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Creative Mintlaw pupils praised at Art Exhibition

Talented Mintlaw Academy pupils had their artwork on display at a recent Art Exhibition.

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Youngsters prove there’s plenty of talent in Blue Toon

Youngsters prove there’s plenty of talent in Blue Toon

On Monday, February 6, an audience of more than 230 people enjoyed a fabulous evening of entertainment by the amazingly talented pupils of Clerkhill School. Pupils from across all stages in school wowed the audience with their performance skills.

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Pupils from Mintlaw and Peterhead academies at the Business Brunch event

Business Brunch for pupils

Pupils from Peterhead and Mintlaw academies recently had the opportunity to engage with local businesses at a recent Business Brunch in Aberdeen.

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Aberdeenshire currently has 43 vacancies for teachers across the region.

Moves to tackle Aberdeenshire’s teacher recruitment problem

A recruitment drive to address the shortfall of teachers in Aberdeenshire is continuing, the area’s councillors have heard.

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Parents and children enjoyed a speicial Future Me launch event, attended by childrens author Simon Puttock, in Glasgows Riverside Museum.

‘Future Me’ campaign launched

A new ‘Future Me’ campaign has been launched across Scotland as part of the early years initiative ‘Read, Write, Count’ for young children.

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The STEM Centre opening event in full swing.

£8 million extension at NES campus is officially opened

The new STEM Centre at North East Scotland College’s Fraserburgh Campus has been officially opened.

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spent a session learning to identify common birds. Pic: RSPB Images.

Local schools connect with nature

Pupils from 17 schools across Aberdeen City and Shire are closer to nature thanks to a partnership between the RSPB and Aldi and even more schools and nurseries are being encouraged to get involved in 2017.

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More than 50 pupils will attend the Anyone for tennis (and maths)? event this Saturday at Robert Gordon University

Pupils use maths to predict winner of Australian Open

School pupils from across Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire will use their maths skills this weekend to calculate the most likely winner of the Australian Open on Sunday.

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Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Students planning to start an undergraduate course at university or college this autumn have until 6pm on Sunday, January 15, to submit their UCAS application.

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The Happy Caf� Enterprise group alongside Shirley Hutchison, president of Central Buchan Rotary Club.

GIRFEC hosts community cafe

At the end of last month Mintlaw CSN’s local Getting It Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) group hosted a v ery successful community cafe event at MACBI.

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School donation to Archie

School donation to Archie

St Fergus School has raised over £1,000 for The Archie Foundation.

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Deputy First Minister John Swinney.

Have your say on schools

There is one week left for people across Scotland to have their say on how schools should be run, with the Scottish Government’s governance review consultation due to close on January 6, 2017.

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The P2/3 Mexican contingent of Riley Craig, Paul Gallagher, Abi Cordiner, Lewis Hay and Harriet Jones.

A trip around the world for Clerkhill audience

Children of the World was the theme of Clerkhill School’s Christmas concert this year.

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The youngsters were in fine voice.

Dales Park Christmas Fair success

Peterhead’s Dales Park School held its annual Christmas Fair recently and a whopping £4,420 was raised!

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Dr Konstantina Martzoukou and Professor Simon Burnett

Research to help integrate Syrian refugees in Scotland

Researchers at the School of Creative and Cultural Business at Robert Gordon University (RGU) have been awarded funding to help integrate Syrian refugees in Scotland.

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Pupils were delighted to meet the BHF mascot

Charity jumps for donation joy

Port Erroll School and Active Schools raised over £800 for the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and handed over a cheque to the charity last week.

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Buchanhaven School held its very own Christmas lights switch-on event earlier this month.

Buchanhaven School gets into festive spirit

Buchanhaven School staff and pupils did a fantastic job at spreading some festive cheer at their recent Christmas light switch on event.

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£63m state-of-the-art education makeover with new Academy

£63m state-of-the-art education makeover with new Academy

A £63 million plan to revolutionise education in Peterhead and build a new state-of-the-art Academy was unveiled to the public last night.

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UNISON is considering its next move in the dispute over college support staff's pay.

Union considering action in college pay dispute

The union UNISON is condering its next move in a bid to bring to an end a dispute over pay for support staff in Scotland’s colleges.

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Pictured (left to right) are Lauren Cheyne (Peterhead Academy); Rachel Murray (Woodmill High School Fife); Claire Hunter (Mintlaw Academy); Natasha Anderson (Turriff); Claire Duthie (Banff); Paul Goodfellow (Shell UK) and Deirdre Michie (Oil and Gas UK).

Bright ideas from Girls in Energy

The Shell Girls in Energy Conference took place on Friday, November 18, at Woodbank House in Aberdeen and focused on bright new ideas on energy coming from the next generation.

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