Minister set to visit school

PUPILS at Oxgangs Primary School are today due to meet Environment Minister Stewart Stevenson to take a closer look at Scottish marine life.

The youngsters are taking part in the Marine Detectives Programme and have a “mobile rock pool” in their classroom to help teach them about the marine species found on beaches in Scotland.

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The scheme investigates the impact of litter, pollution and fishing activities on marine ecosystems.

Mr Stevenson is due to visit the school in Oxgangs Road North this afternoon.