Holocaust Memorial unveiled

We were honoured to be visited once again by Zigi Shipper, a survivor of the Holocaust on Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 June 2015. Zigi visited both Elgin Academy and Elgin High School, and talked about his experiences, including at a meeting for parents, family, friends and the public in Elgin Academy on Monday evening. Zigi unveiled a memorial stone at the front of the school, which came about due to the idea and drive of former Auschwitz Ambassadors Hayley Nicol and Mollie Anderson. The stone was donated by Gavin Tennant,  and designed and carved by Heather Griffith of Historic Scotland.

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Poster success for Ibrahim

DSC_0373_1Congratulations to S2 student Ibrahim Beg, who came first in a UK-wide poster competition organised and run by the Copper Development Association. Ibrahim, with guidance from Mr Baker, came first in the “Curious About Copper” KS3 (11-14 years) Health & Medicine section. The poster was Ibrahim’s own work, and he wins £500 for the school and £100 for himself.

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S3 Biology Field Trips


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On Tuesday 23 and Wednesday 24 June 2015, S3 Biology pupils took part in field trips to Culbin Forest. They looked at and recorded different plant species, they took part in ‘pond dipping’, where they were able to look at the diversity of pond creatures, they took part in beach combing, and they looked at the biodiversity within a salt marsh.

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Please donate more plastic bottles!

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Newsletter – June edition

The final school newsletter of 2015-2016 is available by clicking below:

EA June 2015 Newsletter

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Term ends at 2.30pm on Thursday 2nd July 2015. Staff return on Monday 17th August and students on Tuesday 18th August 2015.