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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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A Peterhead Academy team won last years Best Managing Director award at the Grampian finals.

First public showcase for Aberdeenshire’s young entrepreneurs

A team from Peterhead Academy will be among 30 small businesses created and managed by pupils from schools throughout Aberdeenshire selling their wares to the public at Christmas fayres over the next few weeks.

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The Language Cafe at Drummer's Corner in Peterhead has been a huge success.

Town language cafe shares experiences

A new language cafe based in Peterhead has proved to be a huge success.

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Students compare results at the RGU event.

Young scientists experiment with Pathology at RGU

School pupils from across the North-East travelled to Robert Gordon University (RGU) this week to mark International Pathology Day.

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Cllr Stuart Pratt, said investigations of different potential sites for a new campus have been carried out.

Public meeting on emerging proposals for new Peterhead Community Campus

Communities in Peterhead and the surrounding area will get their first chance to see and comment on emerging proposals for a new Peterhead Community Campus at an event next week.

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Steve Anderson (Shell U.K.) with Head Teacher Shona Sellers and the pupils at Peterhead Academy.

Girls in Energy powers ahead

Pupils from Peterhead Academy, enrolled in the Shell sponsored Girls in Energy course, were recently presented with Net books by Steve Anderson, WPSE Team Lead from Shell U.K. Limited.

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North East Scotland College  celebrated the achievements of students across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire who have successfully completed their Modern Apprenticeship programme during the last 12 months.

Work, earn and learn celebrations

North East Scotland College recently celebrated the achievements of students across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire who have successfully completed their Modern Apprenticeship programme during the last 12 months.

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Pictured (left to right, back) are  Liz Cameron, Aberdeen Foyer, Angela Reilly, Sanctuary Scotland Housing Association, Ted Watkins, Aberdeen Foyer
Front Row: Elizabeth Forman, Margaret McCallum, Emma Carle and George Robb.

Roanheads residents get better connected

A group of residents at Roanheads Sheltered Housing Scheme have just completed a ten-week Digital Inclusion course to help them make better use of “smart” gadgets such as mobile phones and tablets.

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Dr Eilidh Whiteford gave a speech to the Advanced Higher Modern Studies class.

Eilidh goes back to school

Peterhead Academy pupils enjoyed a visit from their local MP on Wednesday, with Dr Eilidh Whiteford giving a speech to the Advanced Higher Modern Studies class.
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Longside School parent council recently donted eight new camers to pupils.

Camera gift to school from parent council

Longside School Parent Council recently donated eight brand new camers to the school.

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Unison has suspended its strike action which was planned for this week.

Strike action suspended in colleges pay row

Planned strikes across Scotland this week have been suspended by a union to bring employers back to the negotiating table.

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Peterhead Academy warns against term time holidays

Peterhead Academy warns against term time holidays

Peterhead Academy’s Head Teacher has appealed to parents to stop taking their children on holidays during term time.

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Jamie took inspiration from a seat on his dad's tractor.

Jamie’s tractor caption takes top prize

Reading, Doric and Aberdeenshire were all celebrated this weekend as the prizes for a hugely popular annual reading challenge were announced.

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Burnhaven pupils host coffee morning

Burnhaven pupils host coffee morning

Burnhaven School pupils held a coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support on Thursday, September 29 and raised a total of £323.

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Pupils in Dales Park School, Peterhead, has a visit from the Owl and the Pussycat centre recently.

Dales Park pupils have a hoot with visiting owls

Dales Park School children in the ELCC (nursery) and primary 1 and 1/2 classes have been finding out about owls recently.

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