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All go for Madras at Langlands

The news that Madras College’s new building will be at Langlands has been widely welcomed in and around St Andrews.

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The approximate proposed site at Langlands on the outskirts of St Andrews.

New site for Madras College revealed in surprise council announcement

St Andrews finally looks set to get a new secondary school – at Langlands.

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Professor Sally Mapstone has been installed as Principal of St Andrews University. Picture by John Cairns.

Inclusivity on the agenda at St Andrews

St Andrews University will have its own nursery for staff and students early next year.

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Carleton Nursery staff and youngsters proudly display their Green Flag (picture by George McLuskie)

Nursery youngsters score green flag hat-trick

Ecological enthusiasm and environmental awareness are among the things they are very good at along at Carleton Nursery – so much so that the youngsters from Bighty Road have earned their third Green Eco Flag in six years. The emblem was displayed recently at the nursery after the morning and afternoon pupils, aged 2-5, were rewarded for their efforts in finding out about about recycling and caring for our world.

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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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A new Madras College campus has been planned for over a decade.

New Madras College: Pipeland site plans scrapped

Plans for a new Madras College building at Pipeland have been dealt a blow after the Scottish Government ruled out the site.

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Methilhill Primary School

Silver sheen to celebrations at Methilhill PS

Methilhill Primary School is approaching the end of a lively week-long cavalcade of festivities to mark its 25th anniversary.

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Special guests and organisers at Monday's 50th anniversary gathering (Stephen Gunn Photography)

Glenrothes buries time capsule and strikes gold

Golden anniversary festivities at Glenrothes High culminated on MOnday with a special ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of its official opening.

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Pupils and Army cadets from Kirkcaldy High School at the school's Remembrance Service

Kirkcaldy school marks Remembrance Day.

Pupils at Kirkcaldy High School marked Remembrance Day with a special service at the school’s own memorial this morning.

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Some of the pupils getting the message across, with help from local traffic wardens. Pic by FPA

Park Safe campaign by Kirkcaldy school pupils

Strathallan Primary in Kirkcaldy has launched a new campaign to try to reduce serious parking problems outside the school gates.

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The winning team

Kirkcaldy pupils appear in court!

Pupils from Kirkcaldy High School have been judged to be the winning team in a prestigious national law competition.

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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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Kirkcaldy’s “unique” new Windmill Community Campus officially opened

Kirkcaldy’s new Windmill Community Campus welcomed some special guests to its official opening on Friday.

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The foam flew on Lower College Green as the Raisin weekend celebrations drew to a close.

Foamy good fun

Hundreds of St Andrews students thronged the university’s Lower College Lawn to mark the end of Raisin Weekend with the now traditional foam fight.

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Picnic for Pipeland at Craigtoun Park - supporters of Pipeland for the new Madras College

Is peace on the cards for Madras campaigners?

Peace could be about to break out in St Andrews between the two organisations campaigning over the new Madras College.

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Glenrothes Area Residents Committee (GARC) is offering IT Training to the over 50's.

Bridging the IT gap for town’s over 50s

Townsfolk need no longer fear new technology– thats the message from one of Glenrothes’ leading tenant associations, with the launch of their new IT initiative.

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EIS union to discuss issues at Levenmouth Academy

EIS union to discuss issues at Levenmouth Academy

Union leaders have spoken with members from Levenmouth Academy to discuss on-going issues at the brand new facility.

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Students have been warned about their behaviour. Pic: Dan Phillips

Bad behaviour at Raisin Weekend will not be tolerated, say Police Scotland

Police in St Andrews have encouraged students in the town to enjoy themselves safely and responsibly as Raisin Weekend approaches.

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Revealed: How Scotland’s education system could be improved

Revealed: How Scotland’s education system could be improved

A new survey has revealed where Scots think our education system is falling short.

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Head teacher Ronnie Ross in the new Levenmouth Academy (picture by George McLuskie)

‘Our school is safe’, says Academy head

The head of the new Levenmouth Academy has declared the school is safe and has a large commitment to wellbeing and good education.

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