Teaching Assistants to stay?

June 10, 2011 · Filed Under Education 

One of the other parents at Millbank this morning told me that the teaching assistant positions have been saved. For the time being at least. According to her, their contract has been extended at least another year. If true, will certainly make my youngest daughter very happy – she was very upset at the original […]

Millbank School and Nairn Academy re-open

November 30, 2010 · Filed Under Education, Nairn, Weather 

Millbank primary school and Nairn Academy are both reopening today despite the bad weather. Bad news for all those pupils hoping for another day off. The BBC reports that schools in eastern Scotland remain more severely affected by the weather and many remain closed. The Beeb also reports temperatures in Inverness falling to -13C last […]

Highland School closures: Nairn schools closed

November 29, 2010 · Filed Under Education, Nairn, Weather 

UPDATE: The PIN system no longer appears to be working – instead, simply visit the Highland Council website on school closures here for more information: http://www.schoolclosures.highlandschools.org.uk/ Millbank School and Nairn Academy are both confirmed closed today, so I presume Rosebank will also be closed. There’s been no information on the Highland Council website since at […]

Highlands: elitist about Gaelic?

February 22, 2010 · Filed Under Education, Politics 

It’s over a month ago that concerns were raised within the Highland Council about the amount of money being spent on Gaelic. A big issue seems to be how the Highland Council and Scottish government co-ordinate – according to last years budget report, of the £600+ million spending, £500 million of that was provided by […]