School Announcements

SQA Timetable
April 25th, 2017 at 1:21 pm

Dates and times for the SQA Exams commencing next week can be found on the following document SQA Timetable 2017

Young Musician of the Year 2017
March 9th, 2017 at 9:54 am

The Mearns Academy Young Musician of the Year 2017 will take place in the theatre on Wednesday 29th March at 7pm. Tickets are £5 and are available from Mearns Academy. With around 55 applicants the first round of auditions was very tough. A huge thank you to everyone who applied, and we hope you enjoy the final performances – it looks like it will be an exciting and entertaining evening!

Foundation Apprenticeships at NESCOL
February 17th, 2017 at 10:01 am

An information event for pupils and parents interested in Foundation Apprenticeships at NESCOL has been organised for Tuesday 7th March, Aberdeen City Campus from 6.15pm – 8pm.  This event offers the opportunity to come along to the College campus to see where course delivery will take place, speak to curriculum staff and ask any questions they may have before completing their applications.

To confirm attendance at this event please register using this link:

Course Choice
February 6th, 2017 at 10:08 am

S3, S4 & S5 pupils have been issued with course choice forms. S4 and S5 forms are due back on the 21st February, S3 due back on the 9th March. Printed booklets detailing all courses are available from reception for pupils and can also be viewed on the website

Career in Food and Drink
February 3rd, 2017 at 10:20 am

S4/5/6 were informed about a conference in Aberdeen on 23/3 to raise awareness of the food and drink supply chain activities in the North east along with the career and study opportunities for young people. For more details contact Mrs Nepute.

Welcome to Mearns Academy

Mearns Academy is a six year, co-educational, comprehensive school which caters for a full range of courses, subject and abilities. The school is situated in Laurencekirk and has associated Primary Schools in seven surrounding villages. The school roll has risen over recent years and now stands at 649.

The area is probably most famous for its representation in the Lewis Grassic Gibbon trilogy A Scots Quair. His most celebrated book, Sunset Song is contained in this compilation.

Mearns Academy places great emphasis on developing the personal and social skills and abilities of its pupils, as well as providing for a quality educational experience.

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