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Mentors in Violence Provention - 14/12/2018 01:04:07
Training days will be Monday 14th and Tuesday 15th January for the full the conference room. Mentors in Violence Prevention Programme uses a bystander approach to help prevent ... (Read more)
School Holidays 2018 - 13/08/2018 23:05:09
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Exam results update 7.8.2018 - 07/08/2018 00:18:51
Good luck to all for SQA results on Tuesday 7 th August! LEAVERS: if you do not have a place at college, university or training, or if your results put your place in jeopardy, please contact ... (Read more)
Springkell Ave - Travel Information - 24/05/2018 23:10:39
Details of current bridge repairs at Springkell Ave Pollokshields. This may affect some journeys to school. ... (Read more)
Scottich Power Cup Final 2018 - 23/05/2018 23:29:54
More fantastic news regarding our rugby teams. On Friday 18th May our S1 boys, s2 boys and U15's girls Rugby team Retained The Scottich Power Cup by beating Wallace High from Stirling. ... (Read more)
Education Services Consultation - 15/05/2018 01:44:15
a) Secondary School Entry Criteria The purpose of this consultation is to align the entry criteria across all 30 Glasgow city council mainstream secondary schools ... (Read more)
Pupils design 2018 games baton - 25/03/2018 20:26:45
Many congratulations to Keira Groves, Maryam Waseem and Laiba Naeem (all S2) for designing the Glasgow 2018 School’s Sports Star. The sports star is a torch that will tour all of the city’s ... (Read more)
S2 Science Fair 2018 - 13/03/2018 23:37:41
On Monday 12th March we held our annual Science Fair for S2 pupils. This event, running all day in our Assembly Hall, Library and Conference Room, enabled all S2 pupils to work towards their ... (Read more)
Write Times 2 - 12/02/2018 13:32:29
Write Times 2 is a collection of the best creative writing from SQA candidates over the last academic year. The collection covers fiction, non-fiction, prose, poetry and drama. We are delighted ... (Read more)
Wider Achievement Survey - 04/02/2018 15:16:22
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Go4SET STEM Workshop January 2018 - 28/01/2018 17:30:01
Pictures and pupil blog from our recent participation in the Go4SET STEM day at Glasgow City Chambers on January 18th 2018. My name is Josh, I am 13 years old. I am interested in ... (Read more)
Royal Society Young Persons Book Awards - 04/12/2017 21:34:02
The Royal Society Young Person's Book Prize 2017 Glasgow Science Centre, November 20th 2017 Scientist, TV presenter and author Robert Winston’s book Home Lab has been chosen ... (Read more)
Duke of Edinburgh awards 2017 - 28/11/2017 00:38:49
On Tuesday 21st of November at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall pupils from Glasgow Secondary Schools received their Duke of Edinburgh certificates at a special awards ceremony. A record 757 ... (Read more)
U15 Scottish Cup Final 2017 - 27/11/2017 21:28:31
Our Under 15's Girls Rugby team have been crowned Scottish Champions after a resounding 72-20 win over Liberton High. Shawlands started the game slightly nervous but ... (Read more)
Scottish Cup Semi Final Match Report - 10/11/2017 23:26:13
Our amazing under 15's girls Rugby team have once again reached the final of the Scottish Cup with a resounding 57-10 win over Biggar High School. This was an excellent display with particular ... (Read more)
European Day of Languages 2017 - 11/09/2017 20:34:11
Tuesday the 26th of September is European Day of Languages 2017. Like last year, I'd like to make a video of staff and pupils speaking in a variety of foreign languages as part of a 'Guess the ... (Read more)
Young WEIR-WISE: Discovering Engineering with S2 Girls - 05/09/2017 21:29:02
