New Lockers

The lockers by the S6 study area are now ready for issue.  If any S6 pupil would like to swap their existing allocation for these new, and perhaps more conveniently located lockers, please speak to Mr Gardner by the end of the week.

Next week pupils on the reserve list should speak to Mr Gardner to choose new locker from those available (including by the S6 study area and by Art).

Any other pupils who wishes a locker should again speak to Mr Gardner next week.

 

 

 

Pupil Lockers for Session 2018-19

Locker issue for session 18-19 will begin on Wednesday for S5 and S6 (top row lockers), followed by Thursday for S3 and S4 (middle row lockers and remaining top row lockers), and on Friday S1 and S2 for all remaining lockers.

All lockers requests must be made on an official locker request form (printed copies will be available in school from Wednesday lunchtime onward).  If requesting a locker it is useful if you have a rough idea of what locker you would like and note this on the form.  We will try and give you the closest available locker to your preferred choice.

Please note that following information, taken from the request form, which forms part of the conditions of use.

Do not reset any locker combinations or start using any locker until you have received an email, or other official confirmation.

In applying for a locker you are agreeing to the following conditions of use, over and above the campus expectations.
1. The school accepts no liability for loss or damage to any valuables or other property left in lockers.
2. Nothing should be placed on or stuck to the outside of any locker.
3. No permanent changes should be made to the inside of any locker.
4. Lockers are non-transferable
5. Lockers are to be used only by the registered user.
6. Lockers are provided for use during the academic year (August to June).
7. Lockers must be cleared of all items (and internal decoration) one week before the last day of the
academic year, the combination randomised, or key returned.
a. Lockers will be cleared during the last week of term. If you have not cleared your locker you
may lose the privilege of having one the following session.
8. Lockers are to be kept in a clean condition. If your locker needs to be cleaned or stickers removed,
you will be charged for this.
9. The only liquid permitted within lockers is water, in sealed bottles.
10. Perishable food should not be stored within lockers. (i.e. Foods normally stored with a refrigerator.)
11. Any items stored within unregistered lockers may be removed without notice and disposed of.
12. Attempting to gain access to any locker other than one registered to yourself is not permitted.
13. You may request any locker number. In the event that your requested number is already allocated,
you will be allocated the next closest unallocated locker.
14. If you no longer require the use of an allocated locker, please notify the school by email.
15. Lockers may be inspected at any time by authorised staff. A record of all inspections will be kept.
16. Where applicable, lost keys will be charged to the registered user.

 

DAILY BULLETIN – Thursday 18 August

KPMG Open Evening 2016: We are looking for students who are interested in a career in  business straight from school or college.  Do you want to earn a salary from day one and also study for further qualifications?

During these sessions students, teachers and parents will have the opportunity to find out more about the Audit School Leaver programme and KPMG360°, gain invaluable knowledge into recruitment process as well as getting the chance to mingle with some School Leaver Trainees over refreshments.

The open evening dates are – Aberdeen 8 Sept, Edinburgh 13 Sept and Glasgow 15 Sept.

How to Attend an Open Evening – All students/teachers/parents sign up via the website to register their interest in attending an Open Evening.  Check out the KPMG website where you’ll be able to learn more about the programme and then submit your application.

Gold Duke of Edinburgh Meeting: There will be an important meeting/kit inspection for all Gold Duke of Edinburgh participants today, 1.10pm in D0-61.  Please bring your lunch along!

Lockers: Any S1 or S2 pupil wishing to use a locker this session must complete a request form.  These should be returned to Mr Gardner outside the theatre during lunch break today.  You should choose a number from the bottom row of lockers and if this is not available we will allocate you the next closest available locker.

Tree of Knowledge

Thurs 18 Aug – S4 pupils

4CL, 4FL, FKL – 8.50 – 11.30am

Pupils register in period 1 class and then go directly to Theatre for 8.50am start

4CM, 4FM, 4KM – 11.40 – 2.50pm

Pupils register in period 4 class and then go directly to Theatre for 11.40am start.

Friday 19 August – S5 and S6 pupils

5CL, 5FL, 5KL – 8.50 – 11.30am – Theatre

6CL, 6FL, 6KL – 8.50 – 11.30am – Double PSE Room

Pupils register in period 1 class and then go directly to Theatre/PSE rooms for 8.50am start

5CM, 5FM, 5KM – 11.40 – 2.50pm – Theatre

6CM, 6FM, 6KM – 11.40 – 2.50pm – Double PSE Room

Pupils register in period 4 class and then go directly to Theatre/PSE rooms for 11.40am start.

Daily Bulletin – Wednesday 22 June

Alford Academy End of Term Newsletter: We are looking for contributions from pupils and staff for the end of term newsletter – the focus is on events, achievements and anything else that has been happening in the classroom or outwith via clubs, groups etc. Please note we would love to include some creative writing as well! Please email articles to caroline.mciver@aberdeenshire.gov.uk or see Maureen Watt, the Whole School Technician. The deadline for all articles is Friday 24 June.

Senior Boys Football:  Can the senior boys please remember that training is on a Friday afternoon from 1.20-1.50pm. We will be outside if the weather is fine, but always bring indoor/outdoor footwear. Attendance is essential to make sure we have the numbers to make the team viable for the coming season. Commitment is key.

