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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

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,  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

Looking to the Future Dalguise Residential (Age 16-18)

Looking to the Future Dalguise Residential (Age 16-18), PGL Dalguise, Dalguise, Dunkeld PH8 0JX, Wednesday 19th to Friday 21st July 2017 RNIB Scotland’s Transitions team would like to invite your child to join us on our free three-day residential break from 19th to 21st July at PGL Dalguise, Perthshire. This residential is specifically for young people with… Read more Looking to the Future Dalguise Residential (Age 16-18)

VSS visit to NESCol

A small group of VSS pupils who will be moving on to college met up with Jordon, a former VSS pupil, at NESCol this week.  The meeting was a great opportunity to ask Jordon questions about college and hear about his experiences.  Jordon let us know how well he has settled at NESCol, and his… Read more VSS visit to NESCol