• AGS Charities Group Begin Fundraising to Support Clic Sargeant
  • Battlefields Trip 2017
  • World Mental Health Day
  • OPITO Energise Your Future – Anagram Challenge winners
  • Developing the Young Workforce October Newsletter

World Mental Health Day

The 10th October 2017 is World Mental Health Day “Mental health problems can affect anyone, any day of the year, but 10th October is a great day to show your support for better mental health and start looking after your own wellbeing.” “The theme for World Mental Health Day 2017 is workplace well-being. So whether you’re an individual looking to boost your own well-being or an employer seeking advice on…

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OPITO Energise Your Future – Anagram Challenge winners

Well done to the following pupils who won the Anagram competition at the recent Opito Energise your future event. Megan Munro Caio Barbosa Eden Shaw Liam Smaaskjaer Haydn Oliver Dani Benny The pupils were given letters for answering questions and taking part in demonstrations throughout the day. All the letters made an anagram and AGS pupils were the first to figure out what it was – FUTURE TALENT All pupils received a…

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CHANGES TO NATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Pupils in S4, S5 and S6 have been issued with a letter explaining the changes to National 5 qualifications this session (see attached).  More information about the changes to National Qualifications can be found on the SQA website.

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Reporting in the Broad General Education

The Scottish Government has asked all schools to change the way CfE levels are reported this session.  You will no longer see developing, consolidating and secure on your child’s report.  Instead, schools will report on level achieved.   More information can be found in the attached leaflet.

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Entier’s Fresh Olives Roadshow 2017-18

Entier’s ‘Fresh Olives Roadshow’ is a food company school roadshow to recruit ambitious and talented young people into Entier’s award-winning Fresh Olives apprenticeship programme which will be running again during the school year 2017 – 2018. There are two categories: Chef Business To find out more on how to enter please speak with Mr Foster. Who should participate? Young people interested and committed to a career working for a leading food…

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Exploring Practical Engineering

One day visit to ITCA at Dyce where the participants will have a health and safety induction and a practical experience in both our engineering and fabrication welding workshops. All participants will do the practical tasks not just observe. We can accommodate a maximum of 10 participants who will be split into two groups on the day. Available on a Tuesday – start and end times to be agreed in…

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EY Schools Choices Evening

EY who are our current business partner have the following careers insight event open to all Aberdeen Schools: Event: EY Schools Choices Evening When: Thursday 2nd November 2017 Time: 6pm Where: EY Aberdeen, Blenheim House, Fountainhall Road, Aberdeen, AB15 4DT   EY: You’ll be amazed what you can learn in such a short space of time. The EY Choices open evenings show school leavers what life’s like at a leading global business like ours, so you can…

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