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West Lothian music tuition to charge ahead

West Lothian Council has agreed to retain instrumental music tuition across all current disciplines.

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Deputy First Minister John Swinney visits at Bo'ness Academy to help launch Aspire, a new digital platform for school-aged children, developed by Children's University Scotland.

‘Aspire’ to help Bo’ness pupils’ learning outside school

Deputy First Minister John Swinney visited Bo’ness Academy last week to help launch Aspire, a new digital platform for school-aged children.

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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 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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Queensferry secondary has history teacher in place for computer classes

Queensferry secondary has history teacher in place for computer classes

A recruitment crisis means that Queensferry High School is so short of a computing teacher that a history teacher is taking the lessons instead.

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West Lothian schools update now released

West Lothian schools update now released

All West Lothian Council schools WILL open tomorrow (Tuesday 6 March).

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Lindsey McKinnon who works for Early Years Scotland.  (Photograph by Martin Shields)

Shape our children’s worlds with a career in early learning and childcare

There’s more to childcare than just building sandcastles, making dens, or doing some glitter painting…

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What could your potential earnings be?

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

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Does your school have a budding Dickens who could write the next Christmas classic?

Prizes on offer for new Christmas classic

Children from across Scotland are getting in the Christmas spirit early to try and win £1,500 for their school.

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Amy McGregor as Jade and Patrick Wallace as Barnaby in Up To Speed

Rosalind writes and creates children’s show for old primary

Her first big role was playing the white rabbit in Alice in Wonderland in P6 at Linlithgow Primary.

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Rhona to raise funds for trip of a lifetime

Rhona to raise funds for trip of a lifetime

A school pupil hopes to fundraise for a once in a lifetime opportunity to teach children English in Honduras.

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Site plans for four new classrooms at Queensferry Primary

Plans for more classrooms

Plans have been unveiled to build four new classrooms at Queensferry Primary School.

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Iain (centre) with his two awards, with Charles Scott, Chair of the Scottish Arts Club Charitable Trust and Sara Cameron McBean, Scottish Arts Club Short Story Director

Unpublished writer and drama teacher scoops double award

An unpublished author and drama teacher took both major prizes at the Scottish Arts Club Short Story Awards last Saturday.

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Aimee Kerr

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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