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St Andrews PS rewarded for respecting rights

St Andrews Primary School has achieved Level 1 of the Rights Respecting School Award (write Alyx Buchan and Daniel Ferguson).

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Academy Prom

Academy Prom

Fraserburgh Academy held their fifth and sixth Year Prom at Buchan Braes Hotel, Peterhead last Tuesday. More than 190 pupils and teachers attended the Prom, which turned out to be a fantastic night. The Committee would like to thank all those involved in making the event such a success. The royalty comprised, from left - Prom King - Owen Gibson, Prom Queen - Hannah Campbell, Prom Princess - Angel McKay, Prom Prince - Jack Cowe. We hope to print more Prom pictures next week.

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South Park pupils to tell Tam’s tale

South Park pupils to tell Tam’s tale

Pupils of South Park Primary School, Fraserburgh, are to host a stop in Scottish Opera’s current tour with Tam o’ Shanter.

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Aberdeenshire currently has 43 vacancies for teachers across the region.

Moves to tackle Aberdeenshire’s teacher recruitment problem

A recruitment drive to address the shortfall of teachers in Aberdeenshire is continuing, the area’s councillors have heard.

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Parents and children enjoyed a speicial Future Me launch event, attended by childrens author Simon Puttock, in Glasgows Riverside Museum.

‘Future Me’ campaign launched

A new ‘Future Me’ campaign has been launched across Scotland as part of the early years initiative ‘Read, Write, Count’ for young children.

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The STEM Centre opening event in full swing.

£8 million extension at NES campus is officially opened

The new STEM Centre at North East Scotland College’s Fraserburgh Campus has been officially opened.

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spent a session learning to identify common birds. Pic: RSPB Images.

Local schools connect with nature

Pupils from 17 schools across Aberdeen City and Shire are closer to nature thanks to a partnership between the RSPB and Aldi and even more schools and nurseries are being encouraged to get involved in 2017.

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More than 50 pupils will attend the Anyone for tennis (and maths)? event this Saturday at Robert Gordon University

Pupils use maths to predict winner of Australian Open

School pupils from across Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire will use their maths skills this weekend to calculate the most likely winner of the Australian Open on Sunday.

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Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Students planning to start an undergraduate course at university or college this autumn have until 6pm on Sunday, January 15, to submit their UCAS application.

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The Happy Caf� Enterprise group alongside Shirley Hutchison, president of Central Buchan Rotary Club.

GIRFEC hosts community cafe

At the end of last month Mintlaw CSN’s local Getting It Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) group hosted a v ery successful community cafe event at MACBI.

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Deputy First Minister John Swinney.

Have your say on schools

There is one week left for people across Scotland to have their say on how schools should be run, with the Scottish Government’s governance review consultation due to close on January 6, 2017.

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Nicola pictured with her sister Jennifer

Proud Nicola celebrates success

A caring Fraserburgh student is ready to undertake a career in Mental Health Nursing following her graduation from Robert Gordon University (RGU).

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Dr Konstantina Martzoukou and Professor Simon Burnett

Research to help integrate Syrian refugees in Scotland

Researchers at the School of Creative and Cultural Business at Robert Gordon University (RGU) have been awarded funding to help integrate Syrian refugees in Scotland.

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Pupils at the class in Fraserburgh Academy

Fraserburgh Academy runs all-girl energy classes for the first time

The Fraserburgh campus of NesCol is running an all-female energy course at Fraserburgh Academy for the first time.

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UNISON is considering its next move in the dispute over college support staff's pay.

Union considering action in college pay dispute

The union UNISON is condering its next move in a bid to bring to an end a dispute over pay for support staff in Scotland’s colleges.

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Pictured (left to right) are Lauren Cheyne (Peterhead Academy); Rachel Murray (Woodmill High School Fife); Claire Hunter (Mintlaw Academy); Natasha Anderson (Turriff); Claire Duthie (Banff); Paul Goodfellow (Shell UK) and Deirdre Michie (Oil and Gas UK).

Bright ideas from Girls in Energy

The Shell Girls in Energy Conference took place on Friday, November 18, at Woodbank House in Aberdeen and focused on bright new ideas on energy coming from the next generation.

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Students compare results at the RGU event.

Young scientists experiment with Pathology at RGU

School pupils from across the North-East travelled to Robert Gordon University (RGU) this week to mark International Pathology Day.

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North East Scotland College  celebrated the achievements of students across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire who have successfully completed their Modern Apprenticeship programme during the last 12 months.

Work, earn and learn celebrations

North East Scotland College recently celebrated the achievements of students across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire who have successfully completed their Modern Apprenticeship programme during the last 12 months.

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Unison has suspended its strike action which was planned for this week.

Strike action suspended in colleges pay row

Planned strikes across Scotland this week have been suspended by a union to bring employers back to the negotiating table.

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Michael Smith and Mary Hill present the cheque to Westfield School

Darts marathon raises over £3,300 for Fraserburgh primary school

Two darts players have donated over £3,000 to a Fraserburgh primary school after hosting a marathon charity event in September.

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