Pupils reach the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro!

Senior pupils tackled Mount Kilimanjaro this week reaching its peak this today! The pupils all made it to the top safely with the guides and staff. Earlier this week the pupils climbed Mount Meru which served as a warm up to the largest peak in Africa, Kilimanjaro. This was truly a once in a lifetime […]

Pupils volunteer at Vuyani Safehaven Orphanage

Senior School pupils in S5 and S6 departed yesterday to go on a trip of a lifetime to South Africa. The pupils will be in Graaf-Reinet in the Eastern Cape Province. For the first few days, pupils will be helping out at a local game reserve tracking and monitoring the wildlife. The pupils will then […]

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 […]

Liam plays for Prince Charles
Liam performs for HRH the Duke of Rothesay

Liam Brown, S3 was the youngest piper in a 30-strong team from the National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland invited to perform at a special event hosted by HRH Duke of Rothesay (Prince Charles) at Buckingham Palace on 21 June. The event celebrated the renovation work of the Princes Trust at Dumfries House, Ayrshire. 10 years […]