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A one off Sports Dinner is to be held on 4 November 2014, to raise money for the Banchory Sports Village project, at the Marcliffe Hotel and Spa which is in its final month of operation after 20 years as Aberdeen’s best hotel.

This event is being hosted very generously by Mr Stewart Spence owner of the Marcliffe.

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here for booking form)

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Tartan Day

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Nuffield Research Placements provide over 1,000 students each year with the opportunity to work alongside professional scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians.  If you are in S5 and studying a Science (including Geography), a Technology or Maths at Higher level then come along to the lecture theatre on Monday 6th October at 1.15pm to hear how you can apply for a research placement.

http://www.nuffieldfoundation.org/nuffield-research-placements



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Banchory Sports Village Fundraiser

Tartan Day - Friday 31st October

Summer Reading Challenge Winner

Congratulations to S1 Sabrina Pirie who has won first prize overall in Aberdeenshire in the Summer Reading Challenge 2014 writing competition run by Aberdeenshire Libraries.

All entrants were given an opening paragraph by local author Deborah Leslie, which they had to complete. The theme was “Travel through time with a good book”.

Sabrina received a signed copy of one of Deborah Leslie’s books, while for her school, the prize is a visit to the Lady Haig Poppy Factory on Thursday 6th November 2014.


The Senior Prom will take place this year at Ardoe House Hotel on Wednesday 17th December 2014.  Click here to view letter home to all S5/6 students, here for the Prom Information sheet and here to view the menu

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‘Turn up in Tartan’ on Friday 31st October!

S5 students have been working in groups as part of the Youth Philanthropy Initiative (YPI). The aim of this initiative is to identify the social needs of our local community and adopt charities that support these needs by raising money and awareness of their work. As part of a YPI  fundraiser, all pupils and staff are encouraged to wear one or more tartan items for the sum of a £1 donation.  click here for letter with more information.

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Higher/N5 Design and Manufacture have successfully completed their project to design and make  Magazine Racks.

The Magazine Racks are in the display cabinet at the front door, near the reception.

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Higher/N5 Design Project

Swimmers Shine in Dundee



Swimming as part of the South Aberdeenshire Swimming (SAS) team, Banchory Beavers ASC had a fantastic weekend of competition at the Dundee Autumn Open Meet 25-26th October. Bringing home 36 individual medals and three relay medals (SAS teams); they also broke five club records and one meet record. Up against stiff competition the team was in impressive form.

Click here for full report and result.

Cashless Catering Online Parent/Carer Survey

As part of the Council’s iCE (Improving the Customer Experience) Project, school catering have been working with the project team to improve the customer experience by reviewing the current online payment system. As part of this ongoing project we would like to get feedback from parents with regard to both the current online payment system and the functionality they would like to see improved and incorporated into an online payment system.  To gain this feedback from parents we would like them to complete a short survey which is available online here.