Subjects in Brief

13th April 2012 at 01:00

Border board


- Education Scotland has launched a challenge for pupils to design a double-sided billboard for people entering and leaving Scotland. The challenge is aimed at those working within levels 2, 3 and 4. It could be incorporated into planning for a number of curriculum areas and can be found at http:bit.lyHgKclZ

Back to basics


- Around 80 S1 pupils from Stromness Academy have the chance to try their hand at some traditional building skills with help from Orkney College, local contractors, Historic Scotland and the Stromness Townscape Heritage Initiative. The practical workshops will cover skills such as building with lime and stone carving.

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