Aberdeenshire to welcome HRH The Princess Royal to officially open Midmill School

Provost of Aberdeenshire Hamish Vernal has welcomed the news that HRH The Princess Royal will officially open the new Midmill School in Kintore on Wednesday, March 1.

The £11.5m school opened its doors in November and is currently attended by two new classes of its own as well as pupils from nearby Kinellar Primary School while a new replacement school for them is being built.

Provost Vernal said: "We're very much looking forward to welcoming HRH The Princess Royal to Aberdeenshire again at th start of March.

"Midmill School is a wonderful new, modern building and staff and pupils were thrilled to move into it in November.

"Aberdeenshire is very proud of its links with the Royal Family and Her Royal Highness's visit to officially open the school will be a very special occasion we're all looking forward to."