Fishermoss School serves the south side of the town of Portlethen. The school is a member of the Portlethen Community Network. We regularly work alongside other schools in the area and staff from agencies such as the health service, police and social work.
Present roll 336 pupils, which includes 56 in the Nursery classes and two full time. In addition to the morning and afternoon nursery classes, pupils are organised in 12 classes from P1-P7. There are composite classes at various stages throughout the school. Staffing is enhanced by the provision of support for learning teachers and pupil support assistants. Pupils also benefit from the contribution of some visiting specialist teachers and instrumental tutors. For further information about classes and staff please see section 5 at the back of the handbook.
The school makes use of community facilities such as the Library, Academy, Swimming Pool, Moss, Community Woodland Walk, Tennis Courts and Bowling Club. Each year there are planned opportunities for parents to attend curricular events and meetings regarding the progress of their children.
Parents provide significant support to develop the football skills of pupils of the school. More information can be found in the Parent Involvement Section. Around 50% of children regularly attend training sessions. Through the Active Schools programme children are able to attend some sporting activities either taster sessions during the school day or After School Clubs.
Independent inspection reports by HMIe and the Care Inspectorate are available from the school. The school has achieved its fifth ECO Green Flag and Level 1 Rights Respecting School status. We are recognised as a Cycle Friendly School and we have been awarded Fair Trade status.