• 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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Welcome to the Stranraer Academy Newsroom! We are thrilled to have you here and hope that you find our updates both informative and engaging. As a school committed to excellence in education, we believe that communication is an essential aspect of school life. That’s why we created this space where we can regularly share news, achievements, and events with our school community.

Whether you’re a parent, student, or staff member, the Newsroom is your go-to source for all things Stranraer Academy. We are dedicated to keeping you in the know about the latest developments, from exciting student accomplishments to upcoming events and activities. Our goal is to create an inclusive, welcoming environment that fosters a sense of community and engages everyone in our school’s mission.

Be sure to check back regularly for fresh content and updates, and thank you for your continued support of Stranraer Academy!

Latest News


Discover the latest essential updates and vital information in Stranraer Academy’s recent letters. By staying informed, you play a crucial role in supporting our young people and helping them thrive. We prioritise strong relationships with our families and strive to keep everyone engaged. 

"It's amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper." - Jerry Seinfeld


At Stranraer Academy, we believe that academic excellence and outstanding achievements deserve to be celebrated. We are committed to keeping our students, parents, and community members informed about the exciting events, trips, and exemplary work taking place at our institution.

Therefore, at various times throughout the academic year, we publish a newsletter that highlights the latest news and updates on student achievements, community engagements, and educational opportunities.

With our newsletter, we endeavor to keep you up-to-date with everything Stranraer Academy has to offer. You can look forward to reading about our students’ achievements in academic pursuits, sports, music, and the arts. Additionally, we will share insights into exciting events and trips, as well as inspirational stories of our students’ triumphs over personal challenges.

We encourage you to view our latest newsletters below and join us in celebrating the achievements and successes of our young people.


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The Parent Council are always incredibly active across its social media and continuously adds new posts about events, news, and opportunities, as well as supporting and building capacity amongst Scotland’s parents to capitalise on children’s learning experiences.

Research evidence shows that when parents, carers and other family members are effectively involved in their children’s education, the outcome for their children is better and our parent council continue to contribute to the school and greater community.

Follow the links to each of the Parent Councils’ social media pages.

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