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Grange Academy retain Scottish title

Published: 25 June 2019
Grange Academy has retained their national title at the prestigious Mathématiques sans Frontiéres competition. The contest is a Europe-wide effort, with questions designed in Strasbourg and distributed to teams of young Mathematicians across the continent. Some of the problems are posed in, and must be…
Councillor Jim McMahon, currently Cabinet Spokesperson for Older People and Community Safety, has now also become an Ambassador of White Ribbon Scotland, a role he will use to raise awareness of equality and ending violence against women. The White Ribbon campaign, which began in Canada…
The summer holidays are almost here and Vibrant Communities are ready to entertain East Ayrshire’s children and young people with a full programme of free activities. With bubble football, outdoor play and games, trips out, sports workshops and arts and crafts on offer; there is…
Loudoun Academy has launched three innovative projects the Barista Express, Boutique Nails and Smoothie Academy that will benefit pupils, helping to get them work ready. Supported by DYW Ayrshire, The Prince’s Trust Scotland and Ayrshire College the three projects, which are fully kitted out with…
Nine schools have received a prestigious award at the fifth annual East Ayrshire Dyslexia Friendly Schools Award Ceremony sponsored by Morrison’s Construction and held at Dumfries House this week. East Ayrshire Dyslexia Friendly Schools is a model which cultivates inclusive learning environments where the talents…
As Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month gets underway in June, East Ayrshire Council has reinforced its commitment to support the needs of these communities with the appointment of a new Gypsy/ Traveller Integration and Engagement Officer. Margo MacMillan took up post last week, providing…
Everyone in East Ayrshire is being encouraged to keep their Eyes Open for children at risk during the school holidays. As schools prepare to ring the end of term bell for the holidays, a national child protection organisation is urging everyone to be extra observant…
In partnership with Alzheimer Scotland, the Council has developed Dementia Friendly health walks that have been recognised by Paths For All with a special award. The journey to receiving this prestigious Dementia Friendly accreditation from Paths For All began over a year ago. Vibrant Communities,…
East Ayrshire Catering Services has been working closely with the Kilmarnock Branch of Legion Scotland providing a breakfast club for veterans and their families. The breakfast club is held every second Sunday on the month at the former Kirkstyle Primary School. Since it launched last…
Grange Academy’s athletics team lifted the coveted Kevan McCrorie Excellence shield at the annual Ayrshire Athletics Competition held at Dam Park in Ayr. With nine gold medals, six silver medals and five bronze between them, the Grange athletes, representing S1 to S3, swept aside the…
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