Senior Boys Football

The senior boys have the following upcoming games:

League v Huntly (away) on Monday 20th February . Bus leaves from bus park at 1.45pm. 3pm kick off. Return by 5.30.

JM Low Semi-final v Mearns (home) on Monday 27th. Kick off 4.15pm

North of Scotland Quarter-final  v Inverurie (home) on Tuesday 7th March.  Kick-off 4.15pm

Team sheets up outside guidance office. See Mr McEwan if you can’t play if selected.

YPI Alford – Dates n Mates

Alford YPI 2016 winners Tabby Allan, Lucy Maclean, Eve Morgan, Sarah Trewin and Liam Troup were vip guests at the dates-n-mates xmas night at the Copthorne Hotel tonight. Mr McEwan went to make sure the buffet was safe.dsc_0003dsc_0012dsc_0002dsc_0009

The group were presented with thank you placards and given the warmest of welcome’s. A fantastic event supporting local people with physical and learning disabilities.

YPI Finalists 2016

A huge thank you to all the groups who made today a very interesting and enjoyable semi-final. From the 12 groups who presented today, we have the following groups moving forward to compete for the £3000 grant for the their chosen charities. In no particular order :

Archie Foundation – Katie, Katie,  Kayleigh, Cara, Emira

Dates + Mates – Tabby, Liam, Lucy, Sarah, Eve

Archway – Ashlee, Kat, Laura

Calico – Kira, Erin, Catriona

Penumbra – Ellen, Angela, Elvi,  Lauren


The groups mentioned will compete again on Wednesday 9th November in the Alford Academy YPI finals 2016 (event starts at 7pm – more details to follow). The winners will secure a £3000 grant for their chosen charity! download

YPI National Event 2016

2016 YPI (Youth Philanthropy Initiative) winners Jennifer Cowe and Antonia Lawrence at the National Celebration in event at the Perth Concert Hall. One pic with guest speaker, adventurer Mark Beaumont. 2016 winners Mark Beaumont 2016 winners perth hall

The girls were successful in winning £3000 for their chosen charity Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland. A total of £3029.41 sent to the charity this year. Well done girls!

Employment Opportunities

Moving On!

Youth Recruitment Event

Town & County Hall, Union Street, Wednesday 30 March 2016, 1pm – 7pm

Come and find out what your options are for Moving On.

There will be a range of employment, ‪#‎apprenticeship and training opportunities promoted by businesses and training providers, including: Stewart Milne, North East of Scotland College, Sport Aberdeen, Aberdeen City Council, Arnold Clark, AWPR, Sainsbury’s, SHMU, ITCA etc.

Professionals will also be on hand to give advice on training and career choices for those not ready to enter ‪#‎employment.

Alford Academy YPI finals 2015 – evening event

Alford Academy will host it’s annual YPI (Youth Philanthropy Initiative) finals evening this Thursday 12th November. The evening event will start at 7pm. 2 groups from each house will present on their chosen charity/social issue and the winning group will be presented with their cheque for £3000 for their chosen charity.

The event will be held in the new lecture theatre. Anyone who wants to come along to support and find out more about the issues our S5’s have been investigating  are welcome. The school will be accessible from 6.30pm onwards. Refreshments will be available after the event.

For more information, click on the following link: