We are delighted to report that a new academic study of Hutchesons' history "A Great Educational Tradition" was launched with a special event the Helen and Walter Ross Assem bly Hall at Beaton Rd on Monday 30 November 2015.

About the Book

The fascinating new publication tells the complete story of Hutchesons' Grammar School, in 14 chapters, covering the time of its foundation in 1641 right up to its current position as one of the largest and most successful academic schools in Scotland.

About the Author

Brian R. W. Lockhart studied History and Politics at the University of Aberdeen and joined the staff of George Heriot's School in 1968, becoming Principal Teacher of History and Economic History in 1972. In 1981 he was appointed Deputy Rector of the High School of Glasgow and in 1996 became Headmaster of Robert Gordon's College, Aberdeen. He retired in 2004 but remains heavily involved in the wider world of education in Scotland. He was a Governor of the Glasgow Educational and Marshall Trust from 1989 until 1996, a Governor of Hutchesons' Educational Trust from 2005 until 2012 and Convenor of its Education Committee, 2011-12. He is author of a number of major works on the history of Scottish schools, including Jinglin' Geordie's Legacy, Robert Gordon's Legacy, The Town School: A History of the High School of Glasgow and was co-author of Bon Record: A History of Aberdeen Grammar School.

 

We would also like to thank Hutchesons' Archivist Kate Keter (pictured above with Mr Lockhart) for her invaluable contribution to the research for this publication.

Hutchesons' Book Launch