Author Archives: Andy Duff

Windy Winter Walking – A Breeze for Musselburgh Grammar Girls

Based at Badaguish, staff began the week with an Avalanche Awareness CPD day and were joined on Wednesday by seven S2 and S3 students from Musselburgh Grammar. The unusual lack of snow cover in the area meant that skiing was off the cards, but students good-naturedly overcame … Continue reading

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The Tour du Mont Blanc – A challenging opportunity for Geography and Modern Language Pupils in Summer 2017?

Passing through France, Italy and Switzerland The Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB) is a 170km trek around the Mont Blanc massif, with a total ascent of over 10,000m – that’s more than climbing Everest! The reward; stunning scenery, the chance to improve your … Continue reading

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Adv Higher Biology and Geography out and about

Last Wed and Thursday saw a multi-school, joint subjects fieldwork out in some of East Lothian’s top locations. Biology and Geography Adv Higher  pupils from Preston Lodge , Musselburgh Grammar and Ross High traveled round the county,   staying overnight at … Continue reading

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Evidence of impact of Outdoor Learning published

A significant report has been published on a 4 year, 125 school, 40,000 pupil Outdoor Learning Demonstration Project. A full copy of the Natural Connections project report can be downloaded from Natural England’s Access to Evidence publications catalogue.  An 11-minute … Continue reading

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Mountain Training courses – No beards required.

  In a bid to encourage more young females to get active outdoors Mountain Training has produced an excellent short film that follows a group on a Mountain Skills course in Snowdonia.  Watch and share the film by clicking on the image above, … Continue reading

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