Cults Academy

Aberdeen City, United Kingdom

Location: Aberdeen City, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 12 - 18 years

About Cults Academy

 Cults Academy is a co-educational, non-denominational secondary in Aberdeen. There are approximately 1050 students on the school. There are five houses at Cults, named after local areas: Cairn, Devenick, Friarsfield, Ronan and Murtle. A notable former alumni is captain of the Scotland rugby union team Jason White. Cults Academy was built in 2009 as part of Aberdeen City Council’s 3Rs Scheme. There are extensive music and PE facilities onsite including a pool, all-weather pitch and traditional grass pitches.


Anna Muirhead

Values and vision

The academy’s aim is to is for all pupils to feel valued in an environment that gives them the opportunity to become successful learners, confident individuals, responsible citizens and effective contributors to society. Moral education is also a function of the whole school and is transmitted through the relationships which exist in the school community/

The extra-curricular programme offers opportunities for enjoyment and personal development. The programme includes activities of a sporting, aesthetic and cultural nature. In addition, there are a number of annual and occasional events. These include speaking competitions and special charity activities, organised by the school’s successful charity group ‘C.A.T.Ch’. Music and Drama are also very important at Cults Academy and students are treated to events of the highest standard.

Inspection Report

“Overall, the school had made good progress and in some cases very good towards meeting the main points for action identified in the Inspection Report. The Senior Management Team together with the school staff had continued to demonstrate a high level of commitment to improving the school.”

View Cults Academy’s latest Inspection Report


Address: Quarry Road, Cults, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB15 9TP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1224 868 801