Aberdeenshire has a stunning coastline with vast, spectacular sandy beaches and picturesque fishing villages. Inland is fertile, peaceful farmland rising to the moors and finally the foothills of the Cairngorms. Its beating heart is the thriving city of Aberdeen. This title helps you find the best walking routes in various parts of Aberdeenshire.
The Complete Guide to Special Needs Education in the United Kingdom
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
Special needs provision continues to be the focus of much attention. A growing emphasis on the importance of meeting individual and often complex needs means that finding the right school for your child can be a complicated process. Schools for Special Needs is an indispensable aid for anyone investigating the legal and practical aspects of SEN provision for children and young people at all stages of education. This fully updated guide covers: assessment and identification of needs, statementing, suitable provision and school choice; all special needs from ADHD and Autism to Speech and Language Difficulty and Visual Impairment; where to seek help, parents' rights and the role of the local authority; the Special Educational Needs Code of Practice; directories of independent and non-maintained special schools, colleges and support services; state-maintained special schools, and mainstream independent schools with specialist provision.
The second of two books exploring the buildings of the north-east of Scotland, this volume surveys Aberdeen the nation s third-largest city and the southern area of Aberdeenshire, including the former county of Kincardineshire. Among Aberdeen s architectural highlights are the great medieval cathedral and burgh church of St Nicholas, the buildings of King s College, and magnificent civic, commercial and domestic buildings of the Victorian and Edwardian age. In addition, the book showcases not only Aberdeenshire s greatest houses and castles including Crathes, Craigievar and Balmoral, the royal family s Scottish estate, but also buildings and monuments as varied in scale and type as prehistoric hillforts, Georgian town houses, rural churches, fishing lodges and textile mills. Both volumes are comprehensively illustrated with specially commissioned colour photography. "
Aberdeen has had its fair share of attention from historians down the centuries, but in this fresh look at the story, Jack Webster condenses the knowledge and wisdom of past research and his own experience. He observes the city's dramatic transformation in the 20th century, from an economy based on farming, fishing, textiles and granite to a Golden Age that outshone them all. Who could have guessed that the Granite City would take on an international reputation as the oil capital of Western Europe? This thoroughly readable book highlights the people who have left their mark on Aberdeen, from Robert the Bruce to Willie Miller, from Isaac Benzie and Raggie Morrison to Cocky Hunter and Ma Cameron. It brings fascinating tales of war and peace and covers everything from school and university to the history of sport, cinema and theatre, stretching from Lille Langtry to Harry Gordon and Scotland the What?