School Announcements

S1-S3 Activity Days
May 10th, 2022 at 2:21 pm

Information has been sent out via Groupcall for the S1-S3 Activity Days on 30th, 31st May and 1st June. Please check your email for details on how to consent to participation. The activities include a day at Deeside Activity Centre, various events hosted by Live Life Aberdeenshire and a challenge day within the Academy.

SQA Exam Timetable
March 31st, 2022 at 5:42 pm

Please see the following SQA Exam Timetable for Mearns Academy. All S4 to S6 pupils will receive an envelope with their individual exam timetables and any AA Arrangements either today or on Fri. If your son/daughter is absent, their timetable will be posted out on Friday. If there are any questions about timetables or AA Arrangements, your son/daughter needs to speak to Mr Middleton or Mrs Hamilton on Mon 18th April. Thank you.

Young Musician of the Year 2022
March 16th, 2022 at 1:52 pm

Our annual Young Musician of the Year will take place on the 30th March at 6pm in the Mearns Academy theatre. Tickets are £5 (under 12’s are free) and available from the school.

Holiday Dates
February 7th, 2022 at 3:01 pm

A reminder that Mearns Academy is closed to pupils Thurs 10th February to Wednesday 16th. Pupils return to school on Thursday 17th February.

S5/6 Tracking Reports
January 17th, 2022 at 1:57 pm

S5/6 tracking reports have been issued to pupils today


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 681.

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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