Welcome to our website

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.

Click on the Link to get a virtual tour of our school        https://clickv.ie/w/vvvu

Latest News 


Our Successes

Head Teacher Update

S5 Pupil successes

Good News


Prelim Success

Congratulations to our S4 pupils who have achieved 5+ A passes in their recent prelim exams.


Congratulation to our S5 pupils who have achieved 5 A & B passes in their recent prelim exam.


Mrs Duthie HT presenting two members of the English faculty with their Mintlaw Academy Pins.

Mrs McCluskey PT English faculty for (support for a huge number of individualised pupil home study packages) and Mr Holding for (commitment for getting to work whatever the challenges).

S3 Personalisation Information

S3 Curriculum Personalisation – Parent Letter March 2023


Aberdeenshire schools visit the academies of Nashville, ‘See it to be it’.

Aboyne Academy, Bucksburn Academy, Harlaw Academy, Mackie Academy, Mintlaw Academy Northfield Academy, Old Machar Academy, St.Machar Academy & Turriff Academy.

Inspiring visit, talking to some incredible students, demonstrating their oracy,

Ambition and energy for their education and futures.

@MyFutureMyWay @Nashhub @Excelerate

Mintlaw Academy Inspection Information.

 Information Letter

Pre Inspection summary report

Summarised Inspection Report

Choice of Course Information

Senior Phase Choice of Course Booklet 2023 to 2024

Choice of Course Form 2023 to 2024

Senior Phase Options Evening




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