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The Schools’ Aerospace Careers Programme Autumn 2023 Newsletter

Today we publish the Autumn 2023 edition of our quarterly Newsletter which, as you will read, highlights the very extensive progress that the ACP is making thanks to the many and increasing companies, schools and individuals that are joining us. We are extremely grateful to them all and, courtesy of Boston Dynamics and Spot via […]

The ACP Roadshow visits Letchworth Garden City

On Tuesday, 14 November, the ACP Roadshow of Presentations to Groups of Schools was hosted by St Francis College in Hertfordshire. There were five schools present – state and independent – and a total of 155 students and teachers. The ACP team was joined by Noble Varghese and Karisma Mistry from Babcock International who were […]

The Schools’ ACP holds its second Network Event

Courtesy of superb hosting by GKN Aerospace, the ACP held its second Network event on 9 November 2023 at GKN’s Global Technology Centre in Filton, Bristol. 70 pupils from local schools attended and GKN really ‘pulled out the stops’. The event involved introductions to, and explanations of, many of the Technology Centre’s ongoing projects involving […]

The Schools’ ACP welcomes a new Support Team Member

The Board of Trustees is delighted to welcome Lee Mason to the Support Team. Lee is a digital artist who’s been exploring and teaching digital creation software for over 20 years. A firm believer in the profound synergy between the digital and physical realms, he utilizes cutting-edge technologies including AI, VR, AR and blockchain tools […]

Presentations resume following the half-term holidays – with the added spice of Virtual Reality

On 7 November the ACP Roadshow was joined by Chelton – a powerful presence in the aviation and defence industries with their expertise in communications, navigation and electronic warfare – when we visited the William Perkin CofE High School in Greenford. Also in the audience were pupils from Twyford CofE School, Ealing Fields High School […]

ACP Presentations combine face-to-face with AR/VR

The ACP Roadshow of Presentations to Groups of Schools around the UK continues to enhance its events with the introduction of not just face-to-face interaction with Industry, Robotics, 3D printing, and Space, but now with the audience’s AR/ VR involvement on a major scale. For this we are extremely grateful to GKN Aerospace, Meta Platforms […]

Hybrid Air Vehicles joins the Schools Aerospace Careers Programme

The Schools Aerospace Careers Programme (ACP) is extremely pleased to announce that Hybrid Air Vehicles Limited (HAV) – a UK based leader in sustainable aircraft technology – is now working with the ACP to encourage young people across the UK to explore not just STEM, but also careers in the multi-faceted and global aerospace industry. […]

The ACP Roadshow Visits the West Country

On Friday, 6 October, the ACP Roadshow of Presentations to Groups of Schools was hosted by West Buckland School, Barnstaple. There were three schools – state and independent – represented by 93 students, and it was much to the credit of Andy Beacham who only assumed the mantle of responsibility for the event within the […]

An ‘Astronaut’s’ Debut

On 2 October the ACP Roadshow Presentation to Groups of Schools was hosted by St Alban’s High School for Girls. In all, 14 schools were represented by 150 students plus a substantial number of teachers/careers advisers and, we are delighted to report, some parents. The majority of these schools were state establishments, and it was […]

A 21st Century Education with a 14th Century Heritage

On 22 September 2023 the ACP roadshow of presentations to groups of schools around the UK visited Coventry and was hosted by Bablake School founded in 1344. 126 students from five schools were present in a capacity packed theatre and then afterwards in the foyer where 3D printing and Virtual Reality equipment were operational, Ben […]