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Sell out Summer Concert success

The Meldrum Academy Summer Concert was held on Tuesday, July 3, and it was a sell out success.

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Meldrum Academy pupils at the Go4SET competition

Meldrum pupils wow judges at competition

Pupils from Meldrum Academy have taken part in a competition designed to launch them into stellar careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

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Gordon MP Colin Clark

Scotland must catch up with England in STEM subjects: MP

A North East MP believes that schools must prioritise STEM subjects above all else to train enough engineers and technicians for the future.

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North East Scotland College in Fraserburgh.

Maintenance workshop for older properties at college

North East Scotland College is running a hands on workshop for owners of historic property in the Aberdeenshire region.

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Youngsters enjoyed getting a ride in a horse drawn cart on the day

Pupils enjoy KidsOut event

Local youngsters enjoyed a fun day participating in a wide range of activities when they attended a Rotary KidsOut Aberdeen event held a SRUC Craibstone Campus recently.

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Midmill School

Information event for future primary teachers

Aberdeenshire Council will host an information evening for those considering studying part-time to become a primary school teacher next week.

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The event will be held at Strathburn School

Council to hold teaching information night

Aberdeenshire Council is holding an information evening for anyone considering studying part-time to become a secondary school teacher.
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The pupils with some of the litter that they collected on the beach

Litter pick for Ellon pupils

A group of pupils from Ellon Primary School completed their John Muir Explorer Award recently by taking part in a beach litter pick.

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Cllr Gillian Owen, Education and Childrens Services Committee chair and Provost of Aberdeenshire, Cllr Bill Howatson with children from Kintore School

Council launches Play Policy

Aberdeenshire Council launched a policy this week to give guidance on children’s play.

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Barthol Chapel's Eco Group opened their new community garden at the celebration

School celebrates 50th anniversary

A local primary school held a special celebration recently to mark its 50th anniversary.

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Cast members Ian Collins Humes (Peter), Rachel Birse (Mother), Romi Campbell (Bobbie), Dara Pettigrew (Father) and Alex McDermott (Phyllis)

Showtime for Drama Club

Ellon Academy Drama Club is delighted to announce that it will perform the musical “The Railway Children” as the school show.

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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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Meldrum Academy students Jessica Riach and Luca D' Ambruoso with John Raine and Steve Morrice from Shell

Meldrum students win tech challenge

Eight Aberdeenshire academies competed head-to-head at the final of North East Scotland College’s Schools Technology Challenge held at Fraserburgh Campus.

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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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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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Ken McGowan with Balmedie pupils Zoe and Arron

Special send off for school head teacher

Pupils and staff at Balmedie School bid a fond farewell to their retiring head teacher on Friday.

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Parents and pets joined Arnage pupils on the Sport Relief Mile

Sport Relief Mile for school

Arnage School and members of the local community took part in the bi-annual Sport Relief mile on Friday, March 23.

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Ellon Learning Centre

New classes at Ellon Learning Centre

North East Scotland College is offering three part-time classes at its Ellon Learning Centre after Easter.

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A banner urging safe parking was displayed at Newburgh Mathers Primary School on Monday

School parking warning for drivers

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

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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.

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