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May Newsletter Issue 6

Activities Week Photos

After another successful Activities week at Banchory Academy, please click here to view the photo gallery

Congratulations to the following pupils who took part in the British Orienteering Championships in Northumberland on Sat 31 May & Sun 1 June
INDIVIDUAL Champs: Jake Chapman 1st M14,Joe Wright 2nd M14, Kirsty Campbell 3rd W14, Eilidh Campbell 4th W14, Abi Mason 4th W16,
RELAY Champs:Jake Chapman/Joe Wright/Luke Graham 1st M14, Eilidh Cambell/Kirsty Cambell 2nd W14 with Amber Graham of Banchory Primary
Abi Mason, Megan Ricketts, Rosie Getliff 3rd W18
Alastair Chapman 3rd in Mixed Ad Hoc Team



British Orienteering Championships 2014

3rd July

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4th July

Last Day of Term

Congratulations to the Greenpower team Banchory Bazinga who won the Spirit of Greenpower award for overcoming some tricky technical difficulties on race day at Alford on Friday 13th June. The team consisted of Charlotte Clarke, Jack Thompson, Sam Groucott, Rosie Getliff, Calum Mackintosh, Jovita Fawcett and Sam McKenzie. Thanks to Mr Gray for running the project and Gavin Cowie for technical assistance. We have already started planning for next year and will be looking for parental support after the summer. If you are interested in getting involved please email Dr Skellern: sbbskellernm@banchoryacademy.aberdeenshire.s ch.uk. The website www.greenpower.co.uk has information about the project.


Greenpower 2014


Congratulations to Monearn, the winning team in this years Sports Day!

Final house points:

Monearn 988

Lochton 936

Kerloch 832

Ternan 813


Click here to view Winners Results sheet and here to view  a selection of photos.

Sports Day 2014


Alisha Rees continued her excellent season by winning gold in both the 100 & 200m at the recent Scottish Schools Outdoor Track & Field Championship.  There was also a bronze medal for Daniel Rees in the 60m hurdles. Maddy Furnival also put in a solid performance, achieving a new PB in the long jump and making the semi finals of the 100m. Well done to all our athletes who competed. A full list of results can be found here and click here to view official photos of the event


Alisha takes double gold at Hampden


A meeting for parents of pupils involved in the WW1 Battlefields trip will be held in the Lecture Theatre at the Academy on Wednesday 2 July at 6pm. This will be an opportunity for parents to meet the staff involved with the trip and help them gain an idea of the experiences it will provide for pupils

S4 Trip to the WW1 Battlefields

four girls from Banchory Trampolining & DMTclub qualified to compete for Scotland at the regional finals in Exeter. Not only did Scotland get placed second in Britain in DMT but our girls did amazing. On DMT Gwynneth Tucker -  Gold, Jovita Fawcett - Silver, Charlotte Clarke - Silver, and on Trampoline Gill Harrison came fourth.

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Summer Newsletter 2014

Please click here to view  this terms Parent Newsletter.  The last day of term is Friday 4th July and school resumes for Pupils on Tuesday 19th August.  Have a great Summer!

18th August

In-Service Day School Resumes for staff only

19th August

School Resumes for Pupils