Monthly Archives: March 2016

East and Mid – Lothian Schools Orienteering Competition 2016

All schools should have previously received information regarding this fantastic event. However if it has somehow managed to evade you, here are the main details. What: A (joint Mid and East Lothian) Schools Orienteering Competition and Festival Where: Vogrie Country … Continue reading

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Ski adventures above the clouds for PL and NB pupils

Pupils from Preston Lodge and North Berwick schools took part in a weekend of ski touring with the Outdoor Learning Service.   Driving north on the Friday with 19 degs C having been recorded in Braemar we were ‘optimistic but realistic‘ as … Continue reading

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Ski-touring-tastic for ELC teachers

For the first time the Winter CPD weekend at Badaguish in the Cairngorms last weekend included a ski touring taster for ELC teachers. The purpose of this session was to let teachers experience ski touring in order to help the Outdoor … Continue reading

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Fire!

Last Wednesday night Andy Duff from ELC Outdoor Education delivered a Fire Building course to the staff of King’s Meadow Primary School. We had great fun making fires and using Kelly Kettles. We cooked pancakes and boiled water for hot chocolate! Now that we … Continue reading

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