Grease Performance – Help Required with Sourcing Costumes

Mintlaw Academy is performing “Grease” in June and we are looking for some costumes. If anyone can help with donating any of the following it would be much appreciated.

 A white long nightgown

Any 1950s style skirts

Any material – old bed sheets or similar

A yellow cardigan

Leather jackets

Cheerleading pom poms

1950s Prom Dresses

1950s style suits or shirts.

Silk dressing gown

Any donations can be handed to the office or drama department.

Many thanks,


School show

Rights Respecting Schools

Rights Respecting School Letter Feb 2018

Choice of Course Booklet

SENIOR PHASE CHOICE BOOKLET 2018-19 (The pupil choice form can be found on the last page of this booklet)




SQA & Revision Information

Options Eve SQA Presentation Jan 18

N5 2017-18 March Coursework deadlines

Copy of Prelim Timetable 2018

2017 – 2018 Revision Support Sessions for Prelim Exams

Prelim S4-5-6 Exam Planning


Adverse Weather Information

During the dark winter days, we encourage pupils to put safety first.  This includes dressing appropriately so that they can be seen at all times and to wear appropriate outerwear/footwear for the weather conditions.  Pupils have been reminded about the procedures to follow in the event of wintry weather, please discuss these arrangements with your son/daughter including if the school were to close during the day.  If unable to get into school, pupils should work through the materials appropriate to them as instructed by their class teachers.  Information about changes to school bus routes or school closures will be posted on the Aberdeenshire Council website and on the school infoline.


To access the school infoline:

  • Dial Aberdeenshire Council’s access number: 0370 054 4999
  • Enter Mintlaw Academy’s Pin number: 021100
  • You will then be taken to the MAIN MENU where you will be given 4 options.
  • PRESS 1: to hear our school’s message about adverse weather

You can also find out about school closures by registering to receive e-mail alerts or subscribing to the school closures RSS feed, on the Aberdeenshire Council website.


2017 customer Service Excellence Report

Mintlaw Academy – 2017 report

Employment Opportunities Bulletin

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School Dress:

  • Mintlaw Academy blazer (S5/S6,optional for S1-S4)
  • Mintlaw Academy tie
  • White shirt
  • Mintlaw Academy black jumper/cardigan (optional)
  • Black trousers or skirt
  • Sensible black shoes or black trainers

 How to order school dress items:  (Prices may be subject to change)

v  Ties from the school – £2.50

 v  Academy Uniforms – blazers/knitwear –

order online or when supplier in school

Blazer – £43.50 to purchase  (Senior pupils may lease from the school – £20)

Knitwear (100% cotton) – Jumper – £17.50, Cardigan – £18.50

v  Pom Print (Mintlaw) – knitwear only

v  Jazmayne (Peterhead) – knitwear only

v  Donalds (Peterhead) – knitwear and ties


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All our roles are aimed at ages 16+ years with staring salaries of £14466 – we aim to start at various start dates throughout 2017

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