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Linlithgow school beaten finalists in Mock Court Project

For many children the thought of copying from textbooks and scribbling notes from the smartboard can feel a bit underwhelmimg and sometimes like a chore.

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Users tilt the device to control a pointer ball

Could this be the future of phone messaging?

A new way of phone messaging, which incorporates tilting the screen, is being hailed as the solution to typing one-handed on increasingly larger handsets.

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Some parts of Kinneil House are normally closed to the public

Opening the ‘hidden’ parts of landmark

Hidden parts of the historic Kinneil House will be open to the public as part of a series of free open days.

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Youngsters urge parents to leave car at home on school run

Youngsters urge parents to leave car at home on school run

Youngsters have urged parents to be safe and leave the car at home when dropping children off at school

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Call for more young people to pursue apprenticeships

Call for more young people to pursue apprenticeships

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Scotland is urging young people and parents to consider an apprenticeship as a way to work, learn, and earn on the way to gaining high-performing and highly qualified jobs.

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Ian Hughes, CITB Scotlands strategic partnerships director

Construction apprentice numbers reach six year high

Recruitment of Scottish construction apprentices has grown every year since 2011, new figures from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) reveal.

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IN PICTURES: Inter-Schools Cheerleading Championship

Pupils came out on top in the inter-schools cheerleading competition held at Denny High School last Thursday.

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£1.25m boost for Linlithgow Academy and Torphichen Primary

£1.25m boost for Linlithgow Academy and Torphichen Primary

Nearly half a million pounds will be spent on modernising science classrooms at Linlithgow Academy.

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Bo’ness Academy makes ‘some progress’

Bo’ness Academy makes ‘some progress’

Bo’ness Academy has made inroads into raising the performance of the school but there are still some areas for improvement, a report has found.

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The new exhibition is part of a campaign to introduce the first female figurehead to The Hall of Heroes.

New exhibition celebrating women from Scotland’s history

The National Wallace Monument, a top Scottish tourist attraction in Stirling, has unveiled a new exhibition as part of its campaign to introduce the first female figurehead to The Hall of Heroes.

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Over 25 shops in town signed up to ‘odd item out’ kids’ competition

Over 25 shops in town signed up to ‘odd item out’ kids’ competition

Take a wander down the High Street in Linlithgow this week and you might notice something a little bit different.

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New teacher recruitment drive launched

New teacher recruitment drive launched

A new teacher recruitment campaign has been launched by Deputy First Minister John Swinney.

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Top of the class

Top of the class

A primary school in Bo’ness will need no further inspections into its recent performance after making “good progress”, a report has found.

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The winning pupils pictured with Ross Gunning

Megamix winner for St Joseph’s pupils

A megamix of songs from musicals over the years has proved a winner for pupils at St Joseph’s Primary School in Linlithgow.

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Parents and children enjoyed a speicial Future Me launch event, attended by childrens author Simon Puttock, in Glasgows Riverside Museum.

‘Future Me’ campaign launched

A new ‘Future Me’ campaign has been launched across Scotland as part of the early years initiative ‘Read, Write, Count’ for young children.

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Pupils tribute to ‘grandpa’ Ronnie

Pupils tribute to ‘grandpa’ Ronnie

Pupils have honoured their former lollipop man with a plaque outside their school.

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Kids perform Burns’ poem Tam O’Shanter

Young talented pupils had the incredible experience of collaborating with the Scottish Opera in retelling Robert Burns’ poem Tam O’Shanter.

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Queen elect Andrea Robertson and main retinue characters. Chief Lord, Cole Reid; Queen of the Fairies, Sky Nicholls; Page Boy, Zac Irvine; Chief Lady, Reese McBlain; Queen, Andrea Robertson; Page Boy, Gray Oliver; Queen of the Flower Girls, Chloe Kilgallon and Champion , Lauchlan Muir.

Bo’ness Fair announces Queen and retinue line up

Preparations for the Children’s Fair Festival in Bo’ness are well under way after the stars of this summer’s big event were selected.

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Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Students planning to start an undergraduate course at university or college this autumn have until 6pm on Sunday, January 15, to submit their UCAS application.

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