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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...

Craigclowan Girls selected for Midlands team play in Inter-regional Tournament

(20.05.17) Three of our Form 8 girls (Iona, Charlotte and Rachel) were selected to play for the Midlands and Midland Hybrid Hockey Squad to play in the Scottish inter-regional hockey tournament which took place on Saturday 20th May in Edinburgh.  The Midlands Team came a solid 4th place, with - Read more...

Susie Represents Scotland

We are delighted that Form 7 pupil Susie has been selected to represent Scotland at the Irish Tetrathlon Championships in Punchestown, Co Kildare, on 17 and 18 June. Tetrathlon involves running, swimming, target shooting and cross- county riding and Susie was the winner of the Scottish Tetrathlon - Read more...

Fair City Chess Competition

(16.05.17) The chess team (Ben E, Max M, Dexter S and Hugo) were in action on Tuesday as they took part in the Fair City Primary 6 and 7 Fair City Chess Competition. They were up against eleven other teams and played well. In the end they finished 3rd equal with three other teams and eventually - Read more...

Cricket Match Reports week beginning 15.05.17

Here are the cricket match reports for week beginning 15.05.17: U12B Boys Cricket Craigclowan v ESMS 17th May 2017 This was an excellent team performance. Every team member contributed well. In the first innings we bowled tightly and fielded well, restricting ESMS to 84 runs.  Into the second - Read more...

Rounders Match Reports week beginning 15.05.17

Here are the reports of rounders matches which took place in week beginning 15.05.17 WOSPS V DANDYLIONS ROUNDERS MATCH Wednesday 17th May 10 Craiglcowan girls represented the WOSPS (West of Scotland Preparatory Schools) team on Wednesday 17th May at Cargilfield. Both WOSPS team played really - Read more...


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