School Calendar

2018/19 TERM DATES


  • Thu 11th Oct – P6 pupils Harlaw transition (UNCRC)
  • Tue 13rd & Thu 15th Nov – Parent/Teacher evenings
  • Tue 20th Nov – P7 pupils Harlaw transition (Health & Wellbeing)
  • Wed 5th Dec – P6 pupils Harlaw transition (Numeracy)
  • Friday 21st Dec – End of term service at Ferryhill church (9.30am)


  • Tuesday 11th December– P6
  • Wednesday 12th December – P4
  • Monday 17th December – P3
  • Tuesday 18th December – P5
  • Wednesday 19thDecember – Nursery party (9:30 to 12:00)- P2 Party
  • Thursday 20th December – P1
  • Friday 21st December – P7

Christmas Shows:

  • Monday 10th December – P2 show (afternoon)
  • Wednesday 12th December – Nursery Nativity (10:45-12:00)- P4 & P5 carol concert (Evening)
  • Thursday 13th December – P1 show (Evening- Ferryhill Church)
  • Wednesday 19th December – P6S (Evening)


  • Wed 16th Jan until Wed 27th March -P4 Swimming (weekly)
  • Wed 16th Jan – Harlaw visit to Ferryhill P7s (French)
  • Wed 16th Jan – House captains to Bramble Brae – ‘World of Work’ event
  • Thu 17th Jan- Internet safety, interactive presentation for parents 6:30 to 8:00pm
  • Fri 25th Jan – Robert Burns celebration (pupils to wear something tartan or more)
  • Wed 6th Feb – P7 pupils to Broomhill school for Rotary quiz (General knowledge)
  • Wed 20th Feb – Dental nurse – P1 and P7 pupils
  • Wed 20th Feb – P7 pupils Harlaw transition (Social Subjects)
  • Fri 15th March – Musician Concert at Ferryhill Church (9:30am)
  • Fri 29th March – End of term service at Ferryhill church (9.30am)


  • Thu 25th or Fri 26th April – P7 pupils Harlaw transition (Technologies)
  • Thu 30th May – P6 pupils Harlaw transition (Literacy)
  • Tue 25th & Wed 26th June – Transition week for P7 pupils with places at Harlaw


2017/18 TERM DATES


  • Fri 11th May – Whole School Running Event in Duthie Park (18th May, if cancelled)
  • Sun 13th May – International Festival (Gym Hall, 2 – 3:30PM)
  • Week of 21st – 25th May – Health Week (various activities incl  picnic lunch)
  • Mon 4th June – Infant Sports Day (P1-3)- 1.00pm (11th June if cancelled)
  • Wed 6th June- Middle/Upper Sports Day (P4-7) – 1.15 pm (Tue 19th June, if cancelled)
  • 5th & 7th June – Parent/Teacher Evenings
  • Sat 9th June – Ferryhill School Picnic & Fun Day (Sports Field, 12:00 – 2:00PM)
  • 11th – 14th June – P7 residential trip


  • Thu 24th January – Burns Day. Pupils may wear tartan to celebrate Burns Day. Various classes will have individual Burns Day celebrations. There will also be a special assembly.
  • Thu 22nd February – World Thinking Day. Children who attend a uniformed organisation may wear their uniforms to school.
  • Sat 3rd March – Regional Robert Burns Competition at Portlethen Academy. Pupils attending this event have received letters. Mrs Macpherson will meet the families at the event. 
  • Friday 9th March, 9:30AMMusician’s Concert at Ferryhill Parish Church for all children who are learning a musical instrument in school. All parents welcome!
  • Fri 16th March – RGC and Albyn inter-schools championships at Balgownie for P5 to P7s. The teams are in place, training sessions have been held and pupils are ready to go and make Ferryhill proud. 
  • Thu 29th March, 9:30AM – End of term Spring Service at Ferryhill Parish Church.

In March, pupils will also recognise Waste Aware Week and British Science Week. No special events are planned for World Book Day.


  • Thu 21st November – Pudsy Day, dress up in spots or clashing colours, £1-£2 donation
  • Tue 12th December, 6:30pm – P1 Christmas show at the Church of Scotland
  • Wed 20th December, 6:30pm – Upper stages Christmas show at the Church of Scotland