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Teenagers in training for life-changing Arctic expedition

Ten pupils from Lochgelly High School are preparing for a life-changing expedition to Arctic Greenland next March.

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Deputy head teacher Julie Anderson, (centre) back in the class room with former Pitteuchar West class mates Cher Lees (Left) and Tracy Wilson. (Pic David Cruikshanks).

Fife school’s 40th birthday bash proves it’s still a class act

Staff and pupils young and old were rolling back the years this week as one of the town’s primary schools celebrated a very special birthday.

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Michael Palin is to given an honourary degree.

Monty Python hero Michael Palin to be honoured in Fife

Monty Python legend Michael Palin is among those who will be honoured in Fife this week, by University of St Andrews.

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Kimberley Ramsay and her son Calvin (5), who was rescued by a stranger after walking out the grounds of Valley PS last week. Pic: David Cruckshank.s

Mum demands enquiry after son (5) goes missing from school

A mum is demanding answers after a school failed to contact police before her son (5) was found wandering half a mile from a Kirkcaldy school.

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School asbestos risk is ‘ticking time-bomb’

School asbestos risk is ‘ticking time-bomb’

Deadly asbestos poses no “immediate risk” Fife Council has assured, despite its presence in 154 schools and nurseries across the region.

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Sara Williamson with Ian Campbell and pupils. Picture: Fife Photo Agency

School pupils raise £1261 funds for foodbank

A group of school pupils have raised more than £1000 for a Fife foodbank, with a Run For Fun event.

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The senior academic prizewinners at Levenmouth Academy's first ever end-of-tem ceremony

More effort needed to publicise school’s positive experiences

Levenmouth Academy will prevail, despite the challenges it faced and also the negative focus which unfairly accompanied the discussing of incidents at the school in its early days.

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Cllrs Tom Adams and Jim Young at a protest at Mountfleurie Primary School in February. Pic George McLuskie.

Support services to move despite protests?

A former councillor has blasted Fife Council for “betraying” parents after an apparent U-turn on promises to save support services in Leven.

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Staff at Better World Books at the distribution centre in Dunfermline.

Global bookseller announces new partnership to promote book re-use

A global bookseller which has a base in Fife has announced a new partnership to drive sustainability and book re-use at university and college campuses across the UK.

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Staff, students, parents and locals bid farewell to Waid Academy. (Pic: George McLuskie)

Town bids farewell to historic school

For the last 131 years, Waid Academy has welcomed thousands of East Neuk children through its doors, preparing them for adult life.

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Madas College's academic achievers in 2016-17 with head teacher David McClure (picture by Peter Adamson)

Madras maintains a rewarding environment in the face of challenges

Madras College was continuing to project its core values and a positive image across its learning environment and the community – despite a rising number of “challenging” pupils.

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The students Samantha McColl; Logan Tyler and Lindsay Todd are pictured with their certificates.

Scholarship success for nursing students

Three students from Fife College have been awarded with prestigious scholarships for their passion and commitment to their studies.

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Pupils from Pittenweem Primary who took part in the project.

Fife pupils help threatened birds in farmland project

Pupils from a number of Fife primary schools took part in a very special event last week to help one of Scotland’s most threatened birds, the corn bunting.

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Many visitors attended the plant sale at the campus open day.

Family fun day at Elmwood Campus in Cupar

SRUC Elmwood Campus in Cupar opened its doors again to the local community at their annual free family fun day recently.

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Fife College Lecturers on strike

Talks fail to resolve college lecturers strike

Talks between striking lecturers and colleges across Scotland have failed to resolve pay deal issues, raising fears that students will next week be hit with a further three days of industrial action.

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Fife College welcomed its first group of Smart Meter students to its Stenton Campus in Glenrothes recently where they took part in both practical and theory classes.

Fife College at the forefront of Smart Meter training

Fife College is delighted to be one of the first Colleges in Scotland to train individuals to become Smart Meter installers which will help reduce energy bills and emissions for consumers and provide hundreds of new jobs.

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Fife College Lecturers on strike outside the St Brycedale campus

Fife College ‘failing students’ amid strike

Strikes by college lecturers continued this week, as it was claimed that management are failing students in the absence of lecturers.

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From left:  Student Engagement Assistant at FCSA, Gloria Laurini, Vice President for Welfare and Equality at FCSA , Ash Tucker; Assistant Principal for Quality and Curriculum Partnerships at Fife College, Iain Hawker; Resilience Officer at the Scottish Ambulance Service, Stephanie Spowart; and Health and Safety Manager at Fife College, Alastair Leadbetter.

Fife College Students’ Association helps install life-saving device

Fife College Students’ Association and the College’s Health and Safety department have installed public access defibrillators at each of the College campuses.

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The Glenwood Knights race team achieved a number of significant results in their first race meet. (pic supplied).

Fife school race team have the speed to succeed

A team of pupils from Glenrothes have proved they are the ‘kings of the track’ after the racing car they built was first to the chequered flag.

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Striking staff and students at Fife College

Progress made as Fife College strike continues

There have been “small signs” of progress between EIS members and management as Fife College staff continue strike action.

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