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September 2016

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Pupils studying National 6 Geography headed off to the Highlands to spend a day at the Aigas Field Centre . . .

Geography Class Gets Their Hands Dirty

One of the Wider Achievements courses on offer to S4 is the Scottish Studies course.  Now in its . . .

Pupils get Taste of Scotland

Ruari Fraser and Jack Noel, two budding footballers from the school have recently signed on for . . .

Rising Football Stars

Forres Academy Breakfast Club and Home Economics Department are going to benefit from a Fareshare . . .

Tesco Fareshare Community Food Connection

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Wednesday lunch time is a a hive of activity in the school Library.  The new Junior Book Club is now up and . . .

Book Group Opens New Chapter

We often pass through secondary school in a bubble, relieved when it finally ends.  However, for . . .

Forres Academy Part 2:

‘The Return of the Pupils’

In four weeks time the school will be saying goodbye to S3 student Matthew Stephen who will be . . .

Living in a Land Down Under

As part of the BBC’s ‘Make It Digital’ initiative, the corporation has created a simple computer on a  . . .

Micro:bit is a Huge Success

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A group of 8 intrepid S5 pupils who are working towards their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh headed out into . . .

Pupils Battle Midgies

The School were very fortunate to benefit from some expert coaching in tennis from professional . . .

HeadlineS1 Students are Served a Smashing Session

Four bags of beautiful material were left at Cinderella Fabrics in Alves by an anonymous donor.  The person . . .

Anonymous Act of Kindness

The current S6 pupils headed off, on an overcast day, for their annual beach walk from Lossiemouth to . . .

Beach Walk Raises Money for Charity

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Arguing is sometimes frowned upon in school but for a group of S6 pupils  arguing their point seems to pay off. . .

Debating Club

Following on from the success of the Olympics, FANG members put together a quiz to test registration classes . . .

Intellect Olympics

A very valued member of the Forres Academy team is Careers Advisor, Karen Guthrie, from Skills . . .

School Careers Advisor

Forres Academy’s Young Enterprise Group for 2016 is now up and running with a new and very . . .

Venture Seeks Tasty Recipes

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The PE department have nominatd Amber Kenny (S6) as their Star Pupil for the month of September . . .

Star Pupil

Pupils in the S5 Literacy class have been getting a taste of life during WW2. As part of a project focusing on . . .

Home Guard Finds a Group of New Recruits

Over the last few sessions, jason Cameron (S5) has been volunteering with the Soccer Sevens . . .

Jason’s Coaching Style

A recent evening held for parents of new S1 pupils was held in the school to inform parents about the . . .

S3 Pupils Educate Parents

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A special charity event held for Forres Academy Chemistry teacher Glynis Smith who passed away . . .

Special Night for a Special Lady

Forres Academy pupil Anna Pritchard has recently represented her country in an U17s cricket match against . . .

Anna Shines in International Cricket

Five pupils from Forres Academy embarked on an exciting adventure to learn more about the career path . . .

Hopeful Doctors of the Future

The John Muir Trust was created in honour of John Muir in 1983 and his philosophy was to . . .

John Muir Award

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Higher and Advanced Higher Modern Studies pupils recently paid a visit to the Scottish Parliament.  . .

Modern Studies Students

visit Parliament

As part of their ‘Zoo Debate’ unit, all pupils in S2 have the opportunity to pay a visit to the Wildlife park at . . .

S2 Go Wild

The London Science Museum, in association with the Findhorn Bay Arts Trust Festival, organised a . . .

Science Show Sparks an Interest

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