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.

Kiera Wilson overcome adversity to graduate with an HND in Mechanical Engineering from NESCoL

Rotary club Endeavour Award for Kiera

A Peterhead woman has shown determination in the face of adversity to graduate from North East Scotland College Fraserburgh.

Marina has been studying on a part-time basis while working at the Campus for the past two years.

Marina's decision to return to education pays off

Marina Murdoch (37), who is originally from Fraserburgh and now lives in Peterhead, collected her HNC in Administration and IT at the North East Scotland College Fraserburgh Graduation Ceremony held at the College’s Fraserburgh Campus recently.

With limited spaces available, schools from across the North-east are being invited to sign up before the deadline of October 13.

Science event to inspire the heroes of tomorrow

Curious youngsters from across Scotland will have the chance to experience the weird and wonderful applications of science thanks to the Science Museum, London who are special guests at this year’s Heroes of Tomorrow programme.

Since starting her course two years ago, Elo has never looked back

Mintlaw mum cheered on by her family

When Elo Thain moved to Scotland, she never would have imagined that she would be graduating with an HND in Accounting – let alone accepting the Score HND Accountancy Award at North East Scotland College (NESCol).

Liam has also completed his SVQ Level 3 in Electrical Engineering and his Modern Apprenticeship Certificate.

Liam a 'worthy recipient' of prize

Liam Ramsey from Peterhead was announced as a Score Prize-winner at the recent North East Scotland College Fraserburgh Graduation Ceremony after being nominated by his lecturers.

Individual presentations were also awarded to deserving students including prizes awarded by Score and the Rotary Club of Fraserburgh

Graduates’ success celebrated at NESCoL ceremony

More than 100 students received certificates of congratulations supported by friends and family at the North East Scotland College Fraserburgh Graduation held at the Fraserburgh Campus on Saturday, September 30.

Pupils Reagan Stephen, Tomas Levy, Alexander Arthur, Finlay Cruden, Brooklyn Robertson, Robyn Kidd and Alfie Lyons with their teacher Mrs Sangster

Pupils flying high after trip to Longside Airfield

Pupils from Anna Ritchie School in Peterhead were warmly welcomed by pilots and members of the Buchan Aero Club at Longside Airfield for a class visit last week.

Pupils learn how the heart works as part of the initiative.

Schools workshop competition

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is offering schools across the UK the chance to win a unique fun-filled workshop with a BHF-funded researcher to inspire pupils to learn about how their hearts work.

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