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North East Scotland College are pleased to again be offering “Preparation for Higher Exam Classes” in Maths and Sciences.
These courses will run over eight 2.5 hour evening sessions in the weeks leading up to the final exams at City Campus, Aberdeen.
Candidates will work in small groups to practice exam-style questions. Coaching will be provided to help candidates improve the way to approach a range of questions. We will also provide short lessons covering aspects of the curriculum that have been identified as poorly answered in previous exams.
Courses are available in chemistry, biology, physics and maths and the cost is £52 for each 8 week course.
Further details are available on the links below:
If you require further information please feel free to e-mail

University of Aberdeen School of Medicine Event Invitation
Medicine Information Evening for Parents and Carers

FAO Parents/ Carers of pupils in S2-S4

The University of Aberdeen School of Medicine would like to invite parents and carers to their upcoming Medicine Information Evening on Thursday 5th March. This is targeted at parents and carers of S2-4 pupils who are considering studying Medicine at University.

The event will feature a range of key speakers including Doctors, Medical Students and the Admissions Lead for Medicine. We will discuss some of the main aspects of a degree in medicine, career opportunities, and subject requirements. We will also share information on the application and selection process for medical school.

Event location and times
The information evening will be held at the Suttie Centre, Foresterhill Campus in Aberdeen. Registration will open at 18:00 for an 18:30 start. We anticipate the session to end at approximately 20:15.

Event Programme
The evening will feature a range of speakers including medical professionals, current students and the Admissions Lead for Medicine. The exact programme will be released one week prior to the event.

How can I book?
Booking is open now online at Please note that spaces are limited to 3 per booking as we anticipate high demand.

Getting to the Suttie Centre
The Suttie Centre is labelled as building 13 on the campus map at The nearest bus stops are on Ashgrove Road West or at the main reception of ARI. Free parking is available in the University Car park for the purposes of this event, accessed via Ashgrove Road West from 5pm onwards. There is no need to display a permit in the university car park after business hours. More information on getting to the Suttie Centre can be found at

I can’t make the event. Are there other opportunities to visit?
Our next Open Day for Medicine will be on Saturday 13th June 2020. Booking will open in the Spring. Prospective students and their families can find out more at

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

We look forward to welcoming you to the University of Aberdeen.

Head Teacher’s Welcome

Welcome to the Turriff Academy website. We are constantly working on revising and improving our website and keeping it up to date with our successes and achievements as well as informing pupils, parents and the wider community about key dates and events.

Turriff Academy is a community which fosters Respect, Ambition and Achievement for all. Turriff Academy has a long history of upholding the values of honesty, hard work, fairness and ambition and it has a strong reputation as a school where pupils feel safe, secure, supported and included.

I am impressed by how Respect, Ambition and Achievement are promoted throughout the school.

We aim to develop our young people to be the best they can be in everything they do to enable them to make a positive contribution to the local, national and global community. We aim to ensure that all our pupils secure and sustain a positive destination beyond school.

We have an exciting year ahead and are looking forward to working with our partners in the community in developing our young people.

I hope that you find the information provided useful and that it gives you a flavour of the ethos and aims of Turriff Academy.

Ms Lee Menzies

Head Teacher
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