Form 2 at the Botanics

What a great day Form 2 enjoyed on their trip to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh where they learned what tasks need to be done in a garden, where our food and other plant products come from and the way we depend on plants for our survival. A happy, industrious and informative day was… [Read more…]

Form 8 Glen Doll expedition

Form 8 children and staff travelled to Glen Doll in the Cairngorms. From there, they successfully completed an ascent of the munro, Mayar (928m), making their way through and up the spectacular Corrie Fee. On a day when sunshine was in abundance, the party overcame the hot conditions for climbing and walking, with all of… [Read more…]

Form 7 Pentlands Walk

Form 7 enjoyed a superb day of hill-walking in the Pentlands, walking approx. 12km in sunny conditions from Balerno to Flotterstone, taking in five peaks on the way. What an energetic and enthusiastic group of children they were, taking on the challenge in their stride and comfortably achieving the challenge set of them! Led by… [Read more…]

Form 1 Visit Dynamic Earth

Form One travelled to Dynamic Earth to go on a Dinosaur Adventure! They enjoyed a storytelling workshop under mood lighting, in which they had the opportunity to handle real dinosaur fossils! They then entered the Showdome to enjoy the ‘Super Volcano’ 3D film. A picnic in the shadow of an extinct volcano, completed their morning!… [Read more…]

Form 4 & Form 5 Beach Clean

Form 4 and 5 undertook the arduous task of cleaning rubbish including plastic and nurdles from Yellowcraigs beach. We were amazed to find how much plastic waste there was, including a large number of nurdles. We have resolved to continue on our quest to cut down on plastic usage and to clean up the beaches… [Read more…]