Young WEIR-WISE: Discovering Engineering with S2 Girls 29-30 January 2018 Building on the success of our ‘Engineering the Future for Girls’ summer school, which has been delivered ... (Read more)
International School reaccreditation - 20/08/2017 13:32:57
On Friday 18 th August we received excellent news from the British Council informing us that our International School reaccreditation was successful. Very well done to all of the many ... (Read more)
City of Glasgow College Hospitality - 10/06/2017 17:55:00
Shawlands Academy Hospitality 2017 On Friday 9th of June, our S3 pupils on our City of Glasgow Introduction to Hospitality programme completed their course. This was the penultimate ... (Read more)
Scottish Power Warriors Championship - 09/05/2017 23:38:40
Scottish Power Warriors Championship 2017 On Saturday our Shawlands Rugby team won the Scottish Power Cup. This competition involved our S1, S2 and U15's girls teams competing and ... (Read more)
Duke of Edinburgh Expedition Easter 2017 - 27/04/2017 22:57:41
Pictures from our latest Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award practice expeditions held over the Easter Holidays at Mugdock Country Park and the Isle of Arran. Very well done to all the pupils ... (Read more)
West of Scotland Art Success - 18/04/2017 22:46:15
The Friends of the RSA Schools Art Award was launched in 1986 to recognise and reward the artistic talent of secondary school students throughout Scotland. The Awards had no theme. The ... (Read more)
S2 Science Fair 2017 - 19/03/2017 15:39:25
On Friday 17 th March, we held our first S2 Science Fair in Shawlands Academy. This was the culmination of departmental work in the Science Department for S2 pupils working on their Crest Awards. ... (Read more)
Scottish Cup Final 2016 - 11/12/2016 22:58:32
On Friday 9th December, our Under 15 Girls Rugby Team played in the Scottish Schools Cup Final at Scotstoun Stadium against Carrick Academy. Our Girls won 17 points to 15 in a thrilling final. ... (Read more)
The Launch - 07/12/2016 23:52:59
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Young Enterprise 2016 - 28/11/2016 21:38:17
It is that time of year again, and our young people need your support! This year's Young Enterprise Trade Fair will be held in the Savoy Centre on the 3rd of December from 10am to 4pm. ... (Read more)
Prelim Timetable Dec 2016 - 27/11/2016 17:34:38
Prelim letter for parents and carers Prelim Timetable December 2016 ... (Read more)
Start Up Science Event - 05/10/2016 22:13:57
FREE Start-up Science Masterclasses for S1 and S2 Students The Royal Society of Edinburgh is inviting applications for the Autumn Start-up Science Masterclasses. These ... (Read more)
Out of bounds Poetry Project - 14/09/2016 01:18:08
On 10th June, the University of Stirling hosted Scotland’s national poet, Jackie Kay, on campus for a special poetry reading. The Scots Makar attended the Out of Bounds Schools Poetry Day ... (Read more)
Nat 5 and Higher Artwork - 12/09/2016 00:27:01
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Results Day 2016 - 10/08/2016 00:10:15
On Tuesday 9th August, we were delighted to welcome Deputy First Minister John Swinney to Shawlands Academy. Mr Swinney met with members of staff and then joined some of our senior pupils ... (Read more)
Senoir Prom 2016 - 07/06/2016 21:47:00
On the evening of Friday 3 rd June, our S6 pupils celebrated the end of their school careers in some style with their Senior Prom. The venue for this event was the Glasgow City Hotel on Cambridge ... (Read more)
Design and Manufacture Nat 5 - 05/06/2016 23:34:48
A significant part of pupil activities in National 5 Design and Manufacture at this time of year is the completion of projects. This year's projects are themed around the design of clocks ... (Read more)
DofE Bronze expeditions May 2016 - 18/05/2016 22:22:25
