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Dates are subject to change throughout the year - please check regularly for any updates

As part of the creative courses (HE, Art and Technical) pupils are required to complete practical projects. To allow this to happen, parents are asked to contribute towards the cost of the materials. If your child studies any of the Subjects below, costs are as listed:







Please make payment via myaccount on the Aberdeenshire Council website. Click PAY, followed by School Meal Payments. If you don’t already have a myaccount, please register using the Guidelines here. Once registered, you can pay securely and access a range of services. Payments are now OVERDUE. If you have any registration issues, please contact 03456 08 12 02.

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18/19 Art Paint set


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Session 2018/2019 – Contribution towards Practical Projects

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This year's Young Musician festival will take place in Woodend Barn on Tuesday 26th March at 7.30 pm. Any pupil who plays an instrument at Grade 6 standard or above - even if you don't sit exams, should see Mr Bruce if you would like to be considered. Any singer who would like a chance to perform should see Mr Bruce to be considered - grade standard is not relevant to singers. Please let Mr Bruce know by Friday 1st March at the latest. There is prize money for the winner in addition to it being a great chance to perform to an audience in a well-known concert venue. All pupils, staff and parents are welcome to attend on the night. Entry is free.

Young Musician 2019


Young Musician

Across Scotland Fundraising - Duck Race

This year’s team are looking for your support to raise money for their 2 chosen charities. The ducks are available at £2 per duck and they can be purchased via the main hall during break or lunchtimes from team members. The rubber ducks, each numbered will be released down the Coy Burn at Milton of Crathes on the 31st of March at 2.30pm . The first duck across the line will win £100, 2nd place £50 and 3rd place £25. All profits will go towards the Across Scotland Fundraising Charities. If you wish to purchase a duck just bring in £2 and pick a number, with your name and contact number.

The 3rd Mad March Science Festival. This year, based in Tarland will be :

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Mad March Science Festival

Creative Writing Competition Success

Well done to Tamara Bradley and Max Amott in S2 for entering the "Science: Ficton: Make: Believe!" national creative writing competition ran by the University of St Andrews. Tamara came runner up and Max was highly commended. Tamara attended the awards ceremony at the annual Science Discovery Day on the 9th of March held at the School of Physics and Astronomy in St Andrews.

Click here to read Tamara’s entry and here for Max’s

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Please be aware - head lice infections within the School

The school has become aware of recurring head lice infections within pupils at the academy.  If   parents  could please check their children and treat if live louse are found.   Please view a Government website here showing national guidelines for treatment.

Lost Property

Lost property will be on display in the PFR from next Monday, 25th March until the holidays.  Please remind pupils to check for lost items. Any uncollected items will then be on display in the Main Hall during the first week of the holidays only. Any remaining items will be bagged for charity.

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