Author Archive: lmoir

Study Sessions for Senior Phase Pupils

Please find here a link to the programme of study sessions currently available to Senior Phase pupils in the run up to the exams in May 2017.  read more »



Spring Concert Poster We hope to see as many of you as possible to celebrate all the musical achievements of 2016-17 here at Mackie Academy including the very recent Gold Plus performance of our concert band at the Scottish Concert Band Finals in Perth.  It will be an excellent evening to say our thanks to both pupils... read more »


Assessment Calendar for March 2017

A reminder that all assessment dates can be found here for all courses in the BGE and Senior Phase.  All updates for March 2017 are now in place.  read more »


S1 Parents Evening: Monday, 6th March 2017 16.00 – 18.30

For our S1 parents evening we are trialing a new online booking system for parents to use.  Information has been sent home by email and / or letter but can also be found here. If you require any help then please do not hesitate to get in contact with the school office.  read more »


Get ready to vote!!

Get #ReadyToVote 16 and 17 year olds can vote in the 2017 Scottish council elections. This means that if you’re 16 or over on 4 May 2017, you’ll be able to vote – but you need to register first. It only takes a few minutes to register online. On Friday, 3rd March 2017 we will be helping 16 and 17 year olds get #ReadyToVote... read more »


Badminton aces head for France: can you help with sponsorship?

We have recently been notified that a team of 4 promising badminton players from Mackie Academy, Stonehaven, have been selected to represent Scotland at the forthcoming International School Sports Federation European championships ( to be held in Clermont-Ferrand, France.  This is a schools event where... read more »



Our second Senior Phase Parents Evening takes place on Tuesday, 28th February 2017 from 16.00-18.30.  Subject teachers will be focusing appointments with pupils and parents where there are specific concerns following the recent estimate examinations; however, any pupil and / or parent can make a request to see a subject... read more »


Senior Phase – College Choices

Looking to add to your portfolio of qualifications? Why not consider one of the many courses that are on offer from our partners at North East Scotland College. All NESCol courses are open to S5 and S6 students, the exception being that Foundation Apprenticeships are for S5 only. Make sure you have the most recent information... read more »


Parent Council Meeting: Wednesday, 1st February 2017

The next Parent Council meeting takes place on Wednesday, 1st February 2017 in G3 from 7-9pm.  The agenda can be found here.  read more »



Our Senior Phase Choices evening is an opportunity for pupils and parents currently in S3, S4 and S5 to come and talk to a variety of providers about pathway choices for next academic year.  Available are: All subject teams at Mackie Academy and their expertise to make the right decisions about course choices in the Senior... read more »