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S6 pupil, Amy MacDonald has picked up the winning trophy at the Forres Curling Club’s
points . . .
Amy has a Sweeping Success
There are numerous films on technology and science, but most people don’t think about
the ethics . . .
Biologists Learn about Importance of Ethics
The school said a sad farewell to one of its most loved members of staff recently.
Canteen Supervisor . . .
Lesley Ross Retiral
Two pupils from Forres Academy have put themselves forward for election in The Scottish
Youth Parliament. . .
Pupils get into Party Politics
Pupils from the S4 Wider Achievements Duke of Edinburgh course recently took part
in an expedition . . .
Pupils Prepare to Explore
An S2 class have been adopting a very different approach to studying poetry. They
have been exploring . . .
S2 Pupils Have Fun With ‘Stealing’
The Out of Darkness Theatre delivered a short play to S/2 pupils to raise awareness
on the dangers of . . .
Take It Off!
The school would be nowhere without its band of loyal supply staff.
Forres Academy pupils once again excelled themselves at this years Forres Youth Concert
. . .
Johnstons of Elgin have piloted their ‘Schools Interaction Partnership’ this session
with all eight . . .
Johnstons Skills Programme
Forres Academy P.E. Department have opted into the ‘Champions in School’ programme
which is a . . .
Kick Start to Rio
How have you used your skills? A key question that one of Forres Academy’s Working
groups has been . . .
Depute Head, Anne Smith has been at the school for the last 7 years. Previously
she taught . . .
S2 pupils were treated to an audience with Scots author, Cathy MacPhail who has recently
been awarded . . .
Award Winning Author Shares Her Ideas
Pupils and staff at Forres Academy spent a week working hard to raise money for Comic
Relief. . .
Pupils are Funny for Money
Forres Academy has had a visit from a mobile physics ‘Lab in a Lorry’ which allowed
pupils to . . .
Lab in a Lorry Visits School
The Forres Academy Music Department welcomed punk rock band MaLoKai to their classrooms
MaLoKai put on a Class Act
Forres Academy pipers took to the stage on 8th March to take part in the annual Scottish
Schools Piping . . .
Piping Hot Chamionships
S4 pupil, Anna MacFadyen (S4) has just returned from competing in the UK Inter County
Cross Country . . .
Running to Success
Former pupil, Michael McRae has returned to school to get a taste of what school
life is like from a . . .
Student on the Road to Teaching
Two FANG members have been researching how Fairtrade is marketed and sold in the
local area. . .
Fairtrade at Findhorn
During the course of the Easter holidays the Technical Department are running study
Tutorials for . . .
The Moray Junior Curling Team has just returned from Edinburgh after competing in
the . . .
Curlers Sweep to Quarter Finals
The Scottish Youth parliament provides a voice for the youth of Scotland and in the
recent elections one . . .
Ellie Heads to Holyrood
An S2 pupil, Jennifer Mitchell, has been chosen as one of the winners for this year’s
prestigious . . .
Pushkin Prize for Pupil
Following recent elections, Andrew Hanton, S5, has been elected chair of the Moray
Youth Council. . .
Andrew finds himself in the Hot Seat
Over the last 10 years Art teacher, Nadine Williams has been sharing her talent with
pupils from . . .
Teacher Draws in Her Pupils
Seven pupils from Forres Academy spent a week at Cameron Barracks in Inverness getting
a taste of . . .
Youth Soldier Experience
As part of World Book Day, School Library Assistant, Shirley Munn, invited teachers
to take . . .
As part of their six week England and Scotland tour, The Kerusso Trust, partnered
with J-Life Malawi . . .
Kerusso Trust and Malawi Partner
A group of S3 pupils from Forres Academy were given the opportunity to visit RAF
Lossiemouth and . . .
Pupils Fly High
4 senior pupils participated in an Inspirational Women’s Day at the Scottish Parliament
in . . .
Power to Women
On the 14th April, S4 pupil, Megan Davies, will be paying a visit to the hairdresser
to have her . . .
Hair We Go
School Sports Coordinator, Anne Rossiter, has identified four pupils from S3 to represent
the school at a. . .
Lead 2014 - Commonwealth Games
Over the past few weeks the fourth year SkillForce class have been working on a project
to . . .
Students Build on their Skills