St Margaret's Academy

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St Margaret's Academy in Livingston, West Lothian, Scotland is a Catholic secondary school.

The school serves Broxburn, East Calder and the areas of Livingston: Eliburn, Deans, Howden, Craigshill, Dedridge, Ladywell, Livingston Village and Knightsridge.

History[edit]

St Margaret's Academy opened in 1994 as the successor to St Mary's Academy in Bathgate and Our Lady's High School, Broxburn. In 1993 both schools, as two different entities, changed their name and uniform to Saint Margaret's. The school is set in the Howden area of Livingston in a prominent site near the town centre.

The associated primary schools are St John Ogilvie Primary School in Deans, St Ninian's Primary in Dedridge and St Andrew's Primary in Craigshill, St Paul's Primary, East Calder, St Nicholas' Primary, Broxburn and Holy Family Primary in Winchburgh.

Weekend programmes[edit]

The Scotland Japanese School (スコットランド日本語補習授業校 Sukottorando Nihongo Hoshū Jugyō Kō), a weekend Japanese school,[1] is held at St. Margaret's.[2] It first opened in 1982 and moved to Livingston in April 2003.[1]

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Mark Burchill (born 1980), professional football player and coach


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "概要" (Archive). The Scotland Japanese School. Retrieved on February 15, 2015. "1982年5月 三菱電機、日本電気、ダイワスポーツが中心となり、SDA(現在のSDI、スコットランド国際開発庁)の協力を得て、エジンバラ市のGraigmount [sic] High Schoolの教室を借り、生徒数11名、教師3名の複合3クラスでスタートし、その後2003年4月 に上記の所在地に移転、現在に至っています。"
  2. ^ "欧州の補習授業校一覧(平成25年4月15日現在)" (Archive). Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). Retrieved on May 10, 2014. "St. Margaret's Academy (High School) Howden South Road, Livingston, EH54 6AT, Scotland"

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