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Support for pupils with exam results

Hundreds of young people across Fife have been helped through their exam results by a local group of Skills Development Scotland (SDS) careers advisers.

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Fife Council is directing parents to buy school uniforms from budget supermarkets, such as Aldi (above)

Uniform grants in Fife will “hit parents hard”

Fife Council has been blasted by one of its councillors for failing to raise the value of school uniform grants.

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Viewforth pupils Caitlan Kinnaird, Harris Hutchison, Denis Kajanek, Jenny Cummings, Scott Thomson and Evan Dickson (Pic by Fife Photo Agency)

Kirkcaldy Students on celebratory high after exam results

Pupils at Kirkcaldy’s four high schools have been celebrating after their anxious wait for exam results ended on Tuesday.

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Brynja Duthie with Donald Grewar and new puppy, Midge.

Third fun run for MND inspired by teacher Mr G

In 2014, when popular Madras Academy teacher Donald Grewar was diagnosed with MND, little did pupil Brynja Duthie imagine she’d be organising fund raisers three years later.

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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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Paula Cowie who is starting up Wild Woods high school learning project

A wild education for Fife teens

Fast-paced modern lifestyles and pressure to achieve are seeing many young people growing up with huge stress levels.

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Artist's impression of what expansion would look like

Expansion plan for Fife school

A planning application has been lodged for a £4.5 million extension to a primary school in Kirkcaldy.

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College team on hand: Tracy Wilson, Colin Briggs and Donna McFarlane.

College is ready to help pupils with exam results

It’s an anxious time of the year for thousands of young people throughout Fife as they await their exam results.

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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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Bell Baxter High School would have to be extended.

Cupar schools are bursting at the seams

Schools in Cupar are already full to bursting point and could not cope with the numbers of pupils that would be created by expanding the town.

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Students in St Andrews

St Andrews students pay highest rents in Scotland

St Andrews students work hard and play hard despite studying in one of the country’s most expensive student cities.

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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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An artist's impression of the new facility.

Public path closed due to new building

A Fife public path isto be closed while a new laborotory is developed.

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Rector Ronnie Ross spoke to the Mail about the first year of the academy. (Pic George McLuskie)

Academy rector speaks about first year

As Levenmouth Academy closed its doors on Thursday, marking the end of its first year, staff, parents and pupils will have reflected on what has been a mixed 10 months.

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Liga Sprukte, who won the Catherine and Andrew Philp Quaich at Elmwood

Award winners aim for career success

A Cupar mother-of-three is carving out a successful cookery career after scooping a prestigious award at SRUC Elmwood campus.

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Beth Scoon (centre) graduating at Edinburgh's Usher Hall

Triple graduations and name changes for Kirkcaldy family

The third member of a Kirkcaldy family to graduate from Napier University helped marked the growth of the Edinburgh instituation.

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Clem O'Mara presents Ellie Cunningham with the award, along with Derek Allan.

Hero of Kirkcaldy jet crash inspires new award

A new award, which recognises bravery among pupils at Kirkcaldy High School has been given to Ellie Cunningham, after she helped an elderly neighbour who fell and broke her hip.

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Dr Michael Palin and University of St Andrews undergraduate Student Ambassadors. (Picture: University of St Andrews)

Former Python looks on the bright side after uni honour

Monty Python legend Michael Palin has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of St Andrews.

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