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New season gets underway for youth orchestra

The Bearsden and Milngavie Youth Orchestra kicked off it’s 42nd year as a youth orchestra with this year’s first rehearsal on Thursday, August 24 at Douglas Academy, Milngavie.

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Council denies claims it broke SQA rules

Council denies claims it broke SQA rules

East Ren Council has denied claims that Highers students at Mearns Castle High could have received inappropriate help with projects.

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New school an estate spin-off

New school an estate spin-off

Eastwood is set to gain a new Newton Mearns primary school following a key agreement over spin-off benefits from a £150million estate.

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Pictured St Ninians twins 
Emma McAinsh and Vivien McAinsh, Joseph Lowrie and 
Michael Lowrie with Roisin Kelly and Niamh Kelly. Pic: Mark Ferguson Gibson.

St Ninian’s twins hit a treble

Eastwood’s St Ninian’s High teachers are seeing treble this week – after three sets of twins managed to land five straight “A” Highers.

Education
The Scottish Qualifications Authority has announced the results for National Courses and Awards 2017 today.

SQA exam results released

The Scottish Qualifications Authority has announced the results for National Courses and Awards 2017 today.

Education
John Swinney speaks with career adviser Nicole Grant during his visit to the SDS centre.

Helpline goes live for exam results advice

A free national helpline offering advice, information and support for young people and their parents has gone live, ahead of SQA results day tomorrow.

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Pupils are anticipating their exam results and a helpline is opening again.

Helpline for exam pupils

Pupils across the country are being reminded that support is available when they receive their exam results.

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Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is opening its exam results helpline once again on Tuesday, August 8.

Helpline to open again next month for pupils waiting on exam results

Pupils across the country will be on tenterhooks next month as they anticipate their exam results.

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Share your views on childcare hours

Share your views on childcare hours

Residents in East Refrewshire are being urged to have their say regarding childcare hours.

Education
Funding boost for kids sports in East Renfrewshire

Funding boost for kids sports in East Renfrewshire

All youngsters from East Renfrewshire are being encouraged to take part in more sporting activities.

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International Day celebrations for Clarkston school

International Day celebrations for Clarkston school

Carolside Primary in Clarkston recently hosted its second International Day to celebrate the school’s diversity of nationalities and cultures.

Education
New sensory garden opens its 
doors at Croftcroighn Primary

New sensory garden opens its doors at Croftcroighn Primary

A sensory garden for the children of Croftcroighn Primary School has been officially unveiled.

Education
Dr Natalie Coull with the training tool

Cybercrime game helps train 100 officers

An innovative game co-developed by Abertay University to train police in handling digital evidence has been live tested by almost 100 officers.

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The pupils have been working with professional group Red Note Ensemble (above)

Unique performance from Shawlands Academy composers

Talented young Shawlands Academy first-time music composers will end a masterclass project with a unique performance on Friday.

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Williamwood High

PICTURE SPECIAL: Convener’s Awards for Outstanding Achievement 2017

A group of more than 50 youngsters were recognised for outstanding achievements across a range of disciplines at an annual awards event.

Education
Farewell to Lynsey from 3rd Netherlee Brownie pack

Cheerio Lynsey - but could you fill her boots?

The 3rd Netherlee Brownies were sad to say good bye to one of the pack’s Assistant Leaders, Snowy Owl, Lynsey Turnbull last week.

Education
The aim is to address the chronic shortage of women currently employed in or studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in the UK.

Calling all bright sparks - events are being held this week for 750 females school pupils

750 schoolgirls from across Glasgow will take part in two SmartSTEMs events in the city supported by EDF Energy and two of the city’s leading universities, as part of a drive to encourage more women in Scotland to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

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Superhero Academy part of ER Culture and Leisure school hol programme

Summer activities to keep the kids busy

Youngsters can have a summer of sporty and fun activities thanks to East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure.

Education
The NCT are looking for new students in the Glasgow area

Charity seeks men or women to train for antenatal roles

The NCT is seeking men and women in Glasgow to study on its foundation degree in order to be trained in supporting parents in the area through pregnancy and early parenthood.

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