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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Science based apprenticeship

Field and Laboratory Research Support Salary £13,260 Year 1, £17,316 Year 2 Fixed Term 24 Months The work undertaken by The James Hutton Group is at the top of the global agenda tackling problems such as the impact of climate change and threats to food, biodiversity, soils and water security. Working in one of either , the Environmental & Biochemical Sciences (EBS) or Ecological Sciences (ES) research groups, these exciting…

17th May 2019
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Civil Engineering Opportunity

Fairhurst – Post of Trainee Technician We are currently looking to employ school leavers for the post of Trainee Technician in both our Aberdeen and Westhill Offices. Ideally candidates should have qualifications in Maths, Graphical Communication, Physics and English. Fairhurst would put successful applicants through further training at North East Scotland College on a day release course which would lead to a qualification in Civil Engineering. If you feel you…

8th May 2019
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Graduate Apprenticeship Opportunity

Meston Reid & Co are looking to take part in an exciting new Graduate Apprenticeship scheme in partnership with RGU under which two new employees will work towards an honours degree from RGU together with either an ACCA or ICAS professional accountancy qualification. The Apprenticeship scheme is open to school leavers who prefer to enter the workplace straight from school but still continue their education.  There are university level entrance…

8th May 2019
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Paid Gap Year Opportunity

Extension to The Year in Industry (YINI) Registration Deadline We currently have a high number of companies in Scotland contacting us to offer YINI placement opportunities starting this year, so we have decided to keep the YINI Registration window open to 2019/20 placement applicants. These excellent placement opportunities will start this August/September (for 12 months) and are ideal for your School Leavers in S5/S6 interested in gaining relevant paid work…

8th May 2019
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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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