Further Information

The Mearns Academy 2023/24 Handbook can be viewed here – Mearns Academy School Handbook 2023

For information on GIRFEC – Getting It Right For Every Child, visit http://www.girfec-aberdeenshire.org/

For Internet Safety advice – https://net-aware.org.uk/

Useful Documents

Financial Assistance Sept 2022

Communication Overview

Parents as Partners – leaflet

Data Protection Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice for CfE Machine

Police Scotland – Social Media Information

Campus Information

The Community Campus includes the Library service, Community Learning and Development, Laurencekirk Pre-school, Police and a variety of Leisure facilities.

Further information on these services can be found on the Aberdeenshire Council website –


Northern Alliance

The Northern Alliance is a collaboration between eight local authorities, across the North and West of Scotland: Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, Argyll and Bute, Eilean Siar [Western Isles], Highland, Moray, Orkney Islands and Shetland Islands.

The Northern Alliance seeks to improve the educational and life chances of our children and young people, build on the strengths of shared service development, and create professional networks and deliver continuous professional development.

The Northern Alliance exists to make a difference to the lives of children and young people by ensuring that the professionals who work with them collaborate for improvement and impact.

See their website for information and newsletters – https://northernalliance.scot