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The Schools’ Aerospace Careers Programme Spring 2024 Newsletter

In conjunction with the release of our second video on YouTube – A Typical ACP Schools Presentation – we publish our Spring 2024 Newsletter. When you read the Introduction, and the section entitled The Schools’ Aerospace Careers Programme, you will see how the ACP continues to develop in breadth and depth regarding our aim of […]

A Typical ACP Schools Presentation

Please see our latest YouTube video, shot and edited by Jay Gearing, with aerial footage from Chris Marshall of Airborne Platforms UK. It is based on a typical ACP Presentation to a group of schools. The venue, as you will see, is The Knights Templar School in Baldock, and we extend our considerable gratitude to […]

ACP visits the medieval town of Baldock

On 24 April the presentation team of Michael Smith, Chris Marshall, Mike Stokes and Lee Mason, joined by Craig Jones and Nat West from Hybrid Air Vehicles, were hosted by the Knights Templar School in the medieval market town of Baldock. The school takes its name from the 12th century founders of the town – […]

The ACP joins ‘NASA Engages’

The Schools’ Aerospace Careers Programme is very pleased indeed to announce that we have joined ‘NASA Engages’. The goal of that program is to provide an efficient approach in allowing the NASA workforce to engage diverse STEM learners and communities. The NASA Engages program is composed of NASA experts who share NASA missions and content […]

The ACP enters a charitable partnership with the Halldale Group

The Schools’ Aerospace Careers Programme is delighted to announce a charitable partnership with the Halldale Group, a market leader in the B2B events and media space, and a training and simulation partner to global safety training industries. This collaboration aims to inspire and support young individuals in exploring career opportunities within the aerospace, space, and […]

SaxaVord Spaceport joins with the Schools’ Aerospace Careers Programme

The Schools’ Aerospace Careers Programme (ACP) is extremely pleased to announce that the SaxaVord Spaceport – the first and only Spaceport in the UK to receive a license for vertical launch of satellites to sun synchronous and polar orbit – is now working with the ACP to encourage young people across the UK to explore […]

The ACP visits a cinema superstar’s alma mater

On 27 March the ACP Roadshow was hosted by Wilson’s School in Wallington, Surrey – Michael Caine’s alma mater – where we were joined by six other schools from the local area. The presentation team was accompanied by Vincent White from AtkinsRealis who provided a clear insight on being an engineer and project manager in […]

Spot helps out a ‘Speaker for Schools’

Dr Michael Smith, our Chairman, and a presenter with ‘Speakers for Schools’, was joined by Chris Marshall from Airborne Platforms UK – and Spot – at a ‘Speaker for Schools’ talk he gave at Barton Peverill College, Hampshire, on 21 March. Spot was in great form, especially now he has his own ChatGPT capability and […]

The ACP Roadshow visits Leicester

On 5 March 2024 Sir Jonathan North College for Girls hosted the ACP Roadshow presentation in Leicester, the final resting place of Richard III, the last Plantagenet King of England. The City, the largest in the East Midlands, has a very multi-cultural history reaching back 2,000 years, first Roman, then Anglo-Saxon, then Viking, and eventually […]

Professor Sir Peter Gregson FREng

We are deeply saddened by the passing of one of our Honorary members and the Aerospace Careers Programme’s very first sponsor – Professor Sir Peter Gregson FREng. Sir Peter was an extremely distinguished scientist and engineer who has very rightly been described as an ‘aerospace luminary’. He was appointed Chair of the Henry Royce Institute […]