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Climbing - 24/01/2020 14:39:10
On 23rd January 6 of our pupils had the chance to try indoor climbing at the Glasgow Climbing Centre in Govan. This was a great opportunity and something our young folk were very keen to learn. ... (Read more)
Christmas Fayre - 06/12/2019 12:53:12
On Wednesday the 4th of December Abercorn School held its annual Christmas Fayre. There were various stalls and activities on offer including home baking, Christmas photos, tombola and ... (Read more)
Duke Of Edinburgh Gold - 01/11/2019 14:20:53
On the 25th September 6 of our pupils participated in a practice expedition for the Duke of Edinburgh's award. This was a particularly special event as it is the first time in the school's ... (Read more)
Blairvadach Trip - 18/06/2019 08:45:13
On June 10th 31 pupils from Abercorn school attended Blairvadach Outdoor Education Centre where they participated in a week of outdoor activities. There were various options on offer including ... (Read more)
Prom - 10/06/2019 10:51:19
On Thursday 6th June Abercorn School celebrated its Prom at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow. Our Pupils were treated to a red carpet reception and gourmet dinner followed by a traditional ... (Read more)
Comic Relief! - 19/03/2019 08:42:46
On Friday 15th March Abercorn School held a fundraising day for Comic Relief with many pupils and staff taking up the red theme! At morning break there was: A Red Nose Cafe where ... (Read more)
Pila 2018 - 09/01/2019 13:58:05
On 8th December twenty-five of our pupils travelled to Aosta in the Italian alps for a week of skiing. They were accompanied by parents and teachers and paired up with pupils travelling ... (Read more)
Boardgames and Roleplaying Club - 14/05/2018 12:25:14
This year Abercorn pupils have been attending a club on Wednesday evenings where they have learned how to play various classic strategy games. The recent surge in interest in such pass times ... (Read more)
Two Fat Ladies Charity Fundraiser - 19/03/2018 12:38:22
On Monday 5th March Abercorn pupils, in conjunction with Two Fat Ladies at the Buttery, hosted a charity evening at the famous Finneston restaurant. The night was attended by pupils, parents ... (Read more)
Small Works Exhibition - 31/01/2018 12:05:01
Three of our senior pupils - Rocky Singh, Jaskaran Minhas and Connor Paterson - submitted entries to the Glasgow Art Club's Small Works Exhibition and have all had their work on display. ... (Read more)
Volunteering - 22/01/2018 12:13:54
Abercorn's volunteering and work placement programmes play a a big part in helping our young people become more aware of the world of work and of the responsibilities they will have when they ... (Read more)
Football Update - 04/12/2017 12:58:05
The Abercorn Football Team have reached the half way stage of their league fixtures this year and as things stand, they are currently top of the league! The players have been training every Thursday ... (Read more)
MacMillan Coffee Morning - 11/10/2017 12:05:01
On Tuesday 3rd October Abercorn School held a coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. The event was planned and run by S3 pupils as part of their Personal Development Award. Macmillan ... (Read more)
School Prom 2017 - 16/08/2017 12:51:39
On Thursday 8th June Abercorn School celebrated its Prom at the Central Hotel in Glasgow. Our Pupils were treated to a red carpet reception and gourmet dinner followed by a traditional Ceilidh ... (Read more)
Work Experience - 01/03/2017 11:42:44
Recently 4th year pupils attended work experience placements around the city as part of Abercorn's Work Awareness programme. There were placements in nurseries, charity shops, sports and leisure ... (Read more)
Pila 2016 - 23/01/2017 10:21:40
On 10th December thirty of our pupils travelled to Aosta in the Italian alps for a week of skiing. They were accompanied by parents and teachers and paired up with pupils travelling from ... (Read more)
Robot Wars - 07/12/2016 11:48:50
As part of Abercorn School's work with robotics, on 5th December, six lucky pupils and one teacher travelled to Westway Park in Renfrew to take part in the filming of the new series of Robot Wars. ... (Read more)
Duke Of Edinburgh Awards - 16/11/2016 10:17:07
On Tuesday 15th November Abercorn pupils and staff attented the Duke of Edinburgh awards ceremony at Glasgow City Chambers. There were six Abercorn pupils receving awards for their commitment ... (Read more)
Strategy Board Game Lunches - 13/10/2016 14:18:00
Abercorn pupils have been learning how to play various strategy board games over the past few weeks and the club is proving very successful! A particular favourite is Skyline 3000 where players ... (Read more)
