Energise Your Future at Offshore Europe 2019

9th September 2019

A group of fifteen S4 – S6 pupils attended the OPITO EYF event on Friday 6th of September. After the group had a welcome from OPITO the group then took part in a Shell STEM challenge. This was to build a Salt water Car. The car was powered by saltwater fuel Cell. Once the cars were raced it was time to get a tour of Offshore Europe lead by OPITO…

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Concrete in the Classroom

3rd September 2019

A group of S3 pupils took part in a series of lessons over two days recently with the group having a site visit to Leiths Quarry in Dyce at the end of the second day.  This was a very successful opportunity which was delivered by Dale Lyon of Concrete Scotland.  This being his first school in the NE he has delivered the course to. Some of the main objectives of…

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Concrete in the Classroom Monday 26th & Tuesday 27th August 2019

21st August 2019

An opportunity for a group of S3 pupils at AGS has become available to experience Concrete in the Classroom. The workshops have the following objectives over five lessons: Create a learning experience which shows employability within the Construction Industry and explore the part that the Concrete Sector plays in this Industry. Create lifelong learning skills and show how these materialise in future work opportunities. Create new meaningful links between Secondary…

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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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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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