Danestone School takes to the Oor Wullie trail to raise money for the Archie Foundation

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Big-hearted Danestone School pupils yesterday (Thursday 9 May) today joined up with Scotland’s favourite schoolboy, Oor Wullie, to raise money for children’s healthcare charity, the Archie Foundation. Children from nursery school age up to P7 helped set up and manage fund-raising stalls at the school to help raise funds for the official charity of the Royal […]

Woodside pupils join forces with Police Scotland for road safety campaign

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Pupils at Woodside School have joined forces with Police Scotland to highlight to drivers the potential impact of speeding near their schools. The youngsters have become Junior Road Safety Officers for the six-week duration of the ‘Speedwatch’ campaign. Working in partnership with police officers they are helping to educate drivers who have been caught speeding […]

Aberdeen City Music School pupils excel once again

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Pupils at Aberdeen City Music School are celebrating once again following an outstanding set of results in the recent diet of Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) and Trinity exams. Students at the school achieved a total of 19 distinctions overall and in, one instance, an exceptional score of 143/150 for a […]

Inspirational Dyce Academy teacher shortlisted for prestigious Proud Scotland award

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A Dyce Academy teacher, hailed by The Times Educational Supplement Scotland as one of 2018’s top ten educators in the country has now been shortlisted in the Inspiration category for the prestigious Proud Scotland awards, it was announced today (Wednesday 17 April). John Naples-Campbell, Principal Teacher in Expressive Arts at Dyce Academy was recognised in December […]

Torry Families and school pupils take part in cookery lessons

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A new project is underway in Aberdeen to encourage families to cook delicious and healthy school menu items from scratch. The Torry Tasters Project which began in February is a partnership between Communities Team in Locality 1 at Aberdeen City Council and Sustainable Food City Partnership Aberdeen’s Veg Cities Campaign. The initiative is being delivered by […]

Kinship Care Week: 18-22 March

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Kinship care is where grandparents, aunts, uncles, siblings or close family friends take on the full-time care of a child or children because their parents are unable to do so. 18-22 March is Kinship Care Week, a time to recognise the important role of all kinship carers. For more information on Kinship care in Scotland […]

Orchard Brae School gets the green flag by going for gold

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Aberdeen’s Orchard Brae School has made its mark on the environment already in outstanding style, despite only opening 18 months ago, it was announced today (Thursday 7 March) The £18.5 million Centre of Excellence, which opened in August 2017, has achieved a prestigious Green Flag award from Eco-Schools Scotland, part of Keep Scotland Beautiful. The […]