Our children come in for plenty of criticism these days ... and there’s no doubt that some of it is deserved.
We can all point to examples where youngsters have displayed inappropriate behaviour and ended up being a blight on their community. However, such instances can easily be allowed to cloud the fact that the vast majority of children pose no such problems and will grow up to be decent, law-abiding citizens.
And many of them will excel at school as well.
We’re quick to point the finger, so this week let’s laud the youngsters from Linlithgow Bridge Primary School, Deanburn Primary School and Linlithgow Primary School, whose acheivements we’ve been delighted to be able to report on in this issue.