Parents fear for kids’ safety in travelling to school

A Glenrothes mum is supporting new research which revealed that fears over physical safety is preventing parents from allowing their children to travel actively to school.

School meals in Fife are being wasted. Pic by Alan Murray

6000 school meals wasted over 2017 in Fife

A total of 6000 meals a week were wasted in Fife schools this year, according to a recent media report.

Pictured are head of art Roisin Gilhooly, with sixth-year students Grace Black, left, and Stasha Smith.

Pupils hold annual arts exhibition

Pupils at Balwearie High School have held their annual Expressive Arts Exhibition, showcasing the imagination, flair and skills of art pupils from S1 to S6 level.

Fife College.

Students win fight to stop course being axed

Students are celebrating this week after a college course which had been earmarked for closure was saved.

Claire Baker MSP (Pic: George McLuskie)

Students’ fight to save journalism course raised in Holyrood

Students have launched a bid to save a Fife College course from closure.

A protest was held in April 2010 against proposed cuts to music tuition in schools.

Proposed cuts to Fife’s education service branded ‘Dickensian’

Plans to impose cuts to Fife’s education service have been branded as ‘truly Dickensian’ by teaching union EIS.

What could your potential earnings be?

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

Fife College, St Brycedale campus

Fife College plan to scrap journalism course sparks backlash

Talks are set to take place over plans to scrap a journalism course at Fife College’s campus in Kirkcaldy.

Does your school have a budding Dickens who could write the next Christmas classic?

Prizes on offer for new Christmas classic

Children from across Scotland are getting in the Christmas spirit early to try and win £1,500 for their school.

Audrey Diamond, English teacher at Kirkcaldy High School

Kirkcaldy High teacher Audrey shines at SQA Star Awards

A Kirkcaldy High School teacher has been named appointee of the year at the SQA Star Awards.

Monday's Viewforth school fire. Picture: Craig Forrest

Three charged over Viewforth school fire

Police say that three people have bene charged after the fire which ripped through the old Viewforth High School earlier this week.

John Fardell, cartoonist and children's author

Viz cartoonist takes up school residency

A famous cartoonist who evolved into a popular children’s author is taking up residency in a Fife primary school.

Asif and Abada Akhtar of Smeaton Stores with (centre) Balwearie head, Neil McNeil (Pic by George McLuskie)

£1000 to boost a Kirkcaldy school’s breakfast club

A Kirkcaldy high school will offer its pupils the best start to the day thanks to a donation from a local business.

Pupils learn how the heart works as part of the initiative.

Schools workshop competition

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is offering schools across the UK the chance to win a unique fun-filled workshop with a BHF-funded researcher to inspire pupils to learn about how their hearts work.

Students from the University of St Andrews walk along the harbour wall  (Pic: Jane Barlow)

University of St Andrews wins ‘top student experience’ award

The University of St Andrews is the top in the UK for student experience, according to a definitive higher education guide.

Human trafficking message for Kirkcaldy drivers

Human trafficking message for Kirkcaldy drivers

Kirkcaldy drivers were reminded this week that human trafficking is closer to home than they think.

From 4 December 2017, candidates will have to carry out the show me question while they are driving.

DVSA releases new videos to help learners prepare for driving test changes

With less than three months to go to until the driving test changes, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has published new videos about the updated ‘show me, tell me’ driving test questions.

Rossyln Head Teacher Paul Meijer and Viewforth Rector Adrian Watt (all pics by George McLuskie)

Why Kirkcaldy’s Windmill Campus is more than just a school

A year has passed since the opening of Fife’s very first community campus – and it has been hailed as a huge success.

Research has highlighted that the working conditions of Scotlands teachers are extremely poor'.

Research highlights poor working conditions of Scotland’s teachers

A major new piece of independent research claims the working conditions of Scotland’s teachers are ‘extremely poor’.

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