About our school

Our school is situated in the town of Ellon, which is an attractive rural location fifteen miles north of Aberdeen.

The school was built in 1962 in the traditional individual classroom style.

Ellon Primary School provides education for children aged 3 – 12 i.e. from ante-preschool nursery – P7.

We have twelve full time teaching staff, and a nursery teacher and five nursery nurses. The Head Teacher is non-class committed.

We have visiting specialist teachers who give specialist input for Art and Design, ICT, Music, Physical Education, science and modern languages.

We also have support for learning teachers who provide support for children when needed.The school also works closely with a range of other support agencies and volunteers in order to provide the best possible experience for children with additional support needs.

We have closed classrooms as well as a library and a school hall which doubles as the gym and canteen.The school playground and has recently been up graded to provide a stimulating outdoor learning and play space for the children.

We have the added advantage of having Gordon Park within close proximity, which we use for sports and outdoor learning.

The school has wireless internet and the children have access to laptops and mobile devices.

The children participate in a wide variety of curricular and non-curricular activities within the school grounds and also in their local environment and community. We run an after-school Netball Club, a Football Club, Badminton and Running Groups.

This school is part of Aberdeenshire council