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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Opito Energise you Future Event

13th February 2018

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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A Taste of Hospitality – Open Day

6th February 2018

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

1st February 2018

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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Get into Construction with Open Doors

29th January 2018

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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Discover EY

26th January 2018

The accountancy and audit company EY are running an event on the 13th of February; “Discover EY”. This is a half-day insight programme, where young people interested in a career in business or finance will learn more about EY, what they do and the employment programmes they offer. They’ll also have a chance to network and chat with EY people, including current apprentices, to learn about their journey, and take…

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S3 into S4 Learner Pathways Evening

19th January 2018

S3 into S4 Learner Pathways Evening January 2018 On Thursday 11th January 2018 pupils and parents were warmly invited to our S3 into S4 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 in mind, the event was restructured from…

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EY and Aberdeen Grammar School aim to inspire with partnership

15th January 2018

Aberdeen Grammar School pupils with Hannah McArdle and Liam Cheyne of EY, and Matthew Foster and Alan Martin who are the lead teachers for DYW at the school   Inspiring and encouraging young people to consider a variety of pathways into careers in business is on the agenda within an Aberdeen school as big four professional services firm EY enter into a flagship partnership with Aberdeen Grammar School. Young people…

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