Official Announcements

School holidays – 2025 to 2030 – Have your say!
February 13th, 2024 at 1:29 pm

Please find below a link to a consultation survey for the school holiday and term dates from 2025 to 2030. Please note that the consultation will remain open until March 22, 2023, and your input is highly valued.

Link: https://engage.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/school-holiday-and-term-dates-2025-2030-consultation

Free School Payments – Christmas Holiday Payments
December 11th, 2023 at 11:21 am

Please click on the link to get information on Free School Meal payments over the Christmas holidays.

December 2023 Parent-Carers letter (1)

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


School Announcements

Promoting Modern Languages
December 11th, 2023 at 12:08 pm

Take time to have a look at this information about promoting Modern Languages and the positive impact it can on a pupils career opportunities.

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Foundation Apprenticeship Success
December 8th, 2023 at 12:41 pm

Well done to our Foundation Apprenticeship pupils and thanks to Deans of Huntly for their continued support of The Gordon Schools.

Baby Bank and Uniform Exchange
December 5th, 2023 at 10:05 am

Please Vote for our project! To help keep the Baby Bank and Uniform Exchange running we really need your votes .
Our uniform exchange and baby bank projects are in the running to receive a share of £635,000 from the Community Mental Health & Wellbeing Fund – but we need your vote to help us achieve this!

These projects provide free baby items and school uniforms to families in and around Huntly. The funding will help us to continue to do this and to hold more open days, drop-in sessions and fun days.

 

Click here to vote now – www.avashire.org.uk/cmhwfundvote

 

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.

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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  alan.johnston@aberdeenshire.gov.uk  by Monday 27th November.

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