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North East Scotland College works in partnership with ASPIRENorth whose aim is to help increase the number of young people from under-represented groups in the North of Scotland progress onto post-school education by encouraging them to make more positive and better informed decisions about their post-school educational choices.
The College and Aberdeen University have an agreement to develop easier progression routes into University programmes. Many of our HNC and HND programmes are accepted by the University as giving entry to year two or three of related degree programmes.
The Robert Gordon University allows students who have successfully completed any one of the College’s Higher National courses to progress into year two or three of relevant RGU degree link courses.
A new initiative between The Robert Gordon University and North East Scotland College has recently been pioneered. Uni-link involves students spending two years at North East Scotland College for their HND, followed by a further two years at The Robert Gordon University (RGU) for those wishing to progress to a degree.
North East Scotland College has close links with the Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire secondary schools and in some schools provides courses in various subject areas.
A comprehensive school, situated in the heart of Aberdeen City. The school enjoys over seven centuries of tradition and prides itself on its own very special blend of academic excellence and pastoral care. As a comprehensive school Aberdeen Grammar ensures that its students develop both academically and socially.
Aberdeen Waldorf School provides an inspiring education for children from toddlers through to senior school.
Aboyne Academy lies on Royal Deeside. It is a noted Scottish school in north-east Scotland, 30 miles (48 km) west of Aberdeen. Balmoral Castle, the Queen's Highland home, lies 20 minutes away.
Albyn School is an independent day school for children aged 3 months to 18 years situated in the West End of Aberdeen.
Alford Academy is a six-year secondary school located in the village of Alford and situated approximately 20 miles to the west of Aberdeen.
Banchory Academy is a comprehensive six year Community School drawing its pupils from Banchory and from the neighbouring communities of Raemoir, Crathes, Drumoak, Durris, Inchmarlo and Glassel.
A School existed in Banff at least as early as 1544. The present Academy can claim an unbroken history from 1585, the date of the Charter establishing Banff Grammar School.
The school serves an extensive and relatively diverse catchment area which includes Bucksburn, Kingswells, Newhills and Stoneywood primary schools.
Bridge of Don Academy is a fully comprehensive secondary school located to the north of Aberdeen.
In Cults Academy we offer lots of opportunities to our pupils to develop their citizenship.
Dyce Academy, which opened in 1980, is a well-established medium sized secondary school with about 500 pupils. The school is situated on the border of Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire and attracts pupils from both the Aberdeen suburb of Dyce and the rural area around Dyce.
In partnership with pupils and parents we have developed a happy and productive school ethos, something which is not easy to achieve with a split site and nearly 1300 pupils.
Fraserburgh Academy is in the town of Fraserburgh, in Aberdeenshire in the north-east of Scotland. The Academy serves the area around the town of Fraserburgh, including the villages and towns of Sandhaven, Rosehearty, New Aberdour, Cairnbulg, Inverallochy, St.Combs and Pennan.
Pupils attend The Gordon Schools from communities in and around the town of Huntly in the north east of Scotland. Comprehensive education is provided to boys and girls aged 11 to 18 years.
Regardless of what continent, nationality, or cultural background one comes from, our goal is to provide an educational experience that meets the academic, social, and emotional needs of every student. This goal provides our focus as we develop our curriculum, plan our instruction, and develop our co-curricular activities.
On 6 March 1909, in keeping with Inverurie's growing importance as a locomotive works centre, a new Higher Grade School was opened under the name of Inverurie Academy.
Kemnay Academy began in 1982, when a new school opened to serve the people of the Kintore and Kemnay areas. It is a community school meeting the educational and recreational needs of local people of all ages.
Kincorth Academy is a fully comprehensive, non-denominational, secondary school located to the south of Aberdeen serving the Kincorth, Altens and Cove areas.
Linksfield Academy is a modern, six-year comprehensive school which contains in its catchment area Donbank, Hanover Street, Seaton and St. Peters R.C. Primary Schools and these pupils normally transfer to Linksfield Academy at the end of Primary 7. The school is also associated with Aberdeen School for the Deaf and the ESL Service.
Mackie Academy was founded in 1893 thanks to the generosity of a local merchant, William Mackie, who bequeathed money in his will to establish a school in Stonehaven.
Mintlaw Academy is a 6 year local authority comprehensive secondary school with a roll, at August 2003 of 920 pupils. It serves the rural area of Central Buchan in which are a number of villages, namely Mintlaw, Longside, Strichen, New Pitsligo, New Deer, Maud, Old Deer, Stuartfield, Auchnagatt and Fetterangus.
2006 witnesses the 50th anniversary of Northfield Academy. Opened as Northfield Secondary School on 27 August 1956, with an official opening on Tuesday 30 October 1956, Northfield Academy has played an integral role in the development of young people since its opening.
Oldmachar Academy is situated to the north of the city in an area of private housing. It is a six-year comprehensive, non-denominational school which opened to pupils in August 1982 (April 1983 on its present site).
At Peterhead Academy, we will encourage and support each individual to develop a sense of responsibility and to achieve his or her best through quality learning and teaching.
Portlethen Academy opened on 20 April 1987 and is now fully established as a six year comprehensive school with a roll of over 850 pupils.
Robert Gordon’s College is an independent co-educational day school in the heart of Aberdeen. The school educates over 1,400 girls and boys from the age of 3 to 18. It provides a wide curriculum to the highest academic level and a range of extra-curricular sports, clubs and societies to engage and stimulate pupils of all interests.
St Machar Academy is one of the 'newest' of Aberdeen's six year comprehensive Schools. It was established in 1988 as the result of the merger of Hilton and Powis Academies.
St Margaret's School for Girls. An independent girls school situated in the city of Aberdeen, Scotland.
Torry Academy wants to work in partnership with you to provide your children with an education which equips them for the years ahead in work, life and play and which meets their needs as individuals. They also work in partnership with many support agencies, local industry and the wider community to give pupils an all round education.
Turriff Academy is the Comprehensive Secondary School which serves a very large catchment area lying between Inverurie in the south, Huntly to the west, Banff to the north and Fraserburgh or Ellon to the north-east or south-east. This area, part of the Formartine Area of Aberdeenshire is predominantly an agricultural region, and so Turriff is very much the centre and market for a close-knit farming community.
Westhil Academy aims to provide and deliver a balanced curriculum for all pupils giving breadth and progression, encourage each pupil to maximise their attainment in all areas, provide a stimulating learning environment by careful planning, a variety of learning and teaching approaches, through differentiation and appropriate assessment and reporting.