Primary education at Eyemouth in focus

Future provision of primary and early years education in Eyemouth will be discussed at two drop-in sessions in the town this week.

Longridge Towers School has hosted visitors from Ealing International College in the Dalian region of China.

School’s China link continues

Pupils from Ealing International College in the Dalian region of China visited Longridge Towers last week.

Donna Manson, director of children's services.

New policy deals with late enrolment in Borders schools

A new admissions policy is being introduced into Borders schools to try and minimise disruption caused when pupils are enrolled after the school term starts in August.

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…

Eyemouth High School headteacher Robin Chapman with volunteers at the school's showcase evening.

Showcasing Eyemouth High’s talented pupils

The hard work put in by Eyemouth High School was on display recently at their annual Christmas Showcase.

Eyemouth High School pupils got an insight into media and journalism from BBC producer, Michael Wray.

An insight into TV journalism

Eyemouth High School was visited by a BBC producer, Michael Wray, who gave a free workshop on journalism and media at the end of this term.

Cockburnspath Rotakids president Fiona cuts the tinsel, looking on are past presidents Catrina and Max and past secretary Grace at the formal opening of the Cockburnspath RotaKids.

Rota Kids trim trail at Co’path School

Cockburnspath Primary School’s current and past presidents of their Rotakids Club took centre stage at the official opening of the school’s new trim trail.

Pupils from Greenlaw Primary School make their feelings known about the recent spate of dogs fouling on their playground.

Dog walkers take note

Greenlaw Primary School pupils have a special message to dog owners in the village - please stop walking your dogs on the school’s playing field.

Longridge Towers School.

Top marks for Longridge

Longridge Towers has been listed among the top 10 independent schools in the North East for the first time.

Eyemouth High School S3 pupils raised �300  for the Borders Macmillan Centre 'Give us a hand, Help us expand' appeal

Eyemouth High pupils make The Difference

Eyemouth High School is the first school to raise money for the Borders Macmillan Centre’s ‘Give Us A Hand - Help Us Expand’ appeal.

Billy Brogan (catering student winner, from Coldstream), Lorna Robertson (host) and Finlay Knox (gamekeeping student winner, from Kelso)

Students up their game to win

Borders College catering and gamekeeping students were victorious in a Field to Fork ‘Celebration of Game’ challenge hosted by MasterChef finalist Lorna Robertson.

What could your potential earnings be?

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

Does your school have a budding Dickens who could write the next Christmas classic?

Prizes on offer for new Christmas classic

Children from across Scotland are getting in the Christmas spirit early to try and win £1,500 for their school.

BSW Timber Group apprentices Padraig McNeil, Nico Scally, Ruaridh Mills and Stuart Matheson.

Timber group in finals of apprenticeship awards

An Earlston-based timber group is the only business in the Borders to become finalists at this year’s Scottish Apprenticeship Awards.

Scottish Borders Council leader Shona Haslam.

Monitoring school bullying

Scottish Borders Council leader Shona Haslam has agreed to “take responsibility” for ensuring school staff know how to log and monitor incidents of bullying.

Another report of hare coursing in Berwickshire is being investigated by police.

Police issue hare coursing warning

Following another report of hare coursing in Berwickshire police are asking the public to report any suspicious activity.

Pupils learn how the heart works as part of the initiative.

Schools workshop competition

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is offering schools across the UK the chance to win a unique fun-filled workshop with a BHF-funded researcher to inspire pupils to learn about how their hearts work.

From 4 December 2017, candidates will have to carry out the 'show me' question while they are driving.

DVSA releases new videos to help learners prepare for driving test changes

With less than three months to go to until the driving test changes, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has published new videos about the updated ‘show me, tell me’ driving test questions.

Archeological dig near St Abbs Lighthouse to try to uncover some dwellings probably once owed by the Lighthouse Board. Volunteers l-r, Helen Gibson and Carrie Gibson from St Abbs.

History experts dig what’s under the ground in coastal town

More than 65 history enthusiasts turned out at St Abbs’ Head at the weekend for an archaeological dig to examine the remains of a 19th century signal station.

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