*Additional date now available* Introduction to Safeguarding & Protecting Children Tuesday 23rd July 2019 10am – 4.30pm This course explores the continuum of early & preventative support through to child protection action and what this means in practice in relation to GIRFEC and child protection. Topics covered: Describe the concept of Safeguarding within the continuum […]
The Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) Academy Scotland has launched a new quality awards scheme recognising good practice in early learning and childcare settings across the North East of Scotland. At the heart of the awards is the need for innovative, collaborative and quality early years services being offered to families in Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire […]
Everyone in Aberdeen is being encouraged to keep their Eyes Open for children at risk during the school holidays. As Aberdeen City schools prepare to ring the end of term bell for the holidays, a national child protection organisation is urging everyone to be extra observant to help protect potentially vulnerable children while school’s out […]
Dyce Academy has finalised an agreement with a national charity on a project that will support disadvantaged pupils. The project will see surplus ASDA food products donated to the school and delivered through its daily Breakfast Club. The goods received will also support a number of pupil-run charitable enterprise projects. Kathleen Semple of charity Fareshare […]
Check out the Summer in the City Guide – full of great activities for you, your friends and family to enjoy this summer!
This year we have a brand new reading challenge: Aberdeen Reads! The challenge is open to everyone, so get family and friends involved and encourage each other to keep reading over the Summer holidays! What’s more everyone who takes part in Aberdeen Reads will be entered into a prize draw, and those who complete 3 […]
The 2019 Aberdeen Highland Games has an exciting list of family activities for you all to enjoy. Come along and try inflatables, a climbing wall, critters and a visit from children’s TV personalities– plus much, much more. More information is available here
The new Best Start Grant School Age Payment of £250 aims to help eligible families with expenses around the time their child normally starts Primary 1. Applications are now open. Find out if you’re eligible by calling 0800 182 2222 or visiting http://socsi.in/4HIqh
Do your children enjoy learning about nature? If so, join the Duthie Park Rangers’ mailing list to find out about the fun activities hosted during the summer holidays for 4 to 12 year olds. Email DuthieParkRangerService@aberdeencity.gov.uk to join the list today.
Help Aberdeen City Council and Scottish Government improve how your school involves you in your child’s learning by completing one of: Primary: http://socsi.in/Sezt8 Secondary: http://socsi.in/T9Gfe Special: http://socsi.in/9W874