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Cllr Cowan with Provost Todd, Cllrs Barton, Adams and Jones help to serve up a Magic Breakfast

Council toasts new breakfast initiative at Grange Academy

Grange Academy has launched a new breakfast initiative in partnership with the not-for-profit organisation, Magic Breakfast.

Adil and Ruaridh from p6 at Gargieston Primary operate a robot

National Robotarium visits Gargieston Primary

The National Robotarium made its first visit to East Ayrshire this week when the team visited P6 at Gargieston Primary for a day of exciting workshops.

Cllrs Reid, Stewart and Cowan with Eddie Fraser, Kevin Wells, reps from Aberlour and Alba from Willowbank on Aoife's sensory bus

ASN Holiday Support Progress Report

At the first meeting of Cabinet of 2024, an ASN Holiday Support Progress Report was considered and agreement was reached to extend a pilot contract with Aberlour, Scotland’s Children’s Charity, to deliver an ASN holiday programme this summer.

Child painting

Revisions made to Early Learning and Childcare Allocation Policy

At the recent meeting of Cabinet, it was agreed that revisions would be made to the Council’s Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) Allocation Policy and that statutory starting dates for eligibility of funded early learning and child care places for three year olds will be introduced for applications for the 2024/ 25 academic year, which starts in August 2024.

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Over 400 children and young people sang loud and clear at special concert

Over 400 pupils from Annanhill, James Hamilton, Whatriggs Primary Schools and Sgoil na Coille Nuaidh performed Scottish Opera's The Last Aliens at the Grand Hall recently.

Cllrs Cowan, Barton and McKay enjoy a Christmas school lunch

Christmas lunch was ho-ho-whole lot of fun

Hurlford Primary School gave a warm, festive welcome to Councillors Graham Barton, Elaine Cowan and Maureen McKay who joined the school for their Christmas lunch, prepared and served by Catering Services.

Provost Todd and Councillor Douglas Reid at the Killie Trust Fustal Cup competition

Killie Trust Festive Futsal Cup competition

The Killie Trust Festive Futsal Cup competition was held at Grange Campus recently, where five primary school football teams competed for the coveted Cup. 

Rags2Riches accept pre-loved clothes from the Clean Green team

Annanhill Primary is working hard to be cleaner and greener!

Since August, Annanhill Primary’s Clean Green group has been working really hard helping to improve their local community and encouraging the whole school to be more environmentally aware.

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Maths competition success adds up for East Ayrshire schools

Young people from Grange Academy and The Robert Burns Academy took part in the annual Enterprising Maths in Scotland national finals recently, taking on over fifty schools from across the country.

Celebrating the official opening of Dalmellington ECC

Dalmellington Early Childhood Centre is officially open!

The new Dalmellington Early Childhood Centre (ECC) has been officially opened by Councillor Elaine Cowan, the Council’s Spokesperson for Education, and Children and Young People, at a special ceremony.

Miss Dunsmuir with RMPS learners from Stewarton Academy

Stewarton Academy recognised for attainment in RMPS

Staff, pupils, parents and carers connected with Stewarton Academy were delighted when Religious and Moral Education Teacher, Gillian Dunsmuir, was recognised by the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) for her Practitioner Enquiry in raising attainment for learners studying Higher Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies (RMPS). 

Cllr Barton and Cllr Cowan with Windy, Vicky McWilliam, Miss McNulty and the Eco Committee

Windy the mascot makes special visit to New Cumnock Primary

Windy the mascot made a special trip to New Cumnock Primary School recently along with Councillor Graham Barton and Councillor Elaine Cowan to meet Noah, who was Windy’s designer, and the Eco Committee from the school.