Relevant School and Council Guidance

Please note that all relevant Aberdeenshire Council Education and Children’s Services information can be found here.   All guidance and procedures enacted by Mackie Academy are based on policy set by Scottish Government and / or Aberdeenshire Council.  The School Handbook contains all relevant links to these documents.

Following the pandemic Mackie Academy is currently undertaking a review of all key guidance and processes.  If a link does not work below the guidance and processes are currently under review and it is our aim to have these documents in place by end of the academic year 2022-23.


Adverse Weather Guidance for Parents


Anti-Bullying Guidance and Procedures

Child Protection and Safeguarding Guidance and Procedures


Curriculum Rationale


Developing the Young Workforce at Mackie Academy


Educational Visits Key Principles at Mackie Academy


Equalities and Equity Guidance and Procedures



GIRFEC Guidance and Procedures

I – P

Internet Safety, Media Permission and Responsible Use of IT in Aberdeenshire Schools


Mobile Devices Acceptable Use Mackie Academy


Promoting Inclusion and Reducing Exclusions Guidance and Procedures


Relationships Learning and Behaviour Policy and Guidance  (Aberdeenshire Council)


Restorative Practices at Mackie Academy:

Restorative Practices at Mackie Academy

Restorative Practices at Mackie Academy FAQs

Restorative Practices at Mackie Academy Flowchart


School Dress Code at Mackie Academy


SQA Presentation Guidance and Quality Assurance