Tes Scotland

A week in primary: 16 June 2017

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The quality of school building inspections across Scotland has been questioned, following the collapse of a wall at an Edinburgh primary last year. Professor John Cole – who headed up the investigation into the incident at Oxgangs Primary in Edinburgh – said some inspections by other councils had been “purely visual”. The concerns came to light as part of a wider inquiry into school building construction by the Scottish parliament’s education committee.

A mental health programme backed by children’s charity Barnardos is set to be rolled out across a local authority. The PATHS programme ...

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