Tuesday and Wednesday saw Mrs Munro and Miss Drummond’s P5s enjoying some fine spring weather at the Hopes reservoir and surrounding Lammermuir Hills .
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This was the first two of five days of hill-walking being provided to Cockenzie Primary. As well as basking in the first warm days of Spring both groups got to enjoy messing about in the last of the melting patches of snow.
All of the pupils were responsible for leading different legs of their journey around the reservoir and back over the hill-tops. They all learned how to read an Ordnance Survey map, how to to calculate how far they have walked by using the map’s scale – and why it ‘hurts more‘ when your route crosses lots of those brown lines on the map. (Going up-hill over lots of contours!). However one group did have fun on the descents – click here for the video.
For more photos also see the posts at the Cockenzie edubuzz blog.