Official Announcements

Additional Support Needs Review
September 25th, 2023 at 2:53 pm

A number of online sessions are planned to enable parent/carers to share their views on the Additional Support Needs Review recommendations. Attached is the information which will allow you to take part. ASN Review Recommendations Parent Letter ASN Review Recommendations Summary Paper

Free School Meals – Summer Payments
June 26th, 2023 at 10:29 am

Please see below a message to parent/carers about Free School Meals during the summer holiday 2023.

Parents-Carers – FSM Summer Holiday 2023

Draft Aberdeenshire Autism Strategy for Children, Young People & Adults
March 14th, 2023 at 1:32 pm

Below is a link to the Draft Aberdeenshire Autism strategy where you can also give feedback and make comment.

Draft Aberdeenshire Autism Strategy – Info for Parents

Scottish Child Payment Factsheet
February 28th, 2023 at 1:07 pm

The document below provides an overview of the forthcoming changes to Scottish Child Payment.

Scottish Child Payment information sheet

Reminder about Free Bus Travel for under 22’s
November 24th, 2022 at 2:56 pm

From 31 January 2022, the Under 22s free bus travel scheme allows 5-21 year olds living in Scotland for more than six months of the year are eligible for free bus travel.

Parents or guardians of 5-15 year olds must apply on their behalf. Children under five years old already travel for free on commercial bus services across Scotland and do not need a card.

The following link provides further information on the scheme

Resources for stakeholders – YPTS (

School Announcements

Marr Log Bank
November 20th, 2023 at 2:13 pm

Helping families who live in Marr and who would really benefit from a log donation this winter?

Click on the link for more details.  There are a few hubs set up through the area and volunteers to help deliver logs.  We really want to help people keep warm during these difficult times.

Trusted referrer invite

The Gordon Schools – Chief Invigilator Recruitment 2024
November 20th, 2023 at 1:05 pm

The Gordon Schools – Chief Invigilator recruitment 2024

We are currently recruiting a Chief Invigilator for the 2024 exams. A Chief Invigilator (CI) is responsible for the organisation and supervision of invigilation of all examinations in accordance with SQA policy and procedures as detailed in the Invigilator Handbook. The activities will be under the direction of staff from SQA. Close liaison will be required with staff from SQA throughout the examination period to ensure the effective management of the examinations. Full training for this role will be provided by the SQA.

Successful candidates must:

  • have internet access, basic IT skills and a personal email address
  • have excellent organisational skills
  • be suitable to work within an education environment
  • be physically able to undertake the duties of the role
  • not be an employee of the centre
  • live within easy reach of the centre and in rural areas this should be no more than 20 miles from the centre

More Information about the role of a Chief Invigilator can be found at Chief Invigilator – SQA

Expressions of interest should be sent via email to Alan Johnston – Depute Headteacher  by Monday 27th November.

For any queries or an informal discussion about the role please contact the school on 01466 405990




Candidate for the Scottish Youth Parliament
November 7th, 2023 at 1:01 pm

Jules Stoneman: Candidate for the Scottish Youth Parliament

Please consider voting for TGS very own Jules Stoneman to become a member of the Scottish Youth Parliament.

Voting for SYP 2023 Elections closes at 6pm on Sunday 19th November 2023. Young people aged 12-25 can vote and have their views heard by electing young people standing for what they believe in. The results will be announced during the week beginning 20th November 2023.


To vote go to and select our constituency (voting area) which is: Aberdeenshire West. Next enter your 16 Digit Young Scot Card Number and you will be able to vote and find out more about Jules’ key issues and why you should vote for him.

October 30th, 2023 at 12:23 pm

The use of vapes by young people is on the rise. Below is some information for all, especially parents/carers, which highlights the adverse affects and some strategies to maybe help your young person using them.

Vaping info for families_Oct 2023

Clothes Swap – Time to change the wardrobe?
September 29th, 2023 at 11:51 am





Spring cleaning your wardrobe? In need of something different to wear? Fed up with waste?

Bring any clothes, shoes or accessories (clean and in good condition please) that you no longer love and wear to Square Deal, Huntly Square, from 9am to 12.30 on 7th October 2023, and enjoy finding something new to take away……. for free!!

Fast fashion is responsible for nearly 10% of global carbon emissions. Join the Huntly clothes swap. Help save the plan