Rampaging Chariots Robotic Games 2019

5th June 2019

On Saturday 1st of June four AGS Young Engineers travelled down to Edinburgh to compete in this year’s Scottish Robotic Games. The pupils did extremely well for their first completion and came four out of forty robots in one element of the competition and into the quarter finals of another. They did themselves and the school proud. This event was hosted by Leonardo, Crewe Toll, Edinburgh. Leonardo is one of…

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F1 in Schools

13th March 2019

F1 in Schools AGS Young Engineers F1 in Schools pupils entered two teams into the Scottish Regional Finals held at Inveralmond Community High School in Livingston. Both teams got through to the National Finals held at the Airbus wing factory in Chester. Both teams did extremely well in the Final with Team Overdrive taking the Scottish Champions prize in 8th place out of 28 in their class. This means that…

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Copthorne Hotel / AGS Flagship Partnership

13th March 2019

Copthorne Hotel / AGS Flagship Partnership Aberdeen Grammar School has joined forces with the Copthore Hotel Aberdeen in a Flagship Partnership. This partnership aims to raise awareness of the careers and skills required to work in the Hospitality industry and provide the school with a committed business partner to support the activity designed to prepare young people for the world of work. Through the partnership it is hoped that Copthore…

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International Women’s Day

13th March 2019

CHC Helicopters A group of three AGS Girls attended and event run by CHC Helicopters at RGC on International Women’s Day. This event was a fantastic opportunity to interact with female pupils who may have an interest in pursuing a degree / career in the industry. This was a great opportunity to allow our pupils to informally meet / ask questions and receive advice on the industry etc. The event…

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OITO’S Energise Your Future @ Subsea Expo

13th March 2019

OPITO’s Energise Your Future (EYF) event, took place on Thursday February 7th 2019, bringing together senior school pupils from the local area and the subsea industry to help inspire the next generation. EYF showcases the breadth of careers and opportunities within the subsea sector, providing the chance for young people to engage directly with subsea companies and personnel who can provide an insight into the industry. AGS pupils heard from a…

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Learner Pathways Evening – March / February 2019

13th March 2019

Learner Pathways Evening – March / February 2019 On Thursday 10th January and Wednesday 27th February 2019 pupils and parents were warmly invited to our S3 into S4 and Senior Phase Learner Pathways evening. The key goal is for our pupils to enjoy learning in the Senior Phase and achieve a strong set of examination results. Central to this is selecting the right courses in the first place. With this…

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International Women’s Day – CHC Helicopters

8th February 2019

International Women’s Day – CHC Helicopters CHC Helicopters have sent an invitation to all schools inviting them to a fantastic opportunity to interact with female students who may have an interest in pursuing a degree / career in the industry. This event is due to take place on Tuesday, 5th of March, 2019. The event will take place at Robert Gordon’s College Time: 09:30 – 13:00 (Lunch will be provided)…

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OPITO’S Energise Your Future @ Subsea Expo

8th February 2019

OPITO’s Energise Your Future (EYF) event, took place yesterday Thursday February 7th 2019, bringing together senior school pupils from the local area and the subsea industry to help inspire the next generation. EYF showcases the breadth of careers and opportunities within the subsea sector, providing the chance for young people to engage directly with subsea companies and personnel who can provide an insight into the industry. AGS pupils heard from a range…

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International woman’s day Vattenfall (Aberdeen) STEM Workshop

5th February 2019

International woman’s day Vattenfall (Aberdeen) STEM Workshop To celebrate international woman’s day Vattenfall (Aberdeen) would like to invite a small group of 14-16 year old girls to come into their offices in Aberdeen from 10am-2pm on Friday 8th March for some women in STEM and Leadership workshops. The experience day will be offered on a 1st come 1st served basis. The aim of the day is to: Inspire young women…

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EY Business Academy

4th February 2019

  Applications now open for the EY Business Academy – a paid one-week work experience opportunity open to pupils in S5. If you are considering an alternative route to university this programme can help build the skills you need for a head start on the EY Business Apprenticeship. To apply, please visit: https://go.ey.com/2Qn3Zcc

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