Author Archives: Andy Duff
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
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
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
The Tour du Mont Blanc – A challenging opportunity for Geography and Modern Language Pupils in Summer 2017?
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
Last Wed and Thursday saw a multi-school, joint subjects fieldwork out in some of East Lothian’s top locations. Biology and Geography Adv Higher pupils from Preston Lodge , Musselburgh Grammar and Ross High traveled round the county, staying overnight at … Continue reading