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Preparations start for school fun event

The school holidays are nearly here, but a Deeside primary is already looking ahead to the new session.

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Crathes pupils with their Greenpower Goblin the 'Rainbow Baguette'

It’s all been happening at Crathes School

It has been an exciting end of term for staff and pupils at Crathes School.

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Alford pupils during their visit to the rural college

Alford pupils’ college visit

Around 120 pupils and teachers from Alford Academy visited Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) Aberdeen campus recently to get an insight into careers and opportunities available across land based and rural industry sectors.

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Duncan receiving his award from Rick Macleod and NESCol principal Liz McIntyre

Duncan gets college award

A Banchory student has been honoured at a recent ceremony held at North East Scotland College.

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Banchory Academy’s ‘50 Shades of Green’

Banchory Academy’s ‘50 Shades of Green’

Four pupils from Banchory Academy and their mentors from Banchory Rotary Club joined 11 other teams from around Scotland taking part in the Alford heat of the IET 24 Greenpower car challenge at Alford Transport Museum last Friday.

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The design competition winners at the war memorial

Floral design for war memorial garden

Green-fingered pupils at Banchory schools have competed to design flowerbeds for the Gordon Highlander Memorial.

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Pupils and volunteers who took part in the careers event

Successful careers event at local school

A Banchory school has held an innovative event aimed at inspiring the workforce of the future.

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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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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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The replacement of Banchory Academy was the top priority in the local community action plan

Campaigners seek school site commitment

Fears have been raised that a site reserved for a new school in Banchory could be lost unless there is a commitment from Aberdeenshire Council.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Members of last year's winning team from Oldmachar Academy. (Photo: Ross Johnston/Newsline Media)

Shire pupils embark on energy industry challenge

Secondary school pupils across Aberdeenshire are tapping into their physics, maths, chemistry and geology skills to solve an energy industry challenge.

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Mike Rumbles MSP has written to all four local authorities.

MSP encourages students to enter video competition

Mike Rumbles MSP is encouraging all North East Higher students to take part in the Political Studies Association (PSA)’s Schools’ Video Competition, now in its seventh year.

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Mr Rumbles has written to all four local authorities.

MSP encourages students to enter video competition

Mike Rumbles MSP is encouraging all North East Higher students to take part in the Political Studies Association (PSA)’s Schools’ Video Competition, now in its seventh year.

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