• BGE Curriculum

      S1 – S3 Information, knowledge and skills needed to thrive now and in the future.

      Faculties & Subjects

      Discover Subject News, Events, Daily Feeds, Student Work, Courses and Video Presentations.

      Remote Learning

      Opportunities and resources to expand learning away from school. 


      The Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) is the national curriculum used from nursery to secondary school.

      Study Starts Now

      Offering an 8-week revision guide, Supported Study, Easter School info, and links to Achieve, West OS, e-Sgoli, and Scholar.

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      Senior Phase

      S4 – S6 Information. The senior phase builds firmly on the experiences and outcomes from the BGE.

      Support for Learning

      Support and Information for pupils with Additional Support Needs.


      The latest competitions for a variety of subjects that our young people can enter.

    • Trips

      Discover upcoming educational visits, away days or residential holidays organised by the school to broaden the educational experience.

      Young Enterprise

      Building a successful and sustainable future for all young people, the Young Enterprise rewards young people with an event that celebrates entrepreneurialism.


      There’s always a lot going on at Stranraer Academy. From inspirational talks and musical performances to careers fairs, and parent’s evenings to school excursions.

      Discover those essential dates for your diary.

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      P7 Transistion

      An exciting event in any young person’s life. Here you will find all the information needed to help our young people transition to Stranraer Academy.

      The Polar Academy

      A fantastic event and opportunity for a small selection of brave and adventurous young people. Join the experience.

    • The Headteachers Office

      Featuring Headteacher’s Letters, Comments, Weekly Updates, Video Blogs and Acknowledging Student Success.

      The Teachers Lounge

      Faculty and Teacher’s Social Media Feeds. Daily updates from each subject.

      Film Archive

       Archive for Legacy Media Production.


      Click the button to discover regular updates on what’s going on at Stranraer Academy.

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      The Student Rec Room

      Daily Notices, Essential Information, Student Leadership, Exceptional Work and Pop Culture News. It’s all here in the Rec Room.

      Wider Achievement

      Share your successes to inspire others. Submit details and photos to be featured on our website and other platforms.

      Posters & Graphics

      Archive for Academy Posters, Graphics and Typography.

    • Teachers & Support

      Meet the exceptional teaching staff at Stranraer Academy which delivers a first-class learning environment for our young people. 

      Parent Council

      The Parent Council is a group of parents selected by all parents in the school to represent their views.


      Stranraer Academy is a culture of inspiration, innovation, energy and creativity in teaching, and this character shapes the learning of our pupils.


      Stranraer Academy’s senior leadership works together to implement a school’s vision.

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      Campus Police

      Discover the official campus Police Officer’s page for Police Scotland on the Stranraer Academy website.

      Clerical & Janitorial

      Essential to the everyday operations of the academy.

    • Virtual Tour

      This presentation will give you an engaging and thorough tour of the academy.

      Frequently Asked Questions

      Discover the common questions and answers about our Academy.

      School Meal Information

      Healthy Nutrition, Menu Choices and how a young person can claim for Free School Meals.


      In this section, you will find essential, enlightening and exciting communication relevant to the academy, our young people and the greater community.

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      Stranraer Academy policies cover pupil welfare and safeguarding, teaching and learning practices.

      School App

      Discover how to engage with the academy through our other media platforms.

      School Uniform

      Find out about our school uniform expectations and where to buy uniform.

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How to get in touch and directions to Stranraer Academy

Stranraer Academy


Stranraer Academy
McMaster’s Road
Dumfries and Galloway

Tel. 01776 706484
Fax 01776 704748


Get in Touch

Our friendly Reception team are always on hand to answer questions and to point you in the right direction, whatever your enquiry.

Call us on

01776 706484 or Email: gw08officestranraer

Each pupil has a Principal Teacher Pupil Support for their House. This is their Named Person, who monitors their wellbeing and coordinates any support, advice and guidance for our young people. They are the first point of contact for carers and parents who have a query or a concern. The Pupil Support team will liaise with Principal Teachers of Curriculum and Year Heads when it is necessary to do so. The contact details of the Pupil Support team are listed below.

Mr Halliday (Logan House): gw08hallidaydouglas2

Miss Sara Fingleton (Glenapp House / Acting) gw11fingletonsara

Dr Marshall (Dunskey House): [email protected]

Mrs Dougan (Inch House): gw08douganclaire01

Please note that it is not appropriate to contact staff via social media regarding school matters. This can leave staff in a difficult position regarding council policy.


From A75 Westbound:

Upon entering Stranraer town, take the first right at the junction onto McMasters Road. You should now see the school. Take the first left into the main car Park.

From A77 Southbound:

Upon entering Stranraer town, take the first left at the junction onto McMasters Road. Continue up the road past McMasters Road Playing Fields on your left. You should now see the school. Continue past the school building and take the next right into the main car Park.

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