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March 2016

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Pupils in S5 were given a presentation from Stephen Jones who is part of Teenager Cancer Trust Education on . .  

Awareness of Skin Cancer

Pupils are celebrating success after returning from competing in the North of Scotland Cross Country . . .

Forres Pupils Go for Gold

Many students from Forres Academy took part in the Annual Youth Concert which is held in Forres Town Hall . . .

Forres Annual Youth Concert

Senior pupils have been busy facing the music as they have been taking the practical part of their music exams . . .

Magic with Music

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Forres Academy pupil Anna MacFadyen (S5) did herself proud when competing in the . . .

Magnificent Result for McFadyen

S2 pupil, Katie Angell has just returned from attending an Awards ceremony which was held at the Royal . . .

Painting Prize for Pupil

Shona Beattie gave a talk to the sixth year pupils all about testicular cancer and how to examine yourself . . .

Testicular Self-Examination

English teacher, Jackie Davidson, paid a visit to Moray Wastebusters with her S3 class to get an insight into . . .

“Where You Wanna Go?”

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Scots author and poet, Matthew Fitt paid a visit to the English Department to work with S1 and S2 pupils . . .

Fit Like the Day

Pupils in the Wider Achievements ‘The John Muir Award’ have been busy placing bird feeders around the . . .

John Muir Award

This month’s PE Department ‘Star Pupil of the Month’ has been awarded to sport enthusiast Oscar Connah. . .

PE Star of the Month

Senior pupil Harry Ferguson has been given the chance to captain Scotland U17s Ice Hockey team. . .

Scotland step-up for Forres student

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Johnny Bichan has recently returned form attending the Young Ambassador Training Day which was held in . . .

Young Ambassador takes the Lead

Biology teacher, Jan Grigg is taking a two year career break to teach Mindfulness on a full tim e . . .

Farewell to Long Serving Teacher

An S4 English class called in on His majesty’s Theatre to see a National Theatre production of . . .

An English Class Calls

Pupils in S1 who have taken part in the Literacy Links programme have just graduated and are now much . . .

Literacy Links

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Several weeks of hard work and preparation by S2 pupils which involved activities such as: . . .

Pupils Demand Their Rights

Two pupils from Forres Academy are basking in glory after returning with Gold medals from the . . .

Pupils Run to Victory

The school kicked off it’s fundraising for Sport Relief with an exciting football match between S4 and S5. . .

School Kicks off Charity Fundraiser

Holocaust survivor Henri Obstfeld gave a passionate presentation about his personal experience of the . . .

Testimony of a Holocaust Survivor

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Due to success at a recent competition held in Aberdeen, Forres Bluefins swimmer and Academy pupil . . .

Young Swimmer Pushes for International Place

Four of Forres Academy’s badminton players, headed to Buckie on Monday 21st of March for the . . .

Active Schools Badminton Competition

Members of FANG created a fun Easter quiz to entertain Registration classes on the run up to the holidays. . .

FANG Easter Quiz

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As part of raising money for Sport Relief 2016, two separate S3 Drama classes created a comedy . . .

Lights, Camera, Action

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The FANG group and Miss Helen Beaton’s Scottish Studies class received a visit from . . .

Local Octogenarian Shares

Pupils were given the red carpet treatment whilst being piped into the Mansfield Hotel by . . .

Moray Young Citizens Award 2016

The Forres Academy Fashion and Textile class have been finishing off their final pieces for their . . .

N4/5 Fashion and Textile Class

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Former Forres Academy PE teacher Laura Simpson, who recently took up her new post as . . .

Netball Sports Relief Event

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Tristan Fanchisteguy is assisting Modern Languages teachers teach French to pupils from S1 - S6. . .

Pupils get a Taste of French Language

Pupils had the chance to showcase their musical abilities at the Young Musician of the Year Competition . . .

Rotary Club of Forres Young Musician of the Year 2016

Scots Author, Poet and Ballad singer, Sheena Blackhall, paid a visit to the English Department and spent . .

Scots Enthusiast Visit

Forres Academy S6 pupils received a talk by Amy Bartlett, the Register Development Manager of the . . .

STEM Cell Presentation

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Seven members of FANG were selected as finalists in the ‘Keep Scotland Beautiful’ Young . . .

Young Reporters Bloom at Awards Ceremony

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