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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...

Form 5 Assembly – Five Go Camping

(24.05.17) Following on from two, very successful class campouts, Form 5 chose to share their camping experiences with the rest of the school at Assembly.  They delighted the audience with tales of making up their tents and beds, cooking supper fit for a king, songs round the campfire and Forest - Read more...

Mountain Bike Club Test Their Skills on the Bike Track

(23.05.17) Craigclowan Mountain Bike Club were delighted to be able to ride the fabulous bike skills track at Craigclowan during our Tuesday afternoon session.  The track had kindly been lent to the school for the PTA BBQ (which had taken place the previous weekend) by Muckmedden Events - Read more...

Erasmus News! - Year One

We are now almost at the end of the first phase of the Erasmus project.  It has been a wonderful first year!  Pupils from all five countries, Scotland, Italy, France, Romania and Greece, have researched inventors and inventions from their own countries and we have all learnt so much from this - Read more...

PTA Family Fun Day and BBQ

A bit of rain couldn’t spoil our annual PTA Family Fun Day and BBQ.  The children had a great time on the bouncy castle, the bike track and playing in the football tournament, as well as knocking seven bells out of each other in sumo suits! Friends and family, meanwhile, enjoyed a catch up, - Read more...


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