Bracoden Primary School is situated near to the Northeast coastal village of Gardenstown
and serves the catchment area of Gardenstown and the surrounding rural area of Gamrie.
The school is non denominational.
The school, a Victorian building is in good condition. It has 4 classrooms, a library
incorporating an information technology area and one general purpose room. The
Gardenstown Playgroup share the premises. Other facilities include a swimming pool,
a separate canteen and dining area, an extensive grass area with football pitch and
adventure playground and also a tarmac playground.
The current roll is 54 children from Primary 1 to Primary 7. The school has 3 full
time equivalent staff including the Head Teacher. Specialist Teachers support the
teaching of Physical Education, Music, Science, Art & ICT. The School has an allocation
of 1.5 days per week of Learning Support provided by Support for Learners staff.
Bracoden Primary School is 1 of 8 members of the Banff Cluster group. The local
Secondary school is Banff Academy. Prior to transfer to the Secondary, P7 pupils
have a 3 day induction course at the Academy in June.