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Luc MacLeod takes Silver in Scottish School's Pentathlon Championship


Congratulations to S3 pupil Luc MacLeod who won Silver 🥈 at this weekends Scottish Schools Pentathlon Championship. During the event Luc competed in the 80m hurdles, long jump, 200m & 800m and his points for each event were added together, giving him a total of 2484 👏

P7 Science Day


P7 Science day:
The 18th May was a fun packed day where next sessions S1 class, the current p7s, worked together with the science department engaging in experiments alongside a team of S3 helpers.

Uniform


Mrs Wight's Assemblies recently have clarified our School Uniform Policy to students.
As we move out of Covid restrictions ALL pupils are expected to attend school in uniform. This is part of being READY to start school and class.

Click here for more information

Rights Respecting School


This year Banchory Academy has been working towards recognition as a Rights Respecting School, working with UNICEF to educate pupils and staff on children's rights and how to put them into practice every day.
And we are very happy to announce we have just been awarded our Bronze Badge, and have already started working towards our silver.

A Right's Respecting School doesn't just benefit the school, it makes a positive impact on the whole community.

*Children are healthier and happier
*Children feel safe
*Children have better relationships
*Children become active and involved in school life and the wider world.

School Captains


 

Tegan

I’m Tegan and I am one of Banchory Academy’s School Captains this year. I am really looking forward to the year ahead and to helping our school and pupils get back to the new kind of ‘normal’ following the pandemic. Rowing is a big part of my life, so I would love to use this year as an opportunity to drive the participation in sports and activities throughout the school. I hope to help people make the most out of their school experience, as I have found that having fun and working hard has made the last 5 years of school fly by!

Hannah

My name is Hannah and it’s a huge privilege to be one of your school captains this year. In my spare time you could find me either behind a drum kit, having an Indian Takeaway with my friends, or in my bed! One of my main goals is to ensure all students here at Banchory Academy feel they can use their voices to make the changes they want to see. I really want to be able to work closely with you all to create a warming and encouraging environment around the school. I'm confident that Tegan and I will represent the school well and provide strong support for the leadership team. Cheers to the year to come!

Banchory Academy Health & Wellbeing Glow Site


“At Banchory Academy, we aim to promote positive mental health for our staff and students. We pursue this aim using universal, whole school approaches as well as specialised, targeted approaches and interventions.”

Banchory Academy Positive Mental Health and Wellbeing Policy
Visit Our Glow site for more information.

parentsportal.scot


Are you the main parent/carer contact for your child(ren)’s school? Make life easier by signing up to parentsportal.scot, an online platform which allows you to receive updates, view pupil timetables and carry out transactions with schools all in one place – saving money, time and paper. In #aberdeenshire you need to register by joining myAberdeenshire, which allows you to access a whole host of council services at a touch of a button. For more visit https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/parentsportal