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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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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Project K

20th September 2017

Project K Well done to a group of six of our AGS Young Engineers won the Project K competition held recently at Aberdeen City Councils Marshall College. They have were up against six other teams from across the city. The boys who have spent a considerable amount of their own time reaching and developing their proposal had to present to a panel of four judges and a ACC assembled audience. I bit more…

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Prefect Training with the British Army

15th September 2017

Prefect Training with the British Army This year AGS invited the British Army Outreach team in to help with giving our 105 strong prefect team some valuable training. The pupils had three activities to take part in: Team Building and Leadership Session Maths Workshop Careers Presentation The Team Building or Resilience workshop is where the Army Outreach team arranged an outdoor session that gave students a taste of the Army team building…

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OPITO’s Energise Your Future at Offshore Europe

14th September 2017

OPITO’s Energise Your Future at Offshore Europe ASG pupils were offered the opportunity to attend this years event which they did on Friday 8th of September. The following is a pupils insight into the day: We started the day by listening to four people who work in different parts of the oil industry. They talked about how they entered the industry and what their experience has been like. We were…

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