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Pupils show off their skills

Pupils from Clerkhill School in Peterhead along with students from Robert Gordon’s College in Aberdeen, put their engineering skills to the test recently. The pupils were taking part in the finals of an event in Glasgow organised to encourage more young people into Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths (STEM) related careers.

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The programme will be launched at Inverurie Academy

Pupils to benefit from new mentoring scheme

More than 250 young people are to benefit from a schools-based mentoring programme being launched in six North-east secondary schools.
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Peterhead Academy

Councillors to see progress on Peterhead Community Campus

Local councillors will be updated on the progress being made towards building a new Community Campus in Peterhead next week.

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Pupils on the Northern Lights programme

Extending opportunity through university experience

More than 100 secondary school pupils have been recognised for their commitment to learning and skills development by Robert Gordon University as it celebrated the fourth year of its Northern Lights higher-education programme.

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Gail McKeitch from the Ellon branch of the NAS accepts a donation from Buchanhaven School P7 pupils

Choirs team up for concert

Several local school choirs came together to perform a Cluster Choir Concert Night at Apex Church Hall back in April.

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Midmill School

Information event for future primary teachers

Aberdeenshire Council will host an information evening for those considering studying part-time to become a primary school teacher next week.

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Justin receives his award from Rick Macleod and NESCol Principal Liz McIntyre.

Outstanding Peterhead student honoured at NESCol awards ceremony

A student from Peterhead has been presented with an award at a formal ceremony held recently at North East Scotland College.

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Members of the Boddam School Eco Group with one of the dog poo bag dispensers

Pupils install dog mess bags

Pupils at Boddam School have created their own dog poo bag dispensers in a bid to help clean up the village.

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The event will be held at Strathburn School

Council to hold teaching information night

Aberdeenshire Council is holding an information evening for anyone considering studying part-time to become a secondary school teacher.
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Cllr Gillian Owen, Education and Childrens Services Committee chair and Provost of Aberdeenshire, Cllr Bill Howatson with children from Kintore School

Council launches Play Policy

Aberdeenshire Council launched a policy this week to give guidance on children’s play.

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Peterhead Academy

Peterhead Academy improvements approved

A programme of enhancements to Peterhead Academy has been approved.

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A Scots Gaelic sign on the Isle of Skye

Quiz: How good is your Scottish Gaelic?

Take our quiz and see how well you know Scotland's second language
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Academies go head to head at the college

Academies go head to head at the college

Eight Aberdeenshire academies competed head-to-head at the final of North East Scotland College’s Schools Technology Challenge held at Fraserburgh Campus.

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The EIS says teachers' salaries have gone down 20 per cent in real terms in the last decade.

Teachers urged to send clear message to John Swinney calling for a ‘fair pay increase’

Scotland’s biggest teaching union is further pushing its calls for a 10 per cent pay rise for all teachers.

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Academy ROV team earns top accolade

Academy ROV team earns top accolade

Students from Peterhead Academy have won a coveted teamwork award for their efforts during an engineering challenge.

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The Forget-Me-Knot team

Young Enterprise Grampian winner announced

The Young Enterprise Grampian competition has drawn to a close with a special prize giving ceremony in Aberdeen.

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Pupils set for five weeks of exams

Pupils set for five weeks of exams

Monday is E-Day for tens of thousands of Scottish school pupils – the start of their exams.

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Moyra and Sinead present headteacher Sharon Ferguson with the bumper cheque for �1,723

Anna Ritchie fundraiser

A Peterhead woman has raised more than £1,700 for the town’s Anna Ritchie School.

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Peterhead Academy pupil Emily Hay with judge John Byrne

High praise for Toon pupil’s artwork

Thousands of budding young artists from across Scotland took part in this year’s John Byrne National Drawing Competition.

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Mums and little ones enjoy singing along at one of the Sing, Soothe, Sleep lullaby sessions at Cruden Bay Library

Helping tots off to land of nod

A new initiative taking place at some Aberdeenshire libraries has been created to help little ones fall fast asleep while listening to soothing lullabies.

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