Kirkintilloch school wins top education award

Monday, 12 June, 2017


St Ninian’s High School scoops accolade at the Scottish Education Awards 2017

St Ninian’s High School scooped the prestigious Raising Attainment in Numeracy award at this year’s Scottish Education Awards.

Judges were impressed with the school’s approach to developing pupils’ numeracy skills through a variety of innovative teaching methods and approaches.  These new initiatives have improved the children’s confidence and ability to handle numbers on a day-to-day basis. 

Representatives from the East Dunbartonshire school attended the glittering award ceremony in Glasgow on Wednesday (07 June 2017) to collect the coveted award.

Depute Chief Executive for Education, People & Business, Ann Davie, said, “We are extremely proud of St Ninian’s High School for winning the Raising Attainment in Numeracy Award at this year’s Scottish Education Awards – they thoroughly deserve this accolade.

“The progress made in raising attainment at the school is testament to the hard work and dedication of head teacher Paul McLaughlin and his staff who strive to ensure that all pupils reach their full potential.

“Congratulations to everyone at the school – it is fantastic that your achievements have been recognised at such a prestigious awards ceremony.”

The Scottish Education Awards recognise and reward the people who dedicate their lives to children and young people and showcase the valuable work and innovation happening in classrooms across the country. 

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