• The Framework of Design – Architecture Exhibition & Workshops 7th March
  • Thorpe Molloy Future Aspirations Competition
  • School Show Announced
  • Opito Energise you Future Event
  • S1-S3 John Byrne National Drawing Competition

The Framework of Design – Architecture Exhibition & Workshops 7th March

S3 pupils are invited to attend and participate in a series of Architecture workshops that will be running throughout the duration of our student exhibition ‘The Framework of Design’ in the Bon Accord Centre. The workshops will involve working in a team to construct and design the tallest and most stable building out of a series of materials that our students will provide. There will be a competition running throughout…

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Thorpe Molloy Future Aspirations Competition

MY FUTURE ASPIRATIONS – Thorpe Molloy Recruitment “Our unique competition challenges local pupils to convey their career dreams through Art. Contrary to popular belief, they don’t want to chase celebrity but have hopes of careers which are full of inspiration.” Aberdeen Grammar School Art Department were thrilled to have had such success with the annual competition this year. Thorpe Molloy Recruitment received 155 entries from across the region and were…

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School Show Announced

Is this the real life or is this just fantasy? To all those Killer Queens we know you were all waiting for the Hammer To Fall, we are delighted to announce that our next school show will be the Queen Musical, ‘We Will Rock You’. If you Want To Break Free, Auditions will be held after the Easter holidays with rehearsals starting at the change of timetable when we will have One Vision. Any pupil wishing to get…

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Opito Energise you Future Event

Now in its 10th year, Energise Your Future (EYF) continues to inspire young people across the UK to find out more about a career in the energy sector. The first EYF of 2018 was held in Aberdeen at Subsea UK’s Subsea Expo, providing the opportunity for groups of 13-17 year olds to interact with 12 companies and personnel who helped explain the vast array of roles and routes into the sector….

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S1-S3 John Byrne National Drawing Competition

Have you created a drawing in your art class that you are particularly proud of? If so, any student wishing to enter the above drawing competition, must hand in their finished (and well presented) work by Monday 19th February to Miss McIntosh for posting. Please see any of the Art Teachers for details.  

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Inter-house Book Sculpture competition

Make a sculptural piece of art, from a book, for World Book day 1st March 2018. Entrants should choose an Art book from The Art Department and create a sculpture from it by using any techniques imaginable – Origami / folding / gluing / tearing / wire / cut-outs / pop-ups / painting / drawing etc. Sculptures must be handed in to Miss McIntosh by Wednesday 28th February. To be…

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A Taste of Hospitality – Open Day

A Taste of Hospitality – Open Day Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Time: 10am – 2.30pm Venue: The Aberdeen Altens Hotel, Aberdeen  With the food and drink industry requiring 27,000 new recruits across the country by 2030 and tourism set to bring in up to £6.5 billion annually by 2020, a unique opportunity is available for young people to excel in a growing and diverse industry. In celebration of Scotland’s…

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S2 Network Rail Activity

The whole of the S2 year group took part in a DYW activity with Network Rail on Tuesday the 30th of January P3 & 4. This was run by four of their current graduates. One whom previously attended AGS. The graduates spoke with the whole of the S6 year group during period one where they gave details of their chosen career pathways and also highlighted the various options from Graduate entry…

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