Author Archives: Andy Duff

Pupil Winter Skills Residentials – Cairngorms Feb and Mar 2019

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 help … Continue reading

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The Tour of Mont Blanc – A challenging adventure for Geography and Modern Language Pupils in Summer 2019

Passing through France, Italy and Switzerland The Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB) is a 170km trek around the Mont Blanc massif, with a total ascent of over 10,000m – that’s more than climbing Everest! The reward; stunning scenery, the chance to improve your … Continue reading

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The Adventure Academy … the story so far.

For 2017-18 The Outdoor Learning Service launched the Adventure Academy.  A county wide outdoor activities ‘club’ for S2.  Pupils from Tranent, Musselburgh and Dunbar secondary schools have just completed their first term’s programme of activities.  These included watersports, indoor climbing … Continue reading

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The East Lothian Adventure Academy needs you!

What is the Adventure Academy… A group of pupils from across East Lothian Council  schools who will meet and work together on a range of outdoor adventurous activities including rock-climbing, orienteering, canoeing, kayaking and mountain sports. When and where  … From … Continue reading

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Windy Winter Walking – A Breeze for Musselburgh Grammar Girls

Based at Badaguish, staff began the week with an Avalanche Awareness CPD day and were joined on Wednesday by seven S2 and S3 students from Musselburgh Grammar. The unusual lack of snow cover in the area meant that skiing was off the cards, but students good-naturedly overcame … Continue reading

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