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Donation for whizz kids’ Tech Club

A leading international oilfield services company has partnered up with an Inverurie primary school to donate £1,500 of interactive learning technology.

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Sell out Summer Concert success

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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Inverurie Academy

Improvements praised at academy

Inverurie Academy has been praised for its “positive ethos” in a recent report by Education Scotland.

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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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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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The programme will be launched at Inverurie Academy

Pupils to benefit from new mentoring scheme

More than 250 young people are to benefit from a schools-based mentoring programme being launched in six North-east secondary schools.
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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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Pupils finding out about the sugar content of foods

Focus on health at Cafe

A Health and Wellbeing Community Cafe was held at Kintore School on Friday, May 18 as part of Aberdeenshire’s Wellbeing Festival.

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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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Rotarians Ray Walker and David Fraser with Elaine Walker, Alison Taylor, pupils Parmis, Ruaridh and Leighton, and Midmill head teacher Scott Calder

Library cash boost for school

A primary school in Kintore has received a generous donation from a local Rotary group that will help to purchase books for its library.

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Cllr Ron McKail, PC Steve Middleton, Aberdeenshire Council Strategy Development Officers Joanna Stewart and Sally Davis with Kellands School pupils

Drivers urged to ‘Park Smart’ outside schools

Two local campaigns have been launched in a bid to generate awareness of sensible parking during the school run.

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Some of the tasty treats on sale at the Spring Fair

Fair fundraiser at school

Chapel of Garioch School held its annual Spring Fair on Saturday, May 12.

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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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Aberdeenshire Council chief executive Jim Savege, Provost of Aberdeenshire, Cllr Bill Howatson, Robertson Group's Chief Executive Officer Derek Shewan, Cllr Gillian Owen and Inverurie Academy head teacher Mark Jones

Construction starts on new town campus

Building work on the new £55million community campus in Inverurie is now underway.

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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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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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