Ellon Academy

at Ellon Academy, Kellie Pearl Way, Aberdeen, AB41 9JS United Kingdom

Ellon Academy is a secondary comprehensive school in the Aberdeenshire town of Ellon.HistoryFounded as Ellon Public School, the building was opened on 22 May 1876. It was responsible for the education of both primary and secondary students; in 1962 the two were split into separate sites. Ellon Public School was overseen by headmaster William Cooper. It had 6 classrooms, male and female. During the early years, the overcrowding problem, that has haunted the school for years, started to become clear, and it was decided that a second storey would be built. During the 24-year wait for the construction to begin, Ellon Public School became Ellon Secondary School. The second floor was completed in 1911.It turned out to be only a temporary cure for the growing problem of congestion. With more pupils coming in every year, the school was facing a crisis. In the late 1930s, the famous bell tower, and headmaster's office, were destroyed to make room for a second extension. In 1979, a second building was constructed.Former pupils Tom Patey (20 February 1932 — 25 May 1970) climber, mountaineer and writer. Evelyn Glennie (born 19 July 1965) virtuosa percussionist. Yvie Burnett (born 1968) vocal coach The X-Factor Britain's Got Talent.Head Boys + Head Girls2009/2010 Head Boy - David Ronald Evans Head Girl - Sarah-Anne MilneDeputy Head Boy - Stuart Anderson Deputy Head Girl - Jennifer McNeillDeputy Head Boy - James CollinsDeputy Head Girl - Fiona Gardner 2010/2011 Head Boy - Kieren Murphy Head Girl - Fiona Wallace Deputy Head Boy - Jamie Cochrane Deputy Head Girl - Lindsay Kerr Deputy Head Girl - Cara Stickle Deputy Head Girl - Jennifer Taylor Deputy Head Girl - Katie Evans

Ellon Academy
Ellon Academy, Kellie Pearl Way
Aberdeen AB41 9JS
United Kingdom
Contact Phone
P: 01358 720715

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