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Mintlaw Academy

Learning Together…

Mintlaw Academy is a secondary school based in the heart of central Buchan, North East Scotland, with a current roll of just under 900.

We hope you find the information on this website useful and informative and that it gives you an insight into our school.

At Mintlaw Academy our vision is to provide all our stakeholders with a quality learning environment, encouraging and developing all pupils, parents and staff to learn together, providing them with the skills to promote a positive and aspirational educational experience both in school and our wider community.

Latest News 


Our Successes

Head Teacher Update

S5 Pupil successes

Good News


Save the Children Christmas Jumper day

*******note change of date Christmas jumper day now Friday 9th December ********

Pupils and staff can wear Christmas jumpers on 

           Thursday 8th December for a donation of £2.00              



SQA Appeal Information 2022



Ground Rules

Ground Rules – Updated August 2022

School Uniform August 2022

The Wood Foundation and the Excelerate investment

Excelerate is an investment with ambition for system level change in education by The Wood Foundation. It is working with 11 schools in the North-east focussing on the transformation of culture, collaboration, and pedagogy through professional learning and network opportunities which inspire new and innovative approaches.


Latest News including Covid-19

Parents Evening – Go Virtual – In line with current COVID Guidance our S5/6 Parents evening will be hosted virtually using software called ‘Parents Evening Booking System’ for assistance in setting up the system, booking appointments and attending parents night please use the link below. 

Virtual Parents Evening Support 

Covid Recovery Updates, Documentation and Lettersclick here for more information

SQA Updates click here for more information