World Challenge Sub-Saharan Africa 2018 – presentation

During the summer of 2018 36 students and 4 teachers spent a month in Africa on a trip of a lifetime.  Here is a short presentation of the month.  A video link will be made available in the next few days that captures the month from start to finish.  The next World Challenge destination will be decided in mid-November, keep your eye on an announcement in the bulletin.

6th October 2018
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Senior Poland Trip

27th September 2018

A group of our senior pupils along with Ms Astraea and Mrs McKay visited Poland and in particular Auschwitz.  Here are a selection of photos.  A report on their trip will follow.  

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New School APP

19th September 2018

Please note that we have a new school app that is going to be used to replace group call.  All pupils were issued with a flyer explaining the download procedures.  To date we have had 381 users registered.  It would be great if we could access more of the parent/carer community.  If you do decide to download the APP, please ensure you select the appropriate year group that your child…

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2018 Prefect Training with the British Army

17th September 2018

Prefect Training with the British Army AGS invited the British Army Outreach team in to help with giving our 110 strong prefect team some valuable team building training. The pupils had  to complete several Team Building and Leadership Sessions. The Team Building or Resilience workshop is where the Army Outreach team arranged an outdoor session that gave students a taste of the Army team building and problem solving with a wide range of…

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Information for parents/carers from Police Scotland”

As you may know, Police Scotland’s School Liaison Officers (SLOs) deliver classroom inputs to schools across the north east on several topics.  During a recent delivery of ‘Knives and Other Weapons’ to a class within the North East, the SLO was in discussion with the pupils about Section 49(1) of the Criminal Law (Consolidation)(Scotland) Act 1995 which states that it is an offence to have in a public place a…

13th September 2018
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S4 Battlefields Trip

10th September 2018

Currently some of our S4 History students are on a Battlefields trip – here is a selection of some of the photos.  They are currently in Ypres.

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S1/S2 Activities Week – May 20th until May 24th 2019

31st August 2018

Following the success of previous Activities Weeks, we are again operating a suspended timetable during the above week to make available a programme of educational and social opportunities for S1 and S2 pupils. This provides different learning activities and usually incorporates the social benefits of developing working relationships with staff and with fellow pupils.  The week chosen coincides with the DyW themed week for S3 pupils and the final stages…

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EXAM RESULTS HELP – SKILLS DEVELOPMENT SCOTLAND

Exam results help   Exam results day is coming. Getting your results can be a stressful time, and some people struggle to decide what to do next.   Whether things don’t go according to plan or better than expected, Skills Development Scotland (SDS) have a variety of options to support learners from 7 August onwards.   Support is available over the phone, online and in person.   Over the phone…

7th August 2018
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Industry Awareness 26th – 28th June 2018

3rd July 2018

Three of Aberdeen Grammar Schools senior pupils attended OPITO’s Industry Awareness events in June. The event aimed to provide senior school pupils from across Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray with an inside look into the innovative world of energy. Pupils with a vested interest in energy were invited to engage and interact with a host of companies over the three-day event and find out first-hand the opportunities available as well as…

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