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HMIE Inspection - 11/10/2017 12:34:59
HM inspectors for education are visiting the school during the week commencing 6th November 2017. As part of the inspection, the inspectors would like to gather information from parents ... (Read more)
Springburn janitors help children in crisis! - 24/11/2016 10:41:43
The Gift Boxes must get through! Shoebox Co-ordinator Roy Wheeler, Bobby and Charlie after unloading their delivery and a turn around for their long road home. Despite driving ... (Read more)
Springburn wins Platinum Award! - 17/05/2016 08:22:14
Miss Sturrock's Eco group wins a platinum award for eco work from the Woodland Trust. ... (Read more)
BBC School news Report - 25/02/2016 08:28:54
Update coming soon! ... (Read more)
Packed Lunch Guidance - 09/12/2015 14:38:35
NHS and Cordia have released information on how to make packed lunches healthier for our young people. ... (Read more)
S4 Prelims & S5/S6 Mini-Prelims - 09/11/2014 15:49:05
The S4 Prelims will run from Tuesday 9 December until Wednesday 17 December. The full timetable can be downloaded here . The Hospitality practical exam will take place on Friday 28 November, Friday ... (Read more)
Supported Study Timetable 2014-2015 - 03/11/2014 08:15:25
The supported study timetable for 2014-2015 is available for download here . ... (Read more)
Parent Council Forum Meeting - 01/11/2014 13:58:11
The Glasgow Parent Council Forum (GPCF) AGM will be held on Monday 10 November at 7pm in Lourdes Secondary School, 47 Kirriemuir Ave, Cardonald, Glasgow G52 3DF. All interested parents/carers are ... (Read more)
Call for Parent Council members - 12/10/2014 12:34:15
Springburn Academy’s Parent Council are recruiting for the new academic year and are encouraging you to take an active role in your child’s learning and development. The Parent Council ... (Read more)
Parent/Carer Conference: 25 October 2014 - 12/10/2014 11:43:01
Beyond the Broad General Education is a conference, jointly organized by Glasgow City Council and the Glasgow Parent Council Forum, for the parents/carers of S1-S3 pupils. The conference will take ... (Read more)
Behind the Noise - 06/03/2014 08:23:11
Springburn Academy band Static are performing on Wednesday 2 April at The Classic Grand, Jamaica Street, Glasgow. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets are available from the Music Department and cost ... (Read more)
SCHOLAR programme from Heriot Watt University - 02/02/2014 15:36:18
Heriot Watt University's SCHOLAR programme aims to support the learning process from National 5 level onwards. Their latest leaflet can be downloaded here (click to open PDF in a new window). ... (Read more)
S4 Prelims January 2014 - 26/01/2014 17:08:51
Prelims for S4 pupils start on Monday 20 January. Download a copy of the timetable here . National 5 pupils will be sitting exams in the library. National 4 pupils will be sitting Added Value ... (Read more)
Resources for Parents/Carers - 26/01/2014 16:46:56
The Association of Directors of Education in Scotland (ADES) has been working with the National Parent Forum of Scotland , the Scottish Government, Education Scotland , and the SQA to develop a ... (Read more)
S4 Parents Information Evening - 11/09/2013 14:30:12
Please remember the S4 Parents Information Evening on Wednesday 18 September at 6pm in the school library. Find out more about the new qualifications your child will be sitting this year. Changes ... (Read more)
New SQA Appeals Procedure - 11/09/2013 14:23:08
ATTENTION ALL PARENTS / CARERS. There are new changes to the appeals process at SQA. Please click on this link to find out how your child will be affected by the changes. Please do not hesitate ... (Read more)
Springburn link with Glasgow Caledonian University - 06/09/2013 18:16:29
Some of our S6 pupils this year will join pupils from 17 other Glasgow secondary schools to study Advanced Highers at the Glasgow Caledonian University Hub. Read all about the GCU Hub here . ... (Read more)
Credit Union Account for young Glaswegians - 25/06/2013 08:29:36
Every young Glaswegian will be given an account with a safe community credit union as part of a bid to halt the rise of high-cost payday lenders. A unique study by Glasgow City Council suggests around ... (Read more)
