|Nethybridge, PH25 3ED, UK Inverness-Shire|
+44 (0)1479 821274
Abernethy Primary School
Abernethy Primary School is situated on the outskirts of Nethy Bridge in a woodland setting. The building is spacious and well equipped to meet the demands of today’s curriculum. The children enjoy the use of an attractive play area of field and woodland. A wildlife area and garden have been created. The school has a large gymnasium and an excellent stage. Three full-time teachers currently staff the school. The school Chaplain visits the school once a week, to talk to children in relation to RME and to hold assemblies.
Provide a happy and secure environment for pupils, staff and visitors to the school.
Provide a stimulating and bright working environment where individual opinions and beliefs are valued and respected.
To develop good working relationships with parents and the community.
To enable the child to acquire the basic skills, to build upon these in order to achieve their full potential.
To develop the children’s awareness and understanding of the environment both within their own community and in the wider world.
To develop the child’s capacity to express their ideas and feelings through expressive arts.
Enable children to work independently and confidently at a variety of tasks that include problem solving, enquiry and information handling.
Teaching and Learning
To cater for each child’s needs through planning, assessment and evaluation, so that each child can achieve their full potential.
To provide a stimulating and challenging classroom where appropriate resources are used to meet the 5-14 requirements.
Personal and Social Development
For children to be able to work together effectively by sharing and co-operating.
Develop a consideration of the needs and feelings of others.
To enhance their social and emotional development.
To make children aware of their place in society and to provide them with the skills required for the challenge of the modern world.
Throughout the year children from Primary 4 to 7 are given the opportunity to take part in football, basketball, badminton, athletics, gymnastics and tennis after school. Many of these activities are provided with help from the Active Schools Co-ordinator.
After school clubs in art and music are also provided.
Blue sweatshirts and T-shirts with the school logo are available from Boyds, High Street Grantown-on-Spey. These worn with grey or navy skirts or trousers provide a smart and comfortable uniform. Jogging trousers and jeans are not acceptable. The school hopes parents will support us, in ensuring that school uniform is worn at all times.
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