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

Planned Strike Action affecting The Gordon Schools
September 20th, 2023 at 3:48 pm

Below is a letter from Mr Gaiter, Rector, informing parents of the potential impact the proposed upcoming strike action may have on pupils at The Gordon Schools.

Sept 26-27-28 Industrial Action family letter_19-09-23

School Photographer
September 19th, 2023 at 10:59 am

The school photographer is in the school today, Tuesday 19th September, taking pictures of all and pupils. There have been family and some group photos as well. Pupils have already received a copy of their picture and will be taking them home for you to view today. All the information on how to order that photos are with the copy.

Skills Development Scotland – Results Helpline
August 7th, 2023 at 9:11 am

Once again, Skills Development Scotland’s (SDS) Results Helpline will be there to offer information, advice and guidance to Scotland’s young people and their parents and carers.

The SDS Results Helpline number is 0808 100 8000 – this goes live on results day and SDS’s expert advisers will have access to information on course vacancies at UK colleges and universities, Confirmation and Clearing, advice about Foundation, Modern and Graduate Apprenticeships and jobs, volunteering, training, or staying on at school.

The 2023 Results Helpline opening hours are:

  • Tuesday 8 and Wednesday 9 August – 8am to 8pm
  • Thursday 10 and Friday 11 August – 9am to 5pm

Please help us to spread the word to your networks so our young people/parents/carers can get the support on offer at this crucial time.  Suggested copy and downloadable assets are included in the Results Helpline partner toolkit which is available on the dedicated Results Helpline partner resources area 

Summer Camps
July 17th, 2023 at 8:17 am

Check all these activities available during the summer holidays and beyond.

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Free School Uniform Pop Up at TGS – Thursday 3rd August
July 5th, 2023 at 11:57 am

Come along to TGS and help yourselves to free school uniform provided by the uniform exchange.