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Find the latest news by clicking on the link. Pressgang Autumn Newsletter 2013
Education Maintainance Allowance (EMA)
Students 16 and over can claim for an E.M.A., providing their household income falls into the Scottish Government thresholds.Students can pick up a leaflet from the school office and take home. However, information is also attached below.
Important to note - students who received EMA before must re-apply again submitting a new application.
The application forms will be available from Aberdeenshire Council's website as from Monday 3rd June 2013Pressgang Winter Newsletter 2012 First Aid Provision Pressgang Autumn Newsletter 2012 Pressgang Summer Newsletter 2012 Young Driver Newslettter
Click on this link to view Scottish Government CfE Questions and Answers for parents/carers CfE Scottish Government Questions and AnswersEnquire - the Scottish advice service for additional support for learning
Enquire offers independent, confidential advice and information on additional support for learning through: Telephone Helpline: 0845 123 2303 Email Enquiry service: firstname.lastname@example.org. Advice and information is also available at Enquire provides a range of clear and easy-to-read guides and factsheets including 'The parents’ guide to additional support for learning'Broad General Education in the Secondary School - A Guide for Parents and Carers A guide for parents about broad general education, the period from age three to the end of S3, covering all of the experiences and outcomes across all curriculum areas. It has frequently-asked questions about the period of the broad general education (BGE) including what children learn and how their learning is assessed, understanding learners' progress and making choices for qualifications. http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/Images/CfEbriefingforparentsfinal_tcm4-725662.pdf> Curriculum for Excellence - What you need to know: A guide to the new National Qualifications for parents and carers http://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/46161.html> Aberdeenshire 'Notes for Parents' 'Notes for Parents' is produced each year and contains information about all Aberdeenshire Council schools, nurseries, community centres and libraries. 'Notes for Parents' also outlines the Council's guidelines on a number of issues from applying for a school place to gaining financial assistance and much more. Click on the link below to download a printable version of 'Notes for Parents 2012' Notes for Parents 2012 Link to Aberdeenshire Council's information for Parents
Further information/ classwork for pupils affected by adverse weather conditions can be accessed through GLOW. Please log in to your GLOW account. https://secure.glowscotland.org.uk/login/login.htm NOTE: To get into your usual GLOW page, you must now click on the GLOW Portal box when you log in. Pupils who can't remember their GLOW passwords should email Mrs Fraser (email@example.com) to get them re-set.
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Adverse weather update
Severe Weather Line: 0870 054 4999 + PIN 021040 The Adverse Weather Conditions leaflet can be downloaded from the following link : Aberdeenshire Council Adverse Weather Conditions Leaflet for Parents and Carers Pupils who cannot remember their GLOW passwords to access work/information from staff can get them re-set by emailing Mrs Fraser: firstname.lastname@example.org NOTE: To get into your usual GLOW page, you must now click on the GLOW Portal box when you log in.
Out of School Activities
Ellon Academy offer a wide range of extra curricular lunchtime and after school activities. Pupils are given details of these via the daily pupil bulletin at registration.