Blythswood Care School's Enterprise Challenge - 23/05/2016 10:54:14
On 12th May class 1B and Ms Bennett travelled to The Experience in Hillington where the Blythswood Care School's Enterprise Challenge was to take place. ... (Read more)
Abercorn Boys lead Scotland National Team to Victory - 18/04/2016 10:46:50
Over the Easter break Mr Baird and 2 Abercorn pupils travelled with the Scottish under19s team to the National Football Championships. Our pupils Kyle Gault and Blair McGregor had been training ... (Read more)
Robot Wars - 07/03/2016 09:41:38
As part of Abercorn School's Legobotics initiative, on 4th March, seven lucky pupils and one teacher travelled to Westway Park in Renfrew to take part in the filming of the new series of Robot Wars. ... (Read more)
Abercorn win Glasgow Sports School of the Year - 24/02/2016 14:13:10
On Friday 19th February four teachers and four pupils attended Glasgow’s Sports Personality of the Year awards at the Glasgow City Chambers. This is an annual ceremony highlighting sporting ... (Read more)
Legobotics - 28/01/2016 10:09:22
Abercorn School has been running weekly STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) workshops where pupils have been creating simple machines and using them to understand basic engineering ... (Read more)
Determined to Animate - 07/12/2015 09:58:53
Abercorn Media Success In September of this year Abercorn - along with 17 other Primary and Secondary Schools in Glasgow - was invited to create a short animation linked to First Aid and Health, in ... (Read more)
Abercorn's Rugby Stars - 23/09/2015 13:12:31
Abercorn's rugby team have been making their mark recently and have attracted the attention of the BBC's Newsround programme. Newsround is a daily BBC news bulletin with articles featuring young ... (Read more)
Abercorn's Shinty Success - 26/08/2015 15:19:33
On Monday the 24 th August and Tuesday 25 th August five of our young people and two teachers travelled to Aviemore to compete in the annual National Disability Shinty Competition. They ... (Read more)
Abercorn Boys Represent Scotland - 07/05/2015 11:59:49
This year four pupils from Abercorn School were picked to represent Scotland in the National Football Championships. Kyle Hannin, Kyle Gault, Rocky Singh and Blair McGregor travelled to Wales with ... (Read more)
Comic Relief! - 30/03/2015 10:29:25
On Friday 20th March Abercorn School held a fundraising day for Comic Relief with many pupils taking up the red theme! At morning break there was: A Red Nose Cafe where pupils enjoyed a ... (Read more)
S4 Work Experience - 26/01/2015 10:15:44
During the run up to Christmas many of our S4 pupils attended work experience placements supported by Glasgow's Future Works Programme. The placements were very varied with some pupils attending ... (Read more)
S1 Trip to Amazonia - 10/10/2014 12:23:01
On Tuesday 7th October S1 pupils and the English department travelled to Amazonia in Strathclyde Country Park as part of their work on the story 'Crash in Jungle' by Jim Alderson. Pupils had a ... (Read more)
Duke of Edinburgh Camping Expedition - 14/05/2014 09:56:24
On 8 th May pupils from 4 th to 6 th year completed their practice expedition for the Duke of Edinburgh Award. The girls and boys spent two days in Queen Elizabeth Forest in the Aberfoyle ... (Read more)
Abercorn's Rugby Team Make Their Mark - 27/02/2014 14:01:18
Abercorn's Rugby team recently made their debut appearance at the Glasgow City Sevens tournament at Scoutstoun Park. After only six weeks preparation the team performed outstandingly. Playing ... (Read more)
Trip to Glasgow Science Centre - 16/01/2014 12:32:40
On Wednesday 15th January, first year pupils and the Science Department travelled to the Glasgow Science Centre for a day of experimentation and discovery. Pupils had time to walk around the various ... (Read more)
Blairvadach Trip - 04/12/2013 09:45:01
On 18th November 6 pupils took part in the first Widening Horizons awards at Blairvadach Education Centre. The selected pupils were those who participate in the Sport Leadership programme within ... (Read more)
Special Olympics 2013 - 02/09/2013 12:34:24
On 28th August 12 pupils from Abercorn school, 11 former pupils and two staff members travelled to Bath for the 2013 Special Olympics GB National Games. Over five days, 1,700 althletes took part ... (Read more)
Abercorn Pupils lead Scotland Team to Victory - 24/04/2013 09:57:50
On 7th April The Scottish FA/Scottish Disability Sport Under-19 Learning Disability National Squad travelled to Dublin to take part in the Home Nations Football Championship. The hosts – ... (Read more)
Comic Relief Fundraiser - 19/03/2013 12:47:02
On Friday 15th March Abercorn School held a fundraising day for Comic Relief with many pupils taking up the red theme! At morning break there was: A Red Nose Cafe where pupils enjoyed a ... (Read more)
