SCHOOL TIES can be purchased at reception for £3.50
School Uniform information
Parent Council AGM (7pm)
Activities Week Booklet (S1-
Aberdeenshire Council are inviting all S5 students to attend an annual event 15TH
SEPTEMBER 2015 Elphinstone Hall, Aberdeen University 9:15 – 12:45, hosted by Aberdeen
University. It provides an opportunity for our prospective under-
S5 Higher Education Convention
Improvements to Online Payment for Cashless Catering
New Traffic Zoning Lanes in School Car Park
Over the Summer months a new traffic zoning area has been implemented in the academy car park. In the interest of safety for both Pupils and staff we now have in place a new No Parking/Drop Off Lane and new Yellow Marking in the Bus Zone area.
Please be aware of this new arrangement -
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Changes to Ordering a New National Entitlement Card
As of Monday 24th August, pupils will no longer be able to order replacement “Young Scot” cards at the school office.
Pupils will now be required to order cards online via the Aberdeenshire council website.
The only exception will be new S1 pupils, who will be permitted to order 1 card only through the School Office.
The Annual General Meeting for the Parent Council of Banchory Academy will take place on Thursday 3rd September 2015 at 7 p.m.in the school. All parent and carers of pupils at the school are welcome to attend the meeting which will provide an insight into the range of areas considered by the group during the previous 12 months. The parent council cannot function without the participation of parent representatives and we would welcome anyone interested in joining the group, especially parent / carers of new pupils to the school, to join us. If you would like to know more about this would involve please contact the Chair of the Parent Council via email
Parent Council AGM
Braemar Gathering 5th September -
As part of the Gathering’s bicentenary celebrations 8 new events will be introduced this year. The events are open to youths aged 10 to 15 years. The races 100yds, 220yds, 440yds and half mile will be handicapped based on age and times if available. There are long, high and triple jump events. A highlight will be the youth’s relay race, the final of which is planned to be run in the presence of the Royal Party. There are trophies for the overall champion and the relay winning team, and prize money of £950 on offer. Each participant will receive a commemorative inscribed Gathering shoe kit bag and water bottle. The new Youth Events will commence at 10.50am with the 100 yard handicap heats.
For entries and further information contact or telephone 07528648823.
MAROC Orienteering Club are interested in running lunchtime or after school taster sessions for S1 & S2 pupils.
The club would teach the basic techniques involved in orienteering, using areas around the school and woodland in Banchory.
If you would be interested in attending sessions please contact to note interest.
Further information will then be sent in due course.
MAROC Orienteering Club lunchtime or after school taster sessions