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Who said learning can’t be fun?

Expeditions is a new product that allows teachers to take their classes on virtual field trips, immersing students in experiences that bring abstract concepts to life and giving students a deeper understanding of the world beyond the classroom. Here we see pupils using Google Cardboard which is a virtual reality viewer made almost entirely of actual cardboard. Cardboard allows anyone with a modern smartphone to experience virtual reality.

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Celebrate World Book Day in the library on Thursday 2nd March at 1:00pm!

Join us for a demonstration of how to download and keep free music using your library card and Freegal.  Names to the library, but there are only 10 spaces available so it’s first come, first served.

Also, watch Holly Smale, author of Geek Girl, and Michael Morpurgo, author of War Horse and Private Peaceful, talk about their books and writing.



nesc logoFor information on Career Pathway Opportunities offered by North East Scotland College please click on the ‘Parent’ tab and then on ‘School College Links’.


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Shell ‘Girls in Energy’

The Shell “Girls in Energy” course is an important part of Shell’s STEM education programme; providing young women with the information and inspiration they need to pursue a career in the energy industry. Click the logo to watch the work experience video.


Inspiring Food & Drink Career Pathways


New School Messaging Service


Head Teacher’s Welcome

Welcome to the Turriff Academy website. One of our senior leadership classes is currently working on revising and improving the 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.

Having recently joined Turriff Academy, 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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Science Club

February 24th, 2017 at 11:11 am

S1 pupils are invited to come along to science every Wednesday lunch time at 12:45 until 1:15. This experiment is called the elephants toothpaste and is a popular teacher demonstration in science clubs.... read more »

Holiday Table tennis tournament

December 21st, 2016 at 8:58 am

Please see attached link below for more details   Table tennis tournament  read more »

Help for Markethill Primary

December 13th, 2016 at 8:45 am

Turriff Academy have a group of extremely enthusiastic pupils led by Lauren Barrie who have asked if they can raise money to help replace equipment that was recently lost at Markethill Primary. At the... read more »

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