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Road safety message for young drivers

Police Scotland has delivered a new driver scheme at Ayrshire College to improve road safety with young or new drivers.

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Miss Scotland Lucy Kerr has the key to Scotland's secrets

National Trust launches major recruitment drive

Families across Scotland are being handed the key to Scotland’s treasures this summer - when they join the National Trust for Scotland.

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NASA space school.

Fundraising feast for space school duo

Every year NASA space school in Houston, Texas give students across the world the opportunity to attend a residential two week course.

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St Cuthberts pupils on the Wild Scotland bus.

Pupils get on the bus to learn about conservation

Pupils from Carrick experienced a series of interactive Scottish wildlife sessions this week, thanks to a specially designed double-decker education bus touring Scotland.

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Students from Carrick Academy heard testimony from Holocaust survivor Harry Bibring

Holocaust survivor tells story

Students from Carrick Academy heard testimony from Holocaust survivor Harry Bibring as part of a visit organised by the Holocaust Educational Trust (HET).

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Emily Gravett.

Artist brings drawing to life

One of the UK’s best loved children’s authors and illustrators, Emily Gravett, visited schools, including Girvan Primary, as part of the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour last week.

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Dog walkers are being urged to clean up after their dogs in the countryside.

Dog poo could kill livestock

NFU Scotland is urging members of the public to clean up after their dogs when walking on or near to agricultural land.

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Erin Woodmansey, seen here with her mum, Laura. Also pictured are friends Charlie Curran and Madeleine Mitchell.

Erin’s early years logo is favourite

Due to the name change of Girvan Nursery School to Girvan Early Years Centre, it was thought it would be a nice idea to change the logo on the sweatshirts and polo shirts.

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Spring is the perfect time to have fun outdoors with your little ones.

Spring into action and embrace the outdoors with your wee ones

PlayTalkRead is calling for all parents and carers of young children to embrace the great outdoors and enjoy the extra hour of daylight with their wee ones.

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Interhouse games at St Cuthbert's

Interhouse games at St Cuthbert’s

Recently, St Cuthbert’s PS hosted an Interhouse Games competition. This involved the whole school taking part in football, handball and basketball activities and tournaments. The pupils had the chance to complete in their house teams to gain points for their house, adding them to their score every time they moved to a different sport.

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Organiser Sarah Blackie, learning for sustainability teacher, with some of the parent council and pupils during Wildlife Day at Girvan Primary.

Going wild at Girvan Primary!

Girvan Primary pupils - and parents - got the chance to go really wild this week at a special World Wildlife Day.

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Pupils bring their views on current affairs to school. Picture: John Devlin

Increase in school leavers figures

Latest figures released by the Scottish Government have shown that school leavers across Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley are going on to positive destinations in greater numbers than previously.

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Sacred Heart Primary School Girvan World Book Day Some of the P4/5 class including The Fantastic Mr Fox - Fergus Christie

Pupils join in World Book Day

Pupils at Sacred Heart Primary in Girvan celebrated World Book Day last week.

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Invergarven students with plans for the new school which is planned to open in April 2018.

Work starts on new home for Invergarven

Ambitious plans to transform the education of children and young people with additional support needs in Girvan and South Carrick are now being put in place.

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Some of the pupils who performed

Pupils prove Girvan’s got talent

On Friday 24th March, pupils from Girvan Primary School wowed audiences with their talents in an evening of entertainment in the theatre at Girvan Academy.

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Call for more young people to pursue apprenticeships

Call for more young people to pursue apprenticeships

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Scotland is urging young people and parents to consider an apprenticeship as a way to work, learn, and earn on the way to gaining high-performing and highly qualified jobs.

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Ian Hughes, CITB Scotlands strategic partnerships director

Construction apprentice numbers reach six year high

Recruitment of Scottish construction apprentices has grown every year since 2011, new figures from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) reveal.

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Primary 5-7 finalists

Dailly pupils’ annual Scottish event

Dailly Primary School held its annual Scottish Event where the classes sing Scottish songs and hear the winners of the Poetry Competition recite their poems to the school and parents.

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South Ayrshires Primary Confucius Hub celebrated Chinese New Year in style at Gardnerose Primary school.

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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