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After a successful application for funds from the Forres Rotary Club, Forres Academy
has been able . . .
Kindles Spark Enthusiasm
Forres Academy ran away with a substantial amount of trophies at the recent Moray
Schools Cross . . .
Cross Country Awards
Forres Academy is not only about the teachers. Many other members of staff play
a vital role in the . . .
School is not All About Teachers
Potential lawyers of the future from Forres Academy were given the opportunity to
visit . . .
A Taste of Justice
Badminton is proving to be a big hit for S2 pupil, Emma Donald. She has been scoring
great triumphs in . . .
Bright Badminton Future
It was curtains up for the anual S6 Show which again was totally sold out. Another
year and another . . .
Curtains up for S6 Show
Pupils and staff at Forres Academy were invited to attend special Remembrance Assemblies
. . .
The annual Safe Drive Stay Alive, held in Aberdeen was attended by all S5 pupils.
Held in the . . .
Safe Drive Stay Alive
A group of senior pupils have been running coaching sessions in basketball. The
pupils, who are . . .
Shoot, Score, Succeed
Forres Academy is bidding a very fond farewell to a much loved member of staff, Naomi
Clark. . . .
Staff Bid a Fond Farewell
S2 students from Forres Academy had an opportunity to take part in a hands on project
which involved . . .
A group of enterprising senior pupils entered the ‘Dragons Den’ to promote their
product of Retro Sweets. . . .
Success is Sweet for Young Enterprise Team
Pupils can now freely discuss anything they want to at YPOD sessions which are being
held on a weekly . . .
YPOD Sessions Get Pupils Thinking
Staff and Pupils within the Music Department are hard at work putting together a
real Christmas treat . . .
A Parcel of Musical Treats
“Bring a smile this Christmas” is the powerful motto of Blythswood Christmas Shoebox
Appeal . . .
Blythswood Christmas Shoebox Appeal
S1 and S2 pupils wre given the opportunity to experience a science show presented
by . . .
Higher Media students were treated to a presentation and talk from BAFTA nominated
local Film . . .
Lights, Camera, ACTION
Pupils from across Moray were asked to submit pieces of artwork for a Moray Schools
Art Exhibition . . .
Moray Success for Budding Artist
A group of 6 students who are studying Advanced Higher Maths spent the weekend brushing
up . . .
Pupils Add to their Maths Skills
There were good vibes in and around Forres recently as the town played host to the
Moray Schools . . .
Successful Swimmers Dive In
Two pupils from last year’s Higher Art course achieved excellent results in their
final exams. . .
Art Challenges Pupils to be Best
Staff and pupils have been taking part in Anti-Bullying Week which was organised
by the Guidance Department.
Kick Bullying into Touch
S2 pupils have had a real taste of France when they were given the opportunity to
pay a visit . . .
“La Fete du Cine Francais”
As the lead up to Christmas commences, Forres Academy pupils of all ages begin to
recall their . . .
Pupils put on their Dancing Shoes
The Rights Respecting Schools group have designed a new blog to inform pupils and
parents about . . .
Rights Respecting Schools Group Create Blog
Novelist, Terry Pratchett has been proving to be a big hit with an S1 class. The
pupils have been . . .
S1 Rat Pack
The Drama Department of Forres Academy put together a short production to raise some
funds . . .
Super Dramatic Fundraiser
A representative from the ‘Tree of Knowledge’ company paid an annual visit to the
school to deliver . . .
Mind Set and Match