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Objection raised over plans for new Nairn Academy

Objection raised over plans for new Nairn Academy

Objection raised over plans for new Nairn Academy

01 April 2024

Concerns over tree protection and the possible move of the public library are among recent concerns raised over plans for the new Nairn Academy.


Inverness primary school creates ‘chill and still’ garden for military families and bereaved children

Inverness primary school creates ‘chill and still’ garden for military families and bereaved children

Inverness primary school creates ‘chill and still’ garden for military families and bereaved children

31 March 2024

An Inverness school has created an oasis of playground calm for pupils in need of peace and quiet reflection.


Inverness school innovates to tackle post-Covid surge in absenteeism

Inverness school innovates to tackle post-Covid surge in absenteeism

Inverness school innovates to tackle post-Covid surge in absenteeism

31 March 2024

An Inverness secondary school has been applauded by a national body for efforts in tackling spiralling absenteeism since the pandemic.


Climate action strategies at heart of Highland talk with award-winning activist

Climate action strategies at heart of Highland talk with award-winning activist

Climate action strategies at heart of Highland talk with award-winning activist

31 March 2024

An award-winning climate influencer is set to bring her climate action strategies to the Highlands.


PICTURES: Inverness nursery is first in Highlands recognised for “revolutionary” new approach to early learning

PICTURES: Inverness nursery is first in Highlands recognised for “revolutionary” new approach to early learning

PICTURES: Inverness nursery is first in Highlands recognised for “revolutionary” new approach to early learning

30 March 2024

An Inverness nursery has become the first in the Highlands to achieve a mark of excellence in a “revolutionary” new approach to early learning.


'Exciting experience' as Inverness performing arts school scholarship winners show confidence boost

'Exciting experience' as Inverness performing arts school scholarship winners show confidence boost

'Exciting experience' as Inverness performing arts school scholarship winners show confidence boost

29 March 2024

Two young Inverness talents said winning a sought-after scholarship at a city performing arts school is helping them grow in confidence.


College lecturers allege ‘threats and intimidation’ as they cast vote of no confidence in UHI Inverness principal

College lecturers allege ‘threats and intimidation’ as they cast vote of no confidence in UHI Inverness principal

College lecturers allege ‘threats and intimidation’ as they cast vote of no confidence in UHI Inverness principal

29 March 2024

College lecturers have cast a “decisive vote of no confidence” in the leader of UHI Inverness amid allegations of pay dispute intimidation.


EXCLUSIVE: Council 'sorry' for Highland teacher’s 'inappropriate behaviour' towards girl (15)

EXCLUSIVE: Council 'sorry' for Highland teacher’s 'inappropriate behaviour' towards girl (15)

EXCLUSIVE: Council 'sorry' for Highland teacher’s 'inappropriate behaviour' towards girl (15)

28 March 2024

The local authority said ‘suitable and robust arrangements were not effectively put in place at school.’


‘Good’ and ‘satisfactory’ ratings for school after inspection

‘Good’ and ‘satisfactory’ ratings for school after inspection

‘Good’ and ‘satisfactory’ ratings for school after inspection

28 March 2024

Inspectors have given a Black Isle school a mix of ‘satisfactory’ and ‘good’ ratings following their most recent visit.


Resilience and challenges highlighted in new report for Highland primary school and nursery

Resilience and challenges highlighted in new report for Highland primary school and nursery

Resilience and challenges highlighted in new report for Highland primary school and nursery

27 March 2024

Quality of learning activities and progress monitoring were among the weakneses highlighted in a new report for a Highland primary school.


Historic first for new cultural centre in Inverness

Historic first for new cultural centre in Inverness

Historic first for new cultural centre in Inverness

25 March 2024

Cultarlann Inbhir Nis in the city’s old East Church played host to its first Gaelic language lessons at the weekend.


Famous Clootie Well welcomes visit from schoolchildren

Famous Clootie Well welcomes visit from schoolchildren

Famous Clootie Well welcomes visit from schoolchildren

25 March 2024

Pupils visited the Clootie Well in Munlochy last week to learn a bit about local history and culture as well as how to help protect the environment.


Consultation to consider future of Croy Primary School

Consultation to consider future of Croy Primary School

Consultation to consider future of Croy Primary School

25 March 2024

A Croy school could be closed and its school roll incorporated into plans for the new school at Tornagrain.


PICTURES: Inverness girls attend STEM workshop in Highland capital

PICTURES: Inverness girls attend STEM workshop in Highland capital

PICTURES: Inverness girls attend STEM workshop in Highland capital

24 March 2024

Skills Development Scotland staged a Girls Do Science workshop to encourage more women into STEM careers.


PICTURES: Family fun discovering the Ness Islands at book and trail launch

PICTURES: Family fun discovering the Ness Islands at book and trail launch

PICTURES: Family fun discovering the Ness Islands at book and trail launch

23 March 2024

Inverness families enjoyed a day of fun activities as a new activity book and trail was launched on last week.


Women in the Jacobite rising will be focus at event marking Battle of Culloden anniversary

Women in the Jacobite rising will be focus at event marking Battle of Culloden anniversary

Women in the Jacobite rising will be focus at event marking Battle of Culloden anniversary

23 March 2024

Two award-winning authors will speak at an Inverness event celebrating women in the Jacobite rising to mark the anniversary of the poignant battle.


Highland entrepreneurs of the future pick up awards at regional finals

Highland entrepreneurs of the future pick up awards at regional finals

Highland entrepreneurs of the future pick up awards at regional finals

22 March 2024

The business leaders of the future have been recognised at the Highland and Moray regional finals of the Young Enterprise Scotland Company Programme.


Highland Council’s £105,487-a-year education boss Nicky Grant is on ‘approved leave’

Highland Council’s £105,487-a-year education boss Nicky Grant is on ‘approved leave’

Highland Council’s £105,487-a-year education boss Nicky Grant is on ‘approved leave’

21 March 2024

The council refuses to say what 'approve leave' is or why the top official does not appear to have been at work since at least February 21.


UPDATE: Fortrose Academy loses both head teacher and deputy head to ‘approved leave’

UPDATE: Fortrose Academy loses both head teacher and deputy head to ‘approved leave’

UPDATE: Fortrose Academy loses both head teacher and deputy head to ‘approved leave’

21 March 2024

Questions are being asked what is behind the move but the council refuses to say what it means by ‘approved leave.’


Highland Council announces Fortrose Academy head teacher Jacquie Ross has been replaced

Highland Council announces Fortrose Academy head teacher Jacquie Ross has been replaced

Highland Council announces Fortrose Academy head teacher Jacquie Ross has been replaced

21 March 2024

The local authority says she is 'currently absent from work' and Gairloch High head Wim Chalmet is taking over for now.


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