November 2020

Enterprise and Creativity Course Charges

In line with Aberdeenshire Council Education and Children’s Services policy, Alford Academy make a small charge to offset some of the costs of specialist materials used in the delivery of the following courses.

For more information about the projects these costs go towards please click here.

If your child is eligible for free school meals, there is no charge for course materials.

If you prefer to pay in instalments or where hardship could result from payment of recovery charges, parents/carers are asked to contact the school by letter/ email.


Online e-payments for school meals and HE, Art, Design & Technology course materials.

Aberdeenshire Council has introduced a new way of accessing the online payment system, called Myaccount, which many parents and carers have already been using to pay for school meals.

A video has also been created on how to setup Myaccount and can be viewed below.

If you have any concerns or issues with this new process please contact the helpline on 03456 08 12 02.

For all school payments please go to  and select “School Payments”

Recoveries Charges Session 2020/2021

S1 Art, Technical and Food Technology


S2 Art, Technical and Food Technology


S3 Hospitality


S3 Art and Design


S3 Craft, Design and Manufacture


National 4,5 Hospitality


National 4,5 and Higher Art


National 4,5 Practical Woodworking


National 4,5 Design and Manufacture


Higher Design and Manufacture


Advanced Higher Art and Design


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