Webinars developed by CAMHS Early Intervention Team

The NHS Grampian CAMHS Early Intervention team have developed a series of webinars to support parents to support themselves and their children during a time when we know anxiety is likely to be increased. A link to access these webinars can be found here. The webinar topics include: Episode 1: Welcome and meet the team Episode 2: Body tools ​for anxiety… More →

Financial Support and Signposting

Tackling Poverty & Inequalities Aberdeenshire are offering financial support and signposting to anyone currently living in Aberdeenshire. They’ll be giving funding directly to individuals and families, currently living in Aberdeenshire who are facing financial difficulty. They can provide financial support with essential household expenses, consumables, and employment support. You don’t need to be in receipt of benefits to access the fund: it’s there for… More →

Skills Development Scotland – Online session for parents/carers to help support with course choice

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is offering parents and carers an online opportunity to find out more about how they can help their child make their S2/3 subject choices for the Senior Phase. The session is on Thursday 25th February 6:30-7:15. For more information and to register for the virtual meeting please use the following link : https://www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/news-events/2021/february/parent-and-carers-subject-choices-virtual-event/

Online Safety Event – Wednesday 24 February 2021

Please find below information that has been shared with us about a Facebook Live event about Online Safety, that is taking place on Wed 24 Feb, 7-8pm. As you will see from the information, questions should be forwarded prior to the event to info@cybersafescotland.org and these will then be answered during the event. CyberSafe Scotland will be hosting a live… More →

Alford Academy – Extraordinary Parent Council Meeting – S3 Curriculum

Mr Cookson would like to share a proposed change to our S3 curriculum which fits in with Alford Academy’s vision to improve the learning pathways available for our young people. The proposed change would impact our current S2 pupils as they move into S3 and we encourage and welcome your views. Please join us for an Extraordinary Parent Council Meeting… More →

Choices and Pathway Routes – how parents can support their child

Online Information Session for Parents and Carers – Live Webinar Join us for an information session to find out how you can help your child and learn what support is available through Skills Development Scotland. Open to parents and carers of School pupils in S1-S6 across the Grampian area. Join our two local School Careers Advisers, Amy and Louise, for… More →

Monday 11 January 2021 – Start of term for pupils

Good morning to everyone, time to get planning as we start remote learning! We’ve shared information about ‘live’ check-in sessions (via e-mails at the end of last week) and throughout today teachers will be uploading learning resources to Google classrooms.  It’s important pupils plan their week ahead and take care to be kind to themselves.  We may all feel the… More →