News Portal

Below you can read the latest news from the ACP

Back-to-Back Presentations at Colchester County High School

Over 14 & 15 September the ACP conducted two back-to-back presentations to a total of 420 students from three schools, all hosted by Gillian Marshall (pictured) Executive Principal, Colchester High School for Girls and her team, especially Matt Summers. The ACP would like to say a huge thank you to the whole school team for […]

First Schools Presentation of the 2023/24 Roadshow Season

Hosted by Bromley High School, on 13 September the ACP conducted our first Roadshow Presentation of the 2023/24 academic year. In total, eight schools were represented by 161 students, and the ACP was strongly supported by Bethany Hall and her colleagues from GKN Aerospace, Mohammad Bhatti from Atkins Global and Chris Marshall from Airborne Platforms […]

Quite literally, out of this World!

This week, courtesy of Moon Space Suits, USA, and an extremely generous global aerospace ACP supporter, another ‘member’ joins our schools presentation team – a museum quality replica NASA Space Shuttle Extravehicular Mobility Unit space suit. The bespoke suit, which took four months to manufacture, has now arrived from the USA and will be another […]

The ACP acquires a further example of developing technology: 3D Printing

The ACP has now acquired a small commercial 3D printer to demonstrate this technology during presentations to groups of schools throughout the UK. The printer will be used to produce – during the presentations – a model aerospace or space vehicle such as the sixth generation fighter ‘Tempest’ in the picture alongside which will be […]

Chelton partners with Aerospace Careers Programme

The ACP is very pleased indeed to announce that Chelton Aerospace, the provider of antennas, avionics and land capabilities for the aviation and defence industries, has joined with the ACP to advise and assist young people from the full spectrum of UK society regarding careers in the aerospace, space and aviation industries. Dr Michael Smith, […]

The Schools’ Aerospace Careers Programme Summer 2023 Newsletter

Today we publish the Summer 2023 edition of our quarterly Newsletters, only this time with our and the aerospace industry’s increasing digitalization in mind, we ‘start up’ the ACP entry on page 6 with a duet by our latest team member, Spot – and The Stones! The next edition will be published on 31 October. […]

The Institution of Engineering and Technology

The ACP is very pleased indeed to advise that The Institution of Engineering and Technology is now supporting The Schools’ Aerospace Careers Programme. ‘Working to engineer a better world’ – the IET inspires, informs and influences the global engineering community. As a diverse home across engineering and technology they share knowledge that helps make better […]

The Schools’ ACP welcomes a new Trustee

The Board of The Schools’ Aerospace Careers Programme Charity warmly welcomes a new member: Elaine Whyte. Elaine is an experienced transformation leader with a successful track record in driving complex change. Her passion lies in the defence sector where she has been fortunate to work for over 30 years having served in the RAF as […]

The UK Space Agency joins with The Schools’ ACP

The ACP is delighted to announce that, with immediate effect, the UK Space Agency is supporting The Schools’ Aerospace Careers Programme. Sponsored by the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology, the Agency ‘inspires and leads the UK in space to benefit our planet and its people’. Supporting a thriving space sector in the UK which […]

A brand new set of wheels!

The ACP is extremely pleased to advise that, courtesy of a very generous and significant member of the global automotive supply chain who wishes to remain anonymous, the ACP has been able to acquire a brand new extra long-wheelbase Ford Transit Van (Hybrid with an eye to the environment!) which will support all our schools […]