Ferryhill School – The UK’s First RRSA Accredited Gold Award School

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On 1st February 2018, Ferryhill School were visited by UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools Award assessors. I am delighted to be able to share that Ferryhill were successfully accredited under the new UNICEF RRSA award scheme standards and they became the first school in the UK to successfully achieve Gold using the new outcome strands. Assessors noted […]

Creative Consultation About How to Make Aberdeen City Centre More Child Friendly

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Yesterday saw primary aged pupils from the Harlaw and Aberdeen Grammar ASGs coming together to participate in a consultation event which sought the views of children and young people on how to make Aberdeen city centre more child-friendly. Pupils from Harlaw Academy and Aberdeen Grammar School facilitated creative consultations with around 120 primary aged pupils […]

Global Goals Sculpture Trail at Hazlehead Park

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Hazlehead Primary has been working on an art project about the Global Goals for Sustainable Development.  They have created a sculpture trail which will be in Hazlehead Park for the month of May.  Each sculpture represents one of the Global Goals and they want to educate the community about the goals and what we can […]

Free unicef ‘Myths and Misconceptions’ Resource

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  Unicef have recently launched a free resource which breaks down some of the common myths and misconceptions about children’s rights which they have encountered in their work with teachers, parents and school communities through the Rights Respecting Schools Award. “Children have the right to be loved. Children have the right to make mistakes. With rights come […]

Provost Skene’s House – Hall of Heroes

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Within the Aberdeen City Centre Masterplan, Provost Skene’s House will be developed as a new visitor attraction. As part of its development, the building will carry the stories of more than 100 people from Aberdeen and the North East who helped to transform the wider world.   The public are being asked to vote for their […]

Holocaust Memorial Day 2017

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Please find below the programme for the Holocaust Memorial Day 2017 – this event will take place on Sunday 29th January 2017 at the Belmont Filmhouse.   The event is free but booking is essential. Booking can be made by phoning Belmont Filmhouse Box Office -Tel: 01224 343500 or viahttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/holocaust-memorial-day-2017-commemoration-at-belmont-filmhouse-tickets-30951131668     Source: Curriculum […]