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£20,000 boost for Cycling in Angus Schools

A new £20,000 funded cycling initiative has just been launched in Angus to promote and provide cycle training for local youngsters.

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Brechin Community Campus

“Insufficient progress” at Brechin High

Brechin High School has made “insufficient progress” according to the findings of a follow up inspection.

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Parents and children enjoyed a speicial Future Me launch event, attended by childrens author Simon Puttock, in Glasgows Riverside Museum.

‘Future Me’ campaign launched

A new ‘Future Me’ campaign has been launched across Scotland as part of the early years initiative ‘Read, Write, Count’ for young children.

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D&A College Principal Grant Ritchie.

Top class performance from Dundee and Angus College

D&A College has once again taken top spot among Scotland’s Colleges with the publication of national performance indicators.

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Hayshead Primary School, Arbroath

Cash boost for Angus schools

Angus schools have been given a £2.1 million cash injection from the Scottish Government in the bid to raise attainment.

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The Farmhouse Breakfast initiative session at St Thomas PS, Arbroath, on Monday, January 23.

Farmhouse Breakfast bigger and better than ever

This week is proving to be the biggest and best Angus Countryside Initiative (ACI) Farmhouse Breakfast Week yet, with the children having an even greater variety of breakfast foods to sample.

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Pupils Cameron White and Holly Hyland are pictured with the new kit.

Donation replaces school’s long-lost sports kit

A village school is enjoying a new-found team spirit after the replacement of its long-lost sports kit.

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Picture courtesy of National Museums of Scotland

ANGUSalive helps to reveal the mysteries of life on land

How life emerged from the seas to flourish on land is a question that has remained unanswered since the prehistoric age.

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Monifieth High School

Weather disrupts schools

The wintry weather has caused some disruption for the county’s schools this morning.

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Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Students planning to start an undergraduate course at university or college this autumn have until 6pm on Sunday, January 15, to submit their UCAS application.

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Pictured left to right, Lecturer Helen Smith, Robbie Pol and Louise Sim of Murray Taylor Accountants.

Tayside student first to receive Murray Taylor scholarship

An Abertay University student has been unveiled as the first to receive a scholarship offered by a Tayside accountancy firm.

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One of the doors on the trail

Pupils distraught after fairy trail vandalism

A young Brechin girl has said her headteacher would be “very upset” to learn of the damage done to the town’s fairy trail.

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Deputy First Minister John Swinney.

Have your say on schools

There is one week left for people across Scotland to have their say on how schools should be run, with the Scottish Government’s governance review consultation due to close on January 6, 2017.

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Mark McDonald 
Minister for Childcare and Early Years

Angus to take part in second round of childcare trials

It has been announced today (Thursday) that 11 locations across Scotland - including Angus - will take part in the next round of early learning and childcare expansion trials.

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P5 class at Tannadice Primary School

Winners of Angus Potato Project revealed

The winners of the Angus Potato Project 2016 have been announced.

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Video: John Swinney officially opens Brechin Community Campus

Brechin Community Campus was officially opened this morning (Friday) by Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills John Swinney at a special ceremony

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One of the wooden fairy homes on the trail

Maisondieu turn nature trail into a fairy trail

If you go down to the Nature Trail you’ll be sure of a big surprise, because that’s where fairies reside thanks to a local school.

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Councillor Sheena Welsh.

Angus education stars sought for national awards

The search for Angus’ brightest education stars is underway as nominations are now open for the Scottish Education Awards 2017.

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Members of the Scottish Socialist Party on Arbroath High Street

Campaign to keep the Angus Council school clothing grant

Members of the Scottish Socialist Party were campaigning this week to stop Angus Council doing away with its school clothing grant.

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Boot camp for student nurses

Boot camp for student nurses

More than 300 student nurses from the University of Dundee are battling through a unique military boot camp this month with the 225 (Scottish) Medical Regiment.

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