Official Announcements

Introducing Enterprising Aberdeenshire.
May 16th, 2024 at 7:54 am

We are excited to introduce you to Enterprising Aberdeenshire, a new project dedicated to supporting pre-start and new businesses in Aberdeenshire. Developed and delivered by Aberdeenshire Council, Enterprising Aberdeenshire is funded by the UK Government
through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. Each area of Aberdeenshire has its own co-ordinator dedicated to working with businesses and communities locally to support them to grow, connect with each other and thrive together.

Click on this link for more information.

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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 freebus.scot.

Resources for stakeholders – YPTS (freebus.scot)

Worried about Money?
October 20th, 2022 at 2:32 pm

These are difficult economic times, and many may be worrying about money.

Check out this leaflet which gives you where to get help in Aberdeenshire.

Worried About Money Leaflet

 

This leaflet can be accessed and printed in a range of languages by following this link:

Aberdeenshire – Worried about Money? (worryingaboutmoney.co.uk)

 

You can also request free printed copies:

Cash First Leaflets – Independent Food Aid Network UK

“Lets” Talk Scottish Education
October 14th, 2022 at 2:28 pm

The Scottish Government wants your input on Scottish Education. This is not just for parents/carers but for school children as well. Make sure you have your say. See below on how you can participate.

National Discussion on Scottish Education – Letter to Parents and Carers – 14th October 2022

 


School Announcements

SQA -0 Your Results
June 14th, 2024 at 7:08 am

SQA ‘Your Results’: learner booklet available for download

Ahead of Results Day on Tuesday 6 August, we’ve produced a new learner booklet called ‘Your Results’. The booklet contains information on all the support available to learners as they receive their results and consider next steps. It includes: an overview of what to expect when receiving their results; details around certificates; frequently asked questions; how exams are marked; appeals information and more. We’ll include a hard copy along with the certificates and anyone who wants to read it before Results Day can download the digital version from our website.

Download booklet

THIS ALSO BEEN POSTED IN THE SCHOOL SQA SECTION OF THE WEBSITE.

Lets Talk (or not) about Neurodiversity
May 14th, 2024 at 7:32 am

Vaping
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

Free Bus Travel Scheme
October 3rd, 2022 at 11:49 am

On Tuesday 13th September 2022, the Scottish Minister for Transport approved the launch of the national marketing campaign for the Young Persons’ Free Bus Travel Scheme and, in doing so, also celebrated that over 20 million journeys have now been made through the scheme.

The national campaign is continuing with advertising on digital and social media, TV, radio and buses for the next few weeks to help raise awareness of the scheme, showcase the attractiveness and sustainability of bus travel and encourage even more young people across the country to take part.

To apply for your travel enabled National Entitlement Card visit either of these two websites:

freebus.scot or  getyournec.scot

The websites contain helpful information for families and young people about free bus travel; how it works, how to apply, the benefits and some tips for travelling safely. It also features the decision tool feature, to help make it easier for people to understand the different ways they can apply.

School Reopening
November 30th, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Just to advise that The Gordon Schools will be open tomorrow, Wednesday 1st December, as normal. We look forward to having you all back in school.