FOI Request Armed Forces School Visits
1: How many visits were made to schools in your council area by members of the armed forces over the past year?
2: How many visits were made to schools in your council area by members of the armed forces each year since 2010.
3: How many visits were linked to recruitment?
4: How are school visits from the armed forces decided upon?
5: Can you offer an outline of the different programmes, exercises and activities that took place?
|No of Visits This Year||No of Visits Since 2010||No Linked to Recruitment||How are Visits Decided Upon||What Took Place|
|Buckie High||0||Not Known||0|
|Elgin Ac||0||Not Known||0|
|Elgin High||0||Not Known||0|
|Forres Ac||0||2||0||Visit in 2015 was offered to us as a Platinum RAF school partner and in 2016 the visit was in conjunction with STEM activities especially with regard to engineering.||Team building exercises, information about STEM careers (particularly engineering), building a bridge out of spaghetti.|
|Keith Grammar||2||Not Known||0||Visits are generally for a purpose linked to skills and qualities development both in terms of personal development and subject specific. In some cases we approach armed forces to deliver an input in others a department is aware of outreach programmes offered and they see the benefit for their subject or for career aspirations such as STEM input from RAF.||RAF STEM course – using engineering kits; promoting resilience and problem solving|
|Lossiemouth High||2||Not Known||0||Through PSE programme and requests that would help support educational needs of pupils.||Talk, Display|
|Milne's High||2||2||0||Tied into curricular outcomes||Team building exercises with S6 pupils. The programme involves physical and mental challenges that promote
team work whilst pushing pupils outside their comfort zone.
|Speyside High||0||Not Known||0|