Welcome to the Alloa Academy web-site. This site has an enormous amount of information for pupils, parents and staff and I would urge you to spend time searching through all the nooks and crannies of the site to enable you to benefit from its potential. There is curricular support for pupils, many links for parental support, substantial amounts of information about the school and curricular support for staff as well. The site will be updated continually, but if you feel the site can be improved in any way, please feel free to contact the school with your suggestions.
Please click the link below to view a copy of the latest HMIE Report
Our Option Choices pages are currently being updated and will be available again shortly. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Please note there will be a parental information evening for S4-S5 Course Choices on Monday 17th March 2014 from 6pm.
CURRICUM CHANGES 2014
Please click the image below to view a copy of our Parental Information Leaflet for the proposed Curriculm Changes
December 2013 Newsletter is now available. To print/download please click image below:
Alloa in Winter - view from School
Presentation - Curriculum Changes November 2013
Please click here to view the above presentation shown at the Curriculum for Excellence Parental Information Evening on 21st November 2013
Curriculum for Excellence Parental Information Survey
Please click on the link below to complete brief survey regarding the proposed changes for the start of the new timetable in June 2014. Thank you for your cooperation.
We would ask that all Parents/Guardians take a few minutes to complete the survey below to help us improve on your child's experience in School. Thank you for your cooperation.
Nationals in a Nutshell
Please click below to view/download summary information on new National Qualifications:
COMMUNITY POLICE IN SCHOOL
School Based Community Police Officer, PC Ward
MY WORLD OF WORK
My World of Work offers a mix of tools, features and up-to-the minute job information to
help you manage your future career. My World of Work is a web service provided by Skills
To Visit click http://www.myworldofwork.co.uk
Click here to view our Vision Statement
Uniform can be ordered directly and online from LogoXpress Ltd.
Order forms can also be handed in to school office with full payment and will be sent to LogoXress for you. Please not this may casue a delay in receiving your order as we only place an order once every 2 weeks.
The formal uniform consists of a maroon blazer, white shirt and tie. This is frequently worn by senior pupils. All prefects are expected to wear this. Many pupils however, opt for the school sweatshirt, or a maroon cotton jumper (fitted for girls). A white polo shirt is also available.
All items worn on top must have the school badge displayed.
All shirts must be white.
All trousers must be plain black (no leggings)
All skirts must be black.
All shoes must be black
Variations to this are not acceptable. Therefore a shirt any other colour than white, pin striped trousers, leggings, black cardigans or jumpers do not form part of the school uniform.
Alloa Academy Notes Monday 10th March 2014
Calling all ex-pupils!
We are currently looking for ex-pupils who have gone onto positive destinations i.e. work, college, university, apprenticeships etc. The school is producing a display with this information and would like to publish it on the school website.
If you think you fit the bill, could you please complete the online form and return to the school office or to email@example.com
Click here if you require assistance with completing the online form.
SCHOOL CALENDAR 2013-2014
To view/print Calendar click here (please note some dates may change)
CLICK HERE TO VIEW/PRINT CLACKS COUNCIL LEAFLET OUTLINING COMMUNICATION WITH PARENTS
CLICK HERE TO VIEW/PRINT CLACKS COUNCIL LEAFLET OUTLINING PROCEDURES FOR COMPLAINTS
To view our UCAS presentation here
The deadline for UCAS Applications this session is December 2013
UCAS Application Fee Multiple Courses ú23.00
UCAS Application Fee Single Course ú12.00
SQA NEW QUALIFICATIONS
A new series of film clips, aimed at parents, has been added to the parents section of the SQA website:
The clips feature Dr John Allan, Policy Manager at SQA, and answer some of the most common questions from parents about the new qualifications.
The latest summaries of feedback received on the new qualifications have now been published at:
CURRICULUM FOR EXCELLENCE
CLICK HERE TO VIEW COPY OF THE PRESENTATION MADE TO PARENTS
Useful Documents and Links
- Additional Support for Learning
- Application for Clothing Grant/Free School Meals
- Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA)
- Forth Valley College
- LogoXpress online ordering
- Parental Complaints
- Parental Communication
- Placing Requests
- Parent Line Scotland
- Respect Me: Scotland's Anti-Bullying Service
- Safe Surfing Advice
- Scottish Qualification Authority
- Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS)
- Uniform Order Form