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Younsters set sail for a voyage of discovery

Youngsters from Craigton Primary School have been finding out more about an inspirational and colourful former pupil.

Education
Kirsten Oswald MP presents East Renfrewshire students with their City and Guild certificates.

Students qualify as mechanics

Three pupils from East Renfrewshire schools are cycling to success after completing a six month vocational training course.

Education
Pollokshields Primary gain their first Eco Flag.

Green flag flies high at Pollokshields Primary School

The pupils at Pollokshields Primary have been working exceptionally hard in their efforts to be awarded an Eco Flag.

Environment
Parents protest outside the school gates at Shawlands Primary last week

Primary schools on southside ramp up the pressure on Cordia over janitorial services

Parents with children attending Battlefield Primary School in Glasgow’s Southside are expected to turn out in force tomorrow (Wednesday, March 22) to raise awareness of Cordia’s planned janitorial service reforms and to voice their concerns.

Education
I Bike, Glasgow is aimin g to work across East Renfrewshire schools.

Sustrans Scotland I Bike Officer to help Glasgow pupils travel more actively to school

Pupils in the southside of Glasgow are to get a dedicated officer to help boost the number of children walking and cycling to school, thanks to a partnership between Glasgow City Council and Sustrans Scotland.

Education
Parents protest outside the school gates at Shawlands Primary last week

Can parent power save Shawlands janny?

This morning saw the start of a dedicated campaign to save Shawlands Primary school’s long-serving janitor, Peter Follan.

News
Users tilt the device to control a pointer ball

Could this be the future of phone messaging?

A new way of phone messaging, which incorporates tilting the screen, is being hailed as the solution to typing one-handed on increasingly larger handsets.

Education
Southside winner of Earth Hour competition with Jackson Carlaw.

Rumaisa wins exclusive WWF prize

A young woman from Netherlee has won an exclusive Earth Hour experience, thanks to a partnership between YoungScot and environmental charity WWF Scotland.

Environment
Busby Primary pupils with the Lord Lieutenant and ERC Provost on Commonwealth Day 2017

Commonwealth flag flying high in East Renfrewshire

East Renfrewshire Council marked Commonwealth Day today (Monday,March 13) when Provost Alastair Carmichael performed a flag-raising ceremony.

News
Could Gaelic medium education be on the cards for the southside?

Flying the flag for Gaelic education

A mum from Clarkston whose son had to attend a Gaelic nursery outside East Ren has set up her own playgroup and is now to request ERC provide Gaelic education locally.

Education
Parent Council, children and other agencies banded together in irresponsible parking campaign.

Irresponsible drivers tackled at Netherlee

Netherlee Primary school’s Parent Council asked the Junior Road Safety Officers to join them in their “Driving Road Safety Home” campaign.

Crime
Niomi Devlin

Shaken but not stirred as talented students perform at the Scottish Youth theatre

The on-stage talents of local acting students will be on show to hundreds of theatre goers when they perform in City of Glasgow College’s production of John Godber and Jane Thornton’s classic comedies Bouncers and Shakers.

Arts
Hazelwood School, Glasgow

Hazelwood opens its doors for a unique experience.

Hazelwood School in Glasgow’s southside is a unique establishment providing specialised education for children aged two to 18 with who have some form of sensory impairment, as well as complex learning difficulties.

Education
New Hollywood roadside diner on southside

American diner for southside secondary

It’s school dinners with a difference as the UK’s first American diner arrives, serving up chilli dogs, mac and cheese, burritos and quesadillas.

Whats on
Call for more young people to pursue apprenticeships

Call for more young people to pursue apprenticeships

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Scotland is urging young people and parents to consider an apprenticeship as a way to work, learn, and earn on the way to gaining high-performing and highly qualified jobs.

Education
Ian Hughes, CITB Scotlands strategic partnerships director

Construction apprentice numbers reach six year high

Recruitment of Scottish construction apprentices has grown every year since 2011, new figures from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) reveal.

Education
Concerns are being raised locally after safety fencing is erected at local school.

Fears raised over school wall safety

A southside school has been identified as requiring repairs of walls following inspections by the PFI which owns it.

News
The new exhibition is part of a campaign to introduce the first female figurehead to The Hall of Heroes.

New exhibition celebrating women from Scotland’s history

The National Wallace Monument, a top Scottish tourist attraction in Stirling, has unveiled a new exhibition as part of its campaign to introduce the first female figurehead to The Hall of Heroes.

Education
The Avenue are hosting Mearns Primary's treasure hunt.

Treasure to be found at The Avenue

The Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns plays host to Mearns Primary School’s treasure hunt on Sunday ,February 26 from 11am – 4pm in a special event designed to help promote children’s rights in the local community.

News
Pupils present the cheque to Mrs Kirkwood for Erskine.

Pupils receive praise for their fundraising efforts

Kind-hearted pupils at Crookfur Primary School have helped raise more than £1000 for Erskine Care Homes.

Education
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