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Pupils celebrate Chinese New Year

South Ayrshire’s Primary Confucius Hub celebrated Chinese New Year in style at Gardnerose Primary school.

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Parents and children enjoyed a speicial Future Me launch event, attended by childrens author Simon Puttock, in Glasgows Riverside Museum.

‘Future Me’ campaign launched

A new ‘Future Me’ campaign has been launched across Scotland as part of the early years initiative ‘Read, Write, Count’ for young children.

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Pupil teacher ratio good despite fall in teacher numbers

South Ayrshire Council says it still has more teachers per pupil than the national average despite a fall in teacher numbers.

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Teacher numbers decrease in 2016

SNP MSP for Carrick, Cumnock & Doon Valley, Jeane Freeman has criticised the Tory/Labour administration in South Ayrshire council for falling short on education.

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Girvan’s centre of excellence

A day service which supports adults with learning disabilities in Girvan and the surrounding area has been awarded a certificate of excellence.

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Straiton Primary School pupils won the competition.

Carrick pupils are champion beekeepers

Three schools have been recognised for their work to support the important role that the humble bumble bee plays for South Ayrshire’s local environment.

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Some of the pupils with the new furniture.

All new playground for primary pupils

Gardenrose Primary now has new playground furniture thanks to North Carrick Community Benefit Company.

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The morning class at the nativity scene

Nursery pupils enjoy garden nativity scene

Both the morning and afternoon classes at Cairn Primary nursery visited the Community Garden at Maybole Town Hall last Friday.

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UNISON is considering its next move in the dispute over college support staff's pay.

Union considering action in college pay dispute

The union UNISON is condering its next move in a bid to bring to an end a dispute over pay for support staff in Scotland’s colleges.

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Ayrshire colleges welcome OBE to Partnership Board

Efforts to merge three Ayrshire colleges have taken a step forward with the appointment of an officer to oversee regional planning.

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Ayrshire rises to sporting challenge

Nearly 450 P7 pupils from South Ayrshire Council schools gathered at the Citadel Leisure Centre in Ayr to take part in a sporting extravaganza, the first ever South Ayrshire Athletic Sportshall Challenge as part of Games for Scotland.

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Three Cs to beat bogus callers

With the clocks going back this week, Scottish Water is advising communities throughout Ayrshire to use our 3 Cs to beat the Bogus Callers.

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Teachers are on the up in South Ayrshire

Sixteen teachers from South Ayrshire Council schools have successfully completed a Leadership Development Programme for aspiring Head teachers and Depute teachers. This success was celebrated with a graduation ceremony at the Horizon Hotel in Ayr.

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