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Boost for Highland families as free meals scheme for school holidays extended into next year

Boost for Highland families as free meals scheme for school holidays extended into next year

Boost for Highland families as free meals scheme for school holidays extended into next year

26 October 2020

Pupils in the Highlands entitled to free school meals are set to receive food support in holiday periods through to Easter 2021.


Council welcomes rethink on school exams for 2021

Council welcomes rethink on school exams for 2021

Council welcomes rethink on school exams for 2021

15 October 2020

Changes to arrangements for school exams have been welcomed by the Highland education authority.


Revised results lead to big rises in exams success at Highlands' schools

Revised results lead to big rises in exams success at Highlands' schools

Revised results lead to big rises in exams success at Highlands' schools

01 October 2020

All high schools in the region had instances of grades being lowered with Grantown Grammar School's results being hit hard


Latest addition to the Highland Folk Museum to be unveiled

Latest addition to the Highland Folk Museum to be unveiled

Latest addition to the Highland Folk Museum to be unveiled

28 September 2020

A smiddy capturing its workings in the 1920s will be opening later this week


More than 50 new teaching and support staff for Highlands' schools

More than 50 new teaching and support staff for Highlands' schools

More than 50 new teaching and support staff for Highlands' schools

24 September 2020

The cash to be delivered over next two years will go directly on hiring staff to support education through the pandemic


Permanent headteacher's post is filled at Kincraig school

Permanent headteacher's post is filled at Kincraig school

Permanent headteacher's post is filled at Kincraig school

24 September 2020

'I would like to congratulate each of our new headteachers on their appointments'


Strathdearn nursery gets gold stars in Care Inspectorate report

Strathdearn nursery gets gold stars in Care Inspectorate report

Strathdearn nursery gets gold stars in Care Inspectorate report

17 September 2020

The Tomatin nursery has been praised for high standards in day care in a report by the Care Inspectorate


Highland Council to pedal back on retaining childcare cash for 1140 hours provision

Highland Council to pedal back on retaining childcare cash for 1140 hours provision

Highland Council to pedal back on retaining childcare cash for 1140 hours provision

11 September 2020

Highland Council has announced a U-turn on provision of additional free childcare after pressure from politicians and parents.


Critically endangered wildcat kittens born at Highland Wildlife Park

Critically endangered wildcat kittens born at Highland Wildlife Park

Critically endangered wildcat kittens born at Highland Wildlife Park

04 September 2020

Newbord wildcat kittens Strom, Eilein, Druim and Vaara can be seen at the recently reopened wildcat viewing area from this week.


Highland educators to address attainment gap with ‘Equity Week’

Highland educators to address attainment gap with ‘Equity Week’

Highland educators to address attainment gap with ‘Equity Week’

31 August 2020

Education specialists from across the north of Scotland are to deliver a week-long series of digital events for teachers on child poverty.


High school pupils across Scotland will be told to wear face coverings

High school pupils across Scotland will be told to wear face coverings

High school pupils across Scotland will be told to wear face coverings

25 August 2020

Children will have to wear face coverings in corridors, communal areas and school buses from next Monday


Belt and braces at Grantown Grammar School over Covid-19

Belt and braces at Grantown Grammar School over Covid-19

Belt and braces at Grantown Grammar School over Covid-19

24 August 2020

The school made it compulsory for masks to be worn in the corridors and canteen from today


Good news is coming in post for some Badenoch and Strathspey exam pupils

Good news is coming in post for some Badenoch and Strathspey exam pupils

Good news is coming in post for some Badenoch and Strathspey exam pupils

17 August 2020

Grantown pupils have or are in process of being notified and Kingussie students will find out soon


Highland Council looking to fill top jobs at two Badenoch primary schools

Highland Council looking to fill top jobs at two Badenoch primary schools

Highland Council looking to fill top jobs at two Badenoch primary schools

14 August 2020

Both posts are advertised with salaries over £50,000


Anger in Badenoch and Strathspey over 'nursery postcode lottery'

Anger in Badenoch and Strathspey over 'nursery postcode lottery'

Anger in Badenoch and Strathspey over 'nursery postcode lottery'

14 August 2020

So far Scottish Government scheme for extended 1140 hours of free childcare is only in place at four local nurseries and playgroups


Many Grantown pupils to get improved exam grades after U-turn

Many Grantown pupils to get improved exam grades after U-turn

Many Grantown pupils to get improved exam grades after U-turn

13 August 2020

Around one-third of school's examination candidates had their results downgraded by SQA


Minister says 1140 childcare hours roll-out should not be paused in Highlands

Minister says 1140 childcare hours roll-out should not be paused in Highlands

Minister says 1140 childcare hours roll-out should not be paused in Highlands

13 August 2020

Only four nurseries and playgroups in the strath are benefitting from extended free hours at present


SQA downgraded exam results wiped out as Scottish Government does U-turn

SQA downgraded exam results wiped out as Scottish Government does U-turn

SQA downgraded exam results wiped out as Scottish Government does U-turn

11 August 2020

One quarter of grades were downgraded meaning tens of thousands of pupils are likely to see major improvements in their results


First Minister says 'sorry' for exam results and vows to fix issue

First Minister says 'sorry' for exam results and vows to fix issue

First Minister says 'sorry' for exam results and vows to fix issue

10 August 2020

Education secretary John Swinney will set out at Holyrood tomorrow how the government will fix exam results downgrade fiasco


Highland Council's schools chief is a no-show at education committee

Highland Council's schools chief is a no-show at education committee

Highland Council's schools chief is a no-show at education committee

07 August 2020

Education chief failed to appear at latest education committee amid ongoing acrimony over his £936 a day wage


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