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A new group of budding journalists have taken the opportunity of joining Forres Academy
News Group (FANG)
The New FANG Group
Up a mountain, at the local stables or travelling to the West Coast in a caravan
are just a few of the places . . .
Welcome New Depute Head
S3 Chemistry and Biology pupils visited Plewlands Farm as part of their courses.
. . .
Pupils Dig for Knowledge
S5 pupils at were given an induction day to introduce them to their senior stage
of education. . .
S5 Get a Taste of Senior Life
A team of six Forres Academy pupils represented the school at the Moray Secondary
Schools Tennis Championships. .
Game, Set and Match
The Malawi FLAG group took Tesco customers by storm on the 31st May when they offered
. . .
Malawi FLAG in Tesco Wonder
Forres Library was the venue for a presentation of poetry by Mrs Davidson’s S3 class
. . .
Pupils show a Flair for Poetry
Forres Academy students enjoyed great success at a recent athletics event held in
Queens Park, Inverness.
Academy Pupils Athletics Success
The school enjoyed a visit from Seth Acquah, and English Language Teacher from Ghana
. . .
Scotland gets a Taste of Ghana
Pupils from Mrs Anstruther’s S2 HE class have been involved in finding out about
all the food and drink industry . .
Food and Drink in Moray
Students were recently given the opportunity to take part in the Scottish Mathematical
Challenge . . .
PE teacher, Robert Maxwell, is due to retire from Forres Academy this summer after
being at the school . . .
Academy Wishes Warm Farewell
Forres Academy was awarded an Anne Frank Award by Grampian Regional Equality Commission
for . . .
Anne Frank Award
We can’t lie and say that we weren't a tiny bit disappointed when the American exchange
students didn't . . .
P7 pupils of schools in Forres and the surrounding area have visited Forres Academy
on their first transition day . . .
New Students have an Easy Transition
S6 pupils eagerly buddied Primary seven pupils around Forres Academy to introduce
them to their . . .
Primary Sevens get a Buddy
It was an early start for Forres Academy Swim Team (FAST) as they headed to Edinburgh
to compete . . .
Pupils swim FAST
Lorna Gourley from Education Scotland visited the school on Tuesday 17 June to present
the . . .
S6 pupils attended the 90 days to decision time Referendum Debate at Moray College
. . .
Forres Academy staff and pupils had great fun at the Try-a-tri triathlon on Saturday
21st June which was held. . .
Forres Academy Trys a Tri
This year’s successful SkillForce students attended their annual awards evening on
Thursday 19th June . . .
Praise for the Skilled
Pythagoras theoram, SOHCAHTOA and algebra: these words bring dread to many. However,
for four . . .
Sum-ming up the Maths Competition
P7 pupils thoroughly enjoyed the Transition Activity Day on Saturday 21st June at
Forres Academy . . .
A Big Leap for P7 Pupils
Craig Wilson, a Moray College Chef, visited Forres Academy to give pupils a flavour
of the courses available . .
Moray Chef Stirs up a Treat
Four intrepid S6 boys headed off on a challenging expedition as part of their Duke
of Edinburgh Silver Award. . .
Silver is the New Gold
It’s award season at Forres Academy and one lucky boy was happy to receive the Sunbeam
Award. . .
Tomas Shines Through