School Transport Service Bus Changes - 23/05/2013 08:26:59
First Glasgow have advised that there are changes to their bus services from 26 May 2013. Please note that pupils on school contract number 0024F from Milton should use services M3, 8, 57A, 10 and ... (Read more)
Stub It Out At School - 13/05/2013 08:29:17
Springburn Academy S3 pupils recently took part in a development day at X-Scape, supported by North East Stop Smoking Services, part of Glasgow City Community Health Partnership's North East Health ... (Read more)
Study Leave, May 2013 - 25/04/2013 08:39:11
The last school day for S4 pupils is Friday 26th April. The last school day for S5/6 pupils is Friday 3rd May. All S4 and S5 pupils will have an interview time to meet with Pastoral Care during ... (Read more)
In-Service Days 2014 - 25/04/2013 08:28:11
Glasgow City Council are seeking your views in making changes to the In-Service days in the 2013/14 and 2014/15 sessions, in order to accommodate the European elections (22 May 2014) and the Scottish ... (Read more)
PE uniform - 22/04/2013 08:32:36
We are currently in the process of ensuring that all pupils are following the correct uniform policy for all PE classes. Pupils have been reminded about what is acceptable to wear for PE. Pupils have ... (Read more)
French Listening Exams - 08/04/2013 08:50:03
Miss Watt has put some MP3s online, for Modern Languages pupils to practice for their French Listening exams. Just click on the files to open them. Higher French Listening 2005 Higher ... (Read more)
Red Nose Day 2013 - 16/03/2013 13:58:06
On Friday 15 March, 100 pupils had their noses painted red for Comic Relief, and raised £50. Well done, everyone who participated. ... (Read more)
Anti-smoking Initiative - 10/03/2013 19:26:36
Springburn Academy has 3 percent more of its pupils smoking than any other school in the city. This fact, highlighted in a recent Evening Times report , comes from a 2010 survey by NHS Greater Glasgow ... (Read more)
Springburn Academy promoting the Commonwealth Games - 10/03/2013 19:03:46
Springburn Academy have been involved in promoting the Commonwealth Games in the local community. Senior pupils, including the school's Under-18s football team, took to the streets to hand out flyers ... (Read more)
S3 & S5/6 Parents Evening - 10/03/2013 18:46:31
The S3 and S5/6 Parents Evening is on Monday 18 March from 4.30pm . As this is the first year when the current S3 pupils will move into the senior phase (S4/5/6), the format for the evening will ... (Read more)
Come to the Race Night! - 10/03/2013 18:32:05
Springburn Academy Parents Council invite you to a fundraising Race Night on Friday 15 March from 7.00pm in Springburn Bowling Club. Tickets cost £5, which includes a buffet and disco, and ... (Read more)
Commonwealth Games Volunteering - 21/02/2013 19:53:49
The deadline for Commonwealth Games (CWG) volunteer support is Thursday 28 February 2013. If you have questions about applying, or if you wish assistance to complete an application, staff from the ... (Read more)
Smoke Free Glasgow North-east - 21/02/2013 19:29:03
NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde have announced free Stop Smoking Groups in the north-east of the city in March 2013. The groups will meet in various local venues for 1 hour per week over 7 weeks. For ... (Read more)
Health Walk Leader Training - 11/02/2013 08:20:44
The next Health Walk Leader training course has been scheduled for Tuesday 19th March at Partick Burgh Halls, from 9.30am until 3.30pm. This free one-day course aims to give people the knowledge and ... (Read more)
Go WILD for Malawi! - 06/02/2013 20:41:32
On Friday 8 February, during periods 5 and 6, all S1 pupils and approximately 60 senior pupils are taking part in a Fun Run in Springburn Park. They are challenging themselves to either a 3k or a ... (Read more)
Qualifications Plus evening - 31/01/2013 08:34:00
The National Parent Forum of Scotland is delighted to invite you to attend an information event in your area. Qualifications Plus is an opportunity for parents and carers to find out about the new ... (Read more)
Praise for U-16s Football Team - 23/01/2013 07:32:27
Well done to the winners of the Under-16s Scottish Cup, who received a letter of congratulations from Sir Alex Ferguson. Not only did the boys receive a letter from one of the country's greatest football ... (Read more)
