Monthly Archives: March 2010

Natural Navigation

Breakfasted today to Evan Davis on BBC Radio 4 interviewing the author of The Natural Navigator, a new book that advocates dispensing with compass and GPS in favour of the navigation techniques of our ancestors and country folk. Look’s like … Continue reading

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Prestonpans have a windy time on the Tyne

Pupils from Prestonpans Primary had to work hard to paddle up the Tyne in windy and blustery conditions today. The school’s watersports are normaly held at Musselburgh lagoons at the end of the summer. The change of venue seems to … Continue reading

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Peer Belaying

An approved document from the OEAP (Outdoor Education Advisors Panel – the English/Welsh equivalent of SAPOE (Scottish Advisory Panel for Outdoor Education)). This document will be of interest to all party leaders who use any centre/establishment with climbing or high … Continue reading

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High Hopes for Cockenzie Primary

Tuesday and Wednesday saw Mrs Munro and Miss Drummond’s P5s enjoying some fine spring weather at the Hopes reservoir and surrounding Lammermuir Hills . Click here for full-screen slide-show. This was the first two of five days of hill-walking being … Continue reading

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Adrift on the Tweed

Some more staff development took place this past weekend with 2 days of canoe training. All participants are currently working towards their 3 star canoe award (SCA award). Included in the participants were staff from North Berwick and Preston Lodge … Continue reading

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