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Holyrood committee hails Bearsden Academy a “good example”

Former Bearsden Academy pupil and West of Scotland Green MSP Ross Greer has commended his former school after a parliamentary report praised it for good practice.

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The council are hoping childminders will help shape future services.

Childminders asked to help shape future of Early Years Service

Childminders in East Dunbartonshire are being invited to work with the Council to help shape the future of Early Years provision in the area as it expands.

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Tabitha Steven.

Tabitha has all the right ingredients for success

A Bearsden youngster has been crowned 2017 UK “Young Chef of the Year” by Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland.

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Scott receives the award from  Joanna McGillivray

Student’s excellence is recognised at awards ceremony

A talented student recieved an award for “outstanding work and endeavour” at a ceremony last week.

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St Ninian's High School

Praise for education award finalist

Local MSP Rona Mackay has lodged a parliamentary motion praising St Ninian’s High School, in Kirkintilloch, for reaching the finals of the Scottish Education Awards.

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Pupils with their latest green flag

Flying the flag

Torrance Primary School has been awarded their fourth Green Flag from Eco Schools Scotland. The pupil council, pupils and staff worked on various topics including litter, food education and transport.

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SLIDESHOW: Rookie Rockstars help pupils perform a concert

Youngsters at Milngavie Primary School had loads of fun learning how to put on a concert recently with help from Rookie Rockstars School of Music, which is based in Kirkintilloch.

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SLIDESHOW: Milngavie Primary Science Show

A Science Show at Milngavie Primary School, which was funded by the PTA, gave the children an experience that was truly ‘out of this world.’

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Headteacher Linda Murphy officially opened Milngavie Orchard.

Milngavie Orchard is now officially open

A new orchard at Milngavie Primary School was officially opened on Saturday, May 20 by retiring headteacher Linda Murphy.

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Pictured Caitlin Frew 5 and Katie Walters 5 outside their den as night falls.  Forestry Commission Scotlands (FCS) Community Fund has contributed �15,000 to social enterprise Wildside Adventures for its North Lanarkshire Woodland Learning Project based at the new Kilsyth Woodland Centre based at Kilsyth Primary School.  Pic: Mark Gibson.

Funding for woodland activities

Community groups across Central Scotland are being invited to apply for grants to fund activity that will lead to greater use of woodlands and forests.

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St Ninian's High School

High School is at the top of the class again

An East Dunbartonshire school has been selected as a finalist at this year’s Scottish Education Awards for the fourth consecutive year.

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Schools are invited to take part in interactive lessons about fishkeeping.

Schools invited to an interactive lesson about fishkeeping

Schools are being given the chance to take part in an interactive learning experience about fish at Dobbies Garden Centre in Milngavie.

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Milngavie Primary School's Summer fayre is on this Saturday.

Don’t forget Milngavie Primary’s Summer Fayre - this Saturday

This year’s Milngavie Primary Summer Fayre from 11am until 1pm has something for everyone.

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Children from Milngavie Nursery planted daffodil bulbs and picked brambles for the Milngavie Orchard project.

New Milngavie Orchard opens this Saturday

A new orchard at Milngavie Primary School is going to be officially opened this Saturday (May 20) at 10.40am just before the the School’s Summer Fayre.

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Council chief executive Gerry Cornes is pictured at the cairn with Gerry Malon, who spoke on behalf of the workers.

Remembering the workers

East Dunbartonshire Council joined trade union colleagues and Community Planning partners to mark International Workers’ Memorial Day recently.

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Pupils outside the new school

Education chiefs douse false school fire safety rumours

Parents have been reassured that rumours that a new primary school has failed to meet fire safety regulations are completely false.

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Greenbank Woodland Play fun day

Bank holiday kids bonanza

Greenbank Woodland Play were out enjoying the sunshine over the bank holiday Mayday Funday Monday.

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Susan Manion (left), Chief Officer for the East Dunbartonshire Health and Social Care Partnership, and Sandra McFadyen, Team Manager for Care Planning and Placement for the HSCP

Could you be a foster carer?

Do you have the drive to improve the lives of children and young people in East Dunbartonshire? Then fostering may be for you.

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Staff with the new medical equipment

Primary school gets donation of life-saving medical equipment

Lenzie Meadow Primary School has received a mobile defibrillator thanks to a donation by CALA Homes (West). The housebuilder has donated the lifesaving equipment as part of a national campaign to help save the lives of people who suffer potentially fatal cardiac arrests.

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Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

More than 306,000 miles by bike or scooter, have been logged by Scots school pupils during Sustrans’ Big Pedal challenge in March.

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