This week's youth news


Malawians make a song and dance for pupils

July 18th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Africans were plunged into difficulties after the only male in their village died resulting in them losing their property and land rights. With the help of Coatbridge-based charity Aiming Higher in Malawi, and with the assistance of Labour MSP for Central Scotland Siobhan McMahon, Airdrie school St Margaret’s High provided food, crops, fertiliser and funds to help the villagers of Makhoza in Malawi’s southern region. St Margaret’s pupils and staff set-up a Catholic Women’s Cooperative in Makhoza, which in two years has managed to grow enough crops for the villagers to feed themselves, with a surplus left over to sell. The ... continue reading.

Fun and games for children in Glasgow primary schools

July 11th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Children from St Patrick’s, Anderston, came together with pupils from Anderston Primary recently for an inter-faith sports day held as part of an initiative to create a legacy from the Commonwealth Games.... continue reading.


Three Catholic schools in Scotland nominated for national education awards

June 27th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Three Scottish Catholic schools will next week attend a prestigious London awards ceremony after being nominated amongst the best schools in the UK.... continue reading.


Catholic schools take top prizes at this year’s Scottish Education Awards

June 20th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Catholic schools in Scotland are celebrating after being named amongst the best in the country at the 2014 Scottish Education Awards, with Scotland’s teacher of the year prize going to a ‘kind and approachable’ All Saints Secondary teacher.... continue reading.


Works of art recall First World War sacrifices

June 13th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Children at St John’s Primary, Port Glasgow, have enjoyed a prize art workshop after pupil Chloe Duncan won a Scotland-wide school poster competition held to commemorate the First World War... continue reading.


Catholic teachers are among Scotland’s best

June 6th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A teacher at a Catholic school has been nominated for Scottish teacher of the year and will join a number of Catholic school nominees from across Scotland in attending a prize ceremony next week.... continue reading.

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Trip of a lifetime for St Benedict’s student

May 30th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A pupil at St Benedict’s High School in Renfrewshire has overcome a number of difficulties to be awarded a place on an expedition to Africa.... continue reading.

Airdrie high school honoured with visit from Malawian prisoner it helped to free

May 23rd, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

An Airdrie school that has worked to release wrongly convicted prisoners in Africa received a visit of thanks recently from a Malawian delegation.... continue reading.

Our Lady and St Joseph’s Primary School gets a glowing report from HM inspectors

May 16th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils and staff from Our Lady and St Joseph’s Primary, Glenboig, are celebrating after their school received a glowing report from Education Scotland.... continue reading.

Strong in Faith

May 9th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

DISCUSSION: Does it matter what we wear to Mass? May 9 2014 Have your say on this and upcoming topics at continue reading.

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