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‘Future Me’ campaign launched

A new ‘Future Me’ campaign has been launched across Scotland as part of the early years initiative ‘Read, Write, Count’ for young children.

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Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Students planning to start an undergraduate course at university or college this autumn have until 6pm on Sunday, January 15, to submit their UCAS application.

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Deputy First Minister John Swinney.

Have your say on schools

There is one week left for people across Scotland to have their say on how schools should be run, with the Scottish Government’s governance review consultation due to close on January 6, 2017.

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Project Gambia is helping spread Christmas cheer in Africa.

Gambia school gets a Christmas boost

Poverty-stricken children in Africa who are supported by a Lanarkshire charity have been given a wonderful Christmas gift.

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UNISON is considering its next move in the dispute over college support staff's pay.

Union considering action in college pay dispute

The union UNISON is condering its next move in a bid to bring to an end a dispute over pay for support staff in Scotland’s colleges.

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Unison has suspended its strike action which was planned for this week.

Strike action suspended in colleges pay row

Planned strikes across Scotland this week have been suspended by a union to bring employers back to the negotiating table.

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Carstairs Primary Production of 'A Lad in Trouble'

Christmas show was a cracker . . .

The pupils of Carstairs Primary School worked extremely hard to ensure that parents and friends of the school got into the Christmas spirit on Thursday, December 10.

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Robert Owen Primary nursery visit by Holly Bright

The Kindness Fairy, Holly Bright applauds the childen from Robert Owen Primary’s nursery

The girls and boys from Robert Owen Primary School Nursery in Lanark had a very special visitor during December.

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School bus cuts protest leaving Kirkfieldbank

Are plans to cut school buses breaking UN laws?

The United Nations is used to settling international disputes and even wars – but it could now be asked to also step into Clydesdale’s school bus cuts row.

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Gregor Gillespie 2015 Dux for Lanark Grammar. Picture Sarah Peters.

Lanark Grammar Roll of Honour

Lanark Grammar School Prize winners 2015 were as follows:

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Milton Primary School, headteacher Jean Glencorse pictured with some of the children

Children say farewell in song and verse

STAFF and pupils at Milton Primary said a fond farewell to headteacher, Mrs Jean Glencorse, at an assembly as the school broke up for the summer holiday.

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Including preparation and marking, teachers are working well over their 35-hour contracts. Picture: John Devlin

Scots teachers ‘work an extra 11 hours’ per week

Teachers are working an average of more than 11 hours above their contractual 35-hour week, a survey has found.

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Lanark Grammar School Charity Week 2014 Slideshow

IT seemed that the whole of Lanark Grammar School was ‘pulling together’ in the crusade against a dreaded disease – on one occasion quite literally!

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Biggar High School annual dance show 2014 Slideshow

ALMOST 100 girls from Biggar High School took part in the school’s annual dance show in the town’s Municipal Hall.

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Lanark Grammar For God, King and Country Music 2014

AUDIENCE members will be trooping along to Lanark Grammar’s new World War One school show in their droves.

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Lanark Primary School bridge building 2014 Slideshow

LANARK school children have been learning how to build bridges in an initiative run by the Institution of Civil Engineers.

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Carluke Jam and Ham schools concert 2014 Slideshow

A FULL house of around 360 spectators crammed into Carluke Lifestyles Centre to view a spectacular schools showcase.

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Gazette Primary One Classes of 2014 Slideshow

Our photographer visited all the schools in the Carluke and Lanark Gazette’s area to ensure our Primary One pupils had a souvenir edition, marking their first school days.

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Kirkton Primary new school celebration 2014 Slideshow

THE 175 pupils at Carluke’s Kirkton Primary are ‘as high as kites’ about their state-of-the-art new £7.1 million school.

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