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Larbert campus for little ones is green lit

A primary school has the go ahead to build a brand new Early Years Campus (EYC).

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Face of Scotland pageant entrant Chelsea Ross

Falkirk schoolgirl selected for Face of Scotland pageant to fundraise for sick children

A Falkirk schoolgirl named as a finalist in a national beauty pageant has pledged to use the event to fundraise for children with serious illnesses.

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PICTURES: Camelon bus firm offers youngsters early taste of work life

Successful Camelon coach builder Alexander Dennis Ltd opened the doors of its factory to some very young potential future employees last week.

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Council’s plan aims to ensure language thrives in 21st century and beyond

Council’s plan aims to ensure language thrives in 21st century and beyond

To some its a dead language of the past while others see it as a vital part of Scotland’s heritage.

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School parking policy ‘unfair’

School parking policy ‘unfair’

A mother claims a primary school’s inconsistent and “unfair” approach to parking is placing her autistic sons’ lives in jeopardy.

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Braes High pupils (left to right) Luke Kerby,  Niamh Waddell, Kayleigh Graham and Megan Pullar who performed Holocaust memorial show pictured with head of humanities Fiona Malcolm and UN forensic investigator Robert McNeil

Braes High pupils praised for shining light on atrocities of Srebrenica massacre

Braes High pupils have been praised by a United Nations forensic investigator for staging a stirring play depicting one of the worst humanitarian atrocities Europe has seen.

Education

Wellside is getting creative

Wellside Kindergarten get creative

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Forth Valley police, councillor David Balfour and road safety poster design winner Adam Keltie asked drivers not to park near school gates

Drivers risk causing ‘preventable death’ by parking near school gates, says councillor

Drivers in the Falkirk district are being urged to avoid parking outside school gates or risk causing the “preventable death of a child”.

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Picture: Michael Gillen

New library for pupils at Airth Primary School

Airth Primary has opened a community library to

help encourage its pupils to read more and develop their learning.

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Falkirk High pupils Aaron Laurie (fourth from right) and Scott Richardson-Peat (third from left) with other Scottish pupils who took part in a mock international court project in The Hague

Praise for pupils’ court performance

Two Falkirk High pupils were commended by leading international lawyers for their efforts during a mock court case in The Hague.

Crime

Schoolgirl asks best friend to chop her hair for charity

A Bankier Primary pupil trusted her best friend enough to cut off her luscious locks for charity.

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New Falkirk college campus will bring benefits for all

New Falkirk college campus will bring benefits for all

An innovative centre for learning will benefit students and the Falkirk area was the message from Dr Ken Thomson as further details of the new Forth Valley College Falkirk campus were revealed.

Education

In pictures: Falkirk pupils unravel mystery of the human body

Pupils from Bantaskin Primary had two very unusual ‘medics’ pop into their school this week – and it was all to do with science.

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Cash is beginning to disappear, Picture: John Devlin

Falkirk schools to get £3m funding boost

Falkirk schools are to benefit from nearly £3.6 million of funding to boost the attainment levels of their most deprived pupils.

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Pictures: Michael Gillen

Carronshore PS goes for gold

Youngsters from Carronshore Primary were going for gold ... and this week their efforts were rewarded.

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The reading group will meet on Monday.

Falkirk-based teen book club to meet

A Falkirk-based reading group for teenagers will meet next week.

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Larbert pupils given Blue Peter book role

Larbert pupils given Blue Peter book role

A Larbert school has been chosen as Scotland’s sole representative on this year’s Blue Peter Book Awards judging panel.

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Former St Mungo’s pupils in unusual reunion

Former St Mungo’s pupils in unusual reunion

Former St Mungo’s pupils who started at the secondary in 1974, are reuniting this May on a ‘school trip’ to the Emerald Isle.

Lifestyle

Tartan night success at Carrongrange

A tartan themed evening proved to be a great success at Carrongrange High – and brought in much-needed funds for the school.

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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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