Lairhillock School Wishing Well

Lairhillock Primary School celebrated their 10th birthday this spring and part of the celebrations involved the building of a wishing well.

Dr Natalie Coull with the training tool

Cybercrime game helps train 100 officers

An innovative game co-developed by Abertay University to train police in handling digital evidence has been live tested by almost 100 officers.

Lathallan pupil Campbell Mearns

Local lad is up for award

ICT pupils in S1 and S2 at Lathallan School were given the opportunity to enter the Young Game Designers BAFTA Competition recently.

Pupils scoop visit to Leader office

Pupils scoop visit to Leader office

Mackie Academy pupils, along with teacher Gerry Lock, visited the Mearns Leader office recently as part of their BBC School Reporter’s elective class.

Dunnottar Primary School

Consultation into zoning of schools

A consultation into a re-zoning exercise for schools in Stonehaven is to be carried out from the end of this month.

Mill o Forest Schools Global Gang helped to arrange a school visit from the charity By the Ocean We Unite.

Mill o’ Global Gang

Mill o’ Forest School’s Global Gang helped to arrange a school visit from the charity “By the Ocean We Unite”.

Mearns Academy

Mearns teacher avoids being struck off

A Deputy headteacher who gave porn star names to dozens of sixth years at their leaving assembly has escaped striking off.

The festivals Early Years and Primary Programme and the Activity Weekend will take place at RGU at Garthdee

Techfest programme expands to RGU

Aberdeen’s annual science festival TechFest has launched its most exciting and ambitious programme yet for nursery and school pupils, including a new home in bigger premises at Robert Gordon University.

Local teacher Siobhan Rynne will travel to Rwanda in July.

Local teacher to help in Rwandan schools

Local primary school teacher Siobhan Rynne has been selected to go to Rwanda as part of The Wood Foundation’s Global Learning Partnerships (GLP).

from left to right, Catterline pupils Kimberley Greenshields, Hannah Boggon, Daisy Buchanan and Sammie Evans

Catterline are top of the class

Pupils from Catterline School have won a computer programming competition that will see their program run in space this month.

Portlethen Academy

School trip cancelled in wake of Manchester attack

A Kincardineshire school has been praised for cancelling a trip for pupils to the Manchester area in the wake of Monday’s terrorist attack in the city.

Lord Lieutenant of Kincardineshire, Carol Kinghorn, acknowledged the major project work of Inverbervie, Auchenblae and Glenbervie schools, and along with pupils from the three schools, laid flowers at the grave of Hercules Linton in the Old Kirkyard in Inverbervie. 
The Lord Lieutenant and pupils are pictured with project director Dave Ramsay by the grave of Hercules Linton designer of the famous tea clipper Cutty Sark.

Hercules Linton remembered

At an event in Inverbervie on Monday (May 15), a double acknowledgement took place in relation to Hercules Linton, the designer of the famous Cutty Sark.

Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

More than 306,000 miles by bike or scooter, have been logged by Scots school pupils during Sustrans’ Big Pedal challenge in March.

The school has received a �635 donation towards books

Book donation for Cults school

Cults Primary School has received a £635 donation which will be used to purchase new books for its library.

Newtonhill Pipe Band played as guests arrived

Lairhillock’s 10th birthday celebrations

Lairhillock Primary School celebrated its 10th birthday recently and they did it in style, with Newtonhill Pipe Band playing as guests arrived to help celebrate the occasion.

Miss Scotland Lucy Kerr has the key to Scotland's secrets

National Trust launches major recruitment drive

Families across Scotland are being handed the key to Scotland’s treasures this summer - when they join the National Trust for Scotland.

The new Hillside School in Portlethen.

Portlethen’s new primary school opens its doors

Portlethen’s new primary school Hillside School, opened its doors to staff and pupils on Tuesday, brinign to an end a long wait for parents and children in the town who had been campaigning for a third primary school for several years.

College lecturers vote to strike

College lecturers vote to strike

College lecturer members of the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) – the country’s largest union for teachers and lecturers – have overwhelmingly backed strike action in a dispute over broken fair pay promises.

Paul de Leeuw, Director of RGUs Oil and Gas Institute.

RGU launches new online learning portal for oil and gas industry

Robert Gordon University (RGU) has launched a new set of online short courses to help professional development and address skills needs within the oil and gas industry.

Faubourg dAmiens Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery

Mackie pupils to attend WWI commemorative event in France

Two S3 history pupils from Mackie Academy in Stonehaven are set for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to France to observe the centenary of the Battle of Arras at Scotland’s national commemorations.

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