Faculty News Feed

All the latest news and events from our faculties

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. ...

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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...

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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 buy a...

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Bookbuzz at Alloa Academy

Bookbuzz is a reading programme from Book Trust which gives S1 & S2 pupils the opportunity to choose and keep their own book from a list of specially-selected titles.  The books have now been distributed to all S1 & S2 classes and pupils will be taking their books...

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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...

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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...

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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. ...

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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...

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Author Visit!

Barry Hutchison On Wednesday 30th March we will welcome award winning author and screenwriter Barry Hutchison to Alloa Academy!  He will be talking to our S1 pupils about his fantastic, funny and shiver-inducing horror series “Invisible Fiends” and his “Afterworlds”...

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Great Alloa Bake Off

The Great Alloa Bake Off is up and running again after Christmas on Wednesdays after school. If you think you are up for the challenge then come along and test your baking skills! The cost is £1 and all pupils are welcome, please see Miss Gibson if you would like to...

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Fee for Folios 2016

A Reminder to N5 and Higher Art and Design Pupils If any pupils are sending their National 5 or Higher Art and Design portfolios away and wish to get it back, there is a fee of £6 due for the end of the summer term in 2016. Please give this money to one of the Art and...

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Art Applications

Applications Many pupils have recently sent art school application forms away and are hoping to get offers back soon. This is an exciting time for both teachers and pupils, Good...

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