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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 […]

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 […]