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STRANRAER ACADEMY

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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.

      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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Media Production

At Stranraer Academy, we take immense pride in our accomplishments when it comes to creating high-quality video content. Our focus on highlighting, recognising, and celebrating the dedication and achievements of our gifted students is unparalleled. Ross James, leads the charge in the production of these visually stunning and awe-inspiring videos. He takes the utmost care to highlight our school and its students in the most positive manner possible, utilising his expertise in advanced technologies and techniques to deliver beautifully crafted results. We are confident that you'll be blown away by the calibre of our work, and we encourage you to sit back and enjoy some of our finest videos from the recent past. Many of them have won critical acclaim and prestigious awards, and they are a testament to the hard work, perseverance, and talent of our students and staff alike.

Website Trailer

Embark on a riveting exploration as you delve into the captivating Stranraer Academy website trailer, offering you an enticing glimpse into the vast array of media productions that have flourished within our esteemed institution over the years. Brace yourself for a visual feast that not only showcases the evolution of our creative endeavours but also unveils the myriad offerings that await you on our remarkable website.

    
        
    
           

Stranraer Academy Virtual Tour

Join us on a spirited virtual tour of the school where you will encounter faculties, facilities, and opportunities for all of our young people. An inspirational film that everyone should experience.

    
        
    
           

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney

The Polar Academy Experience

Embark on an extraordinary odyssey like no other. Prepare to be captivated as you accompany us on a breathtaking voyage across expansive and awe-inspiring landscapes, a mesmerising introduction to the courageous young individuals who ventured into the enchanting realm of Greenland. Immerse yourself in the complete experience by following the link provided below and join us on this unforgettable adventure of a lifetime.

    
        
    
           
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Photography Video

Stranraer Academy presents astounding opportunities for young individuals with a passion for photography. Come and join Ross James in an SFX extravaganza, delving into the captivating realms of various genres within the realm of photography, where still images are infused with electrifying movement. Uncover a wealth of inspiration and knowledge within the Creative Arts section, and immerse yourself in the boundless possibilities that await.

The Young Enterprise

The Young Enterprise Vision is for Scotland to be a place where all young people are given the opportunity to have a rewarding future in work and life – no matter where they start their journey.

Introduction

The Young Enterprise mission is to inspire and equip young people, regardless of their background, to learn, develop, and reach their full potential through enterprise and financial education.

    
        
    
           
    
        
    
           

Award Success

In the 2022 Scottish Finals, Coastal Creatives won two awards for the Team Programme: the Creativity Award and Best Presentation. You can discover the award-winning presentations and obtain further information about the programme through the link below.

    
        
    
           

P7 Transition

Witness the insightful conversation between Mr. Jamie Farquhar, our esteemed Head Teacher, and our enthusiastic S1 pupils as they delve into the intricacies of your child’s first year experience at Stranraer Academy. Gain valuable insights and guidance by watching this engaging discussion. For a wealth of additional information, visit the dedicated P7 transition page through the provided link below. Prepare to embark on a journey of knowledge and reassurance as we navigate the path of your child’s seamless transition into our vibrant academy.

PSYV Awards

Welcome to the Police Scotland Young Volunteers Awards, an occasion that celebrates unwavering dedication, discipline, and community commitment.

In this esteemed ceremony, we shine a spotlight on the extraordinary contributions of young volunteers who have poured their heart and energy into community service. Presented with the signature high-quality production that Stranraer Academy is renowned for, this video also offers a nostalgic Police Academy touch for our Gen X audience.

    
        
    
           

“I think it’s possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.” — Elon Musk

Wellbeing Day

The following video slideshow is a collection of photographs from our school community showing what fun activities were done on wellbeing day – 05/02/21.  

    
        
    
           
    
        
    
           

The Challenge

An invitation was extended to all students in S1, S2, and S3 to partake in an exciting challenge that offered a unique learning opportunity amidst the lockdown, away from the confines of Microsoft Teams.

We were privileged to receive a generous contribution from the internationally acclaimed artist, Andy Goldsworthy, in the form of a captivating video. This inspirational footage was thoughtfully created to ignite the artistic spirit within our young talents.