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Two pupils from Forres Academy are part of the Forres Small Bore Rifle & Pistol Club……
Aiming for Success
The Junior and Senior Christmas dances took place in the school just before the Christmas
Dressed to Dance
Senior pupils are getting their heads down in preparation for the forthcoming prelims
. . .
Pupils Prepare for Prelims
Johnstons of Elgin have been giving Senior pupils from Forres and Elgin the Opportunity
to see . . .
Ready for Work
As many of S6 are heading off to College or University one pupil has decided to take
a . . .
Charity Gap Year
The growing issue of online safety has been a focus for S2 pupils. IT teacher Donnie
MacDonald said . . .
Pupils in S3-6 have an opportunity to choose Practical Woodwork as one of their subjects.
Pupils Hone their Skills
National 5 Drama pupils have been busy over the last few months writing and directing
their own . . .
S4 Play was “Legendary”
Senior Chemistry pupils recently enjoyed a presentation from a Chemistry lecturer
. . .
Hands on Experience
A group of learner pipers braved the icy cold temperatures to cheer and support the
Forres Harriers during . . .
Forres Academy Piper Pupils
The school FLAG Malawi group have issued an appeal on behalf of the people of Southern
Malawi. . .
750 people took to their bikes to take part in the recent Strathpuffer 24 hour cycle
challenge which was . . .
Maths teacher, Mark Riddoch has been at the Academy for the last eight years. He
did take a year out to . . .
Teacher Feature Mr Riddoch
Publishers, Hodder Gibson paid a visit to the school to promote some of the new textbooks
they have for sale. . .
Chance to Purchase Textbooks
The Forres Academy girls’ football team have just been fully kitted out in a brand
new strip courtesy of . . .
Girls’ Football Gets a Helping Hand
Oil and Gas company Opito paid a visit to the school recently to talk to senior pupils
who may be interested . . .
Opito Offers Opportunities
Bella Zhang has travelled all the way from cold North Jilin in China to share her
knowledge of Mandarin . . .
Pupils Get a Real Taste of China
As part of their S2 Social Subjects course, pupils from Stuart Robertson’s class
presented their work . . .
Pupils Work up a Storm
All S3 pupils in the school spent a day at Moray College getting a taste of what
they had to offer. . .
S3 College Day
Two S1 English classes celebrated our National Bard by holding a Burns Supper. Pupils
were piped . . .
S1 Burns Supper
Pupils from Forres Academy have been offered an opportunity to have a chance of
five days away at . . .
Students to Soldiers
Forres Academy has welcomed a new Principal Teacher of Art, Helen Cole. She has
been with the school . . .
Teacher Feature Ms Cole
Forres Academy has just discovered that they have a published author in their midst.
Teacher Has a Secret Talent
Amy MacInnes has recently joined the school to take up the post of Acting Principal
Teacher of Guidance. . .
Tech Teacher, Turned Tutor
A group of Senior Modern Languages pupils have been out and about at local Primary
Schools sharing their . . .
S6 Pupils set a Primary Example
As part of the Holocaust Memorial day S1 pupils have been engaged in passing on the
custom of ‘Stolperstein’ . . .
We Must Not Forget