Stockiemuir Road Bearsden Dunbartonshire G61 3SF
Bearsden Academy was founded in 1911, and is a non-denominational, six-year comprehensive school situated in the suburb of Bearsden. Its location in the heart of the town gives it a central focus in the community Bearsden is an excellent school with a long and proud academic tradition, and has the enviable distinction of being among the top performing state schools in Scotland. Added to this is an impressive record of achievements in other spheres of school life, thanks largely to the provision of an extensive range of extra-curricular activities in which pupils are encouraged to participate. The award of a prestigious Barclays New Future prize in 1999 has enabled senior pupils to develop closer contacts with the community. Bearsden Academy aims to: promote high academic achievement; encourage pupils to achieve their social, physical and aesthetic potential; encourage respect for all and foster high standards of personal conduct.