Author Archive: lmoir


Pupils and staff can find further information about the estimate exams in January 2018 here.  Pupils will receive an individualised timetable with their Senior Phase full report on Friday, 22nd December 2017.  read more »


Phone landlines not working at Mackie Academy

At this time, and connected to the transformer failure last Thursday, Mackie Academy has no functioning landlines.  Parents have been provided, by email, with relevant ways to contact the school whilst this situation is dealt with by BT and Aberdeenshire Council.  For all other people wishing to contact the school please... read more »


Mackie Academy Clubs and Groups

Do you want to develop a skill or perhaps try something for the first time? Mackie Academy has a huge range of opportunities to enhance your learning outside the classroom. Download a copy of our opportunities below: 2017-18 clubs list  read more »


Education Bill Consultation for Parents: Have your say

Dear Parents and Carers, Mackie Academy Parent Council are keen to get your views in a consultation on a new Education Bill. Please email us on The bill covers several areas: A Headteachers’ Charter The establishment of Regional Improvement Collaboratives Parental and community engagement Pupil... read more »



A reminder to parents that school is closed to pupils on Monday, 13th and Tuesday, 14th February 2017.  During this period of time the Front Entrance to the school will also be closed due to the final stages of the curtain walling project being completed.  If you need to access the school on these days then please do... read more »


Pupil Assessment Calendar 2017-18: Updates for November

You can find the updated calendar for November here.  read more »


Parent Council: Next Meeting 01.11.17 @ 19.00

The next Parent Council meeting will take place on Wednesday, 1st November 2017 in the Library.  Parents are welcome to attend and observe even if yo don’t wish to join the council itself.  read more »


Pupil Assessment Calendar: Updates for October 2017

The updated pupil assessment calendar for October 2017 can be found here.  read more »


S1 – Curriculum Information Evening

Thank you to all the parents who attended our Curriculum Information Evening. The school really appreciated the great turnout and the chance to talk through how we deliver curriculum and wider achievement here at Mackie Academy. We understand that it is not always possible to make an evening such as this, or indeed remember... read more »


Senior Phase Pupils: Future Pathway Choices

The Future magazine publication holds lots of useful information for next steps in terms of pathway progression.  The latest edition can be found here.  read more »