  • Mr W Davidson - Retired 1992,* Head Janitor 1977-1992
  • Mr W Crozier - Retired,*- Died 1999 (1980-1994)
  • Mr A Henry - 1986-2012*, - Head Janitor 1992-2012
  • Mr D Stevenson - 1992-2015* - Left - Died 2015

Former Office Staff''''''

  • Miss H Ramsay - 1971-1985* - Retired - Died 2013

Local connections[edit]

Auchenharvie Academy serves the following local schools:

  • Hayocks Primary School
  • Glencairn Primary School
  • Ardeer Primary School
  • Caledonia Primary School
  • Mayfield Primary School