Summer in the City Guide 2018 / Family Information Service Team

The Summer in the City Guide 2018 is here!

This publication is a comprehensive guide of a number of activities and events taking place in Aberdeen City.  This year’s Summer in the City will only be available online (PDF) at the following links;

Aberdeen City Council Website:

Family Information Service websites:

We would encourage any users of the guide to provide us with their feedback. We would be delighted to hear what you think, and all feedback allows us to improve and continue to provide a high quality publication, which we hope you will find useful in planning your summer activities. Please click here to provide feedback:  

FIS Team

Check out the FIS website at

Family Information Service

Business Intelligence and Performance Management


Aberdeen City Council

Business Hub 13

2nd Floor North Wing

Marischal College

Broad Street


AB10 1AB

Information Line 03000 200 293 Option 6

Telephone 01224 346034

Text 07825 053 136


ASN Parents’ Forum

ASN Parents’ Forum

The ASN Parents’ Forum meets 3 times each school year. The meetings are an opportunity for parents and carers of children with additional support needs to come along and meet other parents and carers, as well as educational professionals.

Thursday, 24th May 2018

 Information for Parents

 Consultation on the development of an ASN website for parents


Northfield Academy

Granitehill Place


AB16 7AU

1.45 for tea and coffee

Meeting to start at 2pm until 3pm

For further information please contact:


Tel: (01224) 523580

Texthelp in Aberdeen City: Parents & Carers Information Evening


TextHelp in Aberdeen City

Parents & Carers Information Evening

Date: Monday 11th June 2018

Time: 7:15pm – 8:30pm

Venue: Aberdeen Grammar School, Lecture Theatre

Why should I attend?

Every Aberdeen City School now has access to TextHelp’s Read&Write software, available on every device – Windows PCs, Macs, Google, iPad and Android tablets, and what’s more – Everyone can access it at home too! Come along to hear more about the software and how it can be used to support all learners.

What is Read&Write software?

Used daily by millions of students worldwide, Read&Write is an award-winning literacy toolbar that helps each member of the class realise their full potential. Supporting all stages from Primary 1 to S6, there are features to benefit everyone!

  • Word prediction and dictionary tools to support every stage of learning
  • Text-to-speech and voice recognition – Why type when you can use your voice?!
  • Fact finding and research tools to support emerging story writers as well as senior students completing assignments
  • Mp3 audio maker – Download your notes and listen on-the-go
  • And lots more! Find out more information at

“Helping every student understand, learn and express themselves with confidence.”

 Want to find out more? Everyone welcome!

Email to let us know if you are coming along on June 11th

Look forward to seeing you there!