Throughout the month of May 2016, our S3 pupils have been embarking on their first Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award expeditions. This current Bronze group, made up of six teams, ... (Read more)
Séminaire CAVL à Montpellier - 17/05/2016 22:27:52
Between Sunday 8 th May and Thursday 12 th May, representatives from Shawlands Academy visited the South of France (Montpellier and Aix en Provence) to attend a major European student ... (Read more)
Scottish Power Rugby Championship 2016 - 10/05/2016 22:25:14
ScottishPower Warriors Rugby Championship Final Scotstoun Stadium, Friday 6th May In our final tournament of the year our S1 and S2 boys and under 15's girls ... (Read more)
DofE Gold Expedition 2016 - 27/04/2016 21:31:04
Duke of Edinburgh Gold Expedition Report Weather Facts The weather was extremely bad on the practice expedition. We were unprepared ... (Read more)
School Holiday Dates - 20/03/2016 12:39:34
School Holiday Dates 2018 (proposed) School Holiday Dates 2016 School Holiday Dates 2017 ... (Read more)
University of Glasgow Sleep Research - 21/02/2016 23:35:28
Workshop letter Online Survey letter Sleep researchers from the University of Glasgow will be hosting a workshop at ... (Read more)
S@S Accelerate Programme - 21/02/2016 20:04:50
Following on from a very successful Accelerate programme last year, where over 120 Young People from Glasgow Schools attended each week, the University of Strathclyde can now confirm that applications ... (Read more)
Gordon Wilson - 18/02/2016 21:54:00
In Memory of Gordon Wilson 9 June 1933 – 25 October 2015 Our deepest condolences from all at Shawlands Academy go to the family of Gordon Wilson, former Headteacher. ... (Read more)
Christmas Cup Football - 07/12/2015 22:43:56
In a thrilling tournament at Toryglen Regional Soccer Centre on Friday 4th December, our S1, S2 and S3 boys football teams enjoyed success and trophies. Our teams during their ... (Read more)
"Love Shawlands" Launch Event - 12/11/2015 23:10:59
“ Love Shawlands ” Art Exhibition Launch Five senior pupils from Shawlands Academy's Music Department performed live at the opening of the 'Love Shawlands' ... (Read more)
60th Annual Scottish TTA Conference - 08/11/2015 20:08:28
60 th Annual TTA Conference On Saturday 7th November, the 2015 Scottish Technology Teacher’s Association Annual Conference was hosted by Shawlands Academy. This is a landmark ... (Read more)
Roma Agrawal STEM lecture 23/9/15 - 28/09/2015 01:01:57
Inspiring young engineers: STEM Lecture September 2015 Over two hundred pupils from a number of Glasgow secondary schools attended an inspirational talk by Roma Agrawal at Shawlands ... (Read more)
2nd International School Award - 27/09/2015 23:45:22
Shawlands Academy received its Second International School Award from the British Council on 24 th Sept 2015. John Rolfe met with students today to hear about some of the excellent ... (Read more)
Jeans for Genes Day - 15/09/2015 22:11:56
On Friday 18th September, we supported the Jeans for Genes Charity. ‘Jeans for Genes' is a very important charity. Individually, genetic disorders are rare but ... (Read more)
Turner Prize Travelling Bus - 02/09/2015 20:28:42
On Tuesday 1 st September, the Travelling Gallery visited Shawlands Academy. Parked outside next to our Design and Technology Department, the bus exhibited the work of Past Scottish Turner ... (Read more)
Nurnberg Visit May 2015 - 09/06/2015 00:52:27
On 19 th May, a group of our pupils and staff travelled to Germany to meet our new partner school in Nürnberg, the Martin-Behaim-Gymnasium (Gymnasium in German means High School, ... (Read more)
Sport Scotland Gold Award - 08/06/2015 23:26:38
SHAWLANDS ACADEMY AWARDED GOLD STATUS BY SPORTSCOTLAND We are delighted to announce that Shawlands Academy has been recognised with a prestigious national award for innovation ... (Read more)
West of Scotland Public Speaking Final - 03/05/2015 23:49:37
