College and Careers Open Evening in Fraserburgh

NESCol’s Fraserburgh Campus will open its doors on Thursday, March 1 to those considering what their next move should be – whether College, apprenticeship, University or employment.

The New Deer J Rock team accept the donation from Jonny and Lyn Kewley

Cash boost for New Deer J Rock team

The J Rock Challenge team at New Deer School is celebrating after receiving a welcome funding boost from a local pub.

The project delivers a mentoring and talent development programme, providing young people with weekly one-to-one adult time and support.

Pioneering school mentoring programme to launch in Aberdeenshire

MCR Pathways, a ground-breaking school-based mentoring programme supporting more than 1,000 disadvantaged young people in or on the edges of the care system, has announced plans to launch in Peterhead and Fraserburgh.

Boddam School

Inspection praise for nursery

Inspectors have praised staff at Boddam Primary School nursery for the quality of care each child receives and for the way in which they met children’s needs.

Lindsey McKinnon who works for Early Years Scotland.  (Photograph by Martin Shields)

Shape our children’s worlds with a career in early learning and childcare

There’s more to childcare than just building sandcastles, making dens, or doing some glitter painting…

Pupils cut the special cake

School marks 40th anniversary

Pitfour School in Mintlaw celebrated its 40th anniversary earlier this month.

Dales Park pupils with Chris from 'My School CD'

Pupils record Xmas CD

Pupils at Dales Park School became recording stars recently as they recorded their first Christmas CD.

The new head teacher at Meethill School, Mr John Black

New head teacher at Meethill School

A new head teacher has been appointed at Meethill School in Peterhead.

The Peterhead Academy Forget-Me-Knot team with their products

Team take a trip down memory lane

The latest Peterhead Academy Young Enterprise team have found success with their memory stimulating products.

Central School

Peterhead nursery praised following inspection

Inspectors have praised the quality of care and support provided to children by staff at a Peterhead nursery.

An excellent turnout for the Girls in Energy conference

Girls in Energy event success

Energy giant Shell hosted Scottish schoolgirls at an Aberdeen event aimed at addressing gender balance issues in the oil sector.

Stephen Rae with his painting 'Timeless' (top) and visitors at the exhibition (bottom)

Pupils’ art work ‘Uncovered’

Peterhead Academy held its annual art exhibition, Design Uncovered, on Monday, December 4.

Gillian Martin MSP with some of the school pupils during a Q&A session

MSP meets pupils for political debate

Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian martin has met with pupils from a Buchan academy to discuss some of the most pressing issues in politics.

Gillian Martin MSP with pupils during a Q&A session

MSP meets pupils for politics debate

Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin has met with pupils at Mintlaw Academy to discuss some of the most pressing issues in politics.

What could your potential earnings be?

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

Does your school have a budding Dickens who could write the next Christmas classic?

Prizes on offer for new Christmas classic

Children from across Scotland are getting in the Christmas spirit early to try and win £1,500 for their school.

Morgan Spence who will be holding stop-motion animation workshops

Open Day and Digital Expo at NESCol

NESCol is planning an open day with a difference that has something to inspire every member of the family.

The Pitfour Primary pupils outside Haddo House

Pupils sing at Haddo

Children from P6/7 at Pitfour Primary had a fantastic experience as part of the Haddo Arts Festival recently.

Current pupils Jessie and Blair help former pupils Jim Anderson and Sheila Boyce cut the cake while head teacher Jill Thomson and Parent Council member Jackie Malory look on

School celebrates 60th anniversary

Two very special parties were held at Auchnagatt School recently to mark its 60th anniversary.

When her daughter Alexis was born in 2012, Julie found the motivation she needed to return to full time education.

Daughter was motivation for Julie

When Julie Hastie left Mintlaw Academy at age 16 she chose not to progress in her studies.

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