Course Information

Banff Academy – COURSE INFORMATION – 2018/19

This is the new booklet for the 2018 Course descriptors for S2->S3 choices.

Also the choice of course booklet that all S2 pupils will be issued with.

S3 course descriptors

S3 choice booklet 2018


This is the Course Descriptors for senior phase:

S4 Senior Phase Course booklet


Subject N3 N4 N5 Higher AH
Administration N4 N5 H
Applications of Maths N3 N4 N5
Art & Design N4/5 H AH
Biology N4 N5 H AH
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Business N4 N5 H
Chemistry N4 N5 H AH
Computing Science N4 N5 H
Dance N4/5
Design & Manufacture N4/5 H
Drama N4/5
English N4 N5 H AH
Engineering Science N5
French/German/Spanish N4 N5 H AH
Geography N3/4/5 H AH
Graphic Communication N4/5 H
Health & Food Technology N4/5 H
History N3/4/5 H AH
Hospitality N4/5
Mathematics N4 N5 H AH
Modern Studies N3/4/5 H AH
Music N4/5 H AH
Personal Finance & Numeracy N4/5
Philosophy H
Physical Education N4/5 H
Physics         N4                   N5 H AH
Politics H
Scots Language N3/4/5/H
Scottish Studies N3/4/5/H
Woodwork N4/5




New for 2017/18
: We are also able to offer NPA Rural Skills (SCQF 5) in collaboration with Turriff Academy.  This course will run in Turriff, every Wednesday morning being delivered by staff from SAC. Course details

The following websites are useful for helping both pupils and parents with making subject choices.