Shawlands Academy win West of Scotland Public Speaking Final On Thursday 30 th April Shawlands Academy won the West of Scotland final of this year's Procurator Fiscal’s Schools Public ... (Read more)
Italy Ski Trip 2015 - Update - 07/04/2015 23:58:29
Day 1 - Val Di Fiemme, Bellamonte Ski Resort. Our first day skiing, and a fantastic day had by all. Weather was beautiful, bright sunshine, and some noses now in need of ... (Read more)
Young Enterprise Awards Evening - 03/04/2015 13:47:31
On Thursday 1 st April, our Young Enterprise Group attended the Glasgow Awards Evening for Young Enterprise Scotland. Our students gave an excellent presentation describing their experiences throughout ... (Read more)
Weatherston gig April 2015 - 02/04/2015 23:12:20
On the afternoon of Thursday 2 nd April, school band Weatherston played a terrific concert in our assembly hall, a most enjoyable way to mark the end of term for pupils and staff. ... (Read more)
Public speaking competition won by Shawlands Academy - 17/02/2015 01:47:16
Glasgow school pupil’s public speaking competition won by Shawlands Academy Glasgow school pupil’s public speaking competition won by Shawlands Academy The final of ... (Read more)
Foodbank Update - 05/02/2015 00:33:32
As you will be aware, last year we made a large donation to our local foodbank in Govanhill. Thank you very much to everyone who donated either money or food. We are hoping to be ... (Read more)
Hasan Hasanovic - 26/01/2015 21:55:24
Hasan Hasanovic was born on 7 December 1975 in Bajina Bašta, Serbia. He lived in the village of Sulice, Bosnia, 35 kilometres south of Srebrenica, until the family moved to Bratunac in ... (Read more)
A conversation with ... Ela Stein Weissberger - 26/01/2015 21:44:23
A conversation with ... Ela Stein Weissberger Children's opera 'Brundibar' helped her, others endure concentration camp By Janelle Gelfand The ... (Read more)
Holocaust Memorial Day 2015 - 26/01/2015 20:58:16
On Monday 26 th January we were honoured to host two guest speakers as part of this year’s Holocaust Memorial Events. Ela Stein Weissberger and Hasan Hasanovic, separated ... (Read more)
Latest Newletters - 17/12/2014 20:31:07
Download our latest newsletters here. Also available on this page, our updated database of Achievement Opportunities for Young People. ... (Read more)
Young Enterprise 2014 - 14/12/2014 20:58:26
Young Enterprise 2014 Congratulations to our Young Enterprise Scotland (YES) team following their win at this year’s Christmas Trade Fair. The pupils in Hacemos impressed the judges ... (Read more)
micro tyco charity events - 01/12/2014 00:44:44
The Micro-Tyco fundraising challenge is a charity event new for this year. It is being run by our seven Career Academy S6 Pupils. Micro-Tyco is designed to create a culture of enterprise amongst ... (Read more)
Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice - 30/11/2014 14:22:54
Volunteering opportunities coming up over the month of December in aid of the Hospice. A message from the Hospice As Christmas approaches, we are delighted to be given ... (Read more)
Laing O'Rourke Construction visit - 27/10/2014 22:25:38
On Monday 27 th October, S4 Graphic Communication pupils from the Design and Technology Department visited the site of the future Scottish Power Headquarters at St Vincent Street in Glasgow City ... (Read more)
Parent Teacher Council AGM - 23/10/2014 20:15:41
Ticket2Tokyo wheelchair - 30/09/2014 19:10:07
Ticket2Tokyo inspires new wheelchair tennis player Eighty budding wheelchair tennis players of all ages took to the courts over the weekend for the Tennis Foundation’s Ticket2Tokyo ... (Read more)
International Education Excellence Award for 2012 – 2014 - 15/09/2014 21:56:20
International Education Excellence Award for 2012 – 2014 Congratulations, to our International Education Team led by Mrs Crooks. Shawlands Academy has been awarded the Glasgow City ... (Read more)
