Albyn Foundation Receives Donation
The Albyn School Foundation has this week received a generous donation of £2500 from the sale of secondhand uniform, which will go towards the Fees Assistance Scheme. This scheme helps to provide fees assistance to parents who could not otherwise afford to send their child to Albyn School.
Every donation counts and can help give children the precious gift of a good education. If you would like to help support Albyn and deserving pupils please contact Miss Gemma Neal by email firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01224 322408 for more details.
The new Spanish Club will be meeting every Friday at 13.15 in C21. Can all pupils who are interested in learning Spanish please come along.
Change of Dismissal Times For Lower 1 and 2
In order to further reduce the congestion at the front of the school, the following will now apply for Lower 1 and 2 pupils:
Lower 1 will dismiss from the Foyer at 12 noon from Monday 23 August to Friday 3 September.
From Monday 6 September Lower 1 will dismiss from the Foyer at 3.00pm.
From Monday 23 August, Lower 2 will dismiss the from Foyer at 3.10pm.
We would strongly urge all parents to consider car sharing, public transport and walking to and from the drop off zone where possible.
Lower School Extra-Curricular Activities Autumn Term
A letter regarding the extra-curricular activities for the autumn term has been given to Lower School pupils today. A copy has been uploaded on to the Lower School secured area under general letters.
Lower School Parent Induction Meetings
Information regarding the Lower School parent induction meetings is now on the Lower School secured area under Head of Lower School Letters.
A letter regarding Karate after school has also been uploaded under Lower School General Letters.
Aberdeen Orpheus Choir
Mrs. Jane Murray (former Head of Music) would like to invite any FPs who were members of the Ensemble to consider auditioning for a place in the Aberdeen Orpheus Choir which she conducts. The choir meets on Wednesday evenings from 7.30pm-9.30pm at the Crown Terrace Baptist Church (off Windmill Brae). They perform a wide repertoire and will be starting their first rehearsal on Wednesday 25th August 2010 at 7.30pm. If you are interested or wish more information, please get in touch with Jane on 07967 926758.
New Sports Letters
Sports letters detailing team trials has been uploaded under the secured area of the website.
New Kukri P.E Kit
Can all pupils who have ordered the new Kukri P.E kit please be aware that the kit has arrived and will be in their Upper school form rooms on Thursday morning. If pupils have siblings in the Lower school their kit has gone to their Lower School Classes. No kit should be opened or worn until parents have seen the kit, checked sizes and labeled it.
We have excess stock in a variety of sizes. If your child/children would like to purchase extra kit. The kit will be on sale at break time on Friday in the hall. Please make cheques payable to Albyn School.
First Day Of Term 2010-2011
The Autumn term will commence on Thursday 19 August at 8.40am. All Upper 1 pupils are asked to arrive at the main school foyer for 8.30am. New pupils joining Lower 2-7 should arrive at the main school foyer for 8.40am. All Lower 1 pupils should arrive at the school foyer for 9.15am.
All pupils should bring a snack for the mid-morning break and their schoolbag with pencil case and paper to write with. Lower School pupils can bring all their school books on the first day as these can be left at school. Senior pupils should not bring all their books as timetables will be distributed on the first day. It is compulsory for Lower School pupils to have school dinners. Upper School pupils have the choice of bringing a packed lunch or can buy food from the canteen.
Upper School After School Supervision
Registration forms for the Upper School After School club are now available under the secured area of the Upper School section of the website under Headmaster’s Letters.