Age of Invention Workshop - 05/02/2013 14:43:01
On February 5th S1 pupils travelled to Glasgow's Museums Resource Centre to take part in an Age of Invention Workshop. The day started with some discussion on the Scottish inventors John Logie ... (Read more)
Ski Trip 2012 - 09/01/2013 10:59:00
On 8th December last year 29 pupils and 9 staff travelled to the resort of Pila in Italy's Aosta Valley for a week of Ski-ing. Pupils have been taking lessons for the past year in preparation and working ... (Read more)
Celebration of Success - 11/12/2012 10:09:35
Abercorn's annual Celebration of Success was held on Friday 23rd of November. This assembly highlights achievements of our young people both in and out with school. There were a variety of musical ... (Read more)
Global Children's Challenge - 10/10/2012 10:00:06
The Global Children's Challenge is a corporate sponsored initiative aimed at promoting health in young people across the developed world. In Abercorn, each pupil has recieved a pedometer ... (Read more)
Lessons From Auschwitz - 11/09/2012 14:55:45
On Wednesday 5th September two pupils and a member of staff travelled to Poland to visit the Auschwitz concentration camp. The trip was arranged by the Holocaust Educational Trust who have run ... (Read more)
Flaming Burger Company win Abercorn's Apprentice 2012 - 15/06/2012 10:16:08
All S2 Enterprise classes recently participated in the final of Abercorn's annual Apprentice competition. There were 5 teams working on the project this year and their task was to create a food ... (Read more)
Abercorn - National Champions 3 Years Running - 11/06/2012 12:20:38
On Wednesday 30th May Abercorn School won the National Football Championships for the 3rd year running. It was a closely fought final against Drumpark but the boys came out on top with a 2-0 victory. ... (Read more)
Abercorn's articles in shoutit! newspaper - 06/06/2012 11:58:20
Abercorn School was featured in three articles of the most recent edition of shoutit! newspaper. The paper seeks to empower young people and its contents are almost entirely written by pupils of ... (Read more)
Game Programming Workshops - 25/04/2012 10:02:52
Over the past two terms 3rd year pupils have been participating in game programming workshops using RPG Maker VX - a software tool allowing users to create full and rich game worlds incorporating ... (Read more)
Cross Country Championships - 07/03/2012 10:50:23
On 6th March 12 pupils and the PE department travelled to the Scottish Cross Country Championships. The event was held at Bellahouston Park and Abercorn School's team did exceptionally well and ... (Read more)
Eastwood Swimming Gala - 29/02/2012 10:24:43
On Wednesday 15th February S2 Pupils from Abercorn School participated in the Eastwood Swimming Gala. The tournament, organised by Glasgow teachers, was a great success and Abercorn took home some ... (Read more)
National Swimming Gala - 07/12/2011 10:52:57
For the first time, the Scottish Championships for Junior Swimmers with a Learning Disability were held at Scotstoun Leisure Centre. The move away from the regular venue of Tollcross Leisure ... (Read more)
Youth Club - 23/11/2011 10:29:17
The Abercorn youth club runs every Thursday after school and offers students the chance to participate in a variety of activities. Currently pupils can take part in: Judo classes ... (Read more)
Lessons From Auschwitz - 16/11/2011 14:37:20
On 15th November two pupils and a member of staff travelled to Poland to visit the Auschwitz concentration camp. The trip was arranged by the Holocaust Educational Trust who have run successful ... (Read more)
Abercorn's Olympians - 30/09/2011 09:58:27
On 25th June 2011, 5 pupils from Abercorn School travelled to Athens for the 2011 Special Olympics. Over 7 days, 3000 athletes competed in various events including football, basketball, athletics ... (Read more)
Abercorn Win the National School's League - 06/06/2011 09:50:59
On 25th May Abercorn's football team played in the final of the National Schools league after winning the West of Scotland trials earlier in the year. Abercorn kicked off their title defence with ... (Read more)
The Parliament Show - 13/05/2011 10:32:00
The Hopscotch Theatre Company visited the school on Tuesday 3 rd May to deliver their latest production “The Parliament Show – From School Council to Scottish Parliament” ... (Read more)
Abercorn's Apprentice - 13/05/2011 10:23:33
Moira Stalker from the Scottish Food and Drink Federation and Sandra Brown from local food factory VMG Foods visited us on 20 th April and gathered S2 pupils together to explain their Apprentice Challenge. ... (Read more)
Bingo Night! - 25/03/2011 11:47:50
