Welcome to Montrose Academy

We will endeavour to ensure: •every young person reaches the highest levels of attainment and achievement of which they are capable; •every young person will be a success and that success will be celebrated; •all our young people move on to positive and aspirational destinations; •we improve the lives and life chances of all our young people.


Head Teacher Message

Mr M. Smart, Montrose Academy's new Head Teacher, discusses the school “Vision”; supporting young people and preparing them for the future and the change of the weekly timetable to a 33 period week.


Extra-Curricular Activities

Montrose Academy has a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Extra-curricular sports and activities promote healthy habits for life and enhance the ethos of the school through clubs and teams

LGBT Group


The LGBT + Allies group is made up of pupils of all ages who are trying to support LGBT pupils and raise awareness of some of the problems that they might face within the school and wider community. We have a lunchtime group on Mondays where meet up to have some fun but also plan and take part in activities. Not all our members are Gay bisexual or Transgender we are open to anyone who is interested in supporting equality within the school.
The group began in August 2014 and since then we have been working on achieving the bronze award for the LGBT schools charter of Rights. This award was set up by the charity LGBT youth Scotland and has been designed to help schools become more inclusive for LGBT pupils and prevent them being bullied. 
As a group we raised £400 to pay for the charter by holding a number of events including sponsored walks and awareness raising bake sales. We also received a generous donation of £150 from MAPP,  Montrose Academies parent partnership. This money has been used to provide staff training on this important issue. We plan to submit our folio of evidence to LGBT Scotland in February and hopefully  achieve our bronze award celebrating our achievements in making Montrose Academy a positive inclusive environment for all  LGBT pupils. 
LGBT and Allies Group meets every Monday Lunchtime from 1.30 -2pm in room 31B


LGBT Bronze Charter
You may have noticed two rainbow flags flying from the front of the school. This is to celebrate the fact that we are the first school in Angus and one of only seven in Scotland to achieve our LGBT bronze charter mark. We held a celebration on the 31st of March which was Transgender Awareness day and were awarded with a certificate. This award recognizes the fact our school has become more inclusive and  supportive of LGBT people. 
If you would like to find out more about the charter and what it means for the school there is a display board currently up in the library or go to
We would also like to remind people that there is an LGBT+ Allies group in room 31B at 1.30 on Mondays. We are currently discussing applying to take part in the Silver charter award, Come and help us! 


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School Calendar

Parent Partnership Meeting
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm
Supporting Senior Phase Information Evening
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm

Supporting Senior School Phase, Information Evening is on Thursday 7th February 2019.

The Information evening focusses on supporting our Senior School for the Academic year 2019-2020.

If your child is currently in S3/4/5, this is the one for you!

The evening will commence at 6pm with the opportunity to meet Principal Teachers of each subject and they are available to answer any questions which you may have.

The formal part of the evening will be from 6.30pm until 8.00pm which consists of a informative presentations from our Senior Leadership Team and outside agencies including Dundee and Angus College, Skills Development Scotland, Angus Training Group, Angus Works and information on UCAS.

Coffee and tea will be on offer.

This is a rare opportunity to access information for your child’s course choices for our next school session and post school destinations in one evening.

In-Service Day
Feb 21 all-day
Mid Term Holiday
Feb 22 all-day
Mid-Term Holiday
Feb 25 all-day
Last Day of SpringTerm
Apr 5 all-day

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