Monthly Archives: February 2010

Yester Primary kids go up the wall

A group of pupils from Yester Primary school visited “East Lothian’s best kept climbing secret” … otherwise known as the Tranent Climbing Wall. Still heady from their recent win in the P6/P7 East Lothian Schools Orienteering Competition the pupils enthusiastically … Continue reading

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Yester Primary pupils enjoy a chilly Tyne

Pupils from Yester Primary School enjoyed a bright sunny morning, and a cooler afternoon’s canoe session on the Tyne at Haddington. The pupils learned some basic paddle strokes before going on a small journey up from the weir towards Clerkington … Continue reading

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Winter Skills Courses – this weekend!

Want to know the difference between graupel and wind-slab? Need to improve your winter navigation?  Want to learn how to build an emergency snow shelter? Don’t know what those pointy bits strapped to the bottom of your boots are for?  Or … 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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Schools Orienteering Competition

The Results o-results-primary-comp-2010 All the results for both primary courses are on the one spreadsheet – including all the split times (individual times for each leg) o-results-secondary-comp-2010 All the results are in order of points – maximum points available were … Continue reading

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