British Council International School Award - 28/08/2014 00:18:32
International School Award Accreditation 2014 Quote from the British Council "Many congratulations again on your school being accredited with the International ... (Read more)
World Challenge Peru - 24/08/2014 00:11:47
World Challenge Peru On the 12 th June, six Shawlands Academy pupils, along with English teacher Eilidh Macalister and World Challenge expedition leader Adrian Warner set of on a life ... (Read more)
School Uniform information for August 2014 - 22/06/2014 18:01:41
Blazers- to order a school blazer go to . To ensure free delivery to the school enter ... (Read more)
Scottish Gymfest 2014 - 22/06/2014 16:35:20
On Saturday 8 pupils represented the school at the Scottish Schools Gymfest in Bells Sports Centre, Perth. They performed their Sports Acro ‘Skyfall’ routine, choreographed by ... (Read more)
Youth Games Report 2014 - 11/05/2014 23:27:32
Youth Games Report 2014 On Thursday 24 th April our pupils competed in the Glasgow Youth Games at a number of sporting venues across the city. Badminton The team consisted ... (Read more)
Shawlands Retain U14 Trophy - 17/03/2014 00:09:46
A huge congratulations to the boys Under 14’s Rugby team who have retained the Emerging Schools Cup. Played over the course of 4 weeks the boys played some amazing Rugby beating Schools ... (Read more)
Aamir Meets the Queen at Commonwealth Reception - 17/03/2014 00:02:47
Aamir meets the Queen at Commonwealth Reception S6 Pupil Aamir Mehmood was a guest at a Royal Reception in London on Monday the 10 th of March. The Commonwealth Secretary-General ... (Read more)
Fairtrade Fortnight 2014 - 03/03/2014 23:49:08
Fairtrade Fortnight Fairtrade Fortnight takes place from Monday 24th February until Friday 7th March, and there are several activities which we are engaging in. 1. ... (Read more)
Starchild Charity Event - 17/02/2014 01:39:56
Shawlands Academy has an extensive history fundraising events including a series of charity evenings ranging from the Tsunami 2004 ceilidh curry night and culminating in Pakistani flood ... (Read more)
Game On Scotland - 02/02/2014 00:08:57
Game On Scotland We receive our commonwealth plaque From Left to Right. Aamir Mehmood (Designer of the Commonwealth Tartan), School Vice Captain Gowsikan Jeyakumar, School ... (Read more)
Intermediate 2 Creative Cakes - 05/01/2014 21:30:32
Intermediate 2 Hospitality: Creative Cake Production During the months of November and December 2013, our Intermediate 2 Hospitality class were busy creating a selection of Christmas Cakes ... (Read more)
Lizzy wins City Public Speaking Contest - 07/12/2013 19:06:39
Lizzy wins the Glasgow Speakers Club Competition Well done to Lizzy Pollard S5 on winning the annual Glasgow Speakers Club Competition for 2013. The final took place at Glasgow ... (Read more)
Heart Start Graduates - 29/11/2013 00:46:05
Heart Start Graduates Pupils from our National 5 Physical Education class have completed the BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION - HEART START COURSE in EMERGENCY LIFE SUPPORT SKILLS. ... (Read more)
Global Entrepreneurship Week - 22/11/2013 21:37:45
Scotland Launches Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013 Young Enterprise Scotland, along with many other Enterprise support organisations have planned a range of exciting events in partnership ... (Read more)
“One School Many Languages” - 22/11/2013 00:12:57
“One School Many Languages” BBC Commonwealth Class launches the search for the best stories around the Commonwealth to be told and made by schoolchildren from the UK and around ... (Read more)
Design and Technology Success at National Awards - 18/11/2013 00:06:38
Design and Technology Success at the Annual TTA Awards Our Design and Technology Department achieved recent success at the Scottish Technology Teacher Association Annual Conference in Dundee ... (Read more)
