Category Archives: Outdoors

Bronze NNAS Award for S2 Pupils

Pupils in S2 embarked on a 2 day training schedule on Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 October to obtain their Bronze level in the National Navigation Award Scheme. The award was delivered by Nigel Williams,  Ian Stewart and Mr Woodhouse all  board members of the NNAS and Mr Ferrier. The pupils were on the school grounds the first day and […]

Junior School Pupils have green fingers!

Junior School pupils have the opportunity to join the Outdoor and Gardening Club every Wednesday. Pupils have been having lots of fun on Wednesday afternoons. Over the first two weeks of term they designed flower pots and grew cress heads.  Then they visited the beach to collect some pebbles, which were then transformed into Ladybirds […]

Pupils win 3rd place in Blue Toon Regatta

India and Jack in S3 competed in the Blue Toon Regatta recently in Peterhead. They both acquitted themselves very well, coming joint second in the Topper Class. Although the school’s trophy was won by Ellon, which had a very strong team of four, and second place was given to Banff Academy whose entrants are both […]

Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Qualifier

Recently pupils in S3 returned from their Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Qualifier expedition which took place in Strathdon. Pupils in cycling and walking groups completed a circular expedition covering a variety of terrain – some quite challenging for the cyclists with many river crossings. The groups started or finished at Corgarff Castle going on to Inchrory […]

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Duke of Edinburgh Silver

Pupils in S5 went to the Cairngorms recently as part of their training for their Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award. They started from the Hayfield and made their way t the first camp – at The Saddle above Loch Avon.  Th next day pupils climbed Cairngorm 1250m in the morning after breakfast, they then went […]