November 2020

Enterprise and Creativity Course Charges

In line with Aberdeenshire Council Education and Children’s Services policy, Alford Academy make a small charge to offset some of the costs of specialist materials used in the delivery of the following courses.

For more information about the projects these costs go towards please click here.

If your child is eligible for free school meals, there is no charge for course materials.

If you prefer to pay in instalments or where hardship could result from payment of recovery charges, parents/carers are asked to contact the school by letter/ email.


Online e-payments for school meals and HE, Art, Design & Technology course materials.

Aberdeenshire Council has introduced a new way of accessing the online payment system, called Myaccount, which many parents and carers have already been using to pay for school meals.

A video has also been created on how to setup Myaccount and can be viewed below.

If you have any concerns or issues with this new process please contact the helpline on 03456 08 12 02.

For all school payments please go to  and select “School Payments”

Recoveries Charges Session 2020/2021

S1 Art, Technical and Food Technology £10.00
S2 Art, Technical and Food Technology £11.00
S3 Hospitality £30.00
S3 Art and Design £3.00
S3 Craft, Design and Manufacture £8.00
National 4,5 Hospitality £60.00
National 4,5 and Higher Art £10.00
National 4,5 Practical Woodworking £13.00
National 4,5 Design and Manufacture £20.00
Higher Design and Manufacture £10.00
Advanced Higher Art and Design £10.00

Contact Our School

Head Teacher: Angela Wotherspoon

Alford Academy
Alford Community Campus
Greystone Road
AB33 8TY

Telephone: 019755 20430

School Office opening hours are 8:15 am to 4pm Monday to Friday term time (you can leave a message on the answering machine or send an email outwith office hours).