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Bugs and bunnies on the Easter Trail for nursery funds

Eagle-eyed children visiting Merlwood Nursery in Lenzie recently came across bugs, herbs, towers, flowers and maybe the odd bunny on a special Easter Treasure Trail.

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The prize winners

Belfast success for a team of quiz masters

A Boys’ Brigade team from 1st Bearsden Company has outsmarted all the competition to win a prestigious national competition.

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College lecturers vote to strike

College lecturers vote to strike

College lecturer members of the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) – the country’s largest union for teachers and lecturers – have overwhelmingly backed strike action in a dispute over broken fair pay promises.

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Holy Family Primary rock for charity

Holy family rocks for charity

Every pupil from Holy Family Primary School in Kirkintilloch has been preparing for Easter by taking part in a Lenten appeal with staff and pupils organising a number of fundraising activities, to raise money for charity.

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Slideshow: saying goodbye to Auchinairn and Woodhill primaries

Pupils, parents and staff bid a fond farewell to four primary schools last week as a new era of education began in East Dunbartonshire.

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Bearsden Primary School fundraiser for sports fans.

Fundraiser night for Bearsden Primary

Here’s something for sports fans - Bearsden Primary School Fundraising group has organised an event in St Andrew’s Church Hall, Bearsden, on Friday, April 21.

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Slideshow: saying farewell to two Kirkintilloch primary schools

Pupils, parents and staff bid a fond farewell to four primary schools last week as a new era of education began in East Dunbartonshire.

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Mosshead Primary School.

Mosshead Primary School Spring Fayre

Mosshead Primary School’s Spring Fayre – their biggest PTA fundraiser of the year – is being held on Saturday, May 13, from 11am until 2.30pm.

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St Andrew's Primary - soon to join with St Joseph's Primary in Milngavie as the site of a new �10million school.

Parents given assurance over safety at £10m new school site

Health and safety will be hugely important during construction of Bearsden’s new £10m primary school, council chiefs have promised.

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Gerry McCormick, the councils acting head of Standards and Inclusion, says there are many indicators to take into consideration and is confident progress is being made.

Just over 50 per cent of North Lanarkshire schools reach exam benchmark

Just over half of North Lanarkshire’s secondary schools hit their target for pupils gaining three or more highers.

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Now’s the time to say goodbye

Staff and parents joined forces with pupils past and present to celebrate nearly 60 years of education at St Flannan’s Primary School.

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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.

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 Milngavie kids dressed up for World Book Day.

Children enjoyed fun and imagination on World Book Day

Children from across Milngavie and Bearsden got into the spirit of World Book Day last Thursday (March 2) by dressing up for the occasion.

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Pupils ‘go fishing’ in the classroom

Pupils ‘go fishing’ in the classroom

Primary school pupils from Kilsyth an Cumbernauld are involved in an exciting nature project which involves hatching fish in the classroom.

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Parents demonstrating about proposed closure of St Joseph's Primary School in 2014.

Building works starts soon for new Catholic primary school

Early ground works are due to start soon at the site of a new school in Bearsden which will merge two Catholic primary schools.

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Rona Mackay

The future is bright for East Dunbartonshire pupils

More East Dunbartonshire school leavers are going on to further education or employment than ever before.

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Lenzie Meadow landscaping completed

Lenzie Meadow Primary School’s outdoor areas completed

Six months on from the opening of Lenzie Meadow Primary School and nursery class, the finishing touches have been put to the outdoor areas.

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Local schools are winners of design a pocket garden competition

Pupils win “pocket garden” design competition

Three local schools have won the nationwide Design a One Planet Picnic Pocket Garden Competition.

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Fire course teaches pupils some valuable life skills

Fire staff threw their doors open to a group of youngsters for a working week recently to teach them about life in the emergency services.

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Councillors announce the plans at Chryston Primary School

New schools are still on track

Ambitious plans for four new primary schools in North Lanarkshire have taken a significant step forward.

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