Secondary Orienteering Competition

East Lothian Council’s Outdoor Learning Service Secondary Orienteering Competition will take place on Thursday 10th February 2011.

The venue will be John Muir Country Park – a beautiful wooded area with good obvious boundaries to the orienteering area. It is open to all S2 pupils across East Lothian and beyond. S2 pupils from other authorities are also welcome.
If you require further information regarding this event please contact
Martyn Pegg

Please encourage as many S2 pupils as possible to come to this event. If you are a pupil then please get in touch with your schools Outdoor Learning Coordinator to book your place.

It will be in the format of a score course – thirty five minute limit. Sport-ident will be used.

The course will be open over a whole day so that as many pupils as possible can access the competition.

Registration will open from 0930 and the first competitors will be able to go on the course from 1000. The course will close at 1445. Pupils will be able to start at any time from 1000 to 1400.

Schools who use a minibus will be able to make 3 or 4 trips during the day allowing a different minibus full of pupils a chance to enter this competition.

Please could all secondary outdoor learning coordinators confirm their school attendance here and complete a registration form to Martyn by the very latest 31st January 2011

If any school requires to book a minibus from your Outdoor Learning Service or any further information then please get in touch with
Martyn Pegg

Primary Orienteering Competition

This years primary orienteering competition will take place on Wednesday 10th February 2010. As usual it is open to all primary schools in East Lothian. It would be truly fantastic to have every primary school represented.

The competition will take place at John Muir Country Park, Hedderwick Hill.

There will be two trophies up for grabs. A P4/5 trophy and a P6/7 trophy. Last years winners were Gullane (6/7) and Stoneyhill (4/5).

All competitors for the P6/7 trophy must compete solo and all competitors for the P4/5 trophy must compete as pairs.

Please make sure that your primary school has an entry. Please complete the entry form here and e-mail to Martyn before January 2010



Each school must make their own transport arrangements to John Muir Country Park. All entries will close at the end of January and on this date registration arrival times will be published for each school. It will be between 0930 and 1230. We hope to have the primary competition finished by 1330.

If you require any more details or information then please contact Martyn at the Outdoor Education Service 01875 616690