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Forres Academy News Group - FANG

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June 2016

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Pupils swinging and climbing through the tree tops is not something seen every day but when a group . . .

Adventurous Activities at Treezone

Ear plugs were definitely needed as enthusiastic students competed against each other to compose the best . . .

Battle of the Bands

Principal teacher of Chemistry Liz Major offered pupils the opportunity to create their own selection of . . .

Cheap and Cheerful Cosmetics

A small group of pupils spent a day at Cranloch Riding School.  Head of the school, Heather Younie, asked . . .

Giddy Up

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All pupils in S1 were given the opportunity to spend a day at Landmark Visitor Centre as part of . . .

Students Enjoy Day Out at Landmark

The activities at Findhorn marina proved to be a very popular activity and pupils were treated to a great day out . . .

Students Get Wet for Activity Days

Eden Court Theatre gave a group of pupils a change to get backstage and see the mechanics of theatre life . . .

Theatre Tour gets Pupils on Stage

A group of S2 students were offered the chance to travel to the Mediterranean for their . . .

Water Sports Trip

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Seven pupils from the Additional Support Needs base joined pupils from other secondary schools in . . .

ASN Sports Day

A successful day for the Forres Academy athletics team at the North of Scotland Championships in . . .

Athletes Go For Gold

The Forres Academy News Group is up and running again with a group of new S4 pupils . . .

FANG Group

S2 pupil, jamie Paterson is now the proud two time winner of the RYA Scottish Youth Rib . . .

Fast into First Place

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Six pupils from Forres Academy have won awards in this year’s UK Maths Challenge.  All six pupils were . . .

Maths Awards Keep Adding Up

Forres Academy Junior Drama Club have been working hard on creating a production which they . . .

Pantoland Comes to Forres

A bit of excitement was generated by a family of swans visiting the school.  The two adult swans and their . . .

Straight Outta Swanton

Gordounstoun School was home to the 2016-17 under 15’s Moray District Netball squad try outs on . . .

Students Score Big Time

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This year’s winner of the school’s Sunbeam Award was presented to pupil Cameron Mackay . . .

Sunbeam Shines Down on Pupil

A budding new artist India Nicolson is one to look out for.  The S5 pupil had the opportunity to show her art . . .

The Art of India

A group of pupils from the school attended a day long tennis session which was held at . . .

Coaching the New Tennis Stars

Guidance staff held a series of presentations and workshops for S4 pupils on the issue of drug use . . .

Drug Awareness

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The Forres Academy Cheerleading Squad, Forres Falcons, put on a flying display at the Elgin Rotary fun day . . .

Flying Falcons Take to the Sky

Sleeping with nothing but plastic sheeting protecting you from the outside world may not sound like every . . .

Forres Pupils Lead the way at Kinloss Barracks

During Study leave a programme of events was set up for the pupils whose selection of . . .

Meaningful May

Anticipation rushed through the corridors of Forres Academy as the new S1’s found their feet in . . .

Moving On Up

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An exciting programme of events was held for the new cohort of S5 pupils to help them get to know each other . . .

S5 Induction Day

National 5 and Higher Media Studies students attended the XpoNorth Media event at Eden Court in Inverness . . .

XpoNorth Trip

‘A Dream Came True’ for members of the Forres Academy Junior Drama club as they put on a performance . . .

A Dream Come True

Four pupils from Forres Academy took part in the Moray Enterprise Maths Competition at Elgin Academy . . .

Academy Pupils Take on Maths Challenge

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Pupils were left beaming with joy after completing a two day course in rowing on the Moray Gig and support . . .

Just Row with it

Forres Academy welcomed Exchange Students from Mount Dora who will be staying with two of the  . . .

Mount Dora Comes to Forres

Big changes have been happening in the school with the former ‘Hut 9’ being renamed ‘The Hub’. . . .

New Hub is a Hive of Activity

As part of the Transition programme delivered by Forres Academy all future S1 pupils were invited to . . .

Primary Sevens get a Taste of Forres Academy

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School pupil Harry Ferguson has been offered the opportunity of a lifetime after signing with the . . .

Young Prodigy earns a place at Edinburgh Capitals Academy

Secondary schools across Moray are in the process of asking for feedback from all parents, staff and pupils . . .

33 Period Week: Yay or Nay?

Forres Academy is saying a fond farewell to some of its longest serving members of the teaching staff . . .

180 Years of Teaching

Anna Macfadyen, the school dux, has just returned from the Czech Republic where she was competing . . .

Anna Competes on the International Stage

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S2 pupils started off their year with a testing quiz on their knowledge of books.  All S2 English classes . . .

Book Worms Tested on Knowledge

Vinay Ruparelia, the Chirman of BooksAbroad.org.uk  which is a charity organisation based in Rhynie . . .

Books Abroad

The whole school gathered together to celebrate a day of sporting activity.  This annual competition which . . .

Brodie’s Last Sprint

Graham G. Coull the 1985 dux of Forres Academy and current manager of Glen Moray Distillery returned . . .

Ex Dux Returns to School

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The pupils and staff working in teh Support for Learning Department will come back to a fresh new look . . .

Fresh Start for the Green Corridor

Due to the falling school roll the school will only have four House Groups instead of five from next . . .

New Start for Brodie House

After 39 years of teaching, Depute Head and Culbin House Head, Ainsley James will be leaving the school . . .

School Says Farewell to Much Loved Depute

Following an English topic on Wilfred Owen and the poem ‘Dulce et Decorum est’, Lauren Cameron (winner of . . .

“Soldiers Lament”

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