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Solar Eclipse  Event


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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We are a non-denominational Secondary school covering years S1-S6 with a current roll of around 800 pupils.

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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

Modern Languages Faculty Ambassador 2015 - takes part in Euroscola

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 and Modern Languages Faculty Ambassador 2015 - 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

Bags to School

We are pleased to announce that the school has organised a textile collection with Bag2School in order to raise funds for the PTA.  Bag2School are the UK’s leading textile recycler and fundraiser. As well as raising funds it also helps the environment by helping to divert unwanted textiles away from landfill.  By getting involved in our Bag2School collection, you have an opportunity to sort through your cupboards and wardrobes and donate unwanted textiles in the bag provided – this can include clothes, shoes (tied together), hats, belts, handbags and soft toys. Please note School uniforms,bedding, curtains, and household linen cannot be accepted.  Bag2School will be collecting from our school on Friday 8 May - Please do not bring any bags into school until then. Bags are available now from reception and have been issued in registration.

Do you like experiments? Do you love Science?  Every Saturday morning (10am–12.30pm) for four weeks S1 and S2 pupils can take part in workshops with real scientists at The University of Aberdeen.  Startup Science is intended to give young people who are interested in science and medicine the opportunity to broaden their knowledge and  experience by taking part in hands on practical activities led by a team of experts.   Click here for further information and to download an application.  Interested pupils can also speak to their Science teachers for more info or for a paper copy of the application.


Science Master Classes - S1 & S2 Pupils


29th


First day of S4/5/6 Study Leave


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Easter Newsletter

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School resumes for both Pupils and Staff on Monday 20th April.

Have a lovely holiday!