Jun 19

Job opportunity

Very exciting job opportunity at Ace Adventures just outside of Forres!  Ideal for a young person in Moray! Ace Adventures are looking for an enthusiastic and adventurous person to join their team as a Social Media and Marketing Modern Apprentice. They are looking for someone who is interested in content writing, photography and filming to assist in promoting the activities they offer. A good knowledge of social media and experience in marketing is desirable. The companies values include: fun, passion, thoughtful and trust.  They are looking for someone who encompasses each of these. The ideal candidate will have a full UK driving licence with access to their own vehicle. There will be a 3 month trial period for the successful candidate. If you would like to apply, please send your Cover Letter explaining why you are the right person for this position and CV to Jim Davis at jim.davis@aceadventures.co.uk. If you would like the opportunity to speak to Jim in person please come along to the DYW Moray RETAin 2018 Event on Thursday, 21st June at Elgin High School from 5 – 7pm.  Jim will be there taking applications and it will be a great opportunity to explain first hand why you should be considered.

 The closing date for applications is Monday, 2nd July 2018.



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Jun 14

The Jeanius of Spark

On Wednesday 13 June, we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the birth of Muriel Spark, author of ‘The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. In the evening, parents, pupils and friends of the school were invited to a “Jeanius of Spark” event, with fiddle music,  a performance of an excerpt from the play of “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie”, tales from Gillespie’s from Mr Kelly, tales from 1930’s Elgin Academy from Mr Clark, a 1930s film star quiz and a vintage tea. Thank you to all who contributed and all who attended. More pics on Facebook

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Jun 14

Raising the Green Flag

On Tuesday 12 June, we celebrated our status as an Eco Schools Green Flag school with the official raising of our Green Flag on our newly installed flagpole, with Alex and Daniella from the Eco Committee doing the honours. This was followed by a party in the school garden, with the judging of the vegetable cake competition. The wining cake was baked by Mrs Gordon. Well done to everyone involved. More pics on Facebook.


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Jun 14

S2 Farm Visit

The whole of S2 enjoyed a visit to Pitgaveny Farm on Wednesday 6 June. They learned about bees, pigs, cattle, conservation and land development costs. There was a land development workshop, involving a decision-making  / numeracy activity on Elgin’s upcoming Findrassie development. The pupils had talks from a vet, and talks from people with specialised careers in soil analysis and providing medicines for crops. They learned about the work of Scottish Woodlands, with pupils having the opportunity to plant their own trees. More pics on Facebook




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Jun 11

S1 – S3 Awards Ceremony

Monday 11 June saw the S1-S3 Awards Ceremony; an evening when we were able to celebrate the many and varied successes of our young people. It was an occasion on which to feel real pride in our young people and real pride in our school. Thank you to all those who supported the event.

Photo credits: Ailsa B Photography

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Jun 07

Weekly School Notes

School Notes for week commencing Monday 4 June 2018 are available by clicking here:

Elgin Academy School Notes – Wednesday 6 June 2018

All School Notes are available by clicking on the ‘EA News / Events’ tab above.

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