Florence Wright, an Upper III pupil at Albyn School has just completed her Level 4 sailing certificate with the RYA (Royal Yachting Association). Florence has been sailing for about 5 years and even has her own dinghy that she sails on Loch Lomond.
By achieving her Level 4 sailing certification, Florence can now sail a variety of different boats, do a capsize practice, sail in a race and more.
“I really enjoy sailing because it is a sport that is exciting and different every time and always has something new to offer no matter what stage you are at”.
New Chairman Appointed
The School is delighted to announce the appointment of Ron Taylor as the new Chairman of the Board of Governors. Ron Taylor has been a governor at Albyn since 2007. He brings with him more than 17 years of experience of senior management in higher education in the United Kingdom and is currently the Vice President of Grenzebach Glier and Associates, consultants in Philanthropic Management.
We would like to thank the outgoing Chairman, Mr Ian Tannock for his many years of dedicated service to the School as a Board member.
Charity Coffee Morning
The annual MacMillan coffee morning at Albyn School wil be held on Friday 18th September 2009 at 8.30am-10.30am. All proceeds will be going towards the MacMillan cancer support charity.
Last year the event raised £968 which was an amazing amount for a morning, with the Lower School bake sale raising the most money. The suggested donation for parents’ coffee and cake in the dining room is £3.50.
Albyn regularly supports a number of local and international charities with each class in the school organising events to help raise money for charity.
Second-Hand Uniform Sale
A second-hand uniform sale is being held in the school hall on Saturday 12 September 2009 at 10am.
All parents are welcome to attend.
ASPA Donates Minibus
The Albyn School Parent’s Association (ASPA) has made a very generous donation of a minibus to the school. The minibus arrived earlier this week and is already being booked by various departments to take pupils on trips across the city.
We would like to thank ASPA for this and their continued support of the school.
Weekend Sports Update Sat 5th September 2009
All hockey fixtures are cancelled tomorrow. All pupils must check games machine for details of training. All pupils expected to attend training.
Lower 6 & 7 Football cancelled. (Please check games machine to see if there is training. It will depend on UI & UII games being on.)
UI & UII football still on. All boys to be at Inverdee(next to goals at 9am. Please take trainers in case there is a last minute call off.)
Please check the PE line for confirmation of all PE activities as times may vary 01224 498109