On Thursday 24th March Abercorn School held a Bingo Night to raise funds for the trip to Spain this year. The night was a great success and thanks goes to all the parents, pupils and ex pupils that ... (Read more)
Comic Relief - 25/03/2011 11:39:56
On Friday 18th March Abercorn School held a fundraising day for Comic Relief. There were various activities and events happening and Mr Close managed to juggle 3 balls for all of 13 seconds! A total ... (Read more)
Cross Country Championships - 25/02/2011 09:50:13
On Tuesday 22nd of February S1 and S2 pupils travelled to Bellahouston Park to participate the Strathclyde Cross Country Championships. Every team member performed to the best of their ability and all ... (Read more)
Trip to Glasgow Science Centre - 22/02/2011 13:45:46
On Wed 2nd of February S1 - S3 pupils travelled to the Glasgow Science Centre for an afternoon of interactive learning and modern technology. Pupils had the chance to use the various exhibits and learn ... (Read more)
Exploring Communication through the Ages - 28/01/2011 10:00:26
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Celebration of Success - 13/12/2010 11:52:57
On Friday 26th November Abercorn School held its annual Celebration of Success assembly. There was a variety of musical performances and achievement throughout the school was highlighted. We also ... (Read more)
Staff Lunch - 13/12/2010 11:03:38
On Thursday 25th November Abecorn staff were treated to a special lunch arranged by the SVS Department. There was a chinese theme to the afternoon and various chinese dishes were on offer with fortune ... (Read more)
Ski trip to Aosta Valley - 13/12/2010 09:52:47
On Saturday 11th December 29 pupils and 6 staff will travel to the resort of Pila in the Aosta Valley of Italy for a week of ski-ing. Pupils have been busy taking lessons at Bellahouston Dry Ski Slope ... (Read more)
Memorial for Claire McGuire - 17/11/2010 10:27:29
On Tuesday the 2nd of November Abercorn School held a service in remembrance of Claire McGuire. We heard a poem written by her classmates and a song written by her friend Dylan. Claire was a caring ... (Read more)
Abercorn Bingo Night - 17/11/2010 10:20:02
On Thursday 7th of October Abercorn Scholl held its annual Bingo Night. The night was, as usual, a great success with many old and new faces attending. Many thanks to all the staff who helped out for ... (Read more)
8 Abercorn Boys to compete at National Swimming Championships - 16/11/2010 12:39:46
On 3rd October pupils from Abercorn School took part in the West of Scotland Time Trials at the yearly swimming gala. 8 Abercorn pupils have been selected for the National Championships at Tollcross ... (Read more)
10 Pupils Travel to Camus - 16/11/2010 12:31:06
On Monday 6th of September 10 pupils and 2 staff travelled to Camus to experience the great Scottish outdoors. They stayed for 5 nights and took part in various activities such as kayaking, camping, ... (Read more)
Barclay's Bank Dress Down Day Raises £960 - 08/06/2010 11:15:02
Abercorn School would like to thank Barclay's Bank for their contribution to the school. The bank donates to various different charities each month and Abercorn was the nominated charity for the month ... (Read more)
Abercorn School Prom - 07/06/2010 15:00:25
On Thursday 3rd June Abercorn School and St Joan of Arc School held their senior prom in the Pond Hotel in the West End of Glasgow. Dinner was served at 7.30 and then there was traditional Scottish ... (Read more)
Philip Keen Wins Student of the year Award - 07/06/2010 14:52:52
Abercorn School are pleased to announce that Philip Keen won the Student of the Year at the Banqueting Course run in Metropolitan College. Philip and other pupils from various schools served ... (Read more)
Trip to Coca Cola Factory - 07/06/2010 14:31:46
On 7th June S1 pupils travelled to the Coca Cola plant in East Kilbride . They were treated to a tour of the factory where the saw how Coca Cola's variety of soft drinks are produced. There was then ... (Read more)
Abercorn's Football Team win the Toryglen Cup - 20/05/2010 11:28:55
On 19th May, Abercorn's football team won the Scottish Football Association Regional Schools League Cup. This was a great achievement. Well done to all the team members: Eddie Farquar, James Morrow, ... (Read more)
Thanks to Mr Monagle - 13/05/2010 14:23:27
Abercorn School would like to thank Mr Monagle of the Albion Social Club who organised a fundraiser for the School. His efforts raised £900 and we are very grateful for his contribution. Thank ... (Read more)
S1 Trip to Glasgow Museums Resource Centre - 26/02/2010 09:55:35
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Abercorn School Win Lord Provost’s Award for Sport - 19/02/2010 09:46:18
