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

16th February 2018

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

15th February 2018

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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S1-S3 John Byrne National Drawing Competition

6th February 2018

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

6th February 2018

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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Careers in the Creative Industries Presentation

14th December 2017

Aberdeen Grammar School welcomed Craig Ellis Head of First Year at Gray’s School of Art.  He came in to speak to a healthy number of pupils from S3 to S5 P1 about careers in the Creative industries and Why go to Art School. Craig then spoke specifically to N5, Higher and Advanced Higher Art & Design pupils P2 up in the Art Department. This was a very good opportunity to hear about…

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Senior Art, Design & Technology Exhibition

12th December 2017

The Art, Design and Technology Faculty displayed a fantastic exhibition on Thursday 7th December, showcasing the incredibly successful senior entrants from the National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher awards 2017. All guests were treated to musical interludes, whilst the charity team were selling festive mince pieces in aid of the schools nominated charity this year; CLIC Sargent.

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S2 Art Exhibition in the newly refurbished library

Come along to the newly refurbished library and see the beautiful art work on display by S2 Art & Design students – including 3D sculptures made from books, book art and framed 2D artwork. The project that students worked on, began with observational drawings & paintings of seashore themed objects; developing skills in creating realistic form, expressive line, texture and mark making. This developed into creating compositions of these objects…

11th December 2017
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Careers in the Creative Industries

11th December 2017

Careers in the Creative Industries Craig Ellis Associate Head of Undergraduate Studies at Gray’s School of Art will be in school on Thursday 14th of December P1 to speak to pupils about careers in the creative industries. This is open to any pupil in S3,4 & 5 and not just those taking Art. Any pupil interested in this opportunity should sign-up on the sheet on the DYW notice board or…

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New Art Clubs announced!

S1 and 2 Art Club – Thursday lunchtimes  Explore a range of art and design projects based on seasonal themes. Starting on Thursday 14th September at 13.10pm – Lead by senior pupils. Room 309   S3 – S6 Art Club : Skills and Technique Building Designed to help pupils extend and develop folio work using expressive techniques. The club is also open to those who were not able to select…

11th September 2017
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