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  • Ms M. Costello (PT)
  • Miss R. Crooks


We are a small, busy department. We offer a range of SQA courses from National 5 to Advanced Higher.



  • Supported study sessions after school and at lunchtime
  • Competed in the RSC 2018 Top of the Bench Competition.


Miss Adams Chemistry

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BBC Bitesize – Higher




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Stromness Academy

Winter Community Bookings

It feels too early in the year to be thinking about winter community bookings, however, time will soon disappear. At the moment we aren’t accepting any bookings for the Academy in the near future but we would like all out clubs/organisations who use our facilities to think about what they might like to book over the winter. Please email our admin mailbox for a booking form and we will deal with your request as soon as possible. All forms should be returned by email to the Admin mailbox at the Academy.

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Lockdown Lowdown – An Online Newspaper by S2

Stromness Academy Online Newspaper

On March the 23 rd Boris Johnson put the whole country in lockdown because of the Covid- 19 outbreak. The lockdown has put nearly everything to a stop but farming, here in Orkney as elsewhere, still continues. For many farmers Spring is the busiest time of the year.


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