S3 pupils support charity - 19/01/2013 12:45:16
Congratulations to all S3 pupils involved in the iLead course last term. As part of this course, the group decided to support a charity called The Jennifer Trust , which supports parents of babies born ... (Read more)
Curriculum for Excellence Update - 19/01/2013 12:27:50
All S3 pupils have been given a newsletter for parents, issued by Glasgow City Council, which provides an update on the Curriculum for Excellence. An electronic version is also available here . ... (Read more)
Malawi Project 2012-2013 - 10/01/2013 08:51:19
The Scotland Malawi Partnership , launched with the support of the Lord Provosts of Edinburgh and Glasgow 2004, was developed in response to the belief that there was a need to bring together everyone ... (Read more)
Shine Girls - 20/12/2012 08:38:07
A group of S3 girls have just completed a 10-week SHINE GIRL course with Elysia Wilson of Urban Justice . The aims of the course were: To promote a generation of confident, kind, ... (Read more)
Movember Update - 20/12/2012 08:27:37
The results are in! Mr Penny grows a mean moustache. And Mr McAvoy is a good sport! You may remember that, back in November, a group of Springburn Academy teachers decided to grow a moustache to ... (Read more)
Events in Christmas Week - 14/12/2012 22:01:54
Please note the following arrangements for the last week of term: Wednesday 19 December: S3 Bowling Trip (morning) S1/2Disco (afternoon) Thursday 20 December: Non-Uniform Day Christmas ... (Read more)
School Calendar now available! - 14/12/2012 21:46:13
Springburn Academy's very own 2013 calendar is now available. Get your copy from the Music Department or from the school office, priced £5 each or 2 for £8. ... (Read more)
Gamba Welcomes Springburn Academy - 10/11/2012 20:13:42
The S5/6 Hospitality "Skills for Work" class are currently taking part in the Determined to Cook competition with Tennents Training Academy . Miss Rankine arranged for pupils to have ... (Read more)
Caledonian Club Pathfinders - 10/11/2012 19:49:07
Student mentors from Glasgow Caledonian University have been in school working with all S3 pupils. Their 'Caledonian Club' is committed to widening access, changing attitudes to higher education, and ... (Read more)
Saxophone ... Army Style! - 01/11/2012 19:07:55
Bradley Starkey (S4) was amongst pupils from five schools who recently took part in music workshops at St Thomas Aquinas Secondary School with the Band of the Royal Regiment of Scotland. They performed ... (Read more)
Hair-raising November! - 01/11/2012 18:33:02
Question : What do the following members of staff have in common? Mr Cochrane, Mr Williams, Mr Douglas, Mr Squire, Mr McAvoy, Mr Penny, Mr McBryan, Mr Stewart ..? Answer : They will be growing ... (Read more)
October Tracking - 30/10/2012 06:41:24
Pupils in S1-S4 will be issued with their tracking report on Friday 2nd November during personal support. This will provide a simple breakdown of your child's performance in each subject. Personal ... (Read more)
Exciting New Music Course - 24/10/2012 08:24:13
Behind the Noise is a course for anyone interested in a career in the music industry. It is open to any pupils who are interested in all areas of the music industry. You do not have to be able to ... (Read more)
Springburn Academy on TV - 11/10/2012 18:11:47
Springburn Academy will feature in a one-hour special of Reporting Scotland on Monday 22nd October focusing on the referendum. The BBC were very interested in all the work on elections that the ... (Read more)
Art Competition Success - 11/10/2012 17:54:19
Congratulations to Soma Rasul (4B), who was awarded 1st place in the Greener Glasgow Art competition with a prize of £150. Soma did a beautiful painting of a landscape and also had her picture ... (Read more)
Springburn nominated for Education Award - 29/09/2012 13:11:07
Springburn Academy has been nominated in the Education Initiative of the Year category of The Herald Society Awards 2012 , which is sponsored by Thinktastic . Our nomination is in recognition ... (Read more)
Parent Council Disco - 02/09/2012 09:23:28
The first disco of this session will take place on Friday 28 September from 7.30pm till late, in Springburn Academy Fuel Zone. All parents/guardians are warmly invited to join Springburn Academy ... (Read more)
