My school days: Lewis Capaldi

Lewis Capaldi shot to fame at the end of 2016 after his music was noticed on SoundCloud. One EP, two headline tours, four singles, and over 55,000 Instagram followers later, the 21-year-old still looks back fondly on his school days. He attributes part of his success to his time as a student at St Kentigern’s Academy, or St Kents as […]

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British children facing handwriting crisis

Recent national newspaper reports have stated that children are starting school without the hand strength to use a pencil due to an increasing use of technology from a young age. This follows reports over the last few years that children of senior school age are struggling with poor handwriting, which has a knock-on effect on their exam results due to […]

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SCHOOL DAYS: Ashley Jensen

Top Scots actress Ashley Jensen recalls her time at Annan Academy. When I was at school it was the late 80s. I think I might been a wee bit of the odd kid – me and my pals were the people that wore hats and men’s jackets, Dr Martins with tartan ribbons, sprayed glittery gold. But even when I wore […]

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SCHOOL DAYS: Cat Harvey

Real Radio’s Cat Harvey takes a trip down memory lane to relive the best days of her life… I went to Craigdhu Primary in Milngavie, and then Douglas Academy, also in Milngavie. I enjoyed school – I had a really good set of pals who I’m still pals with now. There’s six of us girls from primary one in Craigdhu […]

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