All pupils – Lockers:  In preparation for the end of term all pupil lockers must be emptied of all personal items and personalisation by the end of this week.  Locker combinations should be reset to 0000 once empty.  We would ask pupils not to change combinations for any locker which was not assigned to them.  This will help us in preparing lockers for your use next session.  We reserve the right to dispose of anything left in lockers after Friday’s deadline has passed.

Royal Highland Show: A quick meeting will be held at 10:20am in B1-22 (Dr Conway’s Room) on Thursday.  Final arrangements for Friday’s trip will be given.  All should attend.

Daily Bulletin – Tuesday 21 June

Alford Academy End of Term Newsletter: We are looking for contributions from pupils and staff for the end of term newsletter – the focus is on events, achievements and anything else that has been happening in the classroom or outwith via clubs, groups etc. Please note we would love to include some creative writing as well! Please email articles to caroline.mciver@aberdeenshire.gov.uk or see Maureen Watt, the Whole School Technician. The deadline for all articles is Friday 24 June.

Prefect Meeting during MEL today:  All prefects and house captains must attend a meeting with Mrs Milne in the theatre today at 11.40 am (during P3 MEL). Please register first with your MEL teacher, before going to the theatre.

Awards Ceremony Walk-Through & Briefing, Today (Tues)  P6 onwards:  All pupils receiving an award or prize at the Awards Ceremony must first register in their normal period 6 class, and then report to the Sports Hall for the walk-through. Take bags/jackets with you, since this will last through into P7.

All pupils: There are still a number of outstanding books to be returned to the English Faculty. Can these please be returned by this Friday 24 June so we can carry out our stocktake.

S2/3 Boys Football – There will be no training at lunch time today as Mr Findlay is not in school.

Gold Duke of Edinburgh:  There will be an important meeting for all Gold participants today at lunchtime in Room D0-61.  You are welcome to bring your own lunch.  Please be prompt.

Senior Boys Football:  Can the senior boys please remember that training is on a Friday afternoon from 1.20-1.50pm. We will be outside if the weather is fine, but always bring indoor/outdoor footwear. Attendance is essential to make sure we have the numbers to make the team viable for the coming season. Commitment is key.

House Captains:  Can all House and Vice captains please meet in Mr Findlay’s PSE room at 1.30pm today.  Many thanks.

All pupils – Lockers:  In preparation for the end of term all pupil lockers must be emptied of all personal items and personalisation by the end of this week.  Locker combinations should be reset to 0000 once empty.  We would ask pupils not to change combinations for any locker which was not assigned to them.  This will help us in preparing lockers for your use next session.  We reserve the right to dispose of anything left in lockers after Friday’s deadline has passed.

Digital Leaders:   A new opportunity is available for any S1-6 Pupil wishing to take on a leadership and responsibility role within the school.  Aberdeenshire has a program called Digital Leaders for all pupils wishing to play an active part in looking after the school’s technology and digital technology. Entering into the digital leader programme will count towards your digital leader certificates. If you wish to become a digital leader, please attend a meeting in C1-29 on Wednesday 22 June at 1:30 where we will explain how you can take part.

Daily Bulletin – Monday 20 June

Alford Academy End of Term Newsletter: We are looking for contributions from pupils and staff for the end of term newsletter – the focus is on events, achievements and anything else that has been happening in the classroom or outwith via clubs, groups etc. Please note we would love to include some creative writing as well! Please email articles to caroline.mciver@aberdeenshire.gov.uk or see Maureen Watt, the Whole School Technician. The deadline for all articles is Friday 24 June.

Career Interviews:  Monday 20th June

Please check paper bulletin for names and times of career appointments. The Careers Room is in the Medical Suite. Please make every effort to attend.  If for any reason you are unable to attend please let me know and another appointment can be arranged.

House Captains:  Can all House and Vice captains please meet in Mr Findlay’s PSE room at 1.30pm tomorrow (Tuesday).  Many thanks.

All pupils – Lockers:  In preparation for the end of term all pupil lockers must be emptied of all personal items and personalisation by the end of this week.  Locker combinations should be reset to 0000 once empty.  We would ask pupils not to change combinations for any locker which was not assigned to them.  This will help us in preparing lockers for your use next session.  We reserve the right to dispose of anything left in lockers after Friday’s deadline has passed.

Gold Duke of Edinburgh:  There will be an important meeting for all Gold participants on Tuesday at lunchtime in Room D0-61.  You are welcome to bring your own lunch.  Please be prompt.

Senior Boys Football:  Can the senior boys please remember that training is on a Friday afternoon from 1.20-1.50pm. We will be outside if the weather is fine, but always bring indoor/outdoor footwear. Attendance is essential to make sure we have the numbers to make the team viable for the coming season. Commitment is key.

Digital Leaders:   A new opportunity is available for any S1-6 Pupil wishing to take on a leadership and responsibility role within the school.  Aberdeenshire has a program called Digital Leaders for all pupils wishing to play an active part in looking after the school’s technology and digital technology. Entering into the digital leader programme will count towards your digital leader certificates. If you wish to become a digital leader, please attend a meeting in C1-29 on Wednesday 22 June at 1:30 where we will explain how you can take part.