A week in secondary: 30 June 2017

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Dunoon Grammar School has been named Apps for Good UK School of the Year at a ceremony in London. The school also won the inaugural Internet of Things category for its SmartStep app: four S1 students designed bedside “smart rugs” for elderly people, which automatically turn on lights when stood on and alert a carer if someone has fallen.

An Edinburgh history teacher has been struck off after being under the influence of alcohol while at work in a school. In a separate incident at another school, Neil McLean was found to have been smelling of alcohol while in control of pupils. Meanwhile, the ...

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