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    • 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

      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.

      Competitions

      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.

      EVENTS

      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.

      NEWSROOM

      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 STAFF

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

      Leadership

      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.

      KEY INFORMATION

      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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      Policies

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

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      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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Creative Arts

Welcome to the vibrant and dynamic Creative Arts Department at Stranraer Academy, where innovation meets tradition, and creativity knows no bounds. Our dedicated team of passionate educators is committed to nurturing the artistic talents of our students, offering a comprehensive curriculum that spans the Broad General Education (BGE), National Qualifications, Higher, and Advanced Higher levels in Art and Design, Music, and Drama.

At Stranraer Academy, we believe in the power of the arts to inspire, challenge, and transform. The foundation of our arts education begins with the Broad General Education, where students explore and develop their creative potential across a spectrum of artistic disciplines.

In Art and Design, students embark on a journey of self-discovery and artistic growth. They master the techniques of drawing and painting, delve into digital design, and explore various artistic mediums, fostering a deep appreciation for artistic expression.

The Music curriculum embraces the diversity of musical genres and instruments. Students develop their musical talents through engaging lessons, ensemble performances, and individual projects, building a solid foundation in both theory and practice.

In Drama, students explore the dramatic arts through scriptwriting, acting, and stage production. They develop essential skills such as communication, collaboration, and creative problem-solving in a supportive and inclusive learning environment.

As students progress through the BGE and transition into the National Qualifications, Higher, and Advanced Higher levels, our Creative Arts Department continues to provide enriching experiences that cultivate a lifelong passion for the arts. Join us at Stranraer Academy’s Creative Arts Department, where imagination knows no limits, and the journey of artistic discovery is grounded in a strong foundation in the Broad General Education and National Qualifications.

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Photography Video

Stranraer Academy offers amazing opportunities for young people with an interest in photography. Join Ross James in the SFX extravaganza through genres in photography as the still image gets a jolt of movement. 

“If you hear a voice within you say, ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced” – Vincent Van Gogh

Coming in 2024

We are delighted to inform you that the Creative Arts Faculty is dedicated to providing you with the latest and greatest content on this page. We understand that you are eager to discover the fantastic works of art that our talented young people have created, and we want to assure you that we are working hard to bring it to you as soon as possible! We are passionate about showcasing the creativity and talents of our students and we cannot wait to wow you with their incredible works of art.Keep an eye out for our posting date announcement which will be revealed soon. We appreciate your patience and thank you for your continued support.

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