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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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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)

Extra Curricular Activities session 2014-15 .pdf






Sponsored Walk

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End of Term – last day of term


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.

Nuffield Research Placement

Banchory Sports Village Fundraiser

The S1 boy’s football team had a strong 6:3 victory against Oldmeldrum in a cup game on Monday 29 Sept.
Managed by Mr Cunningham the game had many highlights including a beautifully chipped goal by striker James Greig. Congratulations to the team!

S1 Football Success

Last weekend S4 pupil Sam McKenzie took part in  the final round of the 2014 British Karting Championship  There were 69 drivers in total, including guests from 16 different nations. Sam finished up 8th overall which makes him one of the 10 seeded junior drivers in the county. He can now run the national number 8 on his kart wherever he races in the UK - congratulations Sam, a fantastic achievement!

British Karting Championship

The Barn Youth Theatre are having a taster session at Hill of Banchory Primary School at the education centre on Tuesday 7th October 630pm - 8pm (£7.85 to join the session). For more information contact Woodend Barn on 01330 826520 Or Claire Nicholson on

The Youth Theatre will also run a block session: 21st October - 2nd December at Woodend Barn Arts Centre

Barn Youth Theatre

A number of S1 pupils recently visited Crathes castle to take part in an archaeological dig organised by the National Trust for Scotland .  They had an opportunity to handle and analyse recent finds as well as getting their hands dirty.  

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S1 Archaeological dig

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

Senior Prom

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School re-opens for both staff & Pupils

Autumn Newsletter

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School resumes on Monday 27th October

Have a GREAT Holiday!