School Announcements

School Leavers Webinar
May 28th, 2020 at 1:33 pm

An informative series of short 30 minute webinars to support you with the next steps of your career journey!

We understand everyone is facing challenges just now and your plans may have changed or seem unclear due to the current situation.  We want to let you know we are still here to help and provide you with the career information and guidance you need for your future.

Join our advisers, Hilary & Erin for our first session on Tuesday 2nd June at 3pm as they take a look at:

  • Acknowledging the current situation
  • Looking at the positives
  • What skills could come from this?
  • Understanding how Skills Development Scotland can help you
  • Learn about the future sessions we will be running
  • Some actions & links to resources that you can do yourself
  • You can also get involved through the poll questions and comments

Click the link to join – JOIN CAREERJAM SESSION 1

Many thanks for your help in this  – hopefully it is of benefit to some of the leavers

Careers – Skills Development Scotland
May 20th, 2020 at 9:27 am

For Pupils and their Parents/Carers of Mearns Academy, please see our careers page Careers for an update from Skills Development Scotland’s Career Information Advice and Guidance services

Accessing GLOW
May 5th, 2020 at 3:46 pm

A document giving advice on how to access GLOW if having difficulties has been added to the Covid-19 Learning from Home page in the Curriculum section.

Pupil Google Classroom Guide
May 3rd, 2020 at 4:09 pm

Please see the attached guide for pupils on accessing and using Google Classroom:

Pupil Google Classroom Guide V3.0

Letter to Parents/carers
April 29th, 2020 at 3:38 pm

Please see attached letter to parents/carers from Laurence Findlay, Director of Education and Children’s Services-Parents.Carers.Covid19.Letter.190428


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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