Campbeltown Grammar School was founded in 1686. It serves the town of Campbeltown, the south Kintyre area and the island of Gigha and has a roll of 360. The new school opened in February 2018 and is very much built for education in the 21st Century. State of the art classrooms all have Promethean Boards that teachers are using effectively to help make their lessons engaging and motivating. The sports facilities are excellent and comprise of a large games hall, 1 smaller gymnasium with a climbing wall and an all-weather pitch, serviced by floodlights. Campbeltown Grammar is very much a community school, acting as a focus for many of the area’s cultural, social and sporting activities and providing logistical and material support for many community activities. A wide range of extra-curricular activities is offered, including drama, art, choir, cookery and homework clubs. A wide range of sports is available, including football, volleyball, badminton, cricket and shinty. Positive relationships between staff, pupils and parents and a supportive Parent Council are particular features of the school.
Campbeltown Grammar School aspires to be at the heart of the South Kintyre community, providing consistent, high quality learning opportunities for all our young people and inspiring them to achieve their full potential.
To welcome and encourage diversity and individuality and foster a shared commitment to respect for all, inclusion, honesty, equity, compassion and justice. To provide for the health and wellbeing of every member of our school community though effective engagement with parents and partners, ensuring our young people feel happy, safe, equal, valued and inspired to achieve their best. To develop resilience and determination in times of increasing pace and challenge through inspirational teaching, a supportive environment and an intrinsic desire for knowledge. To fully prepare our young people academically, socially and emotionally to ensure everyone leaves Campbeltown Grammar as responsible citizens, successful learners, effective contributors and confident individuals who are ready and eager to take on the next exciting steps of their lives in employment, training, college and university.