Former Pupils & Staff

Please use this page to reconnect with former friends and colleagues, or to leave us a message.  We would love to hear tales and experiences from the past.

We would also love to receive any photos from past times to create an archive of Invergordon Academy.  These can be emailed using the Contact link at the bottom of the page.

Past photos and information can also be found at the Invergordon Archives site.


32 responses to “Former Pupils & Staff

  1. Went to school with Brian Poe who I believe was a master at your school. Trying to make contact with him.Can you help.
    Yours Ken VanThal

  2. Looking to make contact with Sean Rasmussen in Tech – went to school 2000-2006 but now living in New Zealand.

    • Hi David ! I used to be the French assistant during the year 1974-75. My name is Eve François (formerly Saulais). Now a bookseller at WHSmith in Paris. Did I ever teach you anything ? Best regards, Eve

  3. Thanks Michael, I am well aware of the Invergordon Archives site. It doesn’t surprise me there are no pictures of the teachers of that era as back then when classs pictures were taken the teachers were not in the photos, which is unfortunate to say the least.

      • Hi Mark it’s David,we used to live in same street(rosskeen drive) how the heck are you,think there’s two David Murray’s on this page,so bit confusing

  4. I attended the Academy from 1968-71. I credit my education and the great friends for my success back home in the states. My time in Invergordon will always be a cherished memory. Thank you all ! Colin Crow. My email is

  5. Hi David and mark, I attended south lodge primary and invergordon academy. My name is Betty (Stewart) Farmer. So enjoyed my time in invergordon, meet a lot of lovely friends.

    • Would be good to hear from anybody who remembers the Rougvie brothers from mid to late seventies.south lodge primary then on to the academy.

  6. I used to go to invergordon academy it was a good school dont know how to contact people as now i am in America. Great times!

    • When did you attend the Academy Katie? I was there ’68-71. I now live in North Carolina. Regards, Colin.

  7. I went to invergordon academy the year it opened, gosh, almost fifty years ago, my sons, Paul and Steve also went to invergordon Academy and today my granddaughter starts.

    Invergordon academy has a longstanding reputation to be very proud off.

  8. Hello Glen here and I was in Invergordon Academy for 1986-1992 and I was wondering if there is any teachers that may have taught me still working at Invergordon Academy.

  9. Hi, my name is Sophie. And I was wondering if there are any surviving/ gone recently that may have taught me. (1995- 2001)

    • Hi Sophie,
      I hope all is well with you.
      There’s just myself, Dr Ferrier and Miss Mackay left from that period!
      Most of the rest went over the last few years. Feel free to contact me directly for more info.

      • Okay, not too many then how about teachers that have left say in the year 2014 and later. Would there be any of them that much have taught me

      • Hmm perhaps Mr Morris, Ms Brown and Mrs Potter from 2014. A few left this summer: Mr Page, Mr Fernie, Mrs Hanson, Miss Hayes. Before that there was Mrs Kemp, Mrs Fraser (English), Mrs Fraser (HE), Mrs Wylie, Mr Scott. Mr Stewart, Mr Bryce and Mr Berry left about the same time as you I think. A few staff moved to other jobs, Mr Maxwell, Mr Steven, Mr Smith, Mr Robinson, Ms Nixon…..

      • Oh god Ms Fraser she was scary, Mr Bryce left??? I thought he was still there. It’s a shame about Mr. Fernie he was the best loved him (hated French).

  10. I too would be interested in any information of the old School/house at Invergordon where my brother and I lived and went to school. There was on one classroom and the school/house was on a hill surrounded by land broom and bogs. The date was around 1944. Would appreciate any information. My father was serving at either Invergordon or Alness.

  11. Miss Hayes started as a young Latin teacher. I think we may have been her first class. Perhaps in about 1973? She made us lovely sweets. Perhaps to soften the blow of very hard Latin translation!

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