Welcome to Grove Academy
Welcome to Grove Academy
Welcome to Grove Academy
Welcome to Grove Academy
Welcome to Grove Academy

S1 Induction Day - Wednesday 12th August 2020

Each new S1 pupil will be placed into a House and a Class. We have four Houses at Grove - Dawson, Gillies, Orchar, and Reres - and each House has 2 classes for S1. The Classes are:

  • Dawson - 1D1 and 1D2
  • Gillies - 1G1 and 1G2
  • Orchar - 1O1 and 1O2
  • Reres - 1R1 and 1R2

Induction Day - Aug 12th Wednesday

  • Pupils meet in the Plaza  at 8:45am, S6 Buddies and school staff will be there also.
  • Pupils will be asked to line up in their new classes and will then be taken by the buddies to their guidance teacher.
  • Periods 1 and 2 will be with their guidance teacher. Normal classes will take place periods 3 to 7 with some time set aside for a tour of the building. The pupils will finish at 3:40pm as normal.
  • Pupils should bring a packed lunch (altough they are allowed into the Ferry at lunch-time). Pupils should also bring water with them as the fountains are not on at present.


With their Guidance Teacher S1 classes will be covering.

  • PowerPoint welcoming pupils to Grove.
  • Health and Wellbeing – looking after yourself and your family during Covid 19.
  • PPE and looking after each other in school.
  • Housekeeping - When they are next in school, timetables, entering and leaving the building etc.

This website is updated regularly so please keep checking it. Please remember classes are made up from mutually supportive groupings recommended by their primary school.

For Thursday and Friday, pupils should meet in the plaza for 8:45am buddies will take pupils to their period 1 classes. On a Thursday and Friday the school day finishes at 2:50pm. Pupils will follow their normal timetables over these two days.