the 2020-2021 Student Guide “Your Coursework – What you need to know” is now available in digital form by following this link https://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/files_ccc/Your-coursework-2020-21.pdf It is vital that all students who will be submitting coursework this session are familiar whit he contents of this guide and understand the declaration that they are required to make when submitting work. Printed copies of… More →
The schools lockers have now been cleared, cleaned and sanitized for pupils to begin using them again from Monday of next week. It is important that parents do not request a locker on behalf of their child. You are welcome to support them in applying, but it must be the pupil who accepts the conditions of use. It also prevents… More →
Watch this video for more info on getting and using a locker at Alford Academy. The link to request a locker will be shared once all the lockers have been emptied this afternoon.
The SDS (Skills Development Scotland) Results Helpline service, originally scheduled to close on 12 August, will remain open until 28 August. The helpline will continue to offer support to young people (including school leavers) and their parents and carers for this extended period. Our expert advisers can provide reassurance as well as information and advice on Confirmation and Clearing as well as other options available. The SDS Results Helpline service is now open until 28 August. Whatever your… More →
Dear Parents and Carers, If your child undertook SQA qualifications in session 2019-2020 their SQA exam results will be released on Tuesday 4 August 2020. Your child’s Scottish Qualification Certificates (SQC) will arrive by first class post on this date to the address we shared with you in the entry confirmation report issued on the 13 May by email. If… More →
Dear Parents, Carers, Partners and most importantly our Pupils, Virtual Awards Ceremony 2020 We are delighted to now share the link for our 2-3pm Premier of this year’s celebration of our pupils and the community they represent. https://youtu.be/cFn6P7MkFfQ The Programme for this event is as follows: Alford Academy Pipe Band The Head Teachers Address: Moira Milne Keynote Address: Jasper Tissen… More →
Alford Academy Parent Council thought Parents may find the following webpage useful. This is an Aberdeenshire site for parents with information on resources, Glow, Scholar, Cyber and Internet safety and virtual learning. It can be accessed via the link below. https://sites.google.com/as.glow.scot/digitaladviceparents/home
Dear Parent/Carer, Alford Academy Inspection Alford Academy was due to be inspected from Monday 16 March 2020. On Friday 13 March 2020, Education Scotland informed us they are pausing all inspections until the Easter break. This is due to the changing situation with Covid-19 (Coronavirus) in Scotland. We will update you when we receive notification of a rescheduled date. Yours… More →
Alford Academy Pupil Kiera needs your help! Read on for more information. What is Junk Kouture? Junk Kouture is a fashion competition using recycled materials, which challenges young people to design, create and model high end couture from everyday junk! It’s been running for 10 years and is one of the premier calendar events in Ireland. For instance, Louis Walsh… More →
http://alfordacademy.edublogs.org/prelims/ Prelim Timetable (v1.0) and Information Letters for S4 and S5/6 can be found at the above link, as well as having been sent by email to parents.