Family Learning


This post will help you as a parent support  your child with their study skills and help them prepare for class tests and subject examinations, both prelim and SQA.

There are two sections one is a booklet that is issued to pupils who require it and the other is a short video by Mrs Peck who explains some of the strategies laid out in the booklet.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch with your child’s Guidance Teacher.


 Study Skills Guide       Study Skills Video


Mintlaw Academy is now recruiting S1/2 pupils for the Children’s University. 

Is your child looking for interesting and exciting learning opportunities beyond school lesson time, or looking to build their skill set? Are they looking for achievement opportunities? Children’s University may be just what they are looking for! They may be able to get recognition for activities they are already participating in both in and out of school. 

Tell your child to look out for information in the registration bulletin to find out more. 

For more information see

To sign your child up for Children’s University complete the form using this link


The following videos are to support families in choosing the correct subjects for pupils moving up to the Senior Phase.