Prestwick Fashion Show 2012
On March the 22nd, Prestwick held its annual Fashion Show to the enjoyment of all attending, and those taking part. Pictures and more information can be found on the Fashion Show Page under School Events.
Ayrshire Music Festival
Ayrshire Music Festival
Prestwick Academy School String Orchestra won the Bank Of Scotland Trophy at the Music Festival on Saturday night in Ayr Town Hall. Congratulations to all involved.
Specific congratulations to Laura Williamson, 2A3, who won her piano recital class and also to a quartet comprising Hazel Jamieson, Rachel Home, Katie Beadle and Mairi Watson, who won their class of String Ensemble and were graded outstanding in their assessment.
Both groups have been invited to perform at a final concert on Friday (23rd March) at 7pm in Ayr Town Hall. Tickets are £6 and available at the door.
March 2012 Newsletter Part 10
SOUTH AYRSHIRE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Many pupils from Prestwick Academy recently attended 2 residential weekends as members of The South Ayrshire Chamber Orchestra.
They all successfully auditioned for membership of this orchestra and have been a credit to themselves with their commitment and hard work during those weekends.
A list of successful players can be found by clicking Read More
March 2012 Newsletter Part 9
ATLANTIC RISING CHALLENGE
In February, all S2 pupils had the opportunity to complete the “Atlantic Rising Project”, an Interdisciplinary challenge on Climate Change.
This project was run by the Geography and Modern Languages departments.
A major focus was employer engagement. Our pupils were fortunate to be briefed by representatives from the Ayrshire Joint Planning Board, EDF (Hunterston) and Strathclyde Renewables (a research department based in Strathclyde University).
More information including winners detailscan be found by clicking Read More
March 2012 Newsletter Part 8
UKMT INTERMEDIATE MATHS CHALLENGE ’12
Congratulations to all pupils, especially Paul Brown who has been selected by the UKMT to take part in the next round of the competition.
BEST IN SCHOOL
Paul Brown 3A1
Certificates have been awarded tomore pupils, to see who click Read More
March 2012 Newsletter Part 7
SCOTTISH NIGHT SUCCESS
Members of Prestwick’s St Nicholas Ladies Golf Club and their friends were treated to a fun filled evening of entertainment when Mrs Elaine Morran asked a group of Prestwick pupils to provide entertainment at a Scottish evening which she was organising.
The guests were welcomed by Connor Hull on the bagpipes and enjoyed a selection of Scottish music provided by the Prestwick Academy Folk group.
For more information and photos, click Read More
March 2012 Newsletter Part 6
"Who wants to be a Scientist?"
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