Keithhall is a small, rural primary school situated approx 2 miles north-east of Inverurie on the Whiterashes Road. The school comprises of an older main building with one classroom, and a general purpose room which is used for Art, Music, Drama, P.E. and school meals.
Rights and Duties of the School Board
The School Boards Act has given the Board various rights including the following:
to receive advice and reports from the Head Teacher
to approve the Head Teacher’s plans for the use of capitation allowance
to receive financial information from the local authority concerning past and future expenditure on the school
to have any matter raised at a School Board meeting considered by the Head Teacher and the Education Authority
The duties of the School Board include:
to promote contact between school, parents and the community
to find out what parents views are, to agree to parents requests for meetings and to consider any resolution passed at a meeting of parents
to report to parents at least once a year and to make documents relating to School Board meetings available at the school
to participate in the selection of promoted staff
to control use of the school premises outwith school hours, subject to any direction by the Education Authority
The school is surrounded by the woodland of the Keithhall Estate, which abounds with wild life and provides a rich resource for environmental studies as well as a truly idyllic setting.
The curriculum followed at Keithhall School is that laid down in the Scottish 5-14 Guidelines.
The curriculum consists of the following subject areas:
English Language (Reading, Writing, Talking, Listening)
Religious and Moral Education (R.M.E.)
Modern Language (M.L.P.S.) - French
Personal and Social Development
Obviously there is a considerable overlap in the above areas and this is reflected in the school's planning and teaching..
SESSION 2006-07 Monday 21st August 2006 Teachers’ Inservice Day Tuesday 22nd August 2006 School re-opens (pupils) Friday 13th October School closes for pupils for October Holiday Monday 30th October School re-opens Friday 22 December 2006 school closes for Christmas holiday Monday 08 January 2007 school re-opens Monday 19 February 2007 mid-term holiday Friday 30 March 2007 school closes for Easter holiday Monday 16 April 2007 school reopens Monday 07 May 2007 national holiday Friday 06 July 2007 school closes for summer holiday
SESSION 2007/08 Monday 20/ August 2007 School reopens for teachers Tuesday 21 August 2007 School reopens for pupils Friday 12 October 2007 school closes for October holiday Monday 29 October 2007 school reopens Friday 21 December 2007 school closes for Christmas holiday Monday 07 January 2008 school reopens Monday 18 February 2008 mid-term holiday Thursday 20 March 2008 school closes for Easter holiday Monday 07 April 2008 school reopens Monday 05 May 2008 National holiday Friday 04 July 2008 School closes for summer holiday