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Form 2 Get Fizzy!

(20.03.17) The Form Two classroom was transformed into a science lab on Monday where there were busy scientists mixing different liquids and solids together. The “Generation Science” team made it all very exciting and the children enjoyed predicting what would happen and observing the - Read more...

Form 3 Trip to Dundee Science Centre

(18.03.17) Today Form 3 enjoyed a trip to Dundee Science Centre and took part in some exciting scientific experiments.  After, they had a walk up Dundee Law - Read more...

Peers In Schools Visit From The Earl Of Kinnoull

  (17-03-17) We were delighted to host a talk from a member of the House of Lords to encourage our pupils to become more engaged with the political and parliamentary process.  The Earl of Kinnoull met with over 70 pupils in Forms 6 - 8 to talk about the work and role of the House of Lords. This - Read more...

Form 5 Share the Learning with Form 1

(16.03.17) Form 1 were very lucky to have some Form 5’s come and share their ‘Space Stories’ with them. We enjoyed hearing about the adventures of penguins, dinosaurs and bored aliens! Form 5 then shared some useful writing tips for our budding authors in Form 1. Thank you Form - Read more...

Form 1 Senses Walk

(16.03.17) This morning Form 1 had a brilliant trip to the North Inch for their ‘Senses’ walk. We smelled stunning flowers that smelt like honey. We touched a rough and wrinkly tree. We heard whipping wind. We saw fluffy dogs, a smooth golf course, and a wavy, whirling river. Our favourite bits - Read more...

SSSA Ski Race

(15.03.17) Due to the cancellation of the SSSA Alpine Series Races because of the abysmal lack of snow we have had this season, the SSSA organised an indoor championship which was held on Wednesday and Thursday 15th  and 16th  March at The Glasgow Ski Centre at Braehead.  Our Craigclowan ski - Read more...

Spring Forward Inter-House Cross Country Challenge

 (14.03.17) With Spring unmistakably in the air and Form 8 exams being over for the Term, there was no better time to have our end of season Inter-House Challenge. After much recent racing, some legs were tired but the competitive spirit and the eagerness to defend House colours was never - Read more...

Match Report: Under 13B Girls Netball Craigclowan v Kilgraston

  (15.03.17) The Under 13B girls netball team played Kilgraston today at Kilgraston.  In the first quarter, Kilgrastron pulled ahead, but once settled the girls fought back to bring it back to 4 all.  They started passing well and there was some brilliant play.  Unfortunately the other team - Read more...

Form 1 Senses Assembly

Form 1 were absolutely fantastic on Wednesday morning as they presented their assembly to the rest of the school. They shared their learning for the term on the topic ‘Senses’, before then going on to teach everyone about guide dogs. Form 1 would like to sponsor a class of guide dog puppies, - Read more...

Form 4 Trip to the Salmon Hatchery, Almondbank

(14.03.17) The Form 4 boys and girls, in advance of their life cycles topic next term, were treated to a wonderful experience today courtesy of Mrs Mercer-Nairne, in the form of a trip to the Salmon Hatchery at Almondbank. We were given a very informative presentation at school prior to a wonderful - Read more...

Match Report: Fettes Afternoon of Sport - Under 9 and Under 10 Boys Hockey and Girls Netball

(13-03-17) The whole of Forms 4 and 5 boys and girls travelled to Fettes in Edinburgh for a great afternoon of sport on Monday.  There was great excitement amongst all the teams who all played hard for their school.  We were given a great welcome at Fettes and a lovely match tea afterwards, so - Read more...

Match Report: Under 11A Boys Hockey Craigclowan v ESMS

  (09.03.17) Last game this season for the boys so a real opportunity to show how much they have come on during the term.  We played 8 outfield players which did shuffle things around a little and put a lot of emphasis on using the width.  The boys showed some super skills and passing - Read more...

Form 1 - Fun with Daisy

(13.03.17) Form 1 had a very special this visitor this morning. Alasdair’s Dad very kindly brought in Daisy the basset hound as part of Alasdair’s ‘Fireflies’ presentation on dogs. Daisy was very well behaved and we all loved meeting her. We also love her long ears and massive paws – Mrs - Read more...

Form 1 - Puppy Love!

(08.03.17) Form 1C had two very special visitors last week. For her ‘fireflies’ presentation about dogs, Jemima brought in her two beautiful spaniels, Haggis and Brora. The children were able to ask Jemima all about working dogs and how they are looked after. Everyone then got a chance to have - Read more...

Merchiston Cross-Country Relays – U11 Team Victorious

  (07.03.17) 15 children travelled to Edinburgh to enjoy an afternoon of sportsmanship over a fast and energy sapping cross-country course measuring just around 1 mile. At 2pm the U11 race was underway and saw our A Team (Teo T, Ferdi Q and Jamie L), B Team (Hamish H, Zen S and Mac MacD) and C - Read more...

Kilgraston String Day

  (24.02.17) Some of our instrumentalists recently enjoyed their visit to Kilgraston’s annual String Day when they were able to enjoy learning and making music with children from lots of other - Read more...


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