Monthly Archives: December 2009

Festive Canoeing …

Final friday of the year!  While most softer folk were off for their Christmas Dinners seven of the hardier S1 Knox pupils opted for a canoe up the Tyne.  We put in at the Aubigny , and paddled up to … Continue reading

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Dunbar Primary P4s go orienteering

Monday was the last of a 6 day programme of orienteering sessions that have been delivered to all four of the P4 Classes at Dunbar Primary School.  Orienteering is an excellent way to get pupils active in the outdoors; not … Continue reading

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S6s are challenged in the fog

Friday’s S6 Outdoor Education Challenge was held at Yellowcraigs in freezing fog.   Teams from North Berwick, PL, Ross High and Knox had to navigated their way around the beach and woods; competing against each other on a number of problem … Continue reading

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Coasteering…Active Risk Management

On December 4th seven puupils from Ross High along with Mr Berry undertook an immersion course in Risk Management. The S6 pupils were working on risk assessment by undertaking a short journey along East Lothian’s coastline at North Berwick. Also known … Continue reading

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SPORTident arrives

Yesterdays orienteering cluster day at Yellowcraigs saw Aberlady, Saltoun and Humbie Primary schools become the first to use OE’s new SPORTident kit.  Out are fixed start times, paper cards and punches. In are electronic controls and dibbers.  The system allows … Continue reading

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