Visitors' Area

All of Girvan Academy's latest new and important information for parents, carers and visitors

Latest News

S6 SCQF Ambassadors Bronze Accreditation

The S6 SCQF Ambassadors are delighted to have achieved...

Spring Fayre 2023

Girvan Academy’s Spring Fayre is taking place on 25th...

Option Information & Career Pathways Evening

On the 21st February 2023, we hosted parents and...

Options Information Evening (South Ayrshire Futures)

Girvan Academy is hosting an Options Information Evening on...

Parent’s Evening 2022

This term’s parent’s evenings can now be booked for...

Off x Springz Girvan Academy T-Shirt

Off x Springz – a local company have worked...

Parent's Evening

S2 Parents’ Evening
16 January 2024

S3 Parents’ Evening
06 February 2024

P7 Parents’ Evening
12 June 2024

Parent's Portal

Parentsportal.scot is now live. This online portal allows you to see info about your child at a time that suits you!

You can now sign up for the handy online portal and complete the annual data check. Find out more info and register here.

Important Links

Stay connected to all of the latest information on the school website

Coronavirus Updates

In light of the recent school closure due to the Coronavirus, the school will keep parent up-to-date with regular documents.

School Meals

Girvan Academy canteen offers a wide range of food including healthy snacks to sit down midday meals. Pupils have their own accounts, and money can be added to their account through ParentPay the Online School Payments system, if a pupil is entitled to a free meal the allowance will be added automatically. Pupils may also bring their own packed lunches into the canteen. The canteen is also open at morning break for snacks and drinks.

Please inform the canteen supervisor if you have any special dietary needs.

Free School Meals and Clothing Grant

For information regarding Free School Meal and Clothing Grant please use the link below or call 0300 1230900.

Pupil Absense Notification

How to get in touch to notify the school of an absence

The easiest way to get in touch if a student will be absent from school is to phone or email us. This should be done on the first day of absence. For further details about the South Ayrshire Council policy on absence and attendance, click here.

Careers Information

What's next for our students after school

Girvan Academy is visited by a Skills Development Scotland Careers Adviser throughout the year to help students find out what is next for them after school or in preparation for finding the right career.

Susan Wood is Girvan Academy careers advisor and be contacted via the details below. Through a combination of group sessions within guidance classes and assemblies and one-to-one interviews Susan will help to understand how the students’ personality, interests and values are key to making the right career decisions.

Careers Advisor

Ross Phillips

You can also visit us on facebook.com/SDSSouthAyrshire for information on local events, training and job opportunities, job search hints and tips, or to contact the South Ayrshire Careers Team on 01292 281421.