S2 Parents Evening - Thursday 30th January 2020
Library Innovation Network Aberdeenshire (LINA)
Please find below information on a new programme which is being developed by Aberdeenshire Council and Robert Gordon University to support business growth in North Aberdeenshire by providing support from local council libraries - Library Innovation Network Aberdeenshire (LINA).
Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA)
An Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) is an allowance of £30 per week, which can be paid to eligible students who stay on in education after the age of 16 years. Your EMA is paid every 2 weeks during school term time and it is not paid during the holidays.
You are eligible if…
- If you are 16 years of age or over before 30 September 2019, you may be eligible for an EMA from the beginning of the August school term.
- If you are 16 years of age after the 1 October 2019 and before 29 February 2020, you may be eligible for an EMA from January 2020.
Dates for applying are…
- ‘If you are eligible for a full academic year award, your application must be submitted by 30 September 2019, if not the award can only be made from the date it is received by this office. You can still submit an application up to 31 March 2020’
- ‘If you are eligible for an award from January 2020, your application must be submitted by 29 February 2020, if not the award can only be made from the date it is received by this office. You can still submit an application up to the 31 March 2020.’
If you want help filling in your form please get in touch with your Guidance Teacher at Fraserburgh Academy or staff at Fraserburgh Library.
To find out more please click on the undernoted link:-
Forms can be completed online from the link provided or paper form as attached or a copy can be obtained from the school office.
Rectors Newsletter Term 2
It was a busy Term 2 with lots of different events taking place. Please find attached the Rector's Newsletter for Term 2 which reflects on these.
⚽️🏀Active Schools Fraserburgh - Term 3 🏸🏈
S4, S5 & S6 Frankenstein Trip
Our Drama and English Departments are currently organising a trip to His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen to see "Frankenstein" in February. If you are in S4, S5 or S6 and are interested then please refer to the undernoted leaflet for details of where to get an application form from.
SCHOLAR Workshop S4-S6
Our senior pupils S4-6 recently engaged in a workshop delivered by SCHOLAR during PSE lessons. Attached is the information for parents and pupils on how to access the online tutorials and revision material.
This is a great revision tool and it is free!
SCHOLAR's upcoming Online Tutor Sessions are:
For more information on how to take part in upcoming sessions, please visit SCHOLAR's Online Tutor Sessions.
Please note that worksheets will be available and should be attempted before some sessions.
School Dress Code/Uniform
It is good to see the vast majority of our pupils looking so smart in dress code and uniform on their return to school. Here is a reminder of the school dress code/uniform requirements for each year group. Please remember that S2 and S3 pupils may opt to wear school uniform, as indeed a number have chosen to do.
Careers/DYW Work Placement
On a daily basis the Careers and DYW section of the website is updated with upcoming events whether it be job vacancies, work placements, College/University Open days or events. To keep up to date with all this information please click on the undernoted buttons which will give you quick access to this information.