Kyle Academy

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Kyle Academy
Motto Cultivate Excellence
Established 1979
Type State coeducational secondary
Executive Head Teacher Lyndsay McRoberts
Location Overmills Road
Ayr
KA7 3LS
Scotland
Local authority South Ayrshire Council
Staff 66 FTE
Students 778 as of September 2015
Ages 11–18
Colours Royal Blue, Light Blue
Website www.kyle.sayr.sch.uk

Kyle Academy is a state-run secondary school in Ayr, Scotland, run by South Ayrshire Council. It is a non-denominational, co-educational school, serving some of the southern part of Ayr and some of the small surrounding villages such as Coylton & Drongan.

History[edit]

The school in 2007

Kyle Academy opened in 1979.[1] and started with 120 First Year pupils. As of September 2015 it has an enrollment of 817 pupils,[2] in 6 year groups. Its main feeder schools are Forehill Primary and Ayr Grammar Primary.[3]

Extension[edit]

As part of South Ayrshire's Public–private partnership, an extension was constructed in 2007.[4] The separate new annex holds a 300 seat, multimedia equipped assembly hall/theatre, E-Learning suite and meeting rooms, shows can often be performed here.

Alumni[edit]

Katy Clark, Politician

Ryan Stevenson, Footballer

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kyle Academy". www.scottisharchitects.org.uk. Retrieved 8 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Parentzone: My school: Find a school: Kyle Academy". Education Scotland. Retrieved 8 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "Schools: Secondary Schools: Kyle Academy". South Ayrshire Council. Retrieved 8 November 2016. 
  4. ^ "Kyle Academy Annexe, part of the overall Ayrshire Schools PPP". Urban Realm. 8 November 2016. 

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