Fair Trade Coffee Morning October 2013 - 28/10/2013 00:23:08
Fair Trade Coffee Morning On Thursday 11 th October the fair trade committee ran a staff coffee morning with the aim of promoting fair trade across the school. The coffee morning ... (Read more)
"Fit in your world" Health Day - 03/06/2013 18:00:18
FIT IN YOUR WORLD – S1 Health and Wellbeing Activity Day 5 June 2013 Change in Lunchtime 12.50-1.40pm The school is delighted to be hosting ... (Read more)
Shawlands Pupil joins the 2018 Youth Olympic Bid Team - 02/05/2013 00:18:10
Shawlands Pupil joins the 2018 Youth Olympic Bid Team On Wednesday 9 th April, S4 pupil Elizabeth Pollard joined the Glasgow Youth Olympic Bid team at the Emirates Arena. ... (Read more)
Shawlands Academy Lighting Project - 01/05/2013 23:32:18
An exhibition showcasing the Shawlands Academy Lighting Project is on The Noticed Board at The Lighthouse, Mitchell Street, Glasgow from 19th April until 27th May 2013. This exhibition explores ... (Read more)
Former Pupil wins top design award - 28/04/2013 17:58:22
Former Pupil wins top design award Former pupil Kyle Morrison (C2012) recently won a top national design award. Kyle was named winner of Creative Clyde’s Glasgow Inspires ... (Read more)
Youth Olympic Games Bid 2018 - 03/03/2013 00:06:01
Youth Olympic Games Bid 2018 Lord Sebastian Coe, chairman of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games 2012, joined those backing the Youth Olympic Games bid at Shawlands ... (Read more)
Holocaust Memorial Day - 21/02/2013 01:14:39
Holocaust Memorial Day On Monday the 28 th of January were invited to Glasgow City Chambers as part of Holocaust Memorial day. We were invited to remember everyone who was affected by ... (Read more)
GEAAP’s Young Booze Busters monthly ipod competition winner (Dec ‘12) - 14/01/2013 23:39:59
S1 pupil Samantha Djoh enjoyed the perfect start to the new year when she received her new ipod touch at Shawlands Academy today from GEAAP representative ... (Read more)
Pupil exhibition at Glasgow University - 25/11/2012 16:51:56
Exhibition of pupil photography and art work at Glasgow University Children from Shawlands Academy were involved in an initial workshop funded through the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences ... (Read more)
Celtic v Barcelona - 18/11/2012 13:11:18
CELTIC v BARCELONA On Wednesday 7 th November, eight Shawlands Academy pupils had the opportunity to attend the CELTIC v BARCELONA Champions League fixture at Celtic Park ... (Read more)
Glasgow Schools Adventure Race - 15/09/2012 22:59:12
Shawlands wins the Glasgow Schools Adventure Race The GLASGOW SCHOOLS ADVENTURE RACE took place at Blairvadach Outdoor Centre. The Shawlands team competed on Wednesday 13th June and ... (Read more)
Commonwealth Games Tartan Launched At Shawlands Academy - 19/04/2012 10:44:51
Commonwealth Games Tartan launched at Shawlands Academy On Tuesday 17 th April, the Tartan of the 2014 Commonwealth Games was officially launched in Shawlands Academy. ... (Read more)
Senior Pupils to climb Ben Nevis for Charity - 25/03/2012 19:58:53
Senior Pupils to climb Ben Nevis for Charity A group of our S6 pupils will be taking part in a charity climb of Ben Nevis on May 26th in aid of SAMH. The group taking part are ... (Read more)
Shawlands v Castle Douglas Western Bowl Final - 04/03/2012 22:14:11
Under 18 Rugby Glasgow Emerging Schools festival. This tournament was an introduction to rugby matches for the schools who participated. 14 Shawlands players (many had not played ... (Read more)
Shawlands v Hawick Scottish Bowl Quarter Final - 04/03/2012 21:37:22
Shawlands Academy win Glasgow Cup Final - 04/03/2012 11:45:38
Shawlands Academy win Glasgow Cup Final The victorious Shawlands Academy team with their trophy On Wednesday 22 nd of February, Shawlands Academy Under 16 Rugby team became ... (Read more)
