Langholm Academy

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Langholm Academy
Langholm Academy-by-Howard-Mattinson.jpg
Location
Langholm, Scotland
Coordinates _ type:edu 55°09′11″N 3°00′11″W / 55.153°N 3.003°W / 55.153; -3.003Coordinates: _ type:edu 55°09′11″N 3°00′11″W / 55.153°N 3.003°W / 55.153; -3.003
Information
School type Secondary school
Established March 1876
Head teacher Justin Sinclair

Langholm Academy is a non-denominational, co-educational six-year comprehensive secondary school in Langholm, Scotland.

The school was created in March 1876, with John Howie as head. During the 1880s, the school had a record as one of the best academic schools in Scotland.

Currently, the school has 270 pupils: the current building was opened in 1962.[1] A sports and leisure complex was opened alongside the school in 2002.

The Academy is associated with three primary schools: Langholm, Canonbie, and Glenzier.[2]

Head teachers[edit]

  • John Howie 1876–1908
  • Robert Hamilton 1908–1931
  • George Badenoch 1931–1938
  • Andrew Robertson 1938–1949
  • James Pattie 1949–1971
  • Roger Blamire 1971–1975
  • Andrew Blake 1975–1979
  • David McDonald 1979–1993
  • Alan Gray 1993–2000
  • William Mckenzie (acting) 2000–2001
  • Christopher Barbour 2001–2005
  • William Mckenzie (acting) 2005–2006
  • Emma Neil 2006– April 2012
  • John McFadyen (acting) April 2012-Dec 2013
  • Justin Sinclair Dec 2013-Present

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