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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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Pupils have had a say in what is planned for the new-look playground

School playground in need of attention

A Stonehaven school has issued a plea for funding to help spruce up its playground.

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A land train treat for Arduthie pupils

Land train treat for local pupils

Stonehaven Town Partnership (STP) treated P1 pupils from Arduthie Primary School to a trip on the land train on Tuesday of last week.

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Pupils set for five weeks of exams

Pupils set for five weeks of exams

Monday is E-Day for tens of thousands of Scottish school pupils – the start of their exams.

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Top Shire musical 
students are hitting all the right notes

Aberdeenshire pupils have recorded a double music success.

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Councillor Leigh Wilson

Change of bus for Mearns school route

A Mearns councillor has spoken of his delight at the news that from this month the Auchenblae to Mearns Academy bus route will be operated by a 70-seat single deck instead of the previous double decker.

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Mackie set for Rock event

Mackie set for Rock event

Mackie Academy’s Rock Challenge team got help from a local removal firm as they prepared for the forthcoming event.

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The aim of the competition is to engage pupils in the potato-growing process

Pupils getting to know their potatoes

Four Mearns primaries are taking part in a project to grow potatoes.

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Macphie chairman Alastair Macphie with Mearns Academy S1 pupils

Firm’s technology donation

Local food ingredients manufacturer Macphie is donating technology equipment worth more than £8,000 to Mearns Academy in Laurencekirk.

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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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Kyle Mair, from Stonehaven, who took a top award at NESCol's annual ceremony.

Awards for top apprentice

A Stonehaven apprentice has taken two top awards for construction crafts and plumbing students.

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Mackie fundraisers received a �250 donation from Stonehaven and District Lions Club

Rock Challenge target

Senior pupils at Mackie Academy are already gearing up for next year’s Rock Challenge.

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Left to right - Eve Young, Steven Brown, Isla Nicholson and Daniel Shaw

Scots artist’s tips for pupils

Pupils at an Aberdeenshire school perfected their brushstrokes with a visit from Scottish artist Steven Brown.

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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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Exchange students looking for hosts

Exchange students looking for hosts

After another successful year of Stonehaven and the Mearns warmly welcoming French and Spanish school students, organisers are now looking ahead to 2018.

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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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Brekkie Club is top of the class

Brekkie Club is top of the class

A breakfast club at Lairhillock Primary School has achieved national recognition after being named the best breakfast club in Scotland in the Kellogs Breakfast Club Awards.

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