Cheryl Peebles, The Courier

Cheryl Peebles

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Past articles by Cheryl:

Storm-damaged Burnside Primary was among Angus PPP schools with construction flaws

Issues were rectified in the Carnoustie school six years ago after an Edinburgh collapse inquiry. → Read More

Our best pictures as 450 children perform in Perth and Kinross schools dance event

Some 14 primary schools took part in the annual Creative Day of Dance. → Read More

Dundee head teacher leader: How social media has transformed school bullying

School bullying may or may not be more prevalent among the digital generation but it's certainly evolved, says former Harris head Jim Thewliss. In the → Read More

Our best Christmas pictures from Dundee, Angus and Perth and Kinross schools: Part one

Our best Christmas pictures from nativity plays, concerts and other festive events in Tayside and Fife schools. → Read More

How will latest teacher strikes affect schools in Dundee, Fife, Angus and Perthshire?

Key questions answered on school closures in Fife, Dundee, Angus and Perthshire due to teacher strikes. Impact of December and January action. → Read More

Brechin teen Kacey Tasker awarded Courier Gold Star for her dedication to caring for others

Brechin teenager Kacey Tasker dedicates herself to caring for others, particular her mum, gran and great granny. Carer Kacey, 17, helps mum Jenna Lindsay → Read More

TeleTots winner Leo Tang shows star quality by sharing prize with children’s hospital

Our TeleTots 2022 winner Leo Tang, 3, proved he really is a star - by sharing his prize with poorly children. Leo won a £250 toy shop voucher for coming → Read More

Dundee mum Nicole hopes funded school age childcare will address ‘absolute nightmare’ for parents

Childcare cost Dundee mum-of-two Nicole Reid most of her wages, and finding babysitters for the school holidays was an "absolute nightmare". The struggle → Read More

Free school meals are refused by nearly half of eligible teenagers – why, how is this being tackled and what’s the uptake in your school?

Almost half of eligible secondary pupils in Tayside and Fife refuse free school meals, according to a survey by the Scottish Government. → Read More

Poll: Should Gaelic be taught more widely in Scottish schools as Perth primary leads the way?

Should there be more Gaelic in schools? Take part in our poll as the Scottish Government consults on new law to support Gaelic and Scots. → Read More

Our favourite pictures from Dundee Kiltwalk 2022

A gallery of our favourite Dundee Kiltwalk 2022 pictures, taken at the start and finish lines and key points on the route. → Read More

Seaview Primary head teacher’s resignation announced on first day of term

Parents at an Angus school learned on the first day of term that their head teacher was not returning. Seaview Primary School's head teacher was absent → Read More

Future of exams in Scotland: Are this year’s candidates among last to sit high-stakes tests?

Nearly 138,000 young people learn their exam results today – but are they among the last to sit the high-stakes tests? The future of exams in Scotland is → Read More

Broughty Ferry beach brawl: Has free bus travel for teens played part in trouble?

After a mass brawl on Broughty Ferry beach, many residents were quick to point the finger at free bus travel for young people. Now it has emerged that → Read More

Proms in pictures: Craigie High School Class of 2022

School prom is a rite of passage as young people get ready for the next stage of their lives. And we were there to witness that special moment for Craigie → Read More

Hear Perthshire schoolchildren’s songs inspired by stories of elderly friends

Children at three Perthshire schools have written and performed songs inspired by the stories of elderly people. You can listen below to the recordings → Read More

Why has Morgan Academy’s lawn been dug up? There’s a blooming good reason

If you've passed Morgan Academy recently you may have wondered why its previously pristine lawn is now a patch of mud. But you'll be reassured to know → Read More

CHERYL PEEBLES: School league tables are controversial – but vital in fight against postcode inequality

School league tables may be controversial but they show how poverty and inequality affect life chances in Scotland, says Cheryl Peebles. → Read More

Entrepreneurs in training: How Monifieth High School pupils started a business for Young Enterprise Scotland

Young Enterprise Scotland challenges schoolchildren to create businesses. This is how Monifieth High Schools pupils rose to the challenge. → Read More

GALLERY: A few of the thousands of pictures by local kids in our Draw Your Mum celebration of mothers

The Courier's annual Draw Your Mum celebration of mothers received almost 7,500 entries from local kids. Here are a few of their artworks. → Read More