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Rounders Match Reports in Week Begining 19.06.17

Under 9 Girls Rounders A & B Craigclowan v Cargilfield on 21.06.17 Wednesday was a very exciting day for the U9 girls as they embarked on their last match of the season. The A team had a slightly shaky start as they lost the toss and went in to bat first against a  strong Cargilfield team - Read more...

Match Report: Under 13A Boys Cricket Craigclowan v Fettes (Away)

Nearly a month since their last competitive fixture, the Under 13As travelled to Edinburgh to take on an unbeaten Fettes side. Craigclowan won the toss and chose to field first on a slightly overcast day, with captain Reynolds hoping to restrict Fettes to a modest score and aiming for a repeat of - Read more...

The Scottish Schools Dual Slalom Skiing 2017

(19.06.17) The Craigclowan ski team had an early start on Monday morning, heading through to Hillend dry ski slope to take part in the Scottish Schools Dual Slalom event. After completing two successful rounds of round robin, it was time for the knockouts. Gaining more and more confidence the team - Read more...

Form 5 - Principles of Flight

On Friday afternoon, Form 5 had a visit from Mr Jeffers of Glenalmond College.  He came to talk to us about ‘The Principles of Flight’ and we learned all about aerodynamics.  We now know what yaw, drag and lift mean and having made some fantastic paper aeroplanes, we began our test flights in - Read more...

Rounders Match Reports in Week Beginning 12.06.17

(12.06.17) Under 9 Girls Rounders Craigclowan A&B v Fettes Under 9A A blustery afternoon set the scene for the under 9 first rounders match which was away to Fettes.  With the recent awful weather, it had been a few weeks since we had practised rounders at games time so we arrived with - Read more...

Form 4 and 5 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Morning

(13.06.17) Form 4 and 5 took part in the Craigclowan Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (known as STEM) Challenge on Tuesday 13th June.  This is the first year that we have incorporated the STEM subjects (Science, ICT, CDT and Mathematics) into one event and the pupils threw - Read more...

Form 6-8 Mountain Bike Trip

(10.06.17) Depsite rain and mud, we had a great mountain bike ride at Pitmedden Forest on Saturday with members of Form 6-8. We tackled some exciting singletrack and tough forest road climbs.  It was agreed that as long as you have a supply of jelly babies and chocolate kitkats, anything is - Read more...

Form 4 Trip to Butterfly World

(09.06.17) To add to our learning about life cycles in Form 4, the boys and girls enjoyed a hugely exciting and informative trip to Butterfly World. It was fantastic to see the butterflies at all different stages of life, whether as eggs, caterpillars, emerging from chrysalides or gracefully flying - Read more...

Annual Music Competition

(09.06.17) The Annual Craigclowan Music Competition took place on Friday. What a talented bunch of musicians and singers we have in our midst. With a wide variety of instruments and styles on display, Dr Joanna Allsop, Director of Music at Cargilfield Prep School had a difficult job as our - Read more...

Match Report: Under 10 Boys Cricket Craigclowan v Cargilfield

(07.06.17) The U10B team won the toss and elected to bowl at a visiting Cargilfield side who notched up a score of 307 in this game of pairs cricket. There were some impressive displays of fielding as Craigclowan managed two run-outs in the innings, but our accuracy with the ball was not enough to - Read more...

Pet Hotel Project

(07.06.17) Mrs Whitaker has had great fun with Form 7 this week watching their Pet Hotel presentations. Using persuasive language techniques, Form 7 had to market a hotel for a pet of their choice. We have enjoyed a mixture of posters, brochures, leaflets, power-point presentations and even - Read more...

Form 6 Trip to Stirling Castle and the Wallace Monument

(06.06.17) What a way to recap a term’s work on the Scottish Wars of Independence! Form 6 embraced the day despite the drenching rain and threw itself into the experience provided for schools in Stirlingshire. As we clambered back onto one of the two minibuses used to convey the troops back to - Read more...

Form 5 Trip to Inchcolm Island

(25.05.17) What an amazing day! The weather was outstanding, the water was calm and the children had a great day exploring the ruins of the Abbey on Inchcolm Island. On board the ‘Maid of the Forth’ we set sail from South Queensferry under the Forth Rail Bridge towards Inchcolm Island.  The - Read more...

Tennis Match Reports in Week Beginning 23.05.17

Craigclowan v Mary Erskine – 24th May It was a busy week of tennis at Craigclowan and the weather has been perfect for it! First up was a trip for 10 girls to play Mary Erskine in Edinburgh. Due to the Form 6 trip we took six Form 7 girls and four Form 5 girls. Mary Erskine’s team were all - Read more...

Eureka! Past, Present and Future!

(26.05.17) On a beautiful, warm, sunny evening parents, teachers and pupils met to hear about our Eureka! Project.  Mrs Dibnah explained about how the project had originated and what Craigclowan and all the partner schools have been doing during this first phase of the project.  The two teams of - Read more...

Form 7 Geography field trip: Coasts

(19.05.17) Form 7 enjoyed a lovely day by the seaside and got to see coastal features ‘in the flesh’.They saw how erosion was affecting the landscape and went under arches, into caves and got close to stacks. A great day was had by all and we are now looking forward to tackling coastal - Read more...


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