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Aimee is aiming high after prestigious award win

This year’s top modern apprentice at Forth Valley College is a “credit to herself” and the institution.

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School shows off creative talent new mural

School shows off creative talent new mural

Excited pupils and staff have celebrated the launch of their new school mural at St Joseph’s Primary in Linlithgow.

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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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Clara’s a well read young lady

Clara’s a well read young lady

Falkirk Libraries held their annual award ceremony in the Hope Street library with top children’s author Alan Dapre handing out the prizes.

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The Sir Tom Hunter Foundation ran the competition

Pupils recognised for creative writing

Two talented pupils from Linlithgow Academy and Bo’ness Academy have been recognised for their writing and published in a new ebook.

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Professor James Jenkins

TV slot for Prof James

A former pupil of Bo’ness Academy is now an eminent professor of astronomy who this week appeared on television discussing the possibility of man finding an alternative planet which could sustain human life.

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A man has been arrested following the incident.

Pupil slashed at West Lothian high school

A third year pupil at one of West Lothian’s biggest secondary schools has been slashed in the face.

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Maths whizzkid Pok Lo knows his times tables

First-class maths degree for Pok, 13

Youngster graduates with honours ... in his spare time

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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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Road safety message is driven home to Linlithgow students

Road safety message is driven home to Linlithgow students

Pupils at a school in Linlithgow learned about the devastating consequences car accidents have on families in West Lothian.

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New head teacher of St Josephs Judith McEwan

New head teacher for St Joseph’s Primary School

St Joseph’s Primary school in Linlithgow has appointed a new head teacher.

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Rory; Lisa Hunt, manager; Ellie-Jane; Caelan, Alanah, Liam McIntosh, Tesco community champion anb Julie Keltie

Funding boost for playgroup to buy new kit

Excitement at one playgroup in the area has been cranked up a notch after it received a funding boost to buy new outdoor equipment.

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Research has highlighted that the working conditions of Scotlands teachers are extremely poor'.

Research highlights poor working conditions of Scotland’s teachers

A major new piece of independent research claims the working conditions of Scotland’s teachers are ‘extremely poor’.

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Jess takes 2017 scholarship

Jess takes 2017 scholarship

A teenager who excelled in leadership, commitment and fundraising is this year’s recipient of a prestigious scholarship.

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Police Scotland's campaign is aimed at the 500,000 students starting or returning to college and university this year.

Police campaign to help keep students safe

Police Scotland has launched a campaign to provide the country’s students with guidance and advice on how to keep safe.

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A new poll reveals the student of 2017 is more likely to be found at home watching films rather than going for a beer, with money worries occupying their minds more than their predecessors.

Students of 2017 swap nightlife for Netflix

Students today are as worried about their wallets as they are about their studies, showing a stark difference to their parents’ university days, new research shows.

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David Buchanan recommends a career as an STEM teacher.

Teacher recruitment campaign expanded

A teacher recruitment campaign has been expanded to target university undergraduates studying English and Home Economics (HE) subjects, including food, nutrition and health courses.

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More young Scots are in positive destinations

More young Scots in education, training or work

More teenages in Scotland are in education, training or work, a report shows.

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Picture Michael Gillen.. Springfield Primary School. Three sets of twins starting primary one. Seth O'Neill, Carys O'Neill, Thomas Blake, Euan Blake, Alice King and Matthew King.

Twincredible: three sets at two schools

Teachers in two schools saw double last week as six sets of twins in total began P1 in Linlithgow and South Queensferry.

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