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School estate in Highlands comes out worst in Scotland

School estate in Highlands comes out worst in Scotland

School estate in Highlands comes out worst in Scotland

The Highlands has by far the worst education estate in Scotland with one in three primaries and one in four secondaries in a “poor” condition.


UHI principal Todd Walker – 'no hidden agenda' after interview published

UHI principal Todd Walker – 'no hidden agenda' after interview published

UHI principal Todd Walker – 'no hidden agenda' after interview published

Professor Todd Walker, principal and vice-chancellor of the University of the Highlands and Islands, has issued a statement via social media.


'There will be no more vanity courses' at UHI

'There will be no more vanity courses' at UHI

'There will be no more vanity courses' at UHI

FUTURE learning at the UHI will be much more closely tailored to booming sectors of the economy, the establishment’s new leader has said.


Environmental awards given to Wick High School pupils

Environmental awards given to Wick High School pupils

Environmental awards given to Wick High School pupils

Wick High School sent out a 'big congratulations' to last year’s S3 John Muir Group who finally received their certificates.


On the stage again with Thurso Players

On the stage again with Thurso Players

On the stage again with Thurso Players

Thurso Players is delighted to announce that an event for its juniors took place recently – the first in nearly 18 months.


Pupils can learn how food gives 'superhero powers' to kids in world’s poorest countries

Pupils can learn how food gives 'superhero powers' to kids in world’s poorest countries

Pupils can learn how food gives 'superhero powers' to kids in world’s poorest countries

Charity Mary’s Meals is helping pupils learn how the power of food can change the story for youngsters in some of the poorest countries in the world.


Thurso student wins outstanding project award

Thurso student wins outstanding project award

Thurso student wins outstanding project award

An engineering student at North Highland College UHI has received the Outstanding Student Engineering Project of the Year.


PICTURES: Unique Iron Age structure is further uncovered near Thrumster

PICTURES: Unique Iron Age structure is further uncovered near Thrumster

PICTURES: Unique Iron Age structure is further uncovered near Thrumster

The community dig at Swartigill on the Thrumster Estate is under way again and volunteers can help uncover this very unique Iron Age structure.


PICTURES and VIDEO: Best foot forward as Thurso schools lead the way for WOW walk to school campaign

PICTURES and VIDEO: Best foot forward as Thurso schools lead the way for WOW walk to school campaign

PICTURES and VIDEO: Best foot forward as Thurso schools lead the way for WOW walk to school campaign

Thurso primary schoolchildren had the chance to meet up with a very unusual visitor in the shape of a large orange foot with a healthy agenda to push.


New primary one pupils at Caithness and north Sutherland schools

New primary one pupils at Caithness and north Sutherland schools

New primary one pupils at Caithness and north Sutherland schools

New primary one pupils have been settling in at schools across the far north. Here are some of the new classes, with more to follow as they come in.


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