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Career Fair – 2024

Career Fair – 2024

On Thursday 15th February, Alford Academy hosted it’s annual career fair. 60 different employers and further education establishments were on site to talk to our pupils, parents/carers and members of the community. The evening was very busy and there was a real buzz on campus.

Our thanks to Developing the Young Workforce for organising this successful career evening.

We hope it was helpful for all who attended to think about future pathways.

Daily Bulletin – Tuesday 30 January

Daily Bulletin – Tuesday 30 January

Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing will meet back as normal in D1-46 at 1.30pm on Thursday.

We are going to be looking at creating and building characters for the next few weeks.

If you fancy exercising your creativity and having a bit of fun, then please do come along!

Sports Council

Sports Council applications have been extended until Friday 2nd February, If you would like to be part of the S1-6 Sports Council and become a voice and representative  for your year, please see Kerry in the PE office or anyone in the department for an application form.

Alford Academy Career Fair – 15th February 2024 – 6pm – 8pm

Alford Academy Career Fair – 15th February 2024 – 6pm – 8pm

Invitation: All Pupils, Parents/Carers, members of our Community and Primary 7 pupils are invited to join us at our annual Career Fair. We have over 50 businesses/companies in attendance to chat with and find out more information.

Date: Thursday 15th February 2024

Time: 18:00 – 20:00

Venue: Alford Community Campus

All welcome.

Water Treatment Apprenticeship

Water Treatment Apprenticeship

Scottish Water are actively recruiting for Water Treatment Modern Apprentices to join the team in locations across Scotland including Mannofield, Aberdeen.

Applications close this Sunday 14th of January – there is no upper age limit, but applicants will need to be 17 by 1st April 2024.


Daily Bulletin – Wednesday 10 January

Daily Bulletin – Wednesday 10 January

Creative Writing Club

Creative Writing Club will start back next Thursday (18th January) in D1-46 from 1.30pm. New people welcome – come along and flex your creative muscles!

S1-3 Netball

Active Schools are delighted to announce that S1-3 Netball is restarting on Thursday 18th January, 3-4pm in the games hall. To attend the club it is essential that you sign up on the Active Schools website as numbers will be limited. Please use the QR code displayed in the PE corridor to sign up.  If any senior pupils would be interested in helping out with the club, please see Kerry (Active Schools Coordinator) in PE.

Albyn and RGC Cross Country 2024
The annual Cross Country Event takes place on Friday 15th March and is a great day out representing Alford Academy!
See any member of PE staff if you have any questions.
Deadline for sign up is Thursday 1st February via the Google Form which is on your PE Google Classroom or can be accessed via the QR Code on the poster in PE.

Library News

Just a reminder of the clubs we are holding in the library this term:

Mondays – Mindfulness Mondays – pop in and relax while doing some mindfulness colouring or crafts.

Wednesdays – Lego Club.

Fridays – Quiz and Game Fridays – come and join us for a Kahoot or to play board games.

Daily Bulletin – Monday 18 December

Daily Bulletin – Monday 18 December

S5/6 Pupils: Meeting in Theatre today at 08:45 to collect prelim timetables.  

Board Games Club

After the holidays, the Board Games club will be operating in B1-25 on Wednesday and Thursday lunchtimes from 1:25 until 1:55.

There are lots of chess boards and people looking to play, but there are also a range of other games to try out.

Bring your lunch and have fun.


Daily Bulletin – Friday 15 December

Daily Bulletin – Friday 15 December

S4-6 Pupils

The deadline for alternative assessment letters is today.  Please ensure you hand your confirmation letter to Miss Murray in E150 or place in the drop box inside the reception door.

Christmas with RGU – Computing Trip

For all pupils attending the trip please meet in the canteen on Monday 18th December at 8:40am for a prompt departure at 8:45am. We will be back to school for lunchtime.

Hot Chocolate & Christmas Kahoot in the Library

We are holding a Hot Chocolate and Christmas Kahoot event on Friday 22nd of December at 1.30 (the last lunch break of the term).

Tickets are available to be collected from the library on Monday and Wednesday. There are only 20 tickets, so if you would like to join us for a spot of festive fun, get your ticket as soon as possible. The library will be open only for this event on that day at lunch break.



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