June 2017

Summer Sports

Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Councils have a fun-packed regional disability sport holiday programme running during the summer holidays. Click the link – www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/media/20927/disability-sport-summer-programme.pdf – to view the programme and find details for booking a place. Activities include – ASN Summer Camp at Aberdeen Sports Village including: Trampolining – Sessions are fully accessible with a hoist, steps… Read more Summer Sports

Disability Sport

The Disability Sport newsletter has interesting articles about the activities they offer, from football to Boccia and the new Grampian Disability Sport Get Out Get Active project. You can download a copy of the latest newsletter here –

Higher Dance

Congratulations to Bethany, an S4 pupil at Kincorth Academy.  She has just started studying Higher Dance at City Moves Dance Studio on Schoolhill, Aberdeen .  The pupils in the class have been selected from  schools across Aberdeen City and Aberdeen-shire and range from S4 to S6 .   Bethany has been a keen dancer for… Read more Higher Dance

Sewing Fun

Kosy and Mollie had great fun using their sewing skills to create these lovely bunny rabbits.  Well done Kosy and Mollie! “I love sewing and I love my bunny!” Kosy, P4          “I want to give my bunny a cuddle!” Mollie, P3       

Summer Reading Challenge

Samantha, S2 at Kincorth Academy, has been a volunteer to promote the Aberdeen City Libraries Summer Reading Challenge 2017.  Along with some other volunteers from her school and Mr Clark the school librarian, she has visited local primary schools to spread the word about the challenge and encourage younger children to take part.  As well… Read more Summer Reading Challenge

Parasport taster sessions for VSS pupils

Seven VSS pupils were very much confident, happy and independent when they took part in a Parasport session at Aberdeen Sports Village recently.  The active sessions included a taster in athletics, football, Boccia, table tennis and basketball. Wheelchair basketball was a new experience for everyone. Many thanks to the Scottish Disability Sport team for organising… Read more Parasport taster sessions for VSS pupils

School Sports at Brimmond

Our pupils at Brimmond School had great fun at their sports day’s.  They all did very well! “I liked sports day.  I liked the running the best” MaryJane “I managed to hardly drop the ball on the tennis race!” Liam “My favourite was the running race.” Jamie

Parasports Festival 2017

The School took part in the Parasports Festival which took part in the Aberdeen Sports Centre.  The children enjoyed taking part in a variety of Olympic sports.

RNIB Calendar of Events 2017

Calendar of Events – 2017 Below is a list of events that RNIB are running throughout 2017. For certain events, exact dates are still to be confirmed. For more information, please contact Anita Yu, anita.yu@rnib.org.uk  August: Independent Living, 3 Day Residential This three-day residential stay in Dundee is for blind and partially-sighted young people aged 18… Read more RNIB Calendar of Events 2017