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Form 8 Trip to Edinburgh International Climbing Arena

(14.06.16) As part of their post Common Entrance programme of events, Form 8 went to the Edinburgh International Climbing Arena on Tuesday. It's a truly amazing place. It's been built around an old quarry.  The centre is built around the 100ft sheer rock face of the quarry.  There are many - Read more...

Mini Tour of Fife Cross Country Running – Time Trial at Tarvit Estate

(09.06.16) On Thursday evening last week, eleven cheerful Craigclowan pupils in the under 11 age category, took part in the fourth out of five events of the Mini Tour of Fife Cross Country Running Time Trial. The 2.1 km (1.3 miles) event took place in the beautiful and peaceful setting of the - Read more...

Form 4 & 5 Science and Maths Fun Day

(14.06.16) Form 4 and 5 all came together for the first ever Craigclowan Maths and Science Fun Day. They had a morning of exciting activities which included making rockets and measuring how far they could fly, being mini-investigators and making their own fingerprints and working on the laptops - Read more...

Form 8 Lecture on Working in the Future

Many thanks to Mrs Sue Reekie who came in to talk to the Form 8 pupils about how the job market will change over the next five to ten years. It appears as if the pupils will be entering the job market at an incredibly exciting time with much change forecast. I am sure that all of the pupils left - Read more...

Form 1 and 2 Cycling Skills

(15.06.16) Form 1 and 2 enjoyed another cycling session today despite the rain trying to dampen our spirits! We focused on being safe on our bikes. We began our discussions in the classroom, watching a short video on the importance of wearing a helmet. I think we all agree, that for the sake of a - Read more...

Match Report Under 11 Mixed Cricket: Scottish Kwik Cricket Champions!

(15.06.16) For the second year in a row, Craigclowan have been crowned national champions in this entertaining competition. Our three girls and five boys won every game on a drizzly day at Doo’cot, making it 15 wins out of 15 over the three days of matches. All the players performed at the - Read more...

Form 8 Post Common Entrance Exams Programme

Congratulations to Form 8 who have now finished their Common Entrance Exams and are now into their last four weeks and a half weeks at Craigclowan. It’s going to be an exciting few weeks for them too, with a whole host of varied activities, talks, events and experiences planned.  This should - Read more...

Ben Land's Starring Role

One of our Form 6 pupils, Ben, has landed the leading role of Miles in the Byre Opera's production of Benjamin Britten's chamber masterpiece, The Turn of the Screw.  Ben will take to the stage on 22 and 23 June before moving on to Haddo House in Aberdeen on 02 July.  The production is a - Read more...

Form 4 Trip to Butterfly and Insect World

(09.06.16) Despite the drizzly weather, our trip got off to a super start as the boys and girls played together at Kirkgate Park. When we arrived at Butterfly World, we were delighted to be shown around by Kev, an excellent guide whose knowledge and enthusiasm made the occasion such a special one - Read more...

Junior Sports Day

(08.06.16) A new format for Junior Sports Day, saw the Pre-school Form 1 and Form 2 show their athletic ability in lots of fun and exciting races on Wednesday afternoon. It was lovely having the Pre-school join us. They certainly added much cute value to the afternoon! All children took part in - Read more...

Form 6 History Field Trip to Stirling Castle

(06.06.16) On a glorious June morning, the children of Form 6 met Sir William Oliphant at Stirling Castle. He described the siege of the castle in 1305 as he guided us around the buildings. He was impressed to hear the answers supplied by the children who have been studying the Scottish Wars of - Read more...

African Themed Day

(03.03.16) In support of The Kilmanjaro Challenge shortly to be undertaken by Mrs Cashman and Mrs Grant,  we held an African Themed Day on Friday 3rd June.  Pupils in Forms 1-5 were asked to chose and African country, do some research about it and come to school wearing the colours of the flag - Read more...

Match Report: Girls Tennis Tournament at Kilgraston

  (03.03.06) Eight Craigclowan girls (three under 12 pairs and one under 14 pair) set off on glorious Friday morning for the Kilgraston tennis tournament. There were a total of 76 girls playing in the tournament. It was fantastic to see so many there. The girls were all split into round robin - Read more...

Match Report: Winners of the Regional Under 11 Mixed Kwik Cricket Competition

(02.06.16) Our three girls and five boys won every game on a perfect day at Doo’cot to progress to the national final on Wednesday 15th of June. Some excellent performances from everyone, whether batting, fielding or bowling saw the team keep on track in pursuit of retaining our crown as - Read more...

Scottish Mini Downhill Mountain Bike Finals - Fort William

  (04.06.15) Craigclowan’s Ben Wipat and Charlotte Gilmour, took part in the Scottish Cycling Mini Downhill Mountain Bike Finals which was held on Saturday at the World Cup Downhill  Mountain Bike Event at Fort William. It was an incredibly exciting atmosphere to be racing in.  The World Cup - Read more...

Match Report: Under 12 Boys Cricket v Perth & Kinross

Thursday 26th May, saw a Craigclowan Under 12 side take on the Perth and Kinross (P&K) Area U12 team. The P&K team is made up of the best cricketers from the local area, thus would no doubt provide a tough test for the Craigclowan cricketers. Craigclowan won the toss and chose to bat first - Read more...


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