College taster for pupils


MORE than 300 pupils from local secondary schools got a taste of the college experience on Friday at Angus College’s S4 School Open Day.

The fourth year pupils who are likely to be attending college were invited from schools including Monifieth High School, Arbroath Academy, Arbroath High School and Carnoustie High School.

Pupils were able to pick their area of interest from a range of curriculum areas - engineering, hairdressing, art, hospitality, sport, business, land-based, computing, construction and care.

The pupils then spent two hours within their chosen area during which time they were able to experience the full range of courses on offer. Each department provided a series of talks, live demonstrations and interactive activities to give pupils a real flavour of what they can expect if they choose to come to Angus College.

Angus College’s recruitment and admissions team leader, Sonja Cargill, said: “Events like these are incredibly beneficial for secondary pupils, ensuring that they make informed choices about their future career path prior to leaving school.”