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Uniform

Jun 20, 2017 |

Parents are reminded that Harlaw Academy uniform items can be purchased through Tesco online using the link below:- https://www.tesco.com/direct/harlaw-academy/8918.school or at Aitken&Niven on Bridge Street, Aberdeen.  Please note that our school tie is only available at Aitken & Niven.   Our full uniform list is available on the information page of our website.    

Free School Meals

Jun 20, 2017 |

As we approach the new school session all parents are encouraged to check whether they may be entitled to Free School Meals for their children.  Please click on the links below for further information. If you think you may be eligible please ask your child to collect an application form from our school reception.   … read more

Sports Day 2017

Jun 20, 2017 |

I am pleased to confirm that our sports afternoon will take place on Friday 23 June 2017, 1.15 – 3.15 pm at the Aberdeen Grammar School playing fields. Parents are welcome to attend. Lunchtime will start at 11.45 am with the pupils registering with their P5 teacher at 12.45 pm where they will be walked … read more

Harlaw Update May 2017

Jun 1, 2017 |

As we move into the last few weeks of this session please click the relevant link below for an update on developments in Harlaw   Senior Letter 31.05.17   Junior Letter 29.05.17    

15th – 19th May: Transitions/Expectations

May 21, 2017 |

I finished my last blog by mentioning a personal challenge to join my son and daughter on the Baker Hughes 10K.  We had set two modest targets; to complete the 10K and to raise more than £500 for Alzheimer Scotland.  I am delighted to say that we exceeded our expectations on both fronts.  Not only … read more

Senior Phase

May 19, 2017 |
Harlaw Academy - By Learning and Courtesy

As the start of the new timetable approaches  parents and pupils are asked to read the information contained in the letters below.  Following the guidance will ensure a smooth transition for young people from their current year group into the next stage of school.   Moving into Senior Phase (S4-S6)   Harlaw Uniform Expectations

8th-12th May: Stress and pressure

May 13, 2017 |

As this week was mental health week I wanted to reflect a little on stress and pressure. As you will know the SQA exams are now well underway and this can be a time of considerable stress for pupils and their families.   Indeed the press were reporting a rise in calls to childline about … read more

Activity Week /Forest Walk 2017

May 4, 2017 |

In recent years we have given S1 and S2 pupils the opportunity to take part in an activity week in late May.  We have seen a steady decline in participation over recent years and alongside this there have been increased costs for venues and transport.  As a result we have decided not to go ahead … read more

16th – 21st April: Welcome back

Apr 22, 2017 |

Before writing this blog I looked back at the two prior to the holidays: 20th – 24th March: gives seniors a lot of links and ideas about study and revision and is worth them looking at 27th – 31st March: makes mention of an event I was due to attend with our senior prefects in … read more

Exam timetable 2017

Apr 19, 2017 |

The Harlaw exam timetable is available by clicking below:- http://harlawacademy.aberdeen.sch.uk/harlaw-sqa-timetable-2017/ Pupils should note that the courses below will not appear on their individual timetables which will be issued at assembly next week:- Higher Psychology Higher Sociology Higher Computing (Aberdeen College pupils only) Higher Mandarin Pupils affected by this should check the main timetable and make … read more

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