School Announcements

School Holidays
July 15th, 2019 at 12:04 pm

The 2019-2020 session commences for pupils on Wednesday 21st August 2019. Mon/Tues 19/20th August are In-service days.

House Captain Applications
June 19th, 2019 at 8:23 am

Applications are now open for House Captains. Please complete the form – House Captain and submit by the 28th June.

Health Day – Thursday 20th June
June 19th, 2019 at 8:22 am

While some staff and pupils take part in School Sports Day at Aberdeen Sports Village, pupils and staff remaining in school will take part in a number of activities relating to fitness, wellbeing and highlighting health issues including;

  • Walk at Your Place (at Your Pace) – Pupils will walk laps around the sports fields with House points being awarded for the most laps.
  • Health Quiz – Pupils will complete a quiz with questions relating to sport and health.  House points will be awarded.
  • Games Hall Activities/FitnessStaff will lead a variety of games/sports sessions.  House points will be awarded for participation, effort and enthusiasm.
  • Cinema – Pupils will watch a sport/health related film in the Theatre.

Due to the nature of some of the activities, pupils should wear sports clothing to school and bring a warm waterproof jacket for the walk.  This is a similar event to last year which was a huge success.

Timetable changes
May 28th, 2019 at 1:05 pm

Monday 3rd June – New timetable commences for S2-S4 (currently S1-S3), last day of study leave for seniors

Tuesday 4th June – New timetable commences for S5/6 (currently S4/5)

Year Head Responsibilities
April 26th, 2019 at 1:21 pm

As sent out to parents today, the following letter outlines the changes to Year Head responsibilities – Year Head responsibilities


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 683.

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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