Tel: 01330 823357
SCHOOL TIES can be purchased at reception for £3.50
School Uniform information
Senior Prom Photographs
Official Photographs from the Senior Prom are now available to order. Photos can
be viewed on several Notice boards in the Main hall until Thursday 26 Feb. The order
number for the individual photo is displayed either below or to the left of the image
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The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS), would like to make S5/6 pupils aware
of an exciting opportunity this summer 2015. Science Summer School is a FREE, week-
RZSS Science Summer School
Support the (BIG) Banchory Theory by wearing a wrist Band, which can be bought from reception or Dr Skellern for £1. Visit for more information about the project or follow us here on Facebook
Wrist Bands for Sale
A Book Fair will be held in the Library from Tuesday 24th February until Tuesday 3rd March. Pupils can use their £1 World Book Day Voucher to get £1 off any book costing £2.99 or more.
Banchory Academy Book Fair
Nuffield Research Placements
Nuffield Research Placements provide over 1,000 students each year with the opportunity to work alongside professional scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians. All S5 pupils interested in applying should see Dr Skellern ASAP. The closing date for applications is the 27th February. Click here for more information
We are a non-
From understanding comes strength
Quiz & Chips
PTA Quiz ‘n’ Chips -
Put Saturday 28th March in your diary -
Doors open 7pm, for a 7.30pm start. Book a table
(order form ) for a maximum of 8 people. £15 per person, BYOB and a raffle donation. Prize for the best themed table!
Inter House Cross Country
S5 pupils return S6 Choice forms
Thursday 26th of February is Banchory Academy’s annual Inter-
The race starts and finishes at the ATC at the Top of Woodside road. Each lap is
2.45km (map here). S1 -
Good luck to all competing and fingers crossed for a dry day!
On Wednesday 4th March, Banchory Academy Advanced Higher Art Pupils will be holding
an exhibition of their work from 6-
Advanced Higher Art Exhibition
WED 4TH MARCH
Wonderful Words Week
Wonderful Words Week will take place from Monday 2nd March to Friday 6th March.
The programme will include the Word of the Day Challenge for S1-
Thursday 5th March (World Book Day) Drop Everything and Read will take place. Everyone
in school will read for thirty minutes from half eleven to twelve noon. Please make
sure you remember to bring your book or e-
Banchory Academy would like to invite parents and families to visit the school
and take part in 2015’s Science Festival on Tuesday March 17th, 6-
Highlights include: opportunities to see and participate in some extra curricular activities; demonstrations of Advanced Higher Physics, Chemistry and Biology investigations, TechFest’s K’Nex and Numeracy Challenges and University of Aberdeen Science Buskers and many, many more surprises and activities.
There will also be an opportunity to view the progress of The Big Banchory Theory. We hope that you and your family will be able to join us in the Science Faculty as we celebrate the fun and achievement of our pupils and staff – primary age pupils are welcome as well.
Banchory Academy Science Festival 2015
Celebrating Words Literacy Week
S4 pupils return S5 Choice forms