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New Head Teacher for Belmont Academy

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Kevin Boyd is set to become the new head teacher at Belmont Academy in Ayr.

Kevin takes the helm at an exciting time, as the school continues to build on a positive inspection report under previous head teacher Tracy Stewart.

Kevin, who is currently head teacher at Strathaven Academy, has strong links with South Ayrshire having been a pupil at Ayr Academy. He later worked at Prestwick Academy for 15 years, undertaking a variety of roles from principal teacher of maths to acting head teacher.

Kevin said: "I look forward to working with all members of the Belmont Academy community to deliver positive outcomes for all young people.  Belmont Academy is a fantastic school with many strengths, and I relish the opportunity to lead the community on its journey to excellence."

Councillor William Grant, Children and Young People Portfolio Holder for South Ayrshire Council said: "I am delighted to welcome Kevin back to South Ayrshire. It's clear he has vast experience and will be a great asset to the school. Belmont's last inspection report was particularly strong, and I am sure Kevin will continue this success."

Kevin will start his new role on Monday 21 February 2022.