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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 2013
Outcomes of the Consultation regarding Ardallie SchoolSee information on attached documents:
Safe Summer in Scotland - information attached Safe Summer in Scotland CMO letter
Galaxy Group - See below for information and support for post-school transition for parents of pupils with Additional Support Needs Galaxy Group Flyer Dates for Consulation and Engagement Events Generic Flyer
Click on this link to view Scottish Government CfE Questions and Answers for parents/carers
Click on this link to view information re Free Eye ExaminationsFree Eye Examinations
Enquire - 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: email@example.com. Advice and information is also available at Enquire providing 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 CarersA 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
SQA Exam Timetable SQA Timetable - 31 March 2014.All Files
SQA Past PapersPaste this web address into your browser to access past papers: www.sqa.org.uk/pastpapers/findpastpaper.htm S4 Revision - Class Reps (December 2013) https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/glowblogs/NPF/for-learners/
New School Updates
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
School closure information can also be accessed at the Aberdeenshire Council School Closures page.
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.