School Announcements

School Careers Adviser
September 30th, 2019 at 12:18 pm

An outline of what your School Careers Adviser will be focusing on in the year ahead has been added to the Careers Section.

S1 Open Evening – 3rd October
September 30th, 2019 at 7:42 am

Thursday 3rd October we will be holding an S1 Open Evening from 6pm to 8pm. The Open Evening is an opportunity for the parents/carers of S1 pupils to see subject classrooms, experience some aspects of the S1 curriculum and to meet staff. Please see our S1 Open Evening Parent letter for further details; copies have gone to pupils today.

Sponsored Walk 2019
September 3rd, 2019 at 1:48 pm

Sponsorship forms and permission slips have been issued to all pupils. Permission slips should be returned no later than 6th September

Activity Days
September 3rd, 2019 at 1:47 pm

All S1-S3 pupils have been issued with a booklet containing options for our Activity Days in May 2020. Completed forms should be returned to their tutors by 11th September.

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.


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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