December | 2012 | Cargilfield : Scotland's First Prep School

Archive News, December 2012

Archive News for December 2012


What's New?

Music Exam Successes

Well done to those who entered for the ABRSM & TRINITY examinations in the Autumn 2012 term and passed at the following levels:- DISTINCTION Robin Bradfield – Grade 3 piano Finn Hart-Brown – Grade 1 violin Naomi Miller – Grade

Boarders’ Feast

What a night! The boarders all assembled at the foot of the stairs and made their way up to the dining hall that was festively decorated. After a Grace which referred to being liberated from brussel sprouts the pupils sat

Piping Success

Pipe Major Douglas Murray Our piping teacher, Douglas, has won the Gillies Cup and the Brattach Gorm World Piping Championship in London, one of the most prestigious piping competitions in the world. This is a Piobeairechd section, which is the

1st XV Rugby v Aysgarth

Cargilfield 1st XV 7 – Aysgarth 38

Outdoor Education

Outdoor Education Update – Autumn Term 2012 Despite the cooler, wet and windy conditions of late, we have managed to run all the planned Outdoor Education sessions which have included some very challenging mountain bike runs on frozen and rutted

Music Success

Congratulations to Daniel and Felix who have been accepted by the National Children’s Orchestra of Great Britain (U13s). In 2013 the Orchestra will give 4 public performances, at the Anvil (Basingstoke), Leeds Town Hall, Birmingham Symphony Hall and the Royal Festival Hall, London.  

Maths Challenge Winners

Cargilfield Pupils have done very well in the recent Primary Mathematics Challenge (PMC). Here is a photograph of all of our PMC winners who received a certificate for their high scores in the competition. This is the first time that

Countdown to Christmas in Nursery

The countdown has already begun in Nursery as we rev up and get ready for a fantastic fun festive period. We had an amazing time doing our topic on Transport and made some fabulous vehicles including trains, planes and automobiles.

New Half Term in Nursery

We had a very busy week leading up to half term with our Harvest preparations and catering. We made bread from scratch after reading the story of The Little Red Hen and learned about yeast and how it makes the

Autumn Days in Nursery

Nursery have been having a fabulous time in the last few weeks and are thoroughly enjoying the autumn sunshine! We went on a wonderful trip to Butterfly World to learn about some more exotic pets to finish our pet topic.We