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First Aid Training 2018

You can new now view the First Aid training course dates for 2018 run by the Outdoor Learning Service at our website. Training dates have been spread across the year (including some INSET day scheduled courses) to allow our schools and staff to access more easily throughout 2018

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Karen Hinton wins Forth Best Teacher Award 2017

Karen Hinton, Primary Teacher from Loanhead PS, was nominated by past and current pupils to be The Forth Best Teacher 2017. A film was made by pupils explaining why Karen is worthy of the award and this was shown at the Forth Awards ceremony which took place at the Usher Hall last week. Congratulations Karen!

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Bullying is both behaviour and impact; the impact is on a person’s capacity to feel in control of themselves. This is what we term as their sense of ‘agency’. Bullying takes place in the context of relationships; it is behaviour that can make people feel hurt,...

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Gore Glen pupils receive Scottish Angels Heritage Award

A group of Gore Glen pupils have been awarded a Scottish Angels Heritage Award for the best contribution to a heritage project. We attended a ceremony on the 14th of October at the Assembly rooms in Edinburgh and we were presented with this award.

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Midlothian Spell Master 2017

Who is willing to undertake our Challenge to become the Midlothian Spell Masters 2017? Midlothian Spell Masters is a spelling competition open to teams of three S2 pupils from all the Secondary schools in Midlothian. The contest will be hosted by last year’s winner,...

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Microsoft Education Roadshow in Midlothian

On Thursday 9th of November, the Microsoft Education Team will be visiting Midlothian to deliver free hands-on after school training sessions to teachers. This event will be taking place in Newbattle High School. The event is limited to 50 spaces. To sign up for the event please visit

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My Teacher is a Robot

The Centre for Research in Digital Education will be hosting a public engagement event on teaching automation for children and parents on 11 November at the Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre. There will be drop-in activities for younger and older children, including...

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