School Announcements

School Closure
November 28th, 2021 at 5:23 pm

As a result of the recent severe adverse weather, all Aberdeenshire schools will be closed for all pupils and staff tomorrow (29th November) and Tuesday (30th November). Further information regarding reopening will be communicated once we have more information from the Authority.  Thank you for your understanding and patience during this time.

December Assessments
November 15th, 2021 at 8:10 am

Please see attached for details of our December Assessments – Timetable Dec 2021

Monday Updates
November 1st, 2021 at 2:31 pm

Our Monday update is now available on the website too – Mearns Monday Updates

September 14th, 2021 at 12:49 pm

Lockers are now available – please see Uniform & Lockers

Pupil Return to School August 17th
August 11th, 2021 at 7:57 am

We look forward to welcoming all pupils back to Mearns Academy on Tuesday 17th August.  As there are still Covid 19 measure in place in schools please find below some information on our return:

  • Pupils should use the rear entrances to the school – as per last session
  • Masks should be worn at all times when in classes and when moving around the building (unless exempt)
  • Pupils should use the hand sanitiser when entering the building and when entering classrooms.  Regular hand washing is also encouraged
  • Pupils should keep left when moving around the building
  • Full school uniform should be worn by all pupils.
  • Changing rooms will now be in use and pupils should bring PE clothes to change into when required.
  • Uniform was relaxed last session however uniform has been strongly supported by parents in the past and it is hoped that parents will continue to play their part in promoting the wearing of school dress by all pupils at Mearns Academy.  Please see our agreed school uniform below:

School Uniform:

White shirt, school tie, plain black jersey or cardigan, black trousers/skirt. It is also requested that black/brown shoes are worn or completely black trainers with no other colour.  Denim or denim-look jackets, denim or denim-look jeans, jeggings, football scarves and other cult emblems or badges should not be worn to school.

We hope you have had an enjoyable summer and all staff are excited in welcoming our young people back into the building following our summer break.

Further information on arrangements for Tuesday morning will be issued separately.

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 695.

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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