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Rylee and Mayah graduate

Two Buchan youngsters have recently graduated from university with top honours.
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Dr Natalie Coull with the training tool

Cybercrime game helps train 100 officers

An innovative game co-developed by Abertay University to train police in handling digital evidence has been live tested by almost 100 officers.

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Gillian Martin says the decision would have a long-term impact on schools and pupil achievement in Aberdeenshire.

MSP calls for rethink on specialist teaching role axe

Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin has criticised plans to axe visiting specialist role by the local authority.

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The Anna Ritchie pupils and teachers at Youngs Fraserburgh

Anna Ritchie pupils enjoy factory visit

A group of excited Anna Ritchie School students were welcomed to Young’s Seafood Limited’s Watermill Road Processing Plant recently.

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The Pitfour P7 pupils with their hoodies - chosen after raising almost 340 to purchase them.

Pupils raise cash for leavers hoodies

Pitfour School’s P7 pupils will be wearing their very own choice of hoodie when they leave school at the end of term.

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Tthe Sudocrem Play More Award rewards deserving nurseries with Playground Regeneration Grants

Nursery leads the way for national award

A Peterhead nursery is leading the competition for a national award.

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Mintlaw Academy students Matthew Lodge (17), Eilidh Duncan (16) and Alastair Strachan (17).

Mintlaw pupils experience life on an oil and gas rig

Secondary school pupils from Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire gained hands-on experience of working in the oil and gas industry recently, as they took an interactive tour of an oil rig, simulated drilling for hydrocarbons and operated a crane, as well as boosting their skills during engineering challenges.

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Fraserburgh will be looking to continue their event success after their piece Magnitude 9.1 placed them first in the heat

Academies to rock it out in final

Fraserburgh and Mintlaw Academy pupils will compete in the Scottish final of Rock Challenge this weekend.

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Level 3 students BTEC Diploma in Public Services, Charis Beagrie and Kade Spencer with the tactical body armour

Students get geared up

Public Service students from North East Scotland College’s Fraserburgh campus were the recipients of tactical body armour which has been recently donated by industry leader Safeguard Clothing.
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Cllr Gifford says the opposition are trying to scare parents and staff with another untrue story.

Row breaks out over school visiting specialists

A war of words has broken out in Aberdeenshire Council over the role of visiting specialist teachers to schools in the area.

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Helen Dawson with Barry Graham and pupils from her class

Class bid fond farewell to teacher

A popular teacher is to leave Anna Ritchie School at the end of term.

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The Easter Bunny attended the event to the delight of the children

Spring Fayre raises nearly £2k for school

Burnhaven School hosted its Spring Fayre and Buttery Morning at the Palace Hotel in Peterhead back in April.

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Helen Brown presents the Successful Learner Gold Award to Nicole Simpson.

Junior pupils rewarded for their efforts

Peterhead Academy held its junior prizegiving last week with depute head teacher, Gordon West, welcoming the gathering to the town’s St. Andrew’s Church.

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Pupils from P4-P7 are being asked to design and draw a healthy and balanced packed lunch

North East schools challenged to create Scotland’s healthiest lunchbox

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has launched a ‘Munch That Lunch’ competition to give school pupils in the North East the chance to win a class trip to the Royal Highland Show (RHS) in Edinburgh later this month.

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Level 3 students BTEC Diploma in Public Services, Charis Beagrie and Kade Spence,r with the tactical body armour.

Students get geared up

Public Service students from North East Scotland College’s Fraserburgh campus were the recipients of tactical body armour which has been recently donated by industry leader Safeguard Clothing.

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The festivals Early Years and Primary Programme and the Activity Weekend will take place at RGU at Garthdee

Techfest programme expands to RGU

Aberdeen’s annual science festival TechFest has launched its most exciting and ambitious programme yet for nursery and school pupils, including a new home in bigger premises at Robert Gordon University.

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Richard Kecskemeti and Alix Stephen from Peterhead Academy receive their Fitbit Blaze

Challenge title claimed

Peterhead Academy has been named runner-up in the final of the North East Scotland College’s Schools Technology Challenge held recently at Fraserburgh Campus.

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Hi! Class gets First Class review from Inspectors

Hi! Class gets First Class review from Inspectors

Staff at Hi! Class Pre-School Centre are celebrating after receiving a very positive report from the Care Inspectorate.

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Mintlaw Academy students Ruth Taylor, Alyssa Neumann, Amy-Jay Rudgeley and Daniel Burnet with their teacher.

Mintlaw students top science challenge

A team of four Second Year students from Mintlaw Academy have fought off tough competition from hundreds of entries across Great Britain to become one of 13 winners in Shell’s national schools science competition, The Bright Ideas Challenge.

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Generation Science visit for pupils

Generation Science visit for pupils

Pupils from Port Erroll and Longhaven Primary Schools had fun with science on Friday (May 12) thanks to a visit from Generation Science.

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