Primary School Orienteering Competition

East Lothian’s Primary School Orienteering Competition 2012

Thursday 1st March 2012


Please come along and have your school represented at East Lothian School’s premier Orienteering Event.

  • Entry Free to all East Lothian Primary Schools
  • Two courses – P4/5 (compete in pairs) and P6/7 (compete as individuals)
  • John Muir Country Park (map)
  • Registration open from 10am to 2pm
  • Course closes at 3pm


Please give notification of numbers and approximate arrival time to Martyn as soon as possible.

For reports on previous years orienteering competitions please click here

The accompanying staff with the children will only be needed to supervise the children in the registration area – not any orienteering. Please be aware that this is a competition and there will be no time for teaching of basic orienteering skills during the day. All competitors must have previous orienteering experience.

If you are a member of school staff that would like to know more about teaching orienteering in school then please book onto the Teaching Orienteering Course


Primary Outdoor Learning Orienteering Sessions 2011/12

There is still time for East Lothian Primary Pupils to find themselves. A few sessions left in the free Orienteering 2011/12 Primary Outdoor Learning Days are still up for grabs. Point your pupils in the right direction with a chance to work on map and team skills and develop some confident individuals along the way. Why not bring your whole class along?

Details of these free sessions delivered by the Outdoor Learning Service team are here and also availability for the events here.

Come on get your compasses out! (Well actually, as well as the teaching we can supply those too!).

East Lothian Outdoor Learning Service
Tel: 0131 653 5217

FAMILY ACTIVITY DAY Saturday 20th August 12.30pm 3.30pm…

Saturday 20th August
Prestongrange Museum, Prestonpans

Bring the whole family along to this free day of activities. Try out different activities – archery, kayaking, printing, orienteering, crafts and much more! Into dance? You could try bellydancing or have a go at some 1960s dancing? Or if you’re more arty you could try ceramic painting or printing. The Ranger Service will be on hand to answer all your animal questions!

Download our packed programme:

No bookings, just drop in. Come early to ensure you don’t miss out!!