Clive Soley
Alumni Association

Clive Soley

I was at Newbattle for two years – 1961- 63. It was very important to me. I had left a London secondary modern school at 15 with no qualifications. I had tried to gain access […]

John Hutcheson
Alumni Association

John Hutcheson

Memories of your time here: Prior to going to Newbattle from ’73-’75, I was living and labouring in the West Highlands. Travelling to the College for the entrance interview, I was questioning whether I wanted […]

Leroy Carter
Alumni Association

Leroy Carter

A while ago I had a high school education and limited opportunities. A year at Newbattle changed all that and opened up so many new and exciting prospects. After Newbattle I successfully completed a journalism […]

Karen Greenshields
Alumni Association

Karen Greenshields

Almost thirty years on, I still have great affection for Newbattle Abbey College. I applied for a ‘second chance’ in the early ‘eighties when my one year gap year turned into a four year jaunt […]

Keving Murray
Alumni Association

Kevin Murray

I was at Newbattle in 2004 and have almost too many memories to list! So many excellent times in and out of the classroom. Playing snooker in the games room, the halloween party and all […]

Gerry Callan
Alumni Association

Gerry Callan

I was at Newbattle from 1980 to 82 an as with many ex-Newbattlers it was a pivotal point in my life, giving me the confidence and direction to achieve things I never dreamed I was […]

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Maxwell Flood

Newbattle was very special to me as it provided a foundation for an extensive academic career. While I was at Newbattle I won a Fellowship to spend a year travelling in Canada and USA studying […]

Gregor Addison
Alumni Association

Gregor Addison

My name is Gregor Addison and I was at Newbattle in 1988. I studied English/Philosophy and this gave me enough to carry on to university. Up until that year students had been able to study […]

John White
Alumni Association

John White

I was at Newbattle 1968-9. Lots of lovely memories of playing pooh bulbs, sledding on tin trays in the snow and having my basic laziness overwhelmed by a terrific (in both senses) teaching staff. Currently […]

Patrick Russell
Alumni Association

Patrick Russell

I came to Newbattle in October 1972 and stayed for one academic year. During this time I studied English and History and took Highers in these subjects in Summer 1973. I achieved a grade A […]