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S6 pupils, Matthew Reilly and Emilia Doel delivered an emotive assembly to their
year group . . .
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
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
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
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 . . .
The English department has recently purchased some new listening centres with headphones
along with a . . .
All house groups attended assemblies during morning registration where they were
given a presentation by . . .
Rights Respecting Schools Assembly
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 . . .
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
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
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 . . .
S5 Drama pupils showcased their acting skills to an audience of friends and family.
Students had to . . .
A Dramatic Start to Student Exams