Biggar Primary head teacher Heather Graham has settled into her new job.
Heather took over from Christine McMillan, who left the school in June.
Heather was deputy head for three years and has been acting head since August.
She said: “It came as a bit of a relief to know that I had been given the job on a permanent basis.”
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