Springburn Pupils in Art Competition - 26/08/2012 17:46:57
Five 4th-year Springburn pupils entered the " It's My Greener Glasgow " art competition this summer, and there is still time to vote for your favourite landscape painting. Their work -- ... (Read more)
From Springburn to Geneva - 26/08/2012 16:35:57
Sean Jones (S6) is currently on an all-expenses-paid visit to CERN in Geneva, which he won in a physics competition run by Science Connects and Glasgow University . Nine other Glasgow school students ... (Read more)
Summer Holidays! - 25/06/2012 20:00:26
The school will close at 1pm on Wednesday 27 June for the summer holidays. We hope that you enjoy a safe and happy summer, and we look forward to seeing everyone in August. ... (Read more)
Book Clubbing! - 18/06/2012 18:40:25
Springburn Academy book club has featured in this month's Scottish Book Trust blog, a national web site that showcases secondary school libraries. Well done to Samsa, Shuweya, Chloe, Ole, Chloe, ... (Read more)
School Diary Planners - 31/05/2012 18:12:00
Diary planners will be issued in August. Pupils will be asked to contribute £1 when they receive their new planner. ... (Read more)
New Timekeeping Policy! - 31/05/2012 17:42:18
From the 6th June there will be a new timekeeping policy for those who are consistently late for school. Pupils who are late to class will be allowed in. If the class teacher thinks that the pupil's ... (Read more)
Football Triumph! - 25/04/2012 16:02:17
Congratulations to the Springburn Academy Under-16 Football team on winning the Lloyds TSB Scottish Under-16 Shield . This is a fantastic achievement for the team and for the school. "A historic ... (Read more)
Polling Station: 3 May - 23/04/2012 14:25:03
Springburn Academy will be a polling station on Thursday 3 May. There will be some disruption to the normal timetable. Pupils should only be in school for the following reasons: If you ... (Read more)
SQA Exams: Important Dates - 23/04/2012 14:05:58
Exam Dates: SQA Exams take place from Thursday 26th May to Friday 1st June (inclusive). S4 Study Leave starts on Thursday 26th May. S5/6 Study Leave starts on Monday 14th May. S4 pupils ... (Read more)
S3 Exam Timetable - 20/04/2012 10:06:51
S3 exams will take place from Monday 30 April until Monday 21 May. The dates and times for all of the exams are now available for you to download here . The document also has guidance information, ... (Read more)
BBC News School Report 2012 - 09/03/2012 16:46:28
Springburn Academy is getting ready for News Day 2012 ! Pupils from this school will be making the news on 15 March 2012 as they take part in BBC News School Report. We aim to publish the news ... (Read more)
Parental Consultation on The School Day - 03/02/2012 11:18:14
The Headteacher is proposing to change the structure of the school day so that we can better deliver the aims of the curriculum for excellence . You can see what the new school day would look like ... (Read more)
Information Evening Success - 03/02/2012 10:43:11
The Parents Information meetings held on 1 February were very well attended by S1 and S2 parents. Many thanks to everyone who came along. All information given out on the evening will be available in ... (Read more)
S1/S2 Options Information Evening - 27/01/2012 14:46:35
The S1/S2 Options Information Evening will be held on Wednesday 1 February in the school library. Parents of pupils in S1 are invited to attend at 6pm . Parents of pupils in S2 are invited ... (Read more)
S1/S2 Parents Evening - 27/01/2012 14:25:39
The Parents Evening for S1/S2 will be on Wednesday 8 February. Your child’s tutor will be in touch to arrange an appointment with you. Before this, you will receive a copy of your child’s ... (Read more)
School Trip to BT - 20/12/2011 09:26:25
A group of pupils from Ms Gorman's S4 Business Management class were lucky enough to attend an employability event at the BT offices in Glasgow on 14 November 2011. Here is an account of what some ... (Read more)
Springburn "Hand-Made Goods" - 19/12/2011 10:29:41
Miss Darroch's Enterprise & Employability class have been running their own business, called HMG (hand-made goods). They set up a stall at the recent S5/6 Parents Evening, where they sold a number ... (Read more)
