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Academy named school of the year again

Staff, parents and pupils are celebrating again after their school was named the best in Scotland for the second time in four years.

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Corrie and Martin at the glittering awards ceremony

Engineers of tomorrow

A talented apprentice has been recognised as one of the best in her industry at a prestigious awards ceremony in London.

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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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Douglas Academy

Half a century celebration at Douglas Academy

Douglas Academy has been part of the local community in Milngavie since 1967 and this year marks it’s 50th anniversay.

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Pupils are pictured with Charlie learning how to defend themselves in the boxing ring.

Boxing clever

School pupils at Glenmanor Primary School got a visit from a sporting hero recently - when boxer Charlie Flynn popped in.

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Some of the pupils with their poster designs.

Pupils artwork with an important safety message

St Joseph’s and St Andrew’s Primary School pupils have been helping to promote child safety around the construction site of their new school in Bearsden.

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MSP Michael Matheson talks to pupils

Pupils invite the Justice Minister into their lesson

Pupils at Boclair Academy are taking part in an educational programme called Medics Against Violence.

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Enter now and your school could be in with a chance of winning.

Do you fancy winning £1,000 for your schools breakfast club?

Schools in your area could win £1,000 for their pre-school club by entering the annual Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Awards - with just one week to go before entries close, enter now so your school doesn’t miss out!

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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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Putting history on the right track for primary children

Putting history on the right track for primary children

Children from Clober Primary School recently enjoyed a visit to Milngavie Heritage Centre Group’s latest exhibition.

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Documents from the First World War

A journey into local life during wartime

Next week will see the launch of a new education resource exploring the impact of the First World War on East Dunbartonshire.

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From 4 December 2017, candidates will have to carry out the show me question while they are driving.

DVSA releases new videos to help learners prepare for driving test changes

With less than three months to go to until the driving test changes, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has published new videos about the updated ‘show me, tell me’ driving test questions.

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David Scott, Curriculum and Quality Leader, NCL and Jim McFedries, Head of Profit Protection & Security at Scotmid Co-operative with apprentices and the new equipment.

College donation welcomed

A donation from a local retailer has secured the future of Electronic Fire and Security Apprentices at New College Lanarkshire’s Kirkintilloch Campus.

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Research has highlighted that the working conditions of Scotlands teachers are extremely poor'.

Research highlights poor working conditions of Scotland’s teachers

A major new piece of independent research claims the working conditions of Scotland’s teachers are ‘extremely poor’.

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Police Scotland's campaign is aimed at the 500,000 students starting or returning to college and university this year.

Police campaign to help keep students safe

Police Scotland has launched a campaign to provide the country’s students with guidance and advice on how to keep safe.

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Employability Minister Jamie Hepburn

Minister launches new funding package at Kirkintilloch High

Employability Minister Jamie Hepburn has announced £390,000 to educate school pupils about careers in food and drink.

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Lenzie Meadow Primary School

Council slammed in placing request row

An angry parent is planning to take East Dunbartonshire Council to court after a school placing request for her son was turned down.

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The high achievers from Kirkintilloch High School

Star Kirkintilloch High School pupils ace exams

Pupils at Kirkintilloch High School started the term by celebrating some impressive exam results.

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