SRU Under 16 West of Scotland Bowl semi-final - 04/03/2012 09:47:40
Shawlands and South Schools reach the SRU West of Scotland Bowl Final. Shawlands Forwards held up just short of the try line. On Friday 27th January, Shawlands and ... (Read more)
School Calendar 2012 - 12/02/2012 21:45:45
Our School Calendar 2012 The pupils and staff in our Art Department were hard at work over the Autumn months of 2011 putting together our School Calendar for this year. The Calendar features ... (Read more)
Course Choice Planning 2012 - 12/02/2012 13:24:57
Course Choice Planning 2012 On Thursday 2 nd February, we held our Course Choice Planning event for parents and pupils. This event, for parents/carers of pupils in S2, S4 and ... (Read more)
Holocaust Memorial Day 2012 - 29/01/2012 23:54:32
Shawlands Pupils and Staff mark Holocaust Memorial Day On Thursday 26 th and Friday 27 th of January, our school marked Holocaust Memorial Day by participating in two unique and moving ... (Read more)
Shawlands pupils at the Glasgow Health Summit - 29/01/2012 17:16:25
Shawlands pupils at the Glasgow Health Summit Glasgow’s Secondary pupils are much healthier than expected – with a southside school leading the way. Findings from a ... (Read more)
John Muir Trust News - 28/01/2012 22:41:26
John Muir Trust News The John Muir Award is an environmental award scheme focused on wild places. It encourages awareness and responsibility for the natural environment, in a spirit of ... (Read more)
Shawlands Academy on air - 27/01/2012 23:11:37
Shawlands Academy students appear on national Channel 4 news programme discussing independence referendum. On Monday 16th January 2012 students from the Academy were filmed in school debating ... (Read more)
Anne Frank Exhibition - 09/11/2011 00:17:45
Anne Frank Exhibition From 25 th October 2011 to 3 rd November 2011 Shawlands Academy acted as host to the Anne Frank Exhibition. The Anne Frank Trust exhibition tours Scotland ... (Read more)
Shawlands Academy Wins National Education Award - 14/10/2011 16:47:02
Teachers from Shawlands Academy were celebrating after winning an award for Celebrating Diversity at the prestigious eTwinning National Awards that took place on Saturday 18 June . The special ... (Read more)
Awards Ceremony 2011 - 25/06/2011 00:32:01
Shawlands Academy Prizewinners for Session 2010-2011 Academic Excellence Caterina ... (Read more)
Bang Goes Bond! - School Show 2011 - 23/06/2011 23:20:06
Wednesday and Thursday 15 th and 16 th June saw performances of our latest school show production – “Bang Goes Bond”. An ambitious, original production written and directed ... (Read more)
Finland Comenius Trip 2011 - 19/05/2011 00:39:00
Bruce Taylor 5w Finland Comenius Trip 2011 “My Culture, Your Culture, Our Culture” ... (Read more)
Visit to Iceland - Easter 2011 - 18/05/2011 23:36:38
Iceland Visit March 2011 On the 28 th March, 15 geography pupils and 3 members of staff set off on a very unique adventure to Iceland . The visit lasted ... (Read more)
Our pupils and staff visit New York - 17/04/2011 00:27:05
Over the Easter holidays, a group of Shawlands Academy pupils and staff visited New York as part of a gobal etwinning project entitled TakingITGlobal – Global Partners Junior. ... (Read more)
Holocaust Memorial Events 2011 - 14/02/2011 13:37:16
On the afternoon of Thursday 27th January, our S2 pupils marked Holocaust Memorial Day with a special assembly in the school assembly hall. Pupils watched a drama performance by our S3 and S4 ... (Read more)
S1 CfEx Animation project - 12/02/2011 00:33:35
S1 CfE Animation Project S1 classes 1KA & 1LA have been having fun with modelling clay and ‘googly’ eyes during an animation project in Drama. ... (Read more)
BBC Lab Event - 23/01/2011 00:50:33
