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Bonnie’s visit is school surprise

Pupils from Milngavie Primary School were treated to an interactive technology workshop on Tuesday – aided by a special visitor.

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S2 pupils at Bearsden Academy won the Go4SET eco-challenge at Glasgow City Chambers.

Bearsden Academy wins eco-challenge

Young engineers at Bearsden Academy have scooped top prize in a national eco-challenge competition.

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Photo Jamie Forbes 26.5.18 Kirkintilloch. Waterside football pitches

Row over planned site at Kirkintilloch for additional support needs school

A row has broken out over the proposed site at Kirkintilloch of a new 
£23.5 million school for children with additional needs.

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Another award on way for St Ninian’s?

Another award on way for St Ninian’s?

Hot on the heels of their 
outstanding inspection 
report earlier this year, 
pupils and staff at St Ninian’s High School are celebrating once again.

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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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New £35,000 facility is simply child’s play

New £35,000 facility is simply child’s play

Play is the order of the day for residents of Freeland Place in Kirkintilloch who are the beneficiaries of an impressive new play area.

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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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Concern at speeding drivers near school

Concern at speeding drivers near school

Pupils at Hillhead Primary School have unveiled a banner urging parents and carers to watch their speed when 
dropping off and picking up outside the school.

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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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£23.5m merger plans for two schools

£23.5m merger plans for two schools

East Dunbartonshire Council has revealed plans to shut two additional needs schools and build a new £23.5 million campus.

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19-04-2018 Picture Roberto Cavieres. 'Bearsden Scout Hall,  Jubilee Path, Bearsden,  G61 2RH.

£10k appeal to save playgroup

A Bearsden pre-school 
playgroup which has been part of the local community for 50 years is threatened with closure.

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Young artists brush up well to take prize

Young artists brush up well to take prize

Two budding young artists have triumphed in an annual national drawing competition run by leading Scottish playwright and artist John Byrne.

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Pupils bring Easter joy to needy children

Pupils bring Easter joy to needy children

Easter is on the horizon – and pupils at Turnbull High School have been helping to bring a bit of joy into needy children’s lives.

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St Ninian’s is top of the class!

St Ninian’s is top of the class!

A Kirkintilloch school is celebrating after achieving the best inspection results across the whole of Scotland.

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Striking East Dunbartonshire teachers pictured this morning (Tuesday).

School strikes go ahead - after legal bid by East Dunbartonshire Council is dismissed

Schools are being disrupted today as teachers go on strike — after a last-ditch legal bid by East Dunbartonshire Council to halt it was dismissed by a judge.

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Teachers set to go on strike

Teachers set to go on strike

A teachers union is to take strike action at three schools in East Dunbartonshire next week because of working conditions.

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Fab four make it through to Euroquiz final

Fab four make it through to Euroquiz final

A team of four savvy P6 pupils from Milngavie Primary School has won the East Dunbartonshire heat of the national ‘Euroquiz’ competition.

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Academy four triumph in design contest

Academy four triumph in design contest

Bishopbriggs Academy pupils have demonstrated 
their design skills are the 
best in Scotland.

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Young citizens play safe

Young citizens play safe

Pupils from St Joseph’s Primary in Milngavie and St Andrew’s Primary Bearsden have demonstrated just how responsible they are as local citizens.

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Schools share £1.6m pupils’ equity fund

Schools share £1.6m pupils’ equity fund

More than 40 schools in East 
Dunbartonshire are set to share a £1.6 million funding boost over the next year.

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