Striving to make its educational offering accessible to as many families as possible, Morrison’s Academy in Crieff was established on a proud tradition of philanthropy.Its school founder, Thomas Morrison, a stonemason and master builder from Muthill, asked that the trustees of his estate: "Erect and endow an institution...
to promote the interests of mankind having a particular regard to the education of youth and the diffusion of knowledge."Morrison’s Academy opened in 1860 but would not exist or have thrived without the benevolence of Thomas Morrison.
He wanted the children of Strathearn to attend his school and recognised that by making education open to all, he would contribute to a rich and diverse community.The school has evolved over the years but its focus on supporting families and its desire for inclusiveness remains steadfast.The school community believes that a Morrison's Academy education and all of the benefits and opportunities it presents should be accessible to as many children as possible.
Consequently, a growing number of means-tested bursaries are awarded each year.In all cases, the assistance is determined by the individual circumstances of the family.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk