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Pupils put their knowledge to the test at Schools’ Quiz

The Rotary Club of Peterhead hosted the Peterhead Primary Schools’ Quiz recently.

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Councillors Stuart Pratt and Stephen Smith at Peterhead Academy

Views vital as academy plan progresses

Another step towards a new secondary school for Peterhead was taken last week as local councillors backed plans to work up a business case for the proposals, looking at all options.

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Liam Fitzell and Mitchell Runcie

Presentation for local apprentices

North East Scotland College (NESCol) held a Modern Apprenticeship presentation evening during Scottish Apprenticeship Week.

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Pupils getting ready to rock

Pupils getting ready to rock

Things are starting to get very exciting at Longside School as pupils make their final preparations for the school’s Junior Rock Challenge debut.

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St Fergus pupils enjoy Smugglers talk

St Fergus pupils enjoy Smugglers talk

Local historian, Derek Jennings, visited St Fergus Primary School recently to give pupils a talk on the Smugglers, Wreckers and Pirates associated with St Fergus and Rattray.

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Users tilt the device to control a pointer ball

Could this be the future of phone messaging?

A new way of phone messaging, which incorporates tilting the screen, is being hailed as the solution to typing one-handed on increasingly larger handsets.

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Pupils take to the catwalk

Clerkhill School Junior Rock Challenge hosted a Fashion Show on Wednesday, March 8.

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Steven Rae with his painting and the card from Sir Ian McKellen

Actor praises pupil’s painting

A Peterhead Academy pupil was delighted to receive handwritten praise from actor Sir Ian McKellen after a photo of his painting was posted online.

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The school had a very special guest to help them learn about the event

Pupils learn about event

Instructors from the Ellon and Peterhead branches of Yee’s Hung Ga visited Anna Ritchie School earlier this year.

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RGU Garthdee campus

Pupils get creative at RGU

Pupils who are underrepresented in art, design and architecture have been given the opportunity to participate in the 5th year of the Access to Creative Education in Scotland (ACES) programme which is delivered locally by Robert Gordon University.

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Mintlaw Academy pupils as a previous Techfest event

Pupils to get cracking with maths

Peterhead and Mintlaw Academy pupils will put their code-cracking skills to the test this weekend at the final of TechFest’s Maths Masterclass series.

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Academy pupils look to the future

Academy pupils look to the future

Peterhead Academy held its annual Careers Fair on Tuesday, February 28.

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Burnhaven School hosts entertaining Scots Night

Burnhaven School hosts entertaining Scots Night

Pupils at Burnhaven Primary School held a Scots Show at the Zion Tabernacle last month.

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The information evening will be held at the University of Aberdeen

Information evening to be held for aspiring Secondary teachers

An information evening will take place this week for anyone interested in becoming a secondary school teacher in Aberdeenshire.

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Call for more young people to pursue apprenticeships

Call for more young people to pursue apprenticeships

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Scotland is urging young people and parents to consider an apprenticeship as a way to work, learn, and earn on the way to gaining high-performing and highly qualified jobs.

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Ian Hughes, CITB Scotlands strategic partnerships director

Construction apprentice numbers reach six year high

Recruitment of Scottish construction apprentices has grown every year since 2011, new figures from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) reveal.

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The Barefoot Computing Project was launched by John Swinney.

Aberdeenshire pupils benefit from computing project

Around 7,300 Aberdeenshire schoolchildren have benefited from a pioneering education programme to boost youngsters’ computing skills.

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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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