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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

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

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’

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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


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