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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 […]

‘Spot’ joins the ACP team

We are delighted to announce that the Boston Dynamics robot – Spot – arrived from the USA on Friday, 9 June 2023, by air of course. Spot will now join the ACP team when we conduct presentations to groups of schools around the UK being a physical and active example of one of the many […]

The Schools’ Aerospace Careers Programme Spring 2023 Newsletter

Welcome to the Spring 2023 edition of the Schools’ Aerospace Careers Programme. Due to the delay occasioned by recent managerial and operational changes it covers the period from Summer 2022 to the first few months of 2023. In future each edition will be published quarterly: Spring; Summer; Autumn; Winter. Download our revised Spring 2023 Newsletter […]

The Schools’ Aerospace Careers Programme

In early 2023 the ACP commenced a complete reorganisation of its management and operation which resulted in a change of name to The Schools’ Aerospace Careers Programme. That said, the ACP’s aim remains the same: To develop the curiosity of young people in technology generally and, specifically, provide them with a permanent, UK-wide, careers advisory […]

The ACP Network holds its first event

On 21 March 2023, in conjunction with Cranfield University, the ACP hosted its first Network event in the University’s Aerospace Integration Research Centre (AIRC) and Digital Aviation Research and Technology Centre (DARTeC). Seven schools attended and we had a full house of 97 school members plus two representatives of GKN Aerospace (an ACP supporting company) […]