Junior Camp

June 29, 2017

Last week, the pupils from Forms 1-3 were lucky to attend three separate overnight camps in Aberfeldy. As well as enjoying the experience of spending a night under canvas with their classmates, the children came on an exciting gorge walking … Continued

Gordonstoun Challenge

June 29, 2017

On Friday 16th June I was joined by a contingent of brave Form 4’s for the journey north to take on teams from 17 other prep schools from across the U.K. in the Gordonstoun Challenge. Ottie B, Joel D, Connie … Continued

French tourists

June 19, 2017

Mrs Erdal took our French visitors for a day out on Thursday so that they could see a little more of Perthshire than just Crieff!  The group spent the morning at Blair Castle where, as part of the tour, the … Continued

Babes in the Wood!

June 19, 2017

This Thursday Little Ardvreck were back out in the woods. They made some natural paints in their Art lesson the day before. They ground up blackberries, raspberries, mowed grass, buttercups, charcoal and chalk. The children were so pleased with the … Continued

French Trip – First Few days

June 14, 2017

Word has reached us from France that Form 5 are having the most wonderful time at Chateau de la Baudonnière.    Here is a synopsis from the first two days:: A long, gruelling but fun journey had us arrive at … Continued

Music Maestros

June 13, 2017

Congratulations to our music maestros who recently did very well in their music exams: Ellis A (Initial Grade Piano), Flo A (Grade 3 Violin), Matteo C (Grade 2 Violin), Bruce F (Initial Grade Piano), Robert F (Grade 1 Piano) and … Continued

The BIG Smile

June 13, 2017

Form 4 had great fun at the world record attempt to create the world’s biggest ‘human’ smile!  One thousand people participated in the Big Smile Big Band event, which took place  at the SEC in Glasgow.  Orchestrated by the University … Continued

Little Ballerinas

June 12, 2017

Some of the  Little Ardvreck girls went to Strathallan School to take their Royal Academy of Dance Primary Dance Exam. The girls really enjoyed the afternoon and even announced that they wanted to do the exam all over again!  Special … Continued

Volcanoes!

June 7, 2017

Forms 