Staff early 1970s

Back row: Neil Campbell (Gym), Mr Shaw (Technical), Tom Wilson (PT Technical), John Smith (PT Mathematics), Davy Glen (PT Physics), John Traill (PT Geography), Hugh Waterford (PT History), Mr Craig (Chemistry).

Middle row: Ronnie Clarke (APT Art), Willie Rodger (PT Art), ?, ?, Mr Logan (PT Modern Languages), Duncan McEwan (PT Biology), Scott Duncan (PT Business Studies / Commerce), Jean Cunningham (Biology / Mathematics), ?.

Front row: Alison McDonald (PT English), ?, John Hume Brown (PT Geography & Asst Rector Middle School)?, Marcia McLaren (Art / Asst Rector Lower School), Mr Bennie (Asst Rector Administration), Mr John Templeton Robertson (Rector), Tom Murray (Depute Rector), Bill Jones (Asst Rector Senior School), ?, Jeannie Thompson (PT Music).

Thanks to Douglas McKerracher, Scott Inglis, Andrew Scanlon and Charlie Campbell for the names. Charlie told us that this must be the early 1970s given the arrival and departure of several members of staff pictured during this time and that Tom Murray became Rector of Vale of Leven Academy from 1974/75.

Early 1990s staff photo

Back row: Mr Neville (Geography), Mr Smart (English), Mr Reid (Technical), Mr McClements (Technical), ?.

Row 5: Mr Smart (History), Mr Geddes (English), ?, ?, ?, Mr Patterson (Maths/Physics), Mr Samson (PE), Mr Clark (Art), Mr Copeland (Technical), Mr Gorman (Technical).

Row 4: Mr Murray (Chemistry), Mr Inglis (English), Mr Smith (Business Studies), Mr Kelly (Music), Dr MacDonald (Chemistry), Mr Strang (Maths), Mr Halliday (Maths), ?, Mr Bourhill (Physics), Mr Rankin (English), Mr Scrimgeour (English), ?, ? (Janitor).

Row 3: ?, ?, ?, Mrs Hough (Modern Studies), ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, Mrs Caldwell (Home Economics), Mrs Cleife (English), ?, Mrs McNab (English), ?.

Row 2: Mrs McDonald (Maths), Miss McIntosh (Maths), ?, Mrs Wilson (English), Mrs Goodstadt (Languages), ?, ?, ?, Mrs Kelso (English), ?, Mrs Seagrave (Maths), Mrs Dempsey (RE), ?, ?, Mrs Clark (Languages).

Front row: Mr McEwan, ?, Mr Patterson (PE), Mr McBride, Mr McGhee (Depute Rector), Mr O’Brien (Rector), Mr Patterson (AHT), Dr Watson (History), ?, Mr Logan (French), Mrs Maskell (French).

Thanks to Neil Harris for providing the name for Mr Bourhill (Physics). Neil states: “He [Mr Bourhill] left soon after Mr Kelly (Music) arrived so the photo should have been taken around 1990 or 1991”.

Staff – 1994

Row 7: Mr Smart (History), Mr McClements (Technical), Mr Cairns (Modern Studies), Mr Reid (Technical), Mr Rae (PE), Mr Scrimgeour (English), Mrs Hancock (Janitor), Ruby (Office), Mr McInnes (Mathematics), Mr Paterson (Chemistry).

Row 6: Jim (Janitor), Mr Sampson (PE), Mr Stirling (Art), Mr Halliday (Mathematics), Mrs McAleer (Office), Mrs Lindsay (Art), Mrs Duff (Art), M McMillan (French), R Melvin (Office), Mrs Goodstadt (Modern Languages), Mrs Munn (Modern Languages), Mrs I Ross, Mr A Denovan (Biology).

Row 5: Mr S Forrest (Mathematics), Mrs Morris (Music), Mrs Grant (English), Mrs Bobby (Technician), Mr Murray (Chemistry), Mrs Dempsey (RE), ?, Mr Moore (Modern Languages), R Rolland (French), ?.

Row 4: Alistair (Janitor), Mr Rankin (English), Mrs Aikman (PE), Mrs McIntosh (Mathematics), Mrs Seagrave (Mathematics), ?, ?, Mrs Knowler (Biology), Mrs Phillips (Biology), Mrs Dickson (Business Studies), ?.

Row 3: ?, ?, Mrs McLean (Mathematics), Mrs McDaid, Mrs Graham (Geography), ?, Mrs Wilson (English), ?, Mrs Peach (Business Studies), Mrs Allison (Chemistry), ?, Mrs McNab (English), ?.

Row 2: Mrs McKain (Geography), Mr Neville (Geography), Mr Clarke (Art), Mrs Morson (English), Mrs Hough (Modern Studies), Mr Morrison (RE), Mr Kelly (Music), Mr Gorman (Technical), Mr Paterson (Physics), Mr McEwan (Biology), Mr Inglis (English), Mrs Cogan (Office), Mr Strang (Mathematics).

Row 1: Mr Glen (Physics), Mrs Caldwell (Home Economics), Mr Smith (Business Studies), Mr Paterson (Art/AHT), Mr J McGhie (Depute Rector), Mr O’Brien (Rector), Mrs C Ford (AHT), Mr McBride (AHT), Dr MacDonald (Chemistry), Mr Logan (French), Dr Watson (History).