Alehousewells Primary Nursery School is situated in the village of Kemnay
approximately 17 miles from Aberdeen and 6 miles from the town of Inverurie. The
village is in a rural setting and has several shops and businesses. The school is nondenominational.
The catchment area includes designated zoning of mainly local
authority and some private housing within Kemnay and extends into rural outlying
The school is very much part of the Kemnay Community and there are effective links
with Kemnay Academy and the other primary schools in the Community Schools’
Network. There is an active Parent Council which supports the school effectively.
The school building is semi-open plan and has eight teaching areas available. There
is a linked re-locatable unit with additional toilet facilities. Six of the teaching areas in
the main building are dedicated to P2-7 classes. The Nursery and Support for
Learning occupy two classroom areas. A Community Lounge / 2’s Nursery Room is
also part of the school. There is a library area, a general purpose room and a computer
suite with fifteen networked machines. The school hall is multi-functional as it is used
for dining purposes, physical education and drama. There is a meeting room/parents
room adjacent to the SfL area. The school has grassed and tarmac
playground areas and climbing play facilities.