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Banchory Academy’s ‘50 Shades of Green’

Four pupils from Banchory Academy and their mentors from Banchory Rotary Club joined 11 other teams from around Scotland taking part in the Alford heat of the IET 24 Greenpower car challenge at Alford Transport Museum last Friday.

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The design competition winners at the war memorial

Floral design for war memorial garden

Green-fingered pupils at Banchory schools have competed to design flowerbeds for the Gordon Highlander Memorial.

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Pupils and volunteers who took part in the careers event

Successful careers event at local school

A Banchory school has held an innovative event aimed at inspiring the workforce of the future.

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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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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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The Shetland ponies were popular visitors to Banchory Primary School

Pony treat for local school

Banchory Primary School recently welcomed couple of unusual visitors.

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Strachan School

Have your say on future of local school

Strachan residents are being encouraged to have a say in the future of the local school.

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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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The Leith Hall Nature Detectives

Pupils plant wildflowers at Leith Hall

Pupils from more than 13 Aberdeenshire schools have been helping create a wildflower haven at the National Trust for Scotland’s Leith Hall near Huntly.

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Robots come to life at Crathie Primary

Robots come to life at Crathie Primary

Pupils from Crathie Primary School became mini-robot engineers last week.

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Playgroup has fun on the farm

Playgroup has fun on the farm

Torphins Playgroup enjoyed a recent outing to a local farm.

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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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Top Shire musical 
students are hitting all the right notes

Aberdeenshire pupils have recorded a double music success.

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These youngsters are pleading for their playgroup to be saved

Help us stay open plea from playgroup

A Deeside playgroup is facing an uncertain future.

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The replacement of Banchory Academy was the top priority in the local community action plan

Campaigners seek school site commitment

Fears have been raised that a site reserved for a new school in Banchory could be lost unless there is a commitment from Aberdeenshire Council.

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Westhill Academy were winners of Rock Challenge 2018

Westhill triumphs in 2018 Rock Challenge

Westhill Academy is celebrating winning the 2018 Rock Challenge.

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Pupils are shown how to prepare a table for a wedding

Careers day out for Aboyne senior pupils

Senior Aboyne Academy pupils were given an insight into career opportunities in the tourism and hospitality sector during a recent visit to Glen Tanar Estate.

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