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R.O.P.E … the story so far

A group of 8 S3 pupils have been out on a program of Adventurous Outdoor Activies called ROPE being delived by the Outdoor Learning Service. On Tuesday the group visited the climbing wall at Tranent, where they learned the basics … Continue reading

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Workin’ on the chain gang

Friday was the final day of the Knox’s S2s R.O.P.E. Challenge delivered by East Lothian Council Outdoor Education Service …. and the E is for Exploration. The team had chosen to travel over to Fife to do the Chain Walk … Continue reading

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The ROPE on the Tyne is all …

Monday was day three of Knox Academy S2’s R.O.P.E. session .. and P is for Paddling. We put in above the Aubigny in Haddington and paddled up to the lade before Clerkingtons’s Mill Click here to open a full screen … Continue reading

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What is the ROPE Challenge?

The ROPE Challenge is a program of adventurous outdoor activities provided to Knox Academy by the Outdoor Education Service supported by Active Schools . ROPE stands for Rock-climbing, Orienteering, Paddling and Exploration. The first three sessions introduce participants to different land and water based … Continue reading

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Knox S1 get some Winter Skills

Friday was the fourth and final ROPE sessions for the Knox S1s. It was an early start and off to the Ben Lawers mountains for the day. The plan had been to climb Meal nan Tarmachan, unfortunately the road up … Continue reading

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