Success at Boclair Academy

Boclair Academy, Bearsden
Boclair Academy, Bearsden

Boclair Academy in Bearsden has had an extremely successful year with 75 per cent of pupils leaving school with three or more highers – a 19 per cent increase on the year before.

The school was the sixth highest performer in the Greater Glasgow Herald and Evening Times’ league tables, despite having a deprivationrating of 19 per cent.

The school is only four per cent behind top school Douglas Academy, Milngavie, in the league tables.

Convener of Education, Councillor Maureen Henry said: “This is an outstanding achievement.

“The school has convincingly surpassed their benchmark figure of 63 per cent of school leavers achieving three or more highers, a significant improvement on previous years. Congratulations to all the teachers and pupils at Boclair Academy – this is a wonderful result.”