Archive News, October 2010

Archive News for October 2010


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Bugsy Malone

A wonderful production of Bugsy Malone on Tuesday the 19th of October.

ESU junior public speaking competition: Friday, 8 October 2010

Having assembled from as far afield as Jedburgh Grammar School and Moffat Academy in the Borders to as close to home as Stewart’s Melville College and George Watson’s in Edinburgh, twenty-one participants attempted to convince the judges and the audience that there is indeed life on other planets!

Glenalmond Evensong

It was a real privilege to be present at the Evensong at Glenalmond College on Sunday. Our Chapel Choir performed very well indeed and behaved excellently during the day.

A wonderful three day science and geography fieldtrip to The Burn House in Kincardineshire for year 7.

26 members of form 7 went up to The Burn estate in Kincardineshire for 3 days of geography and science fieldwork.

Poetry success in RSPB competition

Congratulations to the following on reaching the final 20 of this competition. The final judging has not taken place and it is worth recording that there were over 1500 entries into the competition.

Nursery news

We are in full swing with the Nursery now and all the children are settling in really well!

Form 8 senior debating: Wednesday, 29th September 2010

A battle of words was engaged in as 8D and 8K crossed their proverbial swords with 8S and 8L in the Form 8 Senior Debating Competition in the Music School on Wednesday evening during clubs.

Visit to Pitlochry Festival Theatre – “An Ideal Husband” by Oscar Wilde

The Headmaster and Mrs Sommerville took a party of 14 children up to the Pitlochry Festival Theatre to see a superb production of Oscar Wilde’s 1895 comedy, which revolves around blackmail and political corruption and touches on the themes of public and private honour.

Munro and mountain biking weekend in Glen Clova and Glen Prosen

An excited and ‘tough’ group departed from Cargilfield on Friday 24th September in order to reach the Hotel in Angus at about 5.30. Well, this was delayed by about half an hour, because our very own Mr Laver had left the most important part of his luggage: his rucksack! The children enjoyed this memory failing and were in good form when they arrived in Edzell.

P3 visit to West Craigie farm

Last Thursday P3 braved the rain and made for West Craigie Farm as part of our topic on Food and Farming.