S6 – Promoting positive pathways through school

A group of AGS S6 have been involved in Ashley Road School’s World of Work Week.  They visited classes from P1-7 to discuss their pathway through secondary school and career /study plans.  They were very well received by the primary pupils who had lots of questions to ask them about secondary school and the subjects they chose to study.

26th March 2019

NESCOL Information Sessions

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/2171acb1db231bc3d6a26e9b2/files/b93593ca-ba44-4329-aec6-c5dc4841ecb8/NESCol_Experience_Information_sessions.pdf   NESCOL are running information sessions for specific departments , this would be useful for those who have applied or who may apply in the next few years. The link above shows all the times and subjects but most departments have a slot – hair, beauty, hospitality, sport, travel, social science, art, computing, etc.,etc.

27th February 2019

Apprenticeship Family information for Parents

Home · Events · Scottish Apprenticeship Week – Scotland’s Biggest Parents’ Evening Scottish Apprenticeship Week – Scotland’s Biggest Parents’ Evening Mar 06, 2019 There’s never been a better time for young people to consider an apprenticeship. Currently over 37,000 people are working as an apprentice across Scotland in a variety of different sectors. As part of Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2019, DYW North East invite parents and carers to Scotland’s Biggest…

25th February 2019

Pupils looking for Jobs and Apprenticeships

  Please make sure pupils who are considering leaving school this year for full time jobs or apprenticeships are keeping an eye on the noticeboards outside SfL, the news sheet and this website.  Opportunities that AGS are made aware of will be shared through these.  Obviously, these will just be a selection of the opportunities that are available in and around Aberdeen.     On Tues 26th Feb Period 2…

14th February 2019

New website Launch

SDS have launched a new website to help parents with all things careers – subject choice, jobs of the future, post school destinations, how to have career conversations at home, etc.  The site is www.mykidscareer.com and is to be used in conjunction with ww.myworldofwork.co.uk which is used in school but can also be used at home.

14th January 2019

North East Scotland College applications

NESCOL are not in a position to confirm a closing date for their applications this year for full time courses starting in August 2019. What they have said is that interview booking will open on 14th January, so it is best to have your application in by then to be properly considered with the first interview opportunities.  Courses are filled on a first come first served basis from these interviews. …

26th November 2018

UCAS Higher Education Exhibition

The previous booking code advertised for this event was wrong – please use the code and instructions below. School/college name: Aberdeen Grammar School Booked sessions: Tuesday 25 September: 16:30 – 18:30 Group booking reference: UCASBKN139238   Go to www.ucas.com/exhibitions and find the event you are visiting. Click on the ‘Book now’ button, followed by ‘Join group booking’, then ‘I am a student’. Enter the group booking reference and click ‘Find’. Your…

13th September 2018