About our school

Midmar School is situated in rural Aberdeenshire, 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 a mainly 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 greenhouse and willow tunnel. 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 of 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. We currently have 26 pupils who are divided into two classes. These classes are P1-P3 and P4-P7. 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.

Rights Respecting School
Midmar School achieved Silver Rights Respecting Schools Award in May 2022 and are currently working towards receiving Gold accreditation.

Eco Schools – Green Flag Awards
Midmar is an Eco School and has 7 Green Flags, the most recent achieved in June 2022.

Fairtrade School Award
In August 2020 we re-started our Fairtrade journey. We are currently working to become a Fairaware School.

Sport Scotland School Sport Award
Midmar School achieved the Gold Award in September 2018. Technology & Sport Group worked hard and in June 2023 we were re-accredited.

Digital Schools Accreditation
In October 2022 we were delighted to have been accredited as a Digital School.

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This school is part of Aberdeenshire council