Meet the people behind the scene

N. McAlister

Head of Faculty
Business and Computing

L. Howitt

Computing Teacher

A. Donald

Business and Admin Teacher

B. Herdman

Business and Admin Teacher


S. Simpson

Business and Admin Teacher


Learn more about us and how can we help you:

The Business and Computing department at Banff Academy offers Digital Literacy classes to all S1-3 pupils. As part of Digital Literacy, pupils participate in the Youth Philanthropy Initiative in partnership with the Wood Foundation where pupilsĀ  work towards a volunteering qualification. In addition to this class in S3 pupils can choose Admin, Business Management, or Computing Studies. Throughout S3 pupils have the opportunity to gain credit for SQA awards such as the Employability Award.

National 4/5: Admin & IT, Business Management, Computing Studies.

Higher: Admin & IT, Business Management, Computing Studies, Economics.

Advanced Higher: Business Management.

Wider Achievement: Business Enterprise, Web Design, PC Passport


Computing Club is on a Tuesday and Thursday.

Our very popular Tanzania trip (in partnership with The Vine Trust) is run by this department.

A variety of revision sessions are on offer after school throughout the week.