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Quiz & Chips

PTA Quiz ‘n’ Chips-Sat 28th March


Put Saturday 28th March in your diary - Banchory Academy PTA are holding a Quiz ‘n’ Chips at Banchory Primary School.

Doors open 7pm, for a 7.30pm start. Book a table  

(order form here) for a maximum of 8 people. £15 per person, BYOB and a raffle donation. Prize for the best themed table!


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Congratulations to all the S2 pupils who took part in this years Enterprise challenge.  The Master chef cookery final has been judged and all the category winners announced as follows:-

FISH BOX WINNER - Loren Brundrett

ADVERT WINNERS - Ailsa Tucker & Loren Brundrett

LEAFLET WINNER - Alyssa Heggie

MASTERCHEF WINNERS - Robbie Coutts & Joshua Bruce

STICKER WINNER -  Ishbel Duncan

Many thanks to all who have helped to run this event, in particular Colin, the head chef at Tor-na-Coile; Ewan Kirkpatrick of Drumtochty Castle; Calum Richardson from Bay Fish and Chip, Stonehaven; Yvette Rayne from Fraser Media and Logan Sangster of Deeside Photographics.   Click here to view photos of the winners

S2 Enterprise Finals


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S4/5/6 Extended Tracking Reports issued

Support the (BIG) Banchory Theory by wearing a wrist Band. for sale at reception for £1.


Solar Eclipse  Event


Comic Relief Fundraising


Pupils from S3 have be presenting at Assemblies and showing examples of the work Comic Relief do, both in the UK and Africa. In order to raise as much money as possible, there will be a fun filled day of activities and goodies to buy in school on the day. Click here to visit their special Comic Relief Web page which will be updated with photos and totals raised in the coming days

S1 Spelling Bee


The annual Spelling Bee with S1 pupils was held in the Library.

A tense atmosphere led to an exciting play-off. The eventual winner was Holly James 1M1, with Finn Heard 1T2 in second place, and Kyle Scott 1M2 in third place.

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P7 Try a Sport

Great to see all the P7's from our feeder schools in the PE department this month for ‘Try-a Sport’ Day.  Click here to view photo gallery.



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Science Festival 2015

Many thanks to all involved in this year’s Science Festival, which was a huge success.  Click here to view photos from the evening.

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S1 Author Visit - Cathy MacPhail

Banchory Academy were lucky enough to have a visit today from prolific children’s author Cathy MacPhail.  Cathy spoke to the S1 pupils about her passion  for writing and what inspires her.  Click here to view photos of the event and here to learn more about Cathy’s work

At 9am, Friday 20th March, the whole of Banchory Academy walked to Tillybrake Playing fields to watch the Solar Eclipse.

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Active Schools Easter Holiday Programme

Aberdeenshire Active Schools Easter holiday programmes are now advertised - click here to view website for details.

School re-opens for staff and pupils


20th

April

Euroscola 2015

Euroscola is a programme organised by rotary clubs across Europe, encouraging young people to maintain an interest in languages and to have their say in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France. Last week S6 pupil, Megan Geddes joined 27 other like minded, Scottish young people with a keen interest in foreign languages at Edinburgh airport ready to travel to the capital of European Parliament.  

Click here to view Megan’s full report and view photos of her Experience in Strasbourg