If you thought the Afty building was just an old dining hall, the real story will surprise you!

Water-stained 1932 plan for a drill hall which now houses the Afty (click the picture to enlarge).

Popular blogger ‘Glasgow Punter’ has had children at the Afty for the past eleven years, and we’re very grateful to him for marking our 25th anniversary by posting a fascinating history of the primary school, complete with lots of old maps and photos.

It includes the fact that our building was originally planned in 1932 as a ‘drill hall’, probably for use in practising army drills at a time of increasing militarisation.

You can read the Punter’s full story at: