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Pictures: Well-read Grangemouth pupils back library funding bid alongisde Deputy Minister

A group of book daft youngsters shared their love of literature with Scotland’s Deputy First Minister this week.

Politics
Pupils in the Falkirk area have been learning about what being a police officer involves

Falkirk district schools form educational partnership with police

Falkirk youngsters are learning the ways of the force thanks to a partnership between education and Police Scotland.

News
More support is being given to pupils with Autism Spectrum Disorder across Falkirk district schools

Autism support expands

Falkirk is increasing its capacity for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with new classes created in primary and secondary schools.

Education
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Falkirk district schools aiming for top marks at Education Awards

Two Falkirk district schools are in line for top marks after being revealed as finalists for this year’s Scottish Education Awards.

Education
Celebrations for Falkirk’s Wellside Kindergarten

Celebrations for Falkirk’s Wellside Kindergarten

Children and staff at Wellside Kindergarten have lots of 
reasons to celebrate these days.

Education
Larbert pupils organise charity football match

Larbert pupils organise charity football match

Larbert High hosted an exciting charity football match in a bid to raise funds for Strathcarron Hospice and Falkirk Foodbank.

Education
Students take part in Forth Valley College's Meet the Maker project

Forth Valley students to exhibit work at Stirling Castle

Three professional artists are working with Forth Valley College students to help get their work ready for an exhibition at Stirling Castle.

Education
Graeme High pupil wins multilingual poetry award

Graeme High pupil wins multilingual poetry award

The multilingual talents of budding poets from Graeme High and Moray Primary were celebrated in the 2018 Mother Tongue Other Tongue awards.

Education
Denny High celebrate LGBT award win

Denny High celebrate LGBT award win

Denny High became the first school in Forth Valley to receive the LGBT Youth Scotland’s Bronze Charter at a ceremony on Friday.

Education

Schools get buzzing for World Record attempt

Carronshore Primary became a hive of activity as 2274 pupils and teachers swarmed together as an attempt to beat the World Record of people dressed as bees yesterday (Thursday).

Education

Renamed room offers a SNUG space for Wallacestone pupils

Pupils at Wallacestone Primary School were excited to officially open The SNUG recently.

Education
Kicking off new community venture at Woodlands Games Hall with match tickets

Kicking off new community venture at Woodlands Games Hall with match tickets

Helping to kick off the new company which will run a popular games hall and astro turf were Falkirk FC players Jordan McGhee and Lewis Small.

Education
Larbert High pupils win nationwide Be Your Best Rock Challenge

Larbert High pupils win nationwide Be Your Best Rock Challenge

A talented troupe of Larbert High pupils won a national performing arts competition aimed at addressing drug issues and preventing crime among youths.

Education
There are just days left for students to apply for SAAS funding

SAAS deadline looming for students

Students have less than a week left to submit their Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) applications for funding and tuition fees.

Education

Video: See an animated history of the Inner Forth

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) has been working with animators to bring the history of the Inner Forth to life.
Environment
Braes High pupils gathered with Tesco staff after raising cash for the Cameron Grant Trust

Braes High youngsters dig deep for Cameron Grant Trust

Braes High School launched its mental health awareness project on Monday, March 19, at Tesco, Falkirk.

Education
Forth Valley trainees say ‘cheers’ to drinks giant

Forth Valley trainees say ‘cheers’ to drinks giant

A group of young unemployed people from Forth Valley have graduated from Diageo’s ‘Learning for Life’ training programme and are now equipped with the skills to embark on careers in the hospitality industry.

Business
Prize guy Kyle’s all smiles

Prize guy Kyle’s all smiles

A creative pupil’s short story earned him a £50 gift voucher and his school a whopping £1000 worth of books.

Education
Pic: (From left to right) FVC Principal Dr Ken Thomson, Lynsey Reid Senior Marketing Officer, Lyndsay Condie FVC's Head of Communications and Marketing, David Aitken Senior Graphics and Media Officer and Laura Riley Senior Communications Officer.

Big wins for college communications team

Forth Valley College won the main Grand Prix Award, two golds and one bronze at last week’s College Development Network Marketing Awards 2018.

Education
A new Post Office branch for Larbert

A new Post Office branch for Larbert

A new Post Office local-style branch is opening in Larbert at 1pm on Wednesday, March 21.

Business
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