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  • Students take up the offer of Study Support webinars

    Students take up the offer of Study Support webinars

    e-Sgoil's Study Support evening webinars are now in full swing, with a total of 50 different webinars running each week during term time.

    The number of youngsters registering continues to climb, with lots of people coming onboard just now at prelim time.

    e-Sgoil currently has 3,184 learners registered for a total of 12,700 individual webinars. There's still plenty of room though, because the webinars take place on Microsoft Teams through Glow, so large numbers can be accommodated on a call for some of the most popular subjects.

    16 January 2023

  • Kirkwood Bequest

    We are reminding pupils at Stromness Academy who are thinking to continue their education in agricultural or veterinary study that they have the opportunity to apply for an annual award of up to £1000 per applicant.

    Mrs Jeanie Kirkwood left a bequest stipulating that it should be used to promoted agricultural and veterinary study for pupils attending Stromness Academy. The deadline date for applications is 5 March.

    16 January 2023

  • Local Third Sector Organisations receive OIC funding to support individuals struggling with the cost of living

    Orkney Islands Council has awarded Voluntary Action Orkney funding to develop a new partnership project aimed at improving access to advice and cash-based support for anybody worrying about money in Orkney.

    16 January 2023

  • Niall’s volunteering efforts rewarded

    Niall’s volunteering efforts rewarded

    Orkney played host to a very special event at the weekend when Niall Allison was presented with an award to mark being named JudoScotland’s Volunteer of the Year 2022.

    Paul McGuinness a 6th Dan and coach from JudoScotland visited Orkney from 7-8 January to present Niall’s award at the Picky Centre, after which Paul spent an afternoon coaching both junior and senior classes in his red and white belt.

    16 January 2023

  • Strike Action Update

    Strike Action Update

    Further industrial action by teaching unions is expected to impact Orkney schools on Wednesday 18 January.

    Parents are being contacted directly by schools to inform them of individual school arrangements.

    13 January 2023

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