New Pitsligo & St John’s School serves the village of New Pitsligo and its surrounding rural area. The village is situated about 14 miles from Fraserburgh and 12 miles from Mintlaw and has a famous bakers,a shop and some small businesses.
The current School roll is 110 with 27 in the Nursery. On leaving New Pitsligo and St.John’s Primary School, most children transfer to Mintlaw Academy as part of Mintlaw Community Schools Network (CSN).
The school building has seven teaching areas made up of five classrooms and a large open plan infant area. There is also a nursery. It has accommodation for a gym, music/television/library area and houses the Mintlaw Cluster Stepping Stones enhanced provision. Lunch is taken in a separate dinner hall.
The school has large tarred playground areas and the use of an all-weather pitch which is easily accessed from the school.