Category Archives: Outdoors

St Cyrus
J7 Clean up Local Beach

 The J7 class and their teacher Mrs Martin along with 4 parents (Mrs Dolin, Mrs Hicking, Mrs Kinkead and Mrs Stewart) carried out a Beach Clean at St Cyrus Nature Reserve. The class had been spurred on to do more for the environment after the recent Junior School Debate on ‘Plastic is beneficial’ where some […]

Award for Learning Outside the Classroom

The school has recently been awarded at Silver Level by ‘The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom.’ Lathallan is 1 of only 2 schools in the whole of Scotland to hold this award. The LOtC Mark recognises learning outside the classroom across the school curriculum and the strong commitment to providing progressive and regular outside the classroom […]

Bird watching
Bird Watching

The Junior School Science Department held a bird watch in school with 27 pupils getting involved during their break times. 12 different species of bird were spotted in total. The results will be sent on to the R.S.P.B to help them get an overview of how different species of birds are managing in the UK.

Winter Skills
S1 Winter Skills Training

S1 pupils took part in a three day Winter Skills training programme in Glen Clova in and around the Shank of Drumfallow and Corrie Fee  from 22- 24 January. The week started nice and wintery with students all learning the basics of ice axe braking, kit preparation and boot fitting. The second day was colder […]

Winter Skills
Pupils equipped with winter skills

Pupils in the Senior School spent 5 days of their Christmas break on the Winter Skills Trip in Aviemore. The pupils were lead by the School’s Head of Outdoor Education, Mr Woodhouse, Jonny Newman (Mountain Leader), Ian Stewart (MIC), Liam Malone and Dr Jonjo Knot. The pupils began their skills training in Coire Chas with […]

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 […]