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Forres Academy News Group - FANG

Recent articles written by pupils involved in FANG - getting our teeth into the news!

December 2015

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S6 pupils, Matthew Reilly and Emilia Doel delivered an emotive assembly to their year group . . .

Auschwitz Assembly

On the last day of term, Forres Academy pupils will escape the classroom to make room for . .

Pupils Look Forward to Cracking Event

Two senior pupils from Forres Academy attended a debating competition in Aberdeen . . .

Debating Skills Put to the Test

A Wellbeing Workshop based on the principals of SHANARRI (Safe, Healthy, Achieving, Nurtured, . . .

Young People Share Their Thoughts

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Biology teacher Jan Grigg has been using her skills in mindfulness to help pupils within her classes . . .

Students Benefit from Mindfulness

Pupils from the SfL department spent an evening at the Forres Community Centre entertaining friends and family . . .

Pupils Enjoy Some Christmas Cheer

S1 pupils have been busy getting into the Christmas spirit by taking part in a competition to design . . .

Christmas Card Competition

Students from S1-6 got the chance to take part in focus groups, held by Susan Leslie and Katie Boddie from . . .

Designing Digital Solutions

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Representatives from local primary schools and Forres Academy were invited along to the . . .

Book Full of Remembrance

Pupils in the senior stages of the school are now in preparation mode for their forthcoming prelims which will . . .

Prelim Fever Starts Kicking In

A local singing group have been spreading Christmas Cheer with numerous performances . . .

Rising Stars Lifting Festive Spirits High

Departments throughout the school are busy putting together study support programmes which senior pupils . . .

Study Support Groups

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The Drama department are preparing to take S1 pupils to see this year’s panto, ‘Peter Pan’ at Eden Court . . .

S1 Prepare to Fly to Neverland

Design and Technology has welcomed new member of staff, Paul Daley to their department.  Mr Daley has . . .

Teacher Feature

The English department has recently purchased some new listening centres with headphones along with a . . .

Listen Up

All house groups attended assemblies during morning registration where they were given a presentation by . . .

Rights Respecting Schools Assembly

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Two pupils from Forres Academy, Andrew Hanton the Chairman for the Moray Youth Council, and . . .

Helping Hand for Scottish Communities

Guidance teacher, Alan Wright will have been at the school for 20 years next May.  Originally his subject was . . .

Teacher Feature

One S3 English class had to put all their skills of analysis and problem solving into action when they were asked

There’s Been a Murder...

Senior students, Saffron Cook and Jack Durkacz delivered a presentation to their senior classes  on their . . .

American Dreams Come True

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S1 pupils have been getting hands on experience in cooking skills.  Pupils have been learning about . . .

Masterchef of the Future?

As part of National Book Week, S1 and S2 pupils were asked to either create a front cover for their favourite . . .

Library Book Awards

S2 pupils in Susan Green’s PSE class entered a competition which asked them to either design a board . . .

Joint First Board Game

Registration classes have been scratching their heads and puzzling over some very challenging . . .

FANG Quiz Frustrates Registration Classes

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Pupils from across all years entertained a packed hall with an evening of popular and festive . . .

Christmas Musical Bonanza

Members of the Forres Academy Choir headed to Tesco on Friday 11th December to entertain . . .

Christmas Carol Cheer

From the drawing board to selling of the streets of Inverness, the Young Enterprise Team have gained . . .

Young Enterprise

S5 Drama pupils showcased their acting skills to an audience of friends and family.  Students had to . . .

A Dramatic Start to Student Exams

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