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Special performance for pupils

Pupils from academies across Aberdeenshire performed alongside the Band of the Royal Regiment at Meldrum Academy last month.

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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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Brodie Fraser of Ellon Primary's winning poster

Pupils have designs on success

Creative art skills of primary pupils are being used to help promote roadshows aimed at getting pupils and parents to think about alternative ways of travelling to and from school.

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Morgan Spence who will be holding stop-motion animation workshops

Open Day and Digital Expo at NESCol

NESCol is planning an open day with a difference that has something to inspire every member of the family.

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Award winners Chloe Murray and Lucy McManus with Councillor Gillian Owen

Young readers rewarded for artistic talent

Creative children who designed book covers in an Aberdeenshire Council competition to encourage young people to read have been presented with awards.

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Children from Flowerpots Childcare with Barry Barratt and Kevin Urquhart

Firm plants safety seed with nursery

Children at an Aberdeenshire nursery were treated to an interactive talk last Thursday with staff from award-winning housebuilder, Barratt Homes.

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Current pupils Jessie and Blair help former pupils Jim Anderson and Sheila Boyce cut the cake while head teacher Jill Thomson and Parent Council member Jackie Malory look on

School celebrates 60th anniversary

Two very special parties were held at Auchnagatt School recently to mark its 60th anniversary.

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New shelter at Foveran School

New shelter at Foveran School

A new bike and scooter shelter has been unveiled at Foveran School.

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With limited spaces available, schools from across the North-east are being invited to sign up before the deadline of October 13.

Science event to inspire the heroes of tomorrow

Curious youngsters from across Scotland will have the chance to experience the weird and wonderful applications of science thanks to the Science Museum, London who are special guests at this year’s Heroes of Tomorrow programme.

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The Ellon Academy Senior Cheerleading Team were a huge hit with the audience

Entertainment show hailed ‘best one yet’

The seventh annual Ellon Academy Evening of Entertainment held last month has been hailed as the best one yet.

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Ellon First Responders Cheryl and Lisa with the pupils

Visits make learning fun at EPS

Ellon Primary School’s p3 class were delighted to receive a visit from two Ellon First Responders last week.

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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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Members of last years winning team from Oldmachar Academy. (Photo: Ross Johnston/Newsline Media)

Shire pupils embark on energy industry challenge

Secondary school pupils across Aberdeenshire are tapping into their physics, maths, chemistry and geology skills to solve an energy industry challenge.

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Mike Rumbles MSP has written to all four local authorities.

MSP encourages students to enter video competition

Mike Rumbles MSP is encouraging all North East Higher students to take part in the Political Studies Association (PSA)’s Schools’ Video Competition, now in its seventh year.

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Mr Rumbles has written to all four local authorities.

MSP encourages students to enter video competition

Mike Rumbles MSP is encouraging all North East Higher students to take part in the Political Studies Association (PSA)’s Schools’ Video Competition, now in its seventh year.

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The fund can be used as a part-contribution towards training of a higher cost and is in addition toapprenticeship support which all employers are eligible to access in Scotland

Companies urged to contact NESCol for £10,000 towards training

North East Scotland College (NESCol) is urging companies that pay the Apprenticeship Levy to contact them as soon as possible as they could be eligible for £10,000 towards the cost of training.

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TechFest 2017 runs until September 25.

Author or best-selling Horrible Science to visit Techfest 2017

Renowned children’s author Nick Arnold will bring to life the evil experiments and gruesome games of his worldwide-selling Horrible Science books at this year’s TechFest.

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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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