Kirkwall Grammar School

Kirkwall Grammar School is the largest secondary school in Orkney with around 840 students. The current premises were opened in 2014 and this large, airy, and contemporary building will house many competitors in dormitory accommodation for the Games, as well as being the lead hub for the Football competition.

Kirkwall Grammar School, The Meadows, Kirkwall KW15 1QN
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Up to 10 grass pitches in various locations across Orkney mainland and connected South Isles will be utilised for the Games. The Grammar School in the heart of Kirkwall will be the main hub for Football, offering a high-standard grass pitch as well as an all-weather pitch. The two 3G pitches on the Island will be available for training and as a back-up if required.


  • 2 football pitches - 1 grass and 1 all weather

Sports in this venue

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