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Midlothian learners make their mark

More than 80 adult learners were recognised at an event at Dalkieth Miners’ Club recently.

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Angry parents and pupils of Burnbrae Primary in Bonnyrigg, pictured in March when the move was first announced.

School consultation report published

The consultation report has been published for the proposed relocation of P1 and nursery pupils from Burnbrae to a new joint campus.

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The Scottish Qualifications Authority has announced the results for National Courses and Awards 2017 today.

SQA exam results released

The Scottish Qualifications Authority has announced the results for National Courses and Awards 2017 today.

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John Swinney speaks with career adviser Nicole Grant during his visit to the SDS centre.

Helpline goes live for exam results advice

A free national helpline offering advice, information and support for young people and their parents has gone live, ahead of SQA results day tomorrow.

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Wild About Scotland bus visiting Cuiken School in Midlothian earlier this year

Midlothian children go wild about nature

Almost 500 children across Midlothian have benefited from learning about the country’s endangered species and how to protect them, following visits from the ‘Wild about Scotland’ bus which recently marked its 450th school visit.

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Loanhead Primary pupil Marcey Robertson was assessed in her British Sign Language skills by representatives of Deaf Action

Loanhead pupil has signs on success

Thumbs up for former Loanhead Primary pupil Marcey Robertson.

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Pupils are anticipating their exam results and a helpline is opening again.

Helpline for exam pupils

Pupils across the country are being reminded that support is available when they receive their exam results.

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Emma, Mel and Sami with The Early Learners at Newbyres Nursery in Gorebridge pictured outside St Pauls/Struthers Church.

Growing nursery takes on extra premises

A private nursery which only began last year has taken over a former church across the road from it’s base as it was struggling to meet demand.

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The winner of the outstanding contribution from a student is Iain Scott of Queen Margaret University. Presenting the award is Vonnie Sandlan, NUS Scotland president (left) and event host Jennifer Reoch (right).


   Photo: Colin Mearns

Iain cooks up university awards success

A former Lasswade High student has won a top award at the Herald Higher Education Awards 2017.

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Midlothian Council has approved playground improvements at Saltersgate School

Playground improvements earmarked for Saltersgate

Midlothian Council has confirmed plans for the redevelopment of Saltersgate’s playground. One-off funding to undertake the work at the school was recently approved by councillors.

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Hawthornden Primary pupils perform a fan dance at the launch of the Confucius Primary Hub.

Bonnyrigg school establishes links with China

It’s been a very busy time for Hawthornden Primary School.

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St David's High School pupils Aidan O'Brien and Brooke Combe collect, on behalf of Grace Jack, the Secondary School Music Teacher Award at the Classic FM Music Teacher of the Year Awards 2017 from Myleene Klass. Photo: Matt Crossick

Award is music to ears of Dalkeith teacher

A Dalkeith music teacher has been honoured at the Classic FM Music Teacher of the Year Awards 2017.

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Midlothian Council HQ

Council thanks following Bonnyrigg school consultation

Midlothian Council has expressed it thanks to everyone who gave their views on plans to use the additional capacity at the new Hopefield joint campus in Bonnyrigg for all Burnbrae nursery and Primary 1 pupils.

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Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is opening its exam results helpline once again on Tuesday, August 8.

Helpline to open again next month for pupils waiting on exam results

Pupils across the country will be on tenterhooks next month as they anticipate their exam results.

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Members of the parent council, pupils and head teacher Jo Wilson enjoy a sneak peak of the new Roslin Primary School.

Sneak peak of new Roslin school

P5 pupils Eva Longwe, Grace Muir and Ruaridh Johnston joined the parent council recently for a sneak preview of their new school, Roslin Primary.

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The Newbattle Community Campus is due to open in 2018.

Investment in new Newbattle Centre of Excellence

Midlothian Council is to invest around £500,000 equipping its first Centre of Excellence at the new Newbattle High School.

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Dalkeith High School's leavers enjoy their fun day at Vogrie Country Park.

Head teacher’s notes - An excellent example of today’s young people

The approach of the summer break brings great change within a school community, writes Allyson Dobson (Dalkeith HS head teacher).

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Whitburgh Farms manager Jim Nichol introduces the youngsters to some new arrivals.

Midlothian pupils get an insight into local farming industry

The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust has been organising visits for school pupils to Whitburgh Farms, Pathhead, to find out what’s all going on the farm at this time of year.

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The Newbattle Community Campus is due to open in 2018.

New name for Newbattle campus chosen

The new community facility at Newbattle is to be named Newbattle Community Campus after it was the top choice in a recent council poll.

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