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Forres Academy News Group - FANG

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March 2015

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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

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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.

Teacher Feature

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Forres Academy pupils once again excelled themselves at this years Forres Youth Concert . . .

Youthful Talent

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 . . .

Leading Learners

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Depute Head, Anne Smith has been at the school for the last 7 years.  Previously she taught . . .

Teacher Feature

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

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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

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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 . . .

Exam Tutorials

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

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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

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As part of World Book Day, School Library Assistant, Shirley Munn, invited teachers to take . . .

Book Shelfie

As part of their six week England and Scotland tour, The Kerusso Trust, partnered with J-Life Malawi . . .

Kerusso Trust and Malawi Partner

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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

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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

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Over the past few weeks the fourth year SkillForce class have been working on a project to . . .

Students Build on their Skills

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