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A gorge-ous day out

Visibility was about 20m when we approached Soutra Gorge with P5 from Windygoul Primary. And it was cold – ice floating in the river cold – when we reached the river. I was working hard to keep a brave face in … Continue reading

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Haddington Infants – P3 Orienteering

“P3 kids can’t do orienteering – they can’t read maps, they can’t navigate, they’ll get lost and we’ll spend the day chasing them like we’re trying to herd cats.” These were my thoughts when Bill told me we’re off to … Continue reading

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Loretto RC Primary P7 Hillwalking trip

The sun shone and the wind blew for the Loretto RC P7 Primary hillwalking trip in the Lammermuir Hills. After gearing up at the East Lothian Outdoor Learning Service… …we headed for the hills. All the pupils have been working … Continue reading

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Musselburgh Grammar S3 Geography trip

Musselburgh Grammar S3 Geography had a great day out exploring rivers and coastlines in East Lothian. The day started out with a waterfall session on Billsdean Creek followed by a walk downstream to explore the shore – fossilised trees were spotted … Continue reading

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