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Study support at Kinghorn Library

Kinghorn Library Renewed, which has taken over the running of the former council service, is offering extra study support for students this Saturday.

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The university is one of 64 institutions affected by the strikes.

University staff set for second day of strikes

Members of the University and College Union (UCU) at the University of St Andrews are set to take part in a second day of strike action today (Friday).

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From left: PC Kinga Miskiewicz, Robyn Stephen, Mrs Smith, PC Mark cCulloch and senior pupils launch the Travel Plan. Pic by Fife Photo Agency

New travel plan to help keep Kirkcaldy pupils safe

Pupils at a Kirkcaldy primary have launched a new travel plan which they hope will help keep them safe on their way to and from school.

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Fife Council will discuss the budget at a meeting tomorrow (Thursday).

Concern over new staffing model for Fife nurseries

A teaching union has raised concerns over Fife Council’s budget proposal for Early Years care.

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Scottish pupils who have their work included in a new SQA book celebrating the work of pupils studying English.

Talented pupils from Fife become published authors

A number of Fife school pupils have become published authors after the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) launched a brand new collection of creative writing, produced by students from across Scotland.

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Fife Council said the academy had decided not to use PEF for counselling.

Call for permanent school counsellor at Fife academy

A local councillor has called for a counsellor to be based permanently at Levenmouth Academy.

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Stock pic: John Devlin

Fife schools to benefit from £10m funding

The Scottish Government has announced that schools in Fife are to benefit from a fund aimed at boosting the attainment levels of deprived pupils.

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An artist's impression of the main entrance of the new Madras College at Langlands.

Plans lodged for new Madras College in St Andrews

A planning application to build a new Madras College at Langlands, in St Andrews, has now been lodged with the detailed plan available to view online.

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Some of the pupils with the new book. Pic by Stuart Nicol Photography.

Fife students have the write stuff!

Talented Fife school pupils have proved they have the write stuff by becoming published authors.

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Niamh Corkey

Kirkcaldy pupil’s writing efforts recognised

A Kirkcaldy teenager is celebrating after her writing was awarded a ‘Highly Commended’ in a national competition.

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The campus was officially opened this week.

Celebration as campus officially opens

Pupils, staff, three former headteachers and the Deputy First Minister this week celebrated the official opening of the Waid Community Campus.

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Staff and pupils have been collecting donations for projects in Rwanda. Pic: Fife Photo Agency.

Pupils and staff help young people in Rwanda

Pupils and staff at Kirkcaldy High have been helping to make a difference to the lives of young people in Rwanda by collecting for special projects in the war-torn country.

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Recent figures have shown an increase in unauthorised absence from schools across Scotland, and this increase has been replicated in Fife.

Figures reveal rise in unauthorised school absences

Recent figures have shown an increase in unauthorised absence from schools across Scotland, and this increase has been replicated in Fife.

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Head teacher Paul Meijer is set for retirement.

A fond farewell for Fife’s inspirational head teacher

Parents of children past and present have paid tribute to Rosslyn School head teacher Paul Meijer who retires after more than a decade in charge.

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Lindsey McKinnon who works for Early Years Scotland.  (Photograph by Martin Shields)

Shape our children’s worlds with a career in early learning and childcare

There’s more to childcare than just building sandcastles, making dens, or doing some glitter painting…

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Balwearie High School

Praise for new headteacher and staff at Balwearie

Balwearie High’s new headteacher and the positive relationships developed by staff have been praised following a recent school inspection.

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David Alexander

Fears over proposed cuts to Fife education

A teaching union has voiced concerns about proposed cuts to Fife’s education service ahead of next month’s Fife Council budget meeting.

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Mum Karen Van Zon tries to walk or cycle with her children to school each day.

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.

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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.

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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.

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