Aberdeenshire Council

Welcome to Mearns Academy


Mearns Academy is a six year, co-educational, comprehensive school which caters for a full range of courses, subject and abilities. The school is situated in Laurencekirk and has associated Primary Schools in seven surrounding villages. The school roll has risen over recent years and now stands at 626. The area is probably most famous for its representation in the Lewis Grassic Gibbon trilogy A Scots Quair.  His most celebrated book, Sunset Song is contained in this compilation. Mearns Academy places great emphasis on developing the personal and social skills and abilities of its pupils, as well as providing for a quality educational experience.

You will find many of the features which gives Mearns Academy its identity on this website.

Staff, pupils, parents and community are proud of Mearns Academy, of its achievements, its traditions and its values. Equally we see working in partnership with parents and others as being vital in supporting our pupils.

We hope you enjoy surfing our website.

Our prospectus  - Jan 2015 is available here or for a printed copy, please write to the school office.

Alternatively, please telephone the school to arrange for a visit. We would be delighted to see you.

L. Paul


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New Documents Available to View

** New **  2015 SQA Timetable

Course Choice: 

Senior Phase (Nationals)

S5/6 (AH, H)

Before printing please note: documents are 48/60 pages long

Library Survey

Click here to complete the pupil survey from the library

House News

Interhouse Penalty kicks was won by Thornton

Conveth House

Johnston House

Thornton House




Mearns Academy Website

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