Prelim Timetable January 2019

Prelim Timetable January 2019

Download Alloa Academy Assessment Block Timetable 21.01.19-01.02.19 Please note the Timetable has been amended and above version uploaded 7 January 17:00 Mrs I McGhee – Depute...
Christmas Literary TV Guide

Christmas Literary TV Guide

Wondering what to watch on the TV over the Christmas holidays?  Look no further, we have just the thing for you! Helen Smith, the wonderful librarian from Eckington School in Derbyshire has produced her annual literary television guide for 2018. All films have been...
Bookbuzz at Alloa Academy!

Bookbuzz at Alloa Academy!

Bookbuzz is a reading programme run by BookTrust which celebrates reading for pleasure and gives pupils the opportunity to choose and keep their own book from a collection of specially-selected titles.  At Alloa Academy Bookbuzz is funded by the Pupil Equity Fund. ...
Tracking, Monitoring and Reporting at Alloa Academy

Tracking, Monitoring and Reporting at Alloa Academy

Monday the 17th of September will see the launch of a new Tracking, Monitoring and Reporting system at Alloa Academy, called PROGRESS. Previously, throughout the year teachers tracked and monitored your child’s performance and you were informed of this at certain...
Alloa Academy PEF Funding Session 2017-18

Alloa Academy PEF Funding Session 2017-18

See below Alloa Academy Pupil Equity Fund spending to date. Mr Bruce Headteacher http://alloaacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/PEF-Review-April-2018-1-1.pdf    
Scholastic Book Fair

Scholastic Book Fair

Celebrate reading at our Book Fair! The scholastic book fair will be arriving in school next week: Tuesday 20th March –Thursday 22nd March 2017 in the upper library. There will be hundreds of new books to browse and buy!  With over 200 titles to choose from and prices...
World Book Day

World Book Day

We celebrated World Book Day at Alloa Academy a week later than usual due to the snow days!  We had a special visit from Waterstone’s Stirling who brought their brilliant pop-up book shop to library!  Pupils were able to visit though out the day to browse and...
Snow Days

Snow Days

During our Snow days, our pupils were very busy, both studying, and making snowmen! The winners for the studying picture competition were Dylan and Joseph, both studying Mathematics, and our snowman picture winners were Jade and Nicole, with their Mr Bruce themed...
S2 Personalisation and Choice

S2 Personalisation and Choice

Pupils in S2 are currently preparing to choose the subjects that they will study in S3. All pupils will continue to study the core subjects of English, Maths, Physical Education, Personal & Social Education and Religious Education, and in addition they will get to...

S3 Course Choice Information

On Tuesday 16 January 2018 all S3 pupils will be choosing the Courses that they wish to study during S4. All pupils will study English, Mathematics and Physical Education. In addition, each pupil should choose 4 additional subjects, along with an Alternative, in case...
Literary Christmas TV Guide

Literary Christmas TV Guide

Wondering what to watch on the TV over the Christmas holidays?  Look no further, we have just the thing for you! The wonderful Helen Smith from Eckington School in Derbyshire produces a guide to Christmas TV every year, linking films to books. The titles have only...
Explore our new Elibrary!

Explore our new Elibrary!

This week we are launching our amazing new elibrary! This brilliant new service can be accessed via Glow and enables users to borrow and read ebooks from anywhere, at any time and from any device with an internet connection. Please contact Mrs Smith in the library for...
Book Week Scotland!

Book Week Scotland!

Book Week Scotland is nearly here! Join in the celebration & visit the library to: Take part in virtual author events Enter our twitter book review competition Explore ebooks in our new elibrary Follow @AlloaAcademyLib on Twitter to find out what staff at Alloa...
Complete Issues Online

Complete Issues Online

Complete Issues is your one stop source for articles, opinions and statistics! Full online access is available via the Alloa Academy Glow Launch Pad.  
Parent/Carer Questionnaire Sept 2017

Parent/Carer Questionnaire Sept 2017

I would be grateful if all Parents/Carers complete a short questionnaire by clicking on the link below. This information will help me gather some initial views from parents/carers in order to help inform school improvement for next session and beyond. Thank you for...
Princess Penelope the Pea… – Pantomime Information

Princess Penelope the Pea… – Pantomime Information

“Are you ready to boo, hiss and cheer?” Alloa Academy will proudly present a brand new pantomime production on the 13th and 14th of December 2017. There will be evening performances on both days with an interval.  Performances will start at 7.00 pm. The...

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) and our Careers Adviser

Throughout your time at school you’ll have to make some big decisions about your future, and that’s where Skills Development Scotland’s highly qualified Careers Advisers come in. David Irvine is based right here in the school to give you the careers support you need...

Keeping Our Children and Young People Safe

Recent media coverage has highlighted the national issue of abuse of children and young people in sports clubs and other youth groups. Clackmannanshire/Stirling Council together with Police Scotland have been working with local organisations to ensure they have...

Easter Study

We will be offering supported revision sessions in a variety of subjects in the first week of the Easter holidays.  Students in S4, S5 and S6 can sign up in school.  Registration is at 9.20 a.m. each day and classes start at 9.30 a.m.  Lunch will be provided between...
Celebrate reading at our Book Fair!

Celebrate reading at our Book Fair!

Celebrate reading at our Book Fair! The Scholastic book fair will be arriving in school next week with hundreds of new children’s books to browse and buy! Tuesday 14th March–Thursday 16th March 2017 in the upper library. There will be over 200 titles to choose from...
SQA National Qualifications Survey

SQA National Qualifications Survey

Has your child taken one of the new National 4 or 5 exams? The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), would like to hear from parents of young people who have taken the new National Qualifications. If this is you, please take a few minutes to complete this short...
Celebrate World Book Day 2017!

Celebrate World Book Day 2017!

World Book Day is a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it’s a celebration of reading!  In fact, it’s the biggest celebration of its kind!  A worldwide celebration of books and reading, marked in over 100 countries all over the world. ...
Christmas Literary TV Guide

Christmas Literary TV Guide

Wondering what to watch on the TV over the Christmas holidays?  Look no further, we have just the thing for you! For the past several years Helen Smith the School Librarian at Eckington School has compiled a list of all the films and television shows based on books...