OPITO Energise Your Future – Anagram Challenge winners

10th October 2017

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.

10th October 2017
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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.

10th October 2017
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Entier’s Fresh Olives Roadshow 2017-18

6th October 2017

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

5th October 2017

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

5th October 2017

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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Ernst & Young LLP Careers Talk

3rd October 2017

AGS welcomed three of EYs Aberdeen based Apprentices into school today. They came into school to deliver a Careers Talk to all S6 pupils. The purpose was to highlight the various routes that can be taken to get a career in this sector. EY will also be offering an insight evening at their Aberdeen office in early November. Developing the Young Workforce is the Scottish Government’s youth employment strategy, which…

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SQA COURSEWORK

Pupils in S4, S5 and S6 have been given a presentation on the procedures and rules relating to SQA coursework and unit assessments.  Pupils have been issued with the SQA publication “Your Coursework”.  This can be accessed by clicking on the attachment below.

29th September 2017
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