School parking warning for drivers

Police are continuing a crackdown on illegal parking around Aberdeenshire schools.

The Campus will open its doors on Tuesday, March 20

New date for college open evening

NESCol’s Fraserburgh campus has set a new date for its College and Employer Open Evening following the cancellation of the original event due to poor weather conditions.

NESCol's Fraserburgh campus

College and Careers Open Evening in Fraserburgh

NESCol’s Fraserburgh Campus will open its doors on Thursday, March 1 to those considering what their next move should be – whether College, apprenticeship, University or employment.

The New Deer J Rock team accept the donation from Jonny and Lyn Kewley

Cash boost for New Deer J Rock team

The J Rock Challenge team at New Deer School is celebrating after receiving a welcome funding boost from a local pub.

Aberdeenshire Council

School bus contracts ended

Aberdeenshire Council has ended its contracts with two bus operators for buses on specified school routes after three vehicles failed inspections.

NESCol's Ellon Learning Centre

New classes at Ellon Centre

North East Scotland College is offering a range of inspiring and informative day-time and evening classes this year at its Ellon Learning Centre.

Methlick School

Open Afternoon event at Nursery

Methlick School Nursery will host an open afternoon event tomorrow.

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…

Pupils perform the concert finale

Festive fun as pupils showcase their talents

Meldrum Academy Performing Arts Faculty staged two Christmas Concerts on December 20.

The Band of the Royal Regiment with some of the school musicians

Special performance for pupils

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

New shelter at Foveran School

New shelter at Foveran School

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

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.

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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