City celebrates outstanding achievements in Children’s and Young People’s Services

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A packed Beach Ballroom yesterday (Monday 16 September) hailed a year of outstanding achievements at the prestigious Children and Young People’s Services Awards run by Aberdeen City Council. This ceremony saw the city’s children and young people winning recognition across a diverse range of categories with Cults Academy coming up trumps in the Whole School Achievement […]

Plans for four new schools in Aberdeen progressing

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Four new primary schools are on course to open in Aberdeen in the next few years as part of the Education New Build Programme. Updates to Aberdeen City Council’s Capital Programme Committee confirmed that Milltimber is scheduled for completion in Summer 2021, Countesswells and Torry towards the end of 2021, and Tillydrone in Summer 2022. The schools are at different stages of design and delivery and subject to varying planning approvals […]

Joint Inspection Report praises services for children and young people in Aberdeen

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Multi-agency services for children and young people across Aberdeen have been praised in a new report published by the Care Inspectorate today (Tuesday 3 September). The joint report, prepared in partnership with Education Scotland, Healthcare Improvement Scotland and Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) – following an intensive eight month inspection process – highlighted a […]

Success of Aberdeen’s Care-experienced Young People Celebrated

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The success of Aberdeen’s care-experienced young people was celebrated in a special ceremony at the Town House yesterday (Thursday 29 August). The event was the second Celebrating Success annual awards ceremony held on behalf of the Aberdeen City Integrated Children’s Partnership and the city’s Looked After Children Champion’s Board to recognise and celebrate the achievements […]

Commitment to citizens explained in concise document

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An aspirational report which reaffirms Aberdeen City Council’s commitment to its citizens is now available in a summarised format to encourage people of all ages to find out more. Launched in 2016, the Local Outcome Improvement Plan (LOIP) 2016-2026 identifies how Community Planning Aberdeen – a multi-agency partnership – will work together to ensure Aberdeen […]

Torry Hub: Tell us what you think!

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Aberdeen City Council would like to hear your views on the design proposals for the new Torry Community Hub, as well as what services you think should be on offer there. The Torry Hub, which includes a Primary School, Early Years provision, Community Hub, cafe, library, community space and access to a range of services, […]