About our school
Midmar School lies approximately 18 miles west of Aberdeen, between the B9119 Aberdeen to Tarland road and the A944 Aberdeen to Alford road. It is a rural school in an agricultural area facing south to the Hill of Fare.
The school is set in extensive grounds which provide excellent scope for outdoor learning. These include a tarred front playground a football pitch with floodlights, grassy play area, raised vegetable beds and a millennium garden with a plastic bottle greenhouse. We also use the neighbouring wood for Forest School activities.
The main building dates from 1963 with an extension being added in 2013. The main building comprises 2 classrooms, a General Purpose Hall, Servery, toilets, Office, Head Teacher’s Office and Staffroom. A non-fiction library is situated in the Hall with fiction libraries in both the Hall and corridor area. The third classroom is a relocatable unit situated in the front playground. We currently have 54 pupils who are divided into three classes. These classes are P1-P3, P3-P4 and P5-P7. We have a Rising 5s Group which meet in school on Monday mornings. We do not have a Nursery class, but children are zoned for Echt School Nursery. Children transfer to Alford Academy at the end of Primary 7.
Midmar After School Club meets in school on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3.15pm – 6.00pm.
Rights Respecting School
Midmar School achieved The Level 1 Rights Respecting School Award in March 2014. We are collating our evidence to apply for the Level 2 Award.
Eco Schools – Green Flag Awards
Midmar is an Eco School. We have achieved 4 Green Flags. We are now focussing on Sustainability, Water and Litter to achieve our 5th Award. Our work on The Sustainability Global Goals links our work on Children’s Rights and Eco Schools.