Open Morning 2021

Our pupils would love to show you around our school so if you are interested in joining Hutchesons’, please register to attend our Open Mornings here 

Please note that due to Covid restrictions all visitors must pre-register to attend the event.

Pre-School, Primary and Secondary –  Saturday, November 6th, 10am-1pm

Please note that the Pre-School and Primary Open Morning has moved to November 6th

You can find out more about the Admissions process here

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Brothers George and Thomas Hutcheson were prominent men in the legal, financial and civic life of Glasgow in the 17th century. Shortly before his death in 1639 George Hutcheson made bequests for the foundation of Hutchesons’ Hospital and drafted a settlement for a School.


Philanthropic Bequests


Thomas Hutcheson (below) carried out the intentions of his brother (right) and made further specific bequests and practical provisions for the School.

History records that, six months before his death, Thomas laid the foundation stone of Hutchesons’ Hospital and School on 19th March 1641. The first pupil attended the new School in 1643.

 

The Rise of Hutchesons’ Grammar School.


From its very creation, Hutchesons’ Grammar School has been an important part of the history and social fabric of Glasgow, and its many incarnations have run parallel to the development and growth of the vibrant city it calls home.

The School has kept pace with the city, from its charitable beginnings as a humble school for young boys in the town centre; to the rise of individual elementary secondary schools for boys and then later girls, and finally to the amalgamation of both schools on the site of the Boys Grammar in 1976.

Hutchesons’ continues to evolve and expand and is now firmly established as one of the largest and most successful independent schools in Scotland.