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Form 2 fly to Australia

09.09.16) Form 2 had an exciting afternoon on Friday when we pretended to fly to Sydney, Australia. We all had our passports which we had made previously, we filled in our boarding cards and found our seats on the plane. Pilot Fleming and Co-Pilot Stewart flew us there safely and kept us all calm - Read more...

Match Report: Under 11 Training Tournament at Merchiston

(07.09.16) With very little rugby practice under our belts as yet this term,  I was incredibly impressed and pleased with the boy’s performance at this tournament. With each match came progression and a strong desire to do their best and win. There is always a very steep learning curve from the - Read more...

Mountain Bike Club

First week back for Form 6-8 Mountain Bike Club and we were practising our slaloming techniques, first on the flat and then down the hill. We are honing our skills in preparation for the Saturday morning trip to Comrie Croft Mountain Bike Trail Centre on 1 - Read more...

Gardening Club

(05.09.16) After the long summer holiday, Gardening Club began their attack on the weeds this week!  We also found and picked some very long runner beans which Jean will be cooking for our - Read more...

Summer Adventure to the Northwest Highlands

(16.07.16) On Saturday 16th July, seven adventurers from Form 7 and Mr Doak headed off to the Northwest Highlands to experience the challenges of the Ridgway School of Adventure. On arrival, after a quick tour and rapid unpacking, the team donned wetsuits and headed out for a swim in Loch A - Read more...

Craigclowan Summer Hockey Camp 2016

(31.08.16) It’s becoming a bit of a tradition for the sun to shine beautifully for the three days of hockey camp! Happy faces, the smell of sun screen and 60 enthusiastic players made it a camp to remember.  With five lead coaches and seven assistant coaches, the players were guaranteed to learn - Read more...

Form 8 Production of ‘Calamity Jane’

(06.07.16) As ever, the Form 8 pupils managed to achieve the impossible. With so much going on towards the end of term for Form 8 with their activity packed "post common entrance programme", it really was a mad dash to get the production ‘audience ready’. With enormous amounts of hard work the - Read more...

Form 8 Loch Leven Bike Ride

On the second to last day of term, as part of their "post common entrance" programme of activity, Form 8 went for a bike ride along the shores of Loch Leven.  The weather was kind to us and we had a wonderful ride greatly enhanced by a wee stop for coffee and ice-cream at the half way point.  It - Read more...

Form 5 Walking Tour of Perth

(06.07.16) As a finale for our topic ‘Perth in our World’, Form 5 enjoyed a new “Walking Tour of Perth”.  In small groups, they had to navigate their way around the city centre, taking in the sights and sounds of our ‘Fair City’.  They had various tasks along the way which involved, - Read more...

Harvest Time for the Gardeners

(06.07.16) The summer Monday after school gardening club and the gardeners during Wednesday activity time have had a lovely time reaping the benefits of their harvest and celebrating, despite the weather, in the outdoor classroom.  Well done everyone and happy - Read more...

Glenalmond Inspiring and Innovation Days

(01.07.16) All of Form 6 were treated to a very enjoyable day of excitement, investigation and design when the worlds of Maths, Politics and Science were brought alive at Glenalmond. The children built, designed and launched air projectiles and rockets, witnessed the effects of arms and levers - Read more...

Form 6 & 7 Golden Time

(01.07.16) As a reward for their hard work and impeccable behaviour during the summer term, Forms 6 and 7 enjoyed doing their chosen Golden Time activity on the last of the Friday of the summer term. Some went to Nae Limits’ by Ballinluig for a day of White Water Rafting, some chose to go to the - Read more...

Form 5 Treehouse Project

(01.07.16) Form 5 presented their fabulous treehouse models they had been working on at home.  The task came from our class novel ‘SkyHawk’ where the characters build a treehouse to watch ospreys.  The children clearly had great fun making their models and enjoyed sharing them with their - Read more...

European Triathlon Champs for Madame Thompson

Good luck to Madame Thompson, who is taking part in the European Middle Distance Triathlon Championships in Austria this weekend.  We wish her, and her GB team, - Read more...

IAPS Athletics Championships at Fettes

(26.06.16) A big squad of 55 children headed down to Fettes in Edinburgh to compete in the IAPS Athetics Championships. It is always such a great event and even though it was very wet, we certainly can be proud of our results. We won a total of 27 medals: 5 Gold; 8 Silver and 14 Bronze. We were - Read more...

Dads v Lads Cricket

(30.06.16) Dads (and a mum and some siblings and staff and former pupils) batted first and just cleared the 100 mark to finish with 102, crucially though, for the loss of 5 wickets. The younger generation, boys and girls hit steadily and occasionally spectacularly to keep the total in their sights - Read more...


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