School Announcements

Mearns Updates
February 15th, 2023 at 1:23 pm

See our Mearns Updates page for the latest school information

School Colours
January 11th, 2023 at 8:11 am

​Pupils can now apply for school half or full colours if you can meet the set criteria, the deadline for applications is Fri 27th January 2023. Colours can be awarded for the following:

Academic; Citizenship; Expressive Arts; Sport

For further details speak to your PTG or myself, application forms are on the school website – Colours. Completed applications need to be signed off by an appropriate member of staff and handed into the office for the attention of Mr Middleton.

Christmas Dances
December 5th, 2022 at 8:13 am

Tickets are on sale for the Christmas Dances: S1-S2 Monday 19th, S3-S4 Tuesday 20th, S5-S6 Wednesday 21st

Expressive Arts Showcase
November 11th, 2022 at 3:37 pm

Tickets for the Expressive Arts Showcase on the 28th November go on sale from Monday 14th. Available from Mearns Academy reception. Adults £5.00 and Concession £3.00.

The Showcase will include Music, Dance & Drama performances, an Art exhibition and a Music Technologies display


October 17th, 2022 at 1:54 pm

We are currently recruiting new invigilators for our prelim exams through December and for our SQA exams next summer. If you are interested please complete an application on the link below and we will be in touch in due course, thank you.

Invigilator – Invigilator (Mearns) – | Aberdeenshire Council | myjobscotland

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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