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Helpline to open again next month for pupils waiting on exam results

Pupils across the country will be on tenterhooks next month as they anticipate their exam results.

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Duke of Edinburgh Gold Awards for students

Duke of Edinburgh Gold Awards for students

A group of 30 young people from across Aberdeenshire visited Holyrood recently to collect their Duke of Edinburgh Gold Awards.

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The boys at RGU

North East boys learn that nursing is for them

A group of primary school pupils from Aberdeenshire got an insight into the nursing profession recently, when they took part in a day of activities at Robert Gordon University (RGU).

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Iona Thomas-Wright (harpist) and Lisa Riedel (drummer) of Ythanbank

Ythanbank pupils showcase musical talents in Kraków

Two Ythanbank pupils have formed part of a group of musicians from St Margaret’s School for Girls who successfully completed a string of overseas concerts.

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A trip on a search and rescue helicopter was part of their rural experience.

Taste of rural life for medical students to tackle GP shortage

Medical students at the University of Aberdeen have been given a taste of rural life as part of a new drive to address Scotland’s rural GP shortage.

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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.

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Gillian Martin says the decision would have a long-term impact on schools and pupil achievement in Aberdeenshire.

MSP calls for rethink on specialist teaching role axe

Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin has criticised plans to axe visiting specialist role by the local authority.

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Dave Cowe with quiz team members Natasha, Aiden, Joseph and Calum

Trophy for quiz champs

A P7 team represented Meiklemill School at the Ellon heat of the inter-schools Rotary Quiz back in March.

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Craig Pirie receiving his award from Rick Macleod (right) and Doug Duthie

Outstanding Balmedie student honoured at NESCol awards ceremony

A student from Balmedie has been presented with an award at a formal ceremony held recently at North East Scotland College.

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Udny Green pupils giving their presentation at a special Open Afternoon event last week

School’s plan to reduce waste

Pupils at Udny Green School have outlined their plan to help reduce plastic waste and hope that other schools in Aberdeenshire will follow their lead.

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Cllr Gifford says the opposition are trying to scare parents and staff with another untrue story.

Row breaks out over school visiting specialists

A war of words has broken out in Aberdeenshire Council over the role of visiting specialist teachers to schools in the area.

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S3 pupils who enterted the Art Competition with Alyson Kettles, holding the winning art work by Lucy Connor

Award success for Ellon Art pupils

Ellon Academy S3 Art Pupils competed for the EDAG Trophy at the Ellon & District Art Group Exhibition last weekend.

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Lions of Zululand visit Ellon Primary

Pupils at Ellon Primary School were delighted to receive a visit from the Lions of Zululand on Tuesday, May 30.

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Drama Club set to perform classic musical

Ellon Academy Drama Club are presenting the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, “Annie Get Your Gun” next month.

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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.

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Pupils’ art work on display

Pupils’ art work on display

Ellon & District Art Group (EDAG) Exhibition will welcome 16 invited guest exhibitors this weekend.

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Generation Science visit for pupils

Generation Science visit for pupils

Pupils from Port Erroll and Longhaven Primary Schools had fun with science on Friday (May 12) thanks to a visit from Generation Science.

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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.

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Teachers Niall Corser and Kim Hall, pupils Morgan Smithies and Jade Buchan with Pete Matthews and Martin Johnstone

Pupils prepare for world of work

Pupils from Ellon Academy took part in an event to launch an employer and school partnership designed to help prepare young people for the world of work.

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