Scottish Schools Swimming Event
Any pupils interested in participating in the Scottish Schools Swimming Event please see the PE department for more information.
If you are a member of a swimming club and your club are entering you, can you give your name to the PE department.
Women & Girls in Sport Week
Come along to the PE department every lunchtime this week for Women and Girls in Sport week. Please see the display boards in the PE department and the TV’s in the canteen for what’s on.
Shigeru has been selected as captain of the U15 basketball team. He will lead the team in various friendly fixtures and the Scottish Cup School Basketball League. Shigeru was selected as captain due to his supportive, calm attitude, effort, determination, and basketball progress over a very short time.
There has been earpods handed into reception. If anyone has lost some please come to reception to collect.
S5/6 MVP Mentors
Could all MVP Mentors please attend a short meeting at 10:30am on Thursday 28 September in D0-68. It is important that you attend.
Active Schools are offering 3 different leadership opportunities for pupils in the next few months. Please see the posters for details of each course and collect an application form from Kerry, Active Schools Coordinator in the PE Department if you would like to attend or for more information.
If you are interested in learning to play the ukulele, or you already play and want to play with others, come along to the ukulele group at 1.30pm in Mr Trueman’s room (A1-08).
If you are interested in being part of a Musical Theatre group, come along to a short meeting in Mr Trueman’s room at 1.45pm on Monday (A1-08).
S1-S3 still waiting to be allocated a locker should meet in the canteen at 1.40pm on Tuesday to be set up with their locker.
S4-S6 still waiting to be allocated a locker should meet in the canteen at 1.40pm on Wednesday to be set up with their locker.
We have some new stock on our Arrivals display, so pop into the library if you are a graphic novel or a Manga fan.
Our senior pupils are running the Science Club every Monday at lunchtime at 1:30 in B1-24. On Monday (18th of September) they will be doing the Coke and Mentos Experiment. Come along if you would like to see this experiment.
Reading Ambassadors S4-6
Anyone interested in becoming a Reading Ambassador should attend meeting at lunchtime on Monday 16th in D1-46 at 1.30. Information has been sent home regarding this role, but if you require more information in advance of Monday’s meeting, please speak to any of the English teachers or Mrs Munro.
Interact Club has been organising a raffle to help raise money for End Polio Now. The raffle will take place on Friday the 13th in October and there will be a suggested donation of £1.00 per ticket, this meaning that a strip of tickets will cost £5.00. Tickets can be bought by students from September the 18th to October the 12th. There will also be a dress down day on the 13th of October, purple is preferred as it is purple4polio day.
Revision and Study Resources
There are a number of study and revision guides available in the library for your use. They are situated on the bottom shelf on the right as you enter the library.
Drama club is back! Grab some lunch then come join us in the Drama Studio (Mrs Walker’s room) at 1.30pm on Tuesdays – all year groups welcome!
Girls’ Cycling Club
The Girls’ Cycling Club won’t be on after school today due to unforeseen circumstances. It will be back on next week as normal.
Alford Academy Extra-Curricular Clubs/Activities – Freshers Fair
There is a Freshers Fair being held today in the theatre running from 09:30 – 2pm.
Classes will be invited to attend at set times below so please come down at your allocated time with your teacher. This is an opportunity to see what clubs/activities are on offer and sign up to join.
The fair will run throughout lunch as well.
Period 2 (09:30 – 10:20) S1 pupils
Period 3 (10:40 – 11:30) S4 pupils
Period 4 (11:30 – 12:20) S2 pupils
Period 5 (12:20 – 1:10) S3 pupils
Lunch – open to all pupils to drop-in
Lego Club is back due to popular demand!
Join us on Wednesday at lunchtime at 1.30 in the library. No need to sign up, just pop in!
Come along to the Games Hall on Friday for this weeks Interhouse Competition – Beat the Goalie – anytime from 1.30pm
Science Club – S1-S3 Pupils
Our senior pupils are running the Science Club every Monday at lunchtime (1:30 in B1-24). Next Monday they will be showing you how to use beetroot to test for acids.