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Adventure Award Days – first steps toward World Championships

Adventure Award Days are now published for next year. These days give whole classes over the course over a day (or half) to experience some real world learning in a variety of outdoor sports. Who knows – the next Orienteering/ … Continue reading

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Local o-Heroes

Some breaking news …. Longniddry Primary School’s Maja Robertson competed in the W10A in The Scottish Championships at Balmoral Castle at the weekend. She finished second to a girl from Bristol, who had recently won the W10 British Championships. However, as … Continue reading

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East and MidLothian Orienteering Festival – The results!

Thanks to all the East Lothian and Midlothian schools who made this such a great day. First, some top stats … We had over 500 entries-  made up of pairs, teams and solos. A total of over 900 pupils – up on … Continue reading

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Longniddry Primary pupil tops Scottish Junior orienteers

Maja Robertson, (Edinburgh Southern Orienteering Club) of Primary 5 at Longniddry Primary School, took first place in the 10 years and under category of the Scottish Orienteering Sprint Championships 2016 at South Queensferry on Sunday the 7th February. Maja ran … Continue reading

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Literacy through Orienteering

At a recent Teaching Orienteering 1 course we experimented with the use of Sport Ident timing controls for a literacy focused activity. the activity was well received by participants who then looked at how with a little tweak the same activity … Continue reading

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