January 21, 2020

Seven Wallace Hall Academy students met recently with Gary Kirkpatrick, Wider Achievement Worker for Duke of Edinburgh (DofE), to discuss their next steps with the award process. Ella Gildert, Jordanna Hall, Mia Larisma, Millie Macklin, John McKay, Luke McKay and Hanna...

January 21, 2020

As part of the ERASMUS exchange project, pupils from Hugo Trefner Gymnasium in Estonia and from Sint-Paulus Campus College in Waregem visited Wallace Hall Academy last term. Students and staff stayed with host families and spent time in school as well as visiting many...

November 29, 2019

Congratulations to Alexander Bettaney who was presented with an Outstanding Citizenship Youth Award at the Dumfries and Galloway Youth Awards dinner held in the Easterbrook Hall on Thursday 21st November.

Barry Graham, Head Teacher, said:  We nominated Alexander for thi...

November 29, 2019

The annual Glasgow and West of Scotland region Royal Society of Chemistry Top of the Bench competition was held on the evening of Tuesday 12th November at the Ayr Campus of the University of the West of Scotland.

The competition was held simultaneously, through a live v...

November 29, 2019

The step from Primary 7 into First Year can be a daunting one but last week Wallace Hall staff and senior pupils went that extra mile to ensure that our prospective new S1 pupils would get a flavour of what new pupils can expect when they choose Wallace Hall.

To get the...

November 23, 2019

Following a nation-wide search for young people with outstanding aptitude in engineering, two Wallace Hall Academy pupils received their prestigious Arkwright Engineering Scholarship Awards at a grand ceremony in the Edinburgh International Conference Centre last week,...

November 23, 2019

Five of us from Wallace Hall Academy, Scotland, travelled to Estonia, Tartu (‘city of good thoughts’) at the end of September. After a brief flight we arrived on the Sunday, spending a couple of hours with our host families before coming together and socialising with t...

November 22, 2019

Money Monsters Saving Scheme, in conjunction with the Solway Credit Union, has started two new teams of Primary 6 pupils to their staff.

After an application and interview process 10 pupils were selected to be the staff of the 2019/2020 Money Monsters.

The teams received...

November 18, 2019

On Thursday 14th November our pupils and staff enjoyed raising funds for the annual Children In Need Appeal.

The House Captains organised a book and toy bring and buy sale, with items from 50p-£1.50 which was a huge success.  Thank you to everyone who donated all their...