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From understanding comes strength

Activities Week 2016

After another brilliant Activities Week for our S1-3 pupils, please click on the links below to view photo galleries from each trip

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Thrills and Spills


Huge Congratulations to our S6 pupil Alisha Rees who broke the Scottish U20 Record in the 100m at the weekend.

At a fixture in Swansea, Alisha clocked 11.73 to set a new Scottish U20 record in the 100m and she also recorded a 23.64 time for the 200m - third best on the all-time list for Scottish women at U20.

(Photo credit  Bobby Gavin )

Record Breaking Run for Alisha


Prize Giving

Banchory Academy Parents & Teachers Association would like to announce the resignation of Mrs Angela Reilly who for the last few years has held the position of Secretary, to which Angela carried out an outstanding job.  Prior to that Angela supported the BPTA in many ways with fund raising and supporting the School.  The PTA and Staff of Banchory Academy would like to thank Angela for all her time and continued support to the PTA over the years.  The Chairperson of the BAPTA Elainesarah Freelove,  would like to announce that Mrs Kate Diamond has kindly come forward  to take the position on as secretary.   

The PTA is ran by parents and teachers trying to raise funds to support the needs of the Students at the Banchory Academy we would welcome any Parent/Carer or individuals.who would like to join us or if  you can  offer your support at events.  For more information with regards to the BAPTA please contact the School reception staff or email (banchory.aca@aberdeenshire.gov.uk)

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Community Volunteer Award

Congratulations to S5 pupil Connor Smith who has been awarded The Keith White Award volunteering.  This is awarded to a community volunteer up to 25 years of age who at some time in the last 12 months has demonstrated dedication and made an outstanding contribution to a voluntary organisation or project in or around the Banchory area.

S3 Creative Writing Winners

The annual Rotary Club sponsored S3 creative writing competition winners were awarded their prizes today. Forty pupils put forward their stories with an environmental theme. Thje judges were very impressed by the high quality of writing and the complex and creative ideas. First place went to Katrina Murray for her short story 'Opened eyes'; runner up was Jessica Cardy for her dramatic script 'The Voice of The Future'; two highly commended stories were 'The Hunt' by Jaimee-Leigh Reid and 'Plummet' by Samual Diamond.

RSPB Doric Poetry Competition

Congratulations to 4 S2 Pupils, whose entries in the RSPB Doric Poetry Competition won prizes across the board.

1st Prize - Bruce Alexander Webster

2nd Prize - Darya Ogston

3rd Prize - Faye Addison

Commended (Monty Duncan – poem wasn’t in Doric but considered very good)

It is hoped that the pupils will go to the Loch of Strathbeg to read their poems at an award ceremony.

Click here to read Bruce’s winning poem and here to read Monty’s

Best School Award for Banchory Swimmers

Banchory Academy won best school at the Scottish Schools Swimming Championships yesterday in Edinburgh.

It was a fantastic day - the relay teams qualified for 14 finals and won five medals - 2 bronze, 2 silvers and a gold!

Great racing by everyone - well done!



Sports Day 2016

Congratulations to everyone who participated in Sports Day and to Kerloch - this years house winners.  It was an action packed day with many long standing records being smashed.  Full results to follow soon.

This years individual champions are as follows:-

S2- Ben Read and Kate Hare

S3 - Lewis Mackinnon and Rachael Stevens

S4 - Luke Hughes and Claire McGarvey

S5/6 - Charlie Lightowler and Alisha Rees

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1st July

Last day of term