Monthly Archives: March 2010

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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Somewhere…beyond the Sea

As part of The Explorer John Muir Award for pupils from Ross High, East Lothian Ranger Service and The Outdoor Education Service came together to deliver a very different exploring experience. Coasteering or extreme rockpooling. Next week the pupils are … Continue reading

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Sailing on Musselburgh’s Golden Pond

The ice sheets of the past months on the Lagoons have finally receded. This has meant that our introduction to sailing course has been able to go ahead as planned. Wetsuits all round as the ice may have gone but … 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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Student Winter Skills ’10

Plenty of sun and lots of snow provided excellent conditions for the weekend’s Student Winter Skills Course. Twelve S5 and S6 pupils from Knox, Dunbar and North Berwick were on a residential trip to the Cairngorms run by the Outdoor … Continue reading

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