BBC Lab Event Indian and Scottish Culture to be shown on BBC2 on Sunday February 6 th at 6pm. Third year pupils from the Movie Making Club went to Ayr ... (Read more)
School Calendar now available online - 04/01/2011 23:39:21
School Calendar - Now available to order online. The Creative and Aesthetic Department have produced a beautiful Calendar for 2011. All images were taken around the Shawlands area by S1 pupils ... (Read more)
An outstanding S2 pupil wins German competition for her way with words - 04/12/2010 18:26:33
One of our S2 pupils has used what she has learned in her German class to come out on top in a word puzzle competition for pupils in schools across Glasgow. Rabia Ahmed of class 2W won first prize ... (Read more)
International Education visit to Londonderry - 04/12/2010 16:50:22
Click Here to visit the photo galleries for this event Zarin Asif – 3L S3 pupils from Shawlands Academy, including myself, got an opportunity ... (Read more)
Our Student Council Conference at Blairvadach - 03/10/2010 13:55:56
Blairvadach Outdoor Education Centre, Rhu Between 20 th and 23 rd September 27 students from Shawlands Academy attended a 4 day course at Glasgow City Council’s, Blairvadach ... (Read more)
S5 Higher results for session 2009/10 - 24/09/2010 23:50:55
S5 Higher results Pupils in S5 performed very well in the recent SQA Higher exams in 2010, with pass rates significantly above the both Glasgow Authority average and that of our National Comparator ... (Read more)
Masai Warriors Visit Shawlands - 11/09/2010 18:54:38
Shawlands Academy hosted a performance of the Osiligi Masai Warrior troupe from Kenya on Monday 6 october. The performance was part of the schools International Education/ developing ... (Read more)
Blairvadach Outdoor Education Awards - 28/08/2010 13:39:02
Celebration Evening - Blairvadach Race Day Thursday 26th August saw the many students who took part in 2010's Glasgow Schools Adventure Race meet in celebration of their efforts. ... (Read more)
Shawlands Pupil wins award at the annual Pushkin Prize-giving Ceremony - 03/05/2010 18:09:03
Shawlands Pupil wins award at the annual Pushkin Prize-giving Ceremony 3/05/2010 Daniel Sneddon of S2 has been awarded a prize in the "Highly Commended" category at this year's Pushkin ... (Read more)
Geography Department recent Field Trips - 15/02/2010 15:49:42
On Friday 20 th November 2009, the Geography Department at Shawlands Academy took part in its annual Standard Grade field trip to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh. The excursion ... (Read more)
Prince's Trust Pupils Meet Andy Murray - 13/12/2009 00:48:48
Prince's Trust Pupils Meet Andy Murray On Thursday 3rd December pupils from Shawlands Academy's third year Prince's Trust XL Group were invited to meet with Andy Murray. Andy has been working ... (Read more)
S6 pupils are "Determined to Contribute" - 04/11/2009 22:04:35
Determined to Contribute is a new initiative which enables sixth year students to 'give back' to the school /local community in some way. We aim to place all sixth year on a minimum 2 hour ... (Read more)
Celebrated Writer Levi Tafari visits Shawlands Academy - 03/09/2009 22:16:49
Levi Tafari joined staff and pupils today, leading a series of education workshops. Mr Tafari is a poet, musician and director. He is the author of four ... (Read more)
Many congratulations to Mr Letford and his under 18’s basketball squad on their fantastic victory in the Glasgow Schools Basketball final. The sportsmanship and skill of the team were outstanding. ... (Read more)
INDIE success - 18/06/2009 15:40:54
Shawlands Academy are delighted that they have been nominated by HMIE as an example of national best practice in developing inclusion and have been invited to present a workshop on their British ... (Read more)
Shawlands Academy has won the under 16 prize for "Medusa" the art sculptural piece which has taken 2 years to produce. ... (Read more)