IMPORTANT: School closure - 08/12/2011 07:30:50
All Glasgow schools are closed today (Thursday 8 December), owing to storm warnings. All staff should work from home. Other arrangements will be made for any prelims or other events which were scheduled ... (Read more)
Higher Music Evening Recital - 28/11/2011 14:23:11
This year's Higher Music Evening Recital will be held on Thursday 8 December from 6pm until 8.30pm in the Drama Studio (behind the stage). All are welcome to attend. Tickets cost £2, which ... (Read more)
Springburn Pupil Wins Top Prize - 13/10/2011 14:51:45
Tommy Takali (S6) recently won the top woodwork prize in a competition run by the Trades House of Glasgow , a well-respected organization which was originally created to support Glasgow's trades and ... (Read more)
NEW! Springburn Numeracy Booklet - 06/09/2011 08:51:07
Needing help with numeracy? Try our new Numeracy Booklet , which explains how numeracy skills are taught throughout the school. If you are helping your child with homework, you can refer to the ... (Read more)
Parent Council Meeting RESCHEDULED - 16/05/2011 10:41:20
PLEASE NOTE: The Parent Council meeting has been rescheduled and will now be held on Tuesday 17 May at 6.30pm in the school library. As many members as possible are encouraged to come along. ... (Read more)
Inside Out Arts Festival - 02/03/2011 15:07:14
North Glasgow Arts & Regeneration Network invite you to an afternoon of free family fun in the Molendinar Community Centre and Park on Saturday 12 March from 12 noon until 4pm. All events ... (Read more)
S2 Options Information Evening - 28/01/2011 15:19:13
Parents and guardians are invited to an S2 Options Information Evening in the school library on Tuesday 1 February at 6.30pm. You will be given information on the various subjects on offer for your ... (Read more)
School Production of Cinderella - 17/12/2010 14:47:44
Due to bad weather and school closures, the school production of Cinderella will now take place on Thursday 17th February 2011 at 6.30pm. Note also that S5/6 Parents Night will now be Thursday ... (Read more)
S4 Prelim Timetable (Rescheduled) - 10/12/2010 15:49:36
The prelim timetable was disrupted by the school closure (owing to the snow). Any prelims that should have taken place on the days when the school was closed have now been rescheduled for Monday 20, ... (Read more)
EXTREME SNOW! - 07/12/2010 09:26:35
PLEASE NOTE: The school will be closed today and tomorrow (Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 December) because of the snow. Strathclyde Police have advised people not to travel. FURTHER NOTICES: Today's ... (Read more)
SNOW! School closure - 01/12/2010 09:20:02
PLEASE NOTE: The school will be closed today (Wednesday 1 December) because of the snow. Please listen to Radio Clyde for further updates. ... (Read more)
Scottish Government's School Handbook Consultation - 18/11/2010 13:59:56
The Scottish Government invites feedback from parents and carers, with a view to improving information that they are entitled to receive about their child's school ("the school handbook"). ... (Read more)
Race Night! - 30/09/2010 14:51:08
Come along to the Parent Council's highly successful Race Night for a fun evening. This year's event will be held at 7pm on Friday 29 October at Springburn Bowling Club . Tickets cost £5 ... (Read more)
Adult Learning Opportunity - 31/08/2010 10:08:07
Would you like a bit of help with your Reading, Writing, or Number Skills? Glasgow Life have an Adult Learning Opportunity in: Springburn Leisure Centre, Kay Street, Glasgow, G21 1JY (Mondays, 1pm-3pm, ... (Read more)
National Parent Forum of Scotland - 23/08/2010 17:39:30
A National Conference for Parents is being hosted in Glasgow on 30 October (9.30am-3.30pm) by the National Parent Forum of Scotland . The theme for the day is Curriculum for Excellence. Seminars ... (Read more)
Parent Council AGM - 20/08/2010 09:51:18
On Tuesday 31 August, the Parent Council are holding their AGM at 6.30pm in the School Library. All parents are invited to attend. ... (Read more)
Keep Creative! - 19/08/2010 12:47:48
Learn a new skill, meet new people, have fun improving your health. North Glasgow's Keep Creative classes for adults are entirely free of charge. But hurry -- they are only running until September! ... (Read more)
