Monthly Archives: February 2016

Pupil winter skills weekend – 18-20th March 2016

  This year we are back at the fine facilities of Badaguish in the Cairngorms National Park. Why attend? The Scottish winter mountains can be a challenging environment.  They are an excellent place to help you gain skills and confidence. We will … Continue reading

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ELCOLS – Week 2

A description of lessons shadowed by James – Edinburgh Uni student on placement with ELCOLS My week started with a trip to Prestonpans Infant School for a ‘Bairns in the Woods’ session with a small group of students and their … Continue reading

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Longniddry Primary pupil tops Scottish Junior orienteers

Maja Robertson, (Edinburgh Southern Orienteering Club) of Primary 5 at Longniddry Primary School, took first place in the 10 years and under category of the Scottish Orienteering Sprint Championships 2016 at South Queensferry on Sunday the 7th February. Maja ran … Continue reading

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Adventurous Learning

Marcus Baillie of AALS in full flow at one of Saturday’s Adventurous Learning workshops. The morning was organised and run by Education Scotland and also included workshops by Outward Bound,  The Ocean Youth Trust and The Scout Association.  The plenary session kicked off with … Continue reading

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2 Days in the Life of a Climbing Wall

Hello, my name’s James Spalding and I’m a student on the Outdoor Education MSc programme at Edinburgh University, and I’m currently doing my placement here for a month at East Lothian Outdoor Learning Service. The first  2 days have been … Continue reading

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