Careers Evening / Alford Campus Celebrating the Past

Careers Evening / Alford Campus Celebrating the Past

Text from a letter issued today regarding the above events this Thursday.


21 September 2015

Dear Parent/Carer and Pupil

Dates for your Diary

 Alford Academy Careers Information Evening, Thursday 24 September, Games Hall, 6.30 – 8.30 pm

Pupils, parents and the wider community will have the chance to speak to people who have a current knowledge of individual professions and educational requirements and who can advise on career opportunities. Exhibitors this year are:


Aberdeenshire Council Recruitment Team Muirhead Care Home RGU
Aberdeenshire Council Work Experience Unit NHS Grampian Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC)


Army North East Scotland College Scottish Fire and Rescue Service


Clydesdale Bank Oil and Gas Authority Tullos Training
CNR International Police Scotland University of Aberdeen
LR Senergy RAF Young Smile Dental Care


Alford Campus Celebrating the Past – Thursday 24 September, 4-7 pm

Alford Primary School and Alford Academy are opening the doors of their existing schools on Thursday, 24th September, between 4pm and 7pm. This is an opportunity for former pupils and members of the local community, who have fond memories of the current school buildings, to say farewell to the “old” campus.

If coming by car, we recommend that parents/visitors attending either of the events on the 24th,  use the large car park at the Grampian Transport Museum as the Academy and Primary/Community Car Parks are likely to be full.

In addition, during the remaining weeks of term, we will be taking group and whole school photographs and film clips of pupils and staff to celebrate and capture this key moment in our campus history. These photographs will be uploaded on the Alford Academy blog. If you do not want your child to be photographed/filmed as part of this commemorative school record, please email Miss McIver at by Friday 25/9/15. It is also the parent’s responsibility to ensure your child knows that you wish them to opt out of any such photographs/film clips and therefore not take part.

One final date for your diary – New Alford Campus Community Preview Event, Saturday 24 October 2015. Further information to follow.

Yours faithfully


Moira Milne

Head Teacher

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