Alton Towers Trip - 02/06/2010 16:36:53
Seventy S2 pupils, twenty S3 pupils and 8 members of staff are heading for Alton Towers on Thursday 3 June! They are looking forward to riding the awesome selection of thrill rides, including ... (Read more)
Summer Concert 2010 - 02/06/2010 10:31:10
On 3 June, the Springburn Academy Music Department is proud to present, in association with Art & Technical Departments, an evening of musical entertainment, exhibitions, raffles and refreshments. ... (Read more)
Bang on Bard! - 04/05/2010 19:44:18
Megan McGowan (S1) was one of the prize winners in this year's Bang on Bard! poetry competition , entered by more than 500 Glasgow pupils. SPT's poet-in-residence John Rice (pictured here with some ... (Read more)
Leadership for Life Awards - 04/05/2010 19:10:03
Three senior pupils have been successful in completing the Mark Scott Leadership for Life Award . Congratulations to Louise Gorman, Natalie Jamieson and Cozette Kalombo. The girls received their awards ... (Read more)
Mock Election 2010 - 04/05/2010 14:35:43
The school is holding a Mock Election on Wednesday 5 May. All pupils from S1 to S3 will be involved, with voting taking place at lunchtime. There will be polling stations open for each year group: ... (Read more)
S4 Mentoring Initiative - 25/04/2010 21:59:27
This year, S4 pupils were given the opportunity to become mentors for the prospective S1 pupils (current P7s). Although this opportunity was open to all of S4, places were limited. Volunteers applied ... (Read more)
Norwegian Visitors - 24/03/2010 21:10:03
A group of 10 Norwegian teachers visited the school on Tuesday 16 March 2010. The aim of their visit was to see a school which had been involved in the School of Ambition project. They were particularly ... (Read more)
S1 Enterprise Event - 24/03/2010 20:55:00
On January 25, Matt Stewart, founder and managing director of entrepreneur.me , held an S1 seminar on enterprise at Springburn Academy for S1 pupils. The Enterprise event had a Scottish theme running ... (Read more)
Blairvadach Study Weekend - 24/03/2010 20:41:40
On Friday 12th March, Mr Quinn, Miss Morton and Mr McGarvie took 26 S4/S5/S6 pupils on a Maths Study Weekend to Blairvadach Outdoor Centre in Rhu near Helensburgh. Over the weekend pupils participated ... (Read more)
Auchengillan Outdoor Centre - 18/03/2010 20:36:34
The Dance Group from Springburn Academy went to Auchengillan Outdoor Centre on Friday 12 February. These were pupils who have been attending the dance class on a Friday and the rowing club at lunch ... (Read more)
S3 Social & Vocational Studies - 16/03/2010 20:07:24
Last October, Mrs Sheikhly's Soc and Voc class got involved in the Shoebox appeal, doing research into different countries and organising goods to be put into shoeboxes and sent to Eastern Europe and ... (Read more)
S2 Careers Fayre - 16/03/2010 19:41:35
More than 20 employers attended our S2 Careers Fayre in February. This event was a great success, with pupils getting to talk to employers about various careers. This type of event is instrumental ... (Read more)
Primary Enterprise Event - 16/03/2010 19:14:16
All P6 and P7 pupils from our Feeder Primary Schools enjoyed an Enterprise Event held at Balornock Primary in February. Each day consisted of the pupils being given various tasks including planning, ... (Read more)
Determined to Succeed - 15/03/2010 19:49:06
A movie created by a group of pupils from Springburn Academy has scooped a top award. On February 7, at the Glasgow Film Theatre, their 5-minute movie called Believer won the Best Drama category ... (Read more)
Race Night - 19/02/2010 11:08:06
The Parent Council held a very successful Race Night in Springburn Bowling Club on Friday 5th February. The event was very well supported by staff (both teaching and non-teaching) and parents. Everyone ... (Read more)
Haiti Earthquake Appeal - 08/02/2010 19:48:48
Recently the school had a non-uniform day to raise money for the Haiti Earthquake Appeal and, thanks to staff and pupils, we raised £700. Another non-uniform day will be held on Thursday ... (Read more)
Website Live - 24/11/2009 09:29:23
We are delighted to announce that the Springburn Academy website is now live. We hope you find it informative and visit it regularly to check out what is happening in our school. ... (Read more)