Great meeting last night – thank you!

Thanks to all parents who came along to our ‘S2 into S3’ curriculum conversation last night and shared their thoughts and questions.  It was great to have parents with young people at different stages in school, share their experiences and views.  Very helpful, thank you! We understand that not all parents of current S2 pupils managed to join us and… More →

Virtual Awards Ceremony 2020

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 →

“Share the Air” Drop-In with the Head Teacher, Thursday 27 February 2020 – an invitation to Parents/Carers

An informal opportunity for parents/carers to meet with Mrs Milne 1:1 to ask for advice, discuss queries or share good ideas.  Please feel free to come along  between 4.00pm and 5.15pm on Thursday 27 February 2020.  On arrival at the campus come to the main reception where you will be welcomed and taken through to the school.  Please note that… More →

Scottish Government – Consultation

Scottish Government – Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Act 2006 – Revised Statutory Guidance Consultation The Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Act 2006 sets out the role parents, schools and education authorities must play in ensuring all parents are fully involved and engaged in their children’s learning and in the life and work of our schools.  The Scottish Government made a commitment… More →

S3-5 Course Choice Consultation 2020 – 2021

In 2020 all S3, 4 and 5 pupils will make informed decisions about the learning pathway that they wish to take as they progress to the next stage of their education at Alford Academy. In order to help with their planning for the future all S3 – S5 pupils will be asked to complete the online course choice consultation to… More →

“Share the Air” with the Head Teacher – Monday 2 September 2019 – an invitation to Parents/Carers

‘Share the Air’ with the Head Teacher – Monday 2 September 2019 – an invitation to Parents/Carers An informal opportunity to meet with Mrs Milne, Head Teacher, to seek advice, raise queries or share good ideas. Please feel free to come along between 4.00pm and 5.30pm on Monday 2 September 2019. On arrival at the Alford Campus please come to… More →

Scottish Government Parental Involvement and Engagement Census

Please find a copy of information sent to parents today via Groupcall. You are invited to take part in a national census on Parental Involvement and Engagement. The information gathered in this census will provide Scottish Government and Aberdeenshire Council with evidence to ensure our aims with regard to parental involvement and engagement are being delivered. Please view link Parental Involvement… More →

“Share the Air” Informal coffee and conversation with Parents/Carers

‘Share the Air’ – Informal coffee and conversation with Parents/Carers Tuesday evening’s engagement session was a very informative and collaborative meeting organised by Moira Milne and in partnership with Alford Academy Parent Council. Attended by parents representing S1 to S6, it was a wonderful opportunity to learn how the school was performing and to work together and share ideas on… More →

‘Share the Air’ – Informal coffee and conversation with Parents/Carers

As part of our on-going improvement plan priorities, in partnership with Alford Academy Parent Council, we are trialling another Parental Engagement Event which will be held on Wednesday 27 February 2019, from 11 am to 12 noon in Alford Community Campus Theatre. Feedback will be shared with Alford Academy Parent Council and inform improvements for next session. You are warmly… More →