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Perthshire Schools Announce Pioneering Partnership and Merger Plans

Two of Scotland’s leading independent schools have announced exciting plans to merge on the 1st of August 2024, following the formation of a strategic partnership. The partnership between Glenalmond College and Craigclowan School and Nursery has been forged following a robust strategic review by the governing bodies of both long-established schools, to ensure they are very strongly positioned for the future.

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The High School of Glasgow at 900 years old

There is little doubt that 2024 is a momentous year for The High School of Glasgow as we celebrate our 900th anniversary.

The enduring spirit of the school can be seen through our evolution over the centuries: founded in 1124 at Glasgow Cathedral to teach young cathedral choristers to find their voice in praise of God, prior to developing as a Grammar School, first through the Church and then under the stewardship of the City Council until 1976, and since as the independent co-educational school we are today.

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International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics - Fettes Student in UK Team

Fettes College are so proud of Fraser C who has been selected for the UK Team in the IOAA 24 (International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics) being held in Brazil 17th-26th August 2024. An absolutely fantastic achievement – well done Fraser!

This achievement was the culmination of an intense selection camp at Oxford university held between 2nd-6th April.

Prior to this Fraser and one of his teachers have been invited to attend the BPhO Annual Awards on 25th April at the Royal Society in London.

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The Futures Institute at Dollar Academy has launched a new qualification

The International Sustainability Diploma. Open to learners across Scotland and beyond, the Diploma will be piloted in a number of schools in the 2024/25 session ahead of a wider launch in 2025/26.

The Diploma programme offers a different style of learning and teaching, aligned with the recommendations of the Hayward Review (2023). Rooted in the UN Sustainable Development Goals and co-designed with experts from industry and universities, students learn through developing solutions to real-world problems.

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