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 also have a hut which at present is used as a third classroom. We currently have 34 pupils who are divided into three classes. These classes are P1-P3, P4-P5 and P6-P7. A Rising 5s Group meets 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 (MASC) meets in school on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3.15pm – 6.00pm.

Rights Respecting School
Midmar School achieved The Level 2 (Gold) Rights Respecting School Award in March 2016. We are currently working towards re-accreditation.

Eco Schools – Green Flag Awards
Midmar is an Eco School and has 6 Green Flags, the most recent achieved in November 2019.

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 and is due for re-accreditation in 2021.

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This school is part of Aberdeenshire council