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Primary Mathematics Challenge 2016/17

In November 2016 over 63,000 pupils took part in the Primary Mathematics Challenge run by the Mathematical Association.  Schools from all over the UK and overseas take part so it is a worldwide competition!  It is designed to be a fun and exciting challenge for the pupils.  All of Form 7 took - Read more...

Form 5 - Trip to the Glasgow Science Centre

(02.02.17) Form 5 enjoyed another action pack school trip to the Glasgow Science Centre.  We began with a trip around the universe in the Planetarium which really engaged the children and linked well to their classroom learning about our Solar System.  After that the children had a brilliant time - Read more...

Match Report: Under 12 Boys Hockey Craigclowan v ESMS

(01.02.17) This was a new fixture arranged over the past few days. It was a great opportunity for everyone to play in a different or new position. The boys made a very strong and determined start and soon developed a commanding first half lead. The pace was frantic but the awareness of space and - Read more...

Fraser's Staring Role in Lego Batman Movie

Our younger pupils are eagerly awaiting the national launch of the new Lego Batman movie on 10 February.  What they don’t all know is that Fraser in Form 5E has recorded the song which plays during the credits.  Fraser was lucky enough to attend the London Premiere last Saturday in Leicester - Read more...

Form 8 Trip to Edinburgh Mosque

  (31.01.17) The annual Form 8 trip down to the Edinburgh Mosque took place on Tuesday. It was, as usual, a fantastic trip, giving the children an opportunity to ask all of those difficult questions which have arisen due to recent events around the world. We were incredibly pleased to have the - Read more...

Match Report: Under 12 Girls Netball Craigclowan v The Mary Erskine School

(01.02.17) The girls played three matches on Wednesday 1st February 2017: Craigclowan A v Craigclowan B Both A and B teams played an excellent match to start off the afternoon of netball.  The game was fast paced and both teams played some great netball.  Craigclowan B v Mary - Read more...

WOSPS Netball Trials

(30.01.17) Over 20 girls from Craigclowan, Kilgraston and Ardvreck attended the WOSPS (West of Scotland Prep Schools) netball trials on Monday 30th January. It was a great afternoon of netball and all the girls who attended played some excellent netball. The Craigclowan girls played hard and 7 of - Read more...

Cross-country Running: Rawthey Run, Sedbergh, Cumbria

  25.01.17) Thirteen under 11 boys and girls travelled south and crossed the border to compete in the notorious Rawthey run in Sedbergh.  Our boys and girls quickly acquired a taste of boarding life, making the most of the hospitality and genuine kindness of Sedbergh’s staff and Senior pupils. - Read more...

Match Report: Under 13 Girls Netball: Craigclowan v Ardvreck v Loretto

(25.01.17) Another strong performance from the under 13 girls today at Ardvreck. In both games, the Craigclowan girls dominated the play making it very hard for both teams to gain possession. Over the next few weeks the girls need to work on centre passing to ensure they are confident from the - Read more...

Match Report: Under 11 A&B Boys Hockey Craigclowan v Loretto (Home)

(23.01.17) A team - I have to applaud the boys on today’s performance.  It was a like chalk and cheese from last week.  They were calmer and more composed.  They kept their positions more which opened up the space, this along with some strong accurate passing resulted in some excellent - Read more...

Match Report: U13A Boys Hockey Craigclowan v Loretto

The U13A team travelled to Loretto on Wednesday to play their second match of the season. We started strong with an early goal by Adam which got the game going.  Loretto quickly equalised and unfortunately heads went down. The boys need to have more belief in themselves; they are a great bunch of - Read more...

Burns Lunches

(23.01.17) Burn's Night is on Wednesday of this week, so we had Burn's Lunch at both Junior Lunch and Senior Lunch on Monday. The Haggis was piped in by Sasha of Form 8 at Junior Lunch and Freddy at Senior Lunch.  At Senior Lunch, the haggis was addressed with great drama and wit by Sasha. - Read more...

Form 2 - Scottish Poetry Competition

  Form 2 all did a fantastic job of reciting some Scottish poems. Mrs Trueland kindly came along to be our judge and she was very impressed by everyone. She gave feedback to the children as they enjoyed a wee glass of Irn Bru and a yummy tunnocks teacake. Anna Haddow, Amelia Milton received first - Read more...

Match Report: Under 11 Girls Netball Craigclowan v Belhaven

(18.01.17) A lot of excitement and a fair amount of nerves preceded the start of the under 11 girls’ first netball matches of the season against Belhaven. They had a lot of time to think about it too, with a one and half hour minibus journey to down Belhaven in Dunbar – it’s almost in - Read more...

Match Report: Under 13 Boys Hockey Craigclowan v Belhaven

(18.01.17) Our first match of the season, and our boys gave a strong performance in their new XI a side format v Belhaven. Daniel, our goal keeper, was captain for this match. It was a close first half, and after an impressive high goal from Archie, we were drawing 2-2 at half time. A quick goal - Read more...

Match Report: Under 11 Boys Hockey Craigclowan v Belhaven

(18.01.17) First game of the season is always a bit of an unknown.  We travelled to Belhaven full of excitement and a bit of nerves. A new formation and both Harry and Hugo experiencing their first match in goals.  We started well, with some good passing and movement. Chances came and went. This - Read more...


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