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IN PICTURES: Primary 7 photographs

These pupils will all be going to the ‘big school’ this August so here’s their final primary seven photos.

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(L-R) Gillian Robertson, head teacher; Craig Cook, House Pupil of the Year Bruce House; Mercy Fasoro, House Pupil of the Year Bruce House; Barry Ferguson, Kenneth Buckley Award for Sporting Achievement; Nicole Redding, House Pupil of the Year Wallace House; Aaron Kilgour, House Pupil of the Year Wallace House and Hannah Craig,Outstanding Achievement in Drama. Picture: Michael Gillen

Pupils recognise end of an era for Carrongrange in Larbert

The efforts of pupils were recognised at Carrongrange School’s recent Celebration of Success and Leavers’ Assembly.

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Dr Natalie Coull with the training tool

Cybercrime game helps train 100 officers

An innovative game co-developed by Abertay University to train police in handling digital evidence has been live tested by almost 100 officers.

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Schools are safe, say council

Schools are safe, say council

Education chiefs have said that Falkirk Council’s schools are safe after it was revealed more than two-thirds contain asbestos.

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Catering staff serve up an Eat Safe Award at Grange Primary School

Catering staff serve up an Eat Safe Award at Grange Primary School

Staff and pupils at Grange Primary in Bo’ness were celebrating after their school kitchen was given an Eat Safe Award.

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Headteacher Lesley Carroll with Proxime Accessit Eilidh Hunter and Dux Conor Whitehead

Falkirk school celebrates its top scholars

Staff, pupils and proud parents and carers celebrated a year of achievement at Graeme High School.

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Picture: Michael Gillen

Future tradespeople to protect Falkirk’s past

Tradespeople of the future are being invited to an event next week which will raise awareness of the skills and materials involved in maintaining historic parts of Falkirk town centre.

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Bo'ness Academy pupils star in TV advert
Connie Snedden; Angus MacDonald MSP; Anne Anderson (merchandiser at Tesco Boness); Hannah Torley

Pupils are TV stars thanks to banana bread!

Youngsters from Bo’ness Academy are starring in a national advertising campaign for supermarket Tesco.

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The YPI finalists before the judges made their final decision

Falkirk Pupils help Bo’ness charity

High school pupils have won their favourite charity a £3000 cash prize.

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Pupils from Carrongrange, Moray Primary and Grangemouth High School take part in a special clay tile making exercise and also learn about the work of local artist Alan Davie

Tile making project ‘cements’ friendships

Youngsters from three schools worked on a clay tile-making project which also helped to bind them together and establish closer links.

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Parents as Partners in Learning Award winners  St Patricks RC Primary School, Denny. Picture: Steve Welsh

Big winners from Falkirk at national education awards

Falkirk fared fantastically at the Scottish Education Awards with a high school teacher being voted the country’s best and parents scooping another prestigious title.

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Last year's P7 leavers were also confident and friendly. Picture: Michael Gillen

Head of Muir pupils full of confidence

Head of Muir Primary pupils are ‘confident and friendly’ according to the latest inspection report by Education Scotland.

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Forth Valley College's Falkirk campus

College principal reported to Scottish Ministers

Furious union bosses have reported a college principal to education secretary John Swinney.

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Geoff Bailey with the Roman weaponry designed to strike fear into enemies' hearts

New Callendar House exhibition reveals true power of the Roman army

Here in Falkirk district, we’ve all seen it thousands of times. Some of us live close by and even enjoy walks along it.

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Grangemouth High School's S2 pupils from Team Perfect Storm won the national Go4SET competition

Perfect Storm team reign supreme

A team of go-getting pupils from Grangemouth High School blew away the competition at Holyrood to capture a national science and engineering award.

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Aidan Wansbrough (13) receives his prize from crime author  Michael J Malone

Aidan’s writing success continues

Teenage author Aidan Wansbrough continues to enjoy success in a Rotary Club writing competition.

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Pupils from Braes High at the STEM event

The appliance of science...

First year girls from schools across the district showed their appliance to science through a STEM (Science, Technology, English, Maths) project at the Helix

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Geoff Bailey with the Roman weaponry designed to strike fear into enemies' hearts

New Callendar House exhibition reveals true power of the Roman army

Here in Falkirk district, we’ve all seen it thousands of times. Some of us live close by and even enjoy walks along it.

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The dispute disrupted classes at the Falkirk campus of Forth Valley College

College lecturers strike over

The dispute between college lecturers and their bosses is over.

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Silent treatment raises cash for ‘disposable’ children

Silent treatment raises cash for ‘disposable’ children

St Modan’s S1 pupils were delighted to welcome George McAleenan from Let the Children Live to hand over money they raised for the charity.

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