• DYW June Newsletter
  • Face The Music Showcase
  • Actress Annie Wallace Visits Pupils
  • Activities Week 2018
  • Oil and Gas Technology Centre Visit – 9th May

School Show Announced

Is this the real life or is this just fantasy? To all those Killer Queens we know you were all waiting for the Hammer To Fall, we are delighted to announce that our next school show will be the Queen Musical, ‘We Will Rock You’. If you Want To Break Free, Auditions will be held after the Easter holidays with rehearsals starting at the change of timetable when we will have One Vision. Any pupil wishing to get…

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Opito Energise you Future Event

Now in its 10th year, Energise Your Future (EYF) continues to inspire young people across the UK to find out more about a career in the energy sector. The first EYF of 2018 was held in Aberdeen at Subsea UK’s Subsea Expo, providing the opportunity for groups of 13-17 year olds to interact with 12 companies and personnel who helped explain the vast array of roles and routes into the sector….

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S1-S3 John Byrne National Drawing Competition

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

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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A Taste of Hospitality – Open Day

A Taste of Hospitality – Open Day Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Time: 10am – 2.30pm Venue: The Aberdeen Altens Hotel, Aberdeen  With the food and drink industry requiring 27,000 new recruits across the country by 2030 and tourism set to bring in up to £6.5 billion annually by 2020, a unique opportunity is available for young people to excel in a growing and diverse industry. In celebration of Scotland’s…

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S2 Network Rail Activity

The whole of the S2 year group took part in a DYW activity with Network Rail on Tuesday the 30th of January P3 & 4. This was run by four of their current graduates. One whom previously attended AGS. The graduates spoke with the whole of the S6 year group during period one where they gave details of their chosen career pathways and also highlighted the various options from Graduate entry…

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Revision Classes – Senior Phase

Please see the extensive list of revision classes on offer for this term.  Some classes are subject to change to due to pupil demand. This information will be handed out at tutor time this week.

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Get into Construction with Open Doors

The 2018 Open Doors campaign invites schools for a tour of Aberdeen’s major construction projects – a new three storey 14,500 square metre Academy School, which will be Lochside Academy.  This site will include sports facilities, a swimming pool and hard and soft landscaping. This is a great opportunity for pupils considering a career within construction to visit a live construction site and ask construction professionals questions. Book your place between Monday 19th – Saturday…

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