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Stirling Monopoly launch local VIP competition

Monopoly has announced that the Stirling edition of the classic board game will be launched at Stirling Castle on Friday 6th October. The makers are looking for a local resident to become a VIP for the day and to help them launch the game. For a chance to win, all you need to do is tell Monopoly ‘Why I am in Love with Stirling’.The lucky ‘VIP’ winner will receive a special signed board from Toy Hub in Bridge of Allan... more…


Stunning success for Stirling parks

Three parks in Stirling have received national recognition through the Green Flag Awards.Pullar Memorial Park, Ladywell Park and Beechwood Park made up the record breaking 73 parks across Scotland recognised by environmental charity, Keep Scotland Beautiful with a Green Flag Award this year. The awards are in recognition of their high standards and provision of quality outdoor space.The Green Flag Award, administered in Scotland by... more…


Stirling High pupils have reasons to Bee cheerful

Pupils at Stirling High School are buzzing about their new Bee Hive project.A bee hive has been installed on the roof of The Thistles Shopping Centre in Stirling to teach youngsters about bees and their vital importance to the environment.The Stirling High School Bee Hive Project enables ten S1-S3 pupils to develop their enterprise skills as well as their literary and journalism abilities. They will be reflecting on their experience through... more…


Tiny Farm a Massive Success

Tiny Farm has just opened at St Modan’s High School, giving pupils the opportunity to grow fruit and vegetables that can be donated to local charities. Charities which will benefit include Start Up Stirling, a local food bank, and the Sunlite Café, a social enterprise café that supports young people with mental health issues. Some of the food will also be used in their own Home Economics classes.St Modan’s High... more…


Maths challenge easy as 1-2-3 for St Ninian's Primary

The Primary Enterprising Maths Challenge was held at Stirling University on the 24 May, with the trophy going to the children from St Ninian’s Primary School. The challenge involved tasks such as making a poster, mental maths, and timed questions. The children chose a theme of ‘history of measurement’ and their poster contained information about imperial and metric systems, famed Greek mathematician Archimedes, Flemish... more…


Award-winning education showcased across the globe

International education VIPs have visited Cornton Nursey and Kincardine in-Menteith Primary School on a fact-finding mission, hoping to learn from the schools’ achievements in outdoor learning, sustainability and global citizenship.Alistair Whitby, Senior Policy Officer at World Future Council, travelled to Stirling from London with Laura Collard, Executive Director at Maryland Association of Environmental and Outdoor Education in... more…


Innovative students nominated for national food award

Doune Primary has been named as a finalist for the 2017 Better Eating, Better Learning award.The competition encourages schools to demonstrate innovative ways to improve school food and food education. A total of three primary schools and three secondary schools were chosen as finalists after outlining how their education and catering demonstrate the vision and goals of Better Eating, Better Learning. The award was created in 2016 by Assist... more…

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