The 2009 Glasgow Sports Person of the Year awards took place at Tramway Theatre, on Thursday 11 February. The awards celebrate and reward local talent, community coaching, team achievements, ... (Read more)
Citizenship Week - 02/02/2010 10:27:26
The RE, Modern Studies and English departments have been busy preparing for Citizenship Week which will run from Mon 2nd February until Friday 5th February. Many pupils have been involved and ... (Read more)
Chinese New Year - 25/01/2010 12:16:00
S1 and S2 pupils have been working on a celebration of Chinese New Year with help from the English, Art and PE departments. The pupils have been involved in making lion and monster heads and will be ... (Read more)
Christmas Disco - 18/01/2010 11:59:43
On December 16th 4th, 5th and 6th year pupils attended the Abercorn Christmas Disco. There was a hot buffet followed by dancing and competitions. The night was a great success and special mention must ... (Read more)
Ski Trip to Les Menuires - 08/01/2010 11:02:04
On Saturday 13 th December 11 pupils and 2 teachers travelled to the resort of Les Menuires in France for a week of skiing. The trip was a great success with all pupils receiving a level one skiing ... (Read more)
Children in Need Fundraising Day - 20/11/2009 10:05:34
On Friday 20th November Abercorn School will be running various activities to raise money for Children in Need. Pupils can leave their uniform at home wear their own clothes for a donation of £1. ... (Read more)
Enterprise Week - 20/11/2009 09:22:36
The week beginning the 23rd November is Enterprise Week in Abercorn School. Pupils have been busy on various projects including a display of old and new pictures of the local Glasgow area. Pupils' ... (Read more)
Bingo Night - 20/10/2009 09:43:58
The Annual Abercorn Bingo night took place on Thursday the 8th October and attracted 120 visitors. There were a mixture of faces, both old and new, with current and past pupils and their familes in ... (Read more)
Special Olympics Leicester - 25/08/2009 09:58:06
On 24th July this year 22 pupils from Abercorn School travelled to Leicester for the 2009 Special Olympics. Over 7 days, 3000 athletes competed in various events including football, basketball, athletics ... (Read more)
Prom - 01/04/2009 14:36:33
The School Prom will take place on the 4th June in the Pond Hotel in the West End of Glasgow. The Prom marks a joining of two schools: Abercorn and St Joan of Arc. Pupils from S5 and S6 will attend ... (Read more)
Spanish Trip - 01/04/2009 14:26:24
The Spanish Trip will take place on Saturday 6th June until Friday 12th June. 15 pupils and 3 teachers and one support assistant will be flying to Gerona from Prestwick. They will be based in the ... (Read more)
Dragon's Den - 01/04/2009 14:09:34
The Dragons' Den event will take place on 12th June and features industry professionals from various organisations. Last year's theme was 'Scream Cookies' where pupils had to present their cookie recipe ... (Read more)
British Red Cross Appeal Day - 13/02/2009 09:37:30
As part of A Curriculum for Excellence, the British Red Cross will be at Abercorn School on 24th February where they will give a talk to the whole school. Joining them will be the Modern Studies Standard ... (Read more)
West of Scotland Cross Country Championships - 11/02/2009 14:14:17
On 24th February the Abercorn Cross Country Team will be attending the West of Scotland trials at Bellahouston Park. We hope to achieve a good result here and have our sights set on the Scottish championship ... (Read more)
Scottish Cross Country Championships - 11/02/2009 14:10:12
On 24th March Abercorn school will be racing in the Scottish Cross Country Championships. Thirteen pupils from S1 and S2 will attend the event. S1 Team ... (Read more)
Friendly Football against Hollybrook Secondary School - 11/02/2009 13:57:03
Abercorn School and Hollybrook School go head to head in a football tournament on the 20th February. This is a friendly game but we are rooting for an Abercorn victory! ... (Read more)
Badminton tourmament with St. Aidans Secondary School - 11/02/2009 13:51:43
There will be a badminton tournament on the 20th February against St Aidans Secondary School. This is a friendly game but we are still rooting for an Abercorn Victory! ... (Read more)
Alton Towers - 11/02/2009 13:36:13
Pupils and staff are looking forward to their trip to Alton Towers on Sunday 29th March! 33 pupils and 7 members of staff will make their way to the theme park by bus and will be staying at a hotel ... (Read more)
Valentine's Postcards - 11/02/2009 13:20:57
Post 16 are running a Valentine postacard and delivery service for pupils in the school. The pupils have worked very hard in the group to design unique postcards and have been marketing them to registration ... (Read more)