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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 […]

The Schools’ Aerospace Careers Programme Winter 2023/24 Newsletter

Today, as we prepare to commence the second half of the 2023/24 academic year Roadshow to Groups of Schools, we publish the Winter 2023/24 edition of our Quarterly Newsletter which continues to highlight the very extensive progress the ACP is making thanks to the amazing support we continue to receive from an increasing number of […]

Spot gains a voice!

We are delighted to announce that, to start the New Year, as a further enhancement to the ACP’s Roadshow of Schools’ Presentations our very capable four-legged but silent team member has now not only been augmented with ChatGPT and, therefore, can answer many questions via his extensive AI capability, but has also gained a voice. […]

The ACP releases its first YouTube video

Today, the ACP is pleased to announce that its YouTube platform is now live and, on this occasion, features a video filmed during an ACP Network event hosted by GKN Aerospace at their Global Technology Centre in Filton, Bristol, on 9 November 2023. For this we are most grateful to Robert Shea and his team […]

The ACP Roadshow visits ‘Steel City’

On 4 December 2023 Sheffield High School for Girls hosted the ACP’s roadshow presentation to 102 students and staff from several schools in one of the most important centres of the first industrial revolution – Sheffield – which gained the nickname ‘steel city’ due to its development of crucible steel and stainless steel. We were […]