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Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Students planning to start an undergraduate course at university or college this autumn have until 6pm on Sunday, January 15, to submit their UCAS application.

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Pupils with teacher Martin McLaughlin head teacher Margaret Brady.

School’s step in the rights direction

Viewpark’s St John Paul Primary is celebrating after being named a UNICEF Rights Respecting School.

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Cardinal Newman High

Good report for Cardinal Newman High

Cardinal Newman High in Bellshill was rated ‘good’ in all categories following its latest inspection and review from Education Scotland.

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The Dalziel pupils, pictured with Steve King of British Education Awards sponsor Amec Foster Wheeler, will head to London for the prestigious ceremony at the end of this month. Lets hope they return with some prizes!

Dalziel pupils aim to be best of British

Three pupils from Dalziel High School are through to the finals of the British Education Awards.

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Deputy First Minister John Swinney.

Have your say on schools

There is one week left for people across Scotland to have their say on how schools should be run, with the Scottish Government’s governance review consultation due to close on January 6, 2017.

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Project Gambia is helping spread Christmas cheer in Africa.

Gambia school gets a Christmas boost

Poverty-stricken children in Africa who are supported by a Lanarkshire charity have been given a wonderful Christmas gift.

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The P7 pupils from Tannochside Primary who made the short film

School wins film challenge

Tannochside Primary has won Legion Scotland’s 2016 school competition ‘Films of Remembrance’.

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Pupils at Sacred Heart Primary are looking forward to receiving the benefits of an outdoor learning area.

Sacred Heart will use Tesco cash to improving outdoor learning experience

Sacred Heart Primary in Bellshill has been awarded £12,000 through Tesco’s Bags of Help scheme to provide an outdoor learning area.

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New College Lanarkshire students visit Hamilton Park Racecourse

Students saddle up to create artistic legacy at racecourse

Hamilton Park Racecourse and New College Lanarkshire have teamed up to launch a competition for students to design a mural celebrating the history of the sporting venue.

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Pupils try out the new play equipment at Netherton Primary

New £50,000 play area opens

Pupils at Netherton Primary are ready for lots more play and learning following a £50,000 development of the school playground.

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Knowetop pupils get dressed up to help Children in Need.

Pupil power helps Pudsey appeal

Pupils at Knowetop Primary School did their bit for the BBC’s Children in Need appeal when they dressed up in pyjamas and onesies for a day of fundraising.

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Taking a nostalgic look back at Noble Primary.

Happy 50th birthday to primary school

Bellshill’s Noble Primary School has been celebrating its 50th birthday, with members of the public invited to take a nostalgic look back.

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Author David Solomons (right) and publisher Dom Kingston support  the campaign to save Newarthill Library.

Wisdom of Solomons to support library campaign

The Save Newarthill Library campaign committee organised a visit from screenwriter and children’s author David Solomons.

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Boyd Tunnock receives his fellowship from New College Lanarkshire.

Graduation day for New College students

Hundreds of former New College Lanarkshire students assembled at the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow for their graduation ceremony.

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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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Nicole Jackson receiving her Youth Worker of the Year Award from Peter Posner, president of the world alliances of YMCA.

Plenty to celebrate for YMCA workers

Nicole Jackson from Bellshill and Mossend YMCA was named Youth Worker of the Year at the annual YMCA Scotland awards.

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OUr Lady's High pupils with Graham Simpson MSP, right.

Pupils write the script for MSP

Modern studies pupils from Our Lady’s High School in Motherwell have helped write a speech for an MSP.

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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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Cast and crew of History Boys and Girls were joined by past and present teachers and pupils for the premiere at Summerlee Musuem of Industrial Life last week to look back on 50 years of special needs education.

Film charts history of special education

Pupils from Firpark Secondary have been involved in the making of a film looking at the history of special needs education in North Lanarkshire.

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Motherwell Army Cadets Conor Mullen and Mellisa Rodger with Sergeant David Beveridge of 105 Royal Artillery as they attended the Auban Sodger Presentation at Edinburgh Castle.

Cadets pay tribute to a hero of the Somme

Two Army Cadets from Motherwell won a competition to at Edinburgh Castle to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.

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