Author Archives: Andy Duff

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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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

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Adv Higher Biology and Geography out and about

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

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