Fraserburgh Academy

Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom

Location: Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 18 years

About Fraserburgh Academy

Fraserburgh Academy is a six-year Comprehensive Community School situated half a mile from Fraserburgh town centre. The Academy draws most of its pupils from its associated primary schools, namely, Crimond, Fraserburgh North School, Fraserburgh South Park, St Andrews Fraserburgh, Inverallochy, Lochpots, Rathen, Rosehearty, Sandhaven, St Combs and Tyrie.

The current roll is approximately 1200 making Fraserburgh Academy one of the largest secondary schools in Aberdeenshire. This is expected to rise over the next few years if new housing developments proposed within the area go ahead.

We are at the heart of the local community, and can offer you the chance to continue be pivotal in building relationships with the business community in order to create an even tighter bond. Staff and pupils alike enjoy a positive attitude to school, which creates an exciting, motivating atmosphere for all.

In our most recent HMIe Inspection Report the school was commended for:

  • Improving the morale of staff and young people and their commitment to improve Fraserburgh Academy
  • Partnerships with parents and the wider community
  • Developing young people’s understanding of different cultures and celebrating diversity
  • The strong leadership of the Senior Management Team and the support given by other senior managers
  • Developing leadership skills in young people
  • Important steps to improve you people’s learning, behaviour and achievement
  • Young people being safe and well looked after
  • Sharing good practice
  • High expectations

Staff Leadership
Staff are given many opportunities to develop leadership skills, including Associate Principal Teacher and Senior Management Team schemes.  Sharing good practice events, development and working groups.

Extra-Curricular Activities
School Staff provide additional activities for pupils thereby increasing their opportunities to develop their skills and abilities.  The activities provided over the years have included:

  • Badminton
  • Basketball 
  • Boxing
  • Christian Union
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme
  • Fantasy Football
  • Football (Girls & Boys)
  • Global Rock
  • Homework/Catch up Clubs
  • School Show
  • Senior & Staff Choir
  • Orchestra 
  • Junior Choir
  • Library Lunchtime Club
  • Mathematics Masterclass
  • Netball
  • Paired Reading
  • Rugby
  • School Radio
  • Table Tennis
  • Shakespeare Festival
  • Film Club
  • Vocal Ensemble
  • School Film Club
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Address: Dennyduff Road, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, AB43 9NA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1346 515 771
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