Welcome to Ballater School

Ballater Primary is a medium sized primary school of around 100 children in P1 – P7, and 17 children in the nursery. The school is situated within the village of Ballater. The current school building is celebrating 60 years since opening. The school is within the heart of The Cairngorms National Park. Ballater is one of 10 primary schools in the Aboyne Network, our pupils transfer to Aboyne Academy.Children have the chance to become involved in school groups, such as Eco Group and Pupil Council, Buddies, Playground Monitors and lunch time clubs. The school is very well-supported by the Parent Council and benefits greatly from their activities; through regular meetings they are involved in School and Policy development work. Their consistent fundraising throughout the year enhances curricular opportunities and they provide many social opportunities for both pupils and the community as a whole.

School Opening Times

School hours:
Start time 9am
Break 10.40-11am
Lunchtime 12.30- 1.25pm
Finishing time 3.15pm
Nursery hours:
Morning class- 8.40-11.50am
Afternoon class: 12.20-3.30pm

Contact: Ballater School

Monaltrie Crescent,


AB35 5RN


Telephone: 01339 755419

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