Plan to move Edinburgh’s Gaelic secondary to Drummond High

PLANS to move Edinburgh’s Gaelic secondary school from James Gillespie’s to Drummond High are set to be considered.

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George Watson's School

John McLellan: The charity of private schools benefits us all

The old Labour warhorse Lord George Foulkes will be a happy man this time next week if, as expected, Scottish finance secretary Derek Mackay announces the end of business rates relief for private schools despite their charitable status.

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BT Murrayfield hosted the Scottish Schools Cup finals. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Stewart’s-Melville College rugby player suffers serious head injury in final

A schoolboy rugby player suffered a serious head injury in the Scottish Schools Cup final at BT Murrayfield last night.

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Quarter of Corstorphine Primary pupils have norovirus

Quarter of Corstorphine Primary pupils have norovirus

Almost a quarter of children are absent from a Capital primary school following an outbreak of the norovirus.

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The head of George Heriot's school (pictured) has responded to comments made by Lord George Foulkes. Picture: Creative Commons

George Heriot’s head teacher: Foulkes is wrong, our school helps needy

The head of George Heriot’s - a private school in Edinburgh - responds to calls from former Labour MP George Foulkes for the school to be stripped of its charitable status.

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The principal of a fee-paying school has accused Lord Foulkes of writing abject nonsense. Picture: SNS/Aubrey Washington

Edinburgh private school head accuses George Foulkes of ‘vendetta’

The principal of a fee-paying school has accused Lord Foulkes of writing “abject nonsense” after the peer called for the institution to be stripped of its charitable status.

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Campaign to save Edinburgh high school wins public support

THE man behind a petition calling for an Edinburgh high school to be kept open has said he is not surprised by the public’s response after it topped 2000 signatures.

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Currie Community High School
 parents and kids who will be effected by the council school proposals

Edinburgh council makes school cash plea to Nicola Sturgeon

Edinburgh Council is urging Scottish Government ministers to help solve a looming new cash crisis after it revealed the city faces a £60 million shortfall for essential repairs to its buildings.

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Edinburgh pupils on the march to urge drivers to slow down

DOZENS of youngsters staged a demonstration at a busy junction in an appeal for drivers to slow down amid fears for their safety when crossing the road.

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Vikki Spence receive's The OUs Graduate Award. Pic: Ian Georgeson

Leith mum honoured with Open University Graduate Award

A fog of personal pain and trauma plagued an Edinburgh mum for six years as she battled to survive cancer and support her family through bereavement and extreme adversity.

The pictures show the Boroughmuir High School project.

Latest pictures show Boroughmuir High School progress

Images taken by an Edinburgh councillor show the progress at the new Boroughmuir High School as the school nears completion.

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Parents and children protest against the plan to merge the WHEC with Currie High School. Picture: Alistair Linford

John McLellan: Is Currie-WHEC school merger social engineering?

Here we go again. Consultation lessons from the Broughton High music school debacle being thoroughly unlearned, the city council’s coalition administration has breenged into another PR disaster with its proposal to close Currie High School.

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The Futures Institute will be opened in the former Royal Infirmary building in Lauriston Place. Picture: Contributed

£10m anonymous donation to Edinburgh University’s Futures Institute

An anonymous donor has pledged £10m to fund a University of Edinburgh initiative addressing some of society’s most pressing concerns.

Heriot-Watt claims podium place in Amazon artificial intelligence competition

Heriot-Watt claims podium place in Amazon artificial intelligence competition

A Scottish university reached the final three of a prestigious international competition dedicated to advancing conversational artificial intelligence (AI).

A reader got in touch concerned with the future of education in the Capital

Letters: Council’s school merger plan threatens community link

One reader got in touch concerned about the Council’s education plan. But do you agree?


Opposition grows to Wester Hailes - Currie high school merger

EFFORTS to try and save two Edinburgh high schools have stepped up a gear after the city council announced plans to merge Currie and Wester Hailes Education Centre.

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Fresh fears over plans to merge two high schools

PLANS to shut an Edinburgh high school following a proposed merger would be a blow for the entire community should they get the green light, it has been claimed.

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Parents and children protest outside Currie Community High School (Picture: Ian Georgeson)

Steve Cardownie: Edinburgh’s school closure plans will unite opponents

The proposed school rationalisation across the west and south west of Edinburgh by the SNP/Labour coalition will attract a great deal of determined opposition by local groups comprising of parents. pupils, community groups and local politicians to name but a few.

Edinburgh College, Milton Road East Campus. Picture: Toby Williams.

Drugs linked to teenage student who died at Edinburgh College

The tragic death of an 18-year-old student at Edinburgh College halls of residence is being treated as drug related.

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