Where: Situated in the village of Newburgh by the Forvie nature reserve and the Ythan estuary. Approximately, 12 miles north of Aberdeen off the A952.
Opened: Early 19th. Century. The school was named after a John Mathers who left £100 sterling “For the education and clothing of twenty poor fishermen’s sons of Newburgh.”
Roll: 130 pupils + 20 Nursery places 5 sessions a week.
Style: Traditionally built closed classroom design.
Teaching Areas: 6 classrooms with separate Nursery Unit.
Playground: tarred play area by the front of the school. Lower field area with additional tarred area marked out for football and netball/basketball. Upper field area full sized football pitch.
Hall: Large hall accommodating badminton court and basketball, school dinners and community use in the evening.
Library: Infant library situated in room 7 Middle/Upper library situated in resources room.
Computer suite: 16 networked computers. Each teaching area has a computer station networked to a server. Broadband speed Internet connection.
Additional support needs: Based in room 7
Music room: Piano and extensive music instruments located in Room 7.
Administration: Head Teachers office, School Administrators office.