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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Unpublished writer and drama teacher scoops double award

An unpublished author and drama teacher took both major prizes at the Scottish Arts Club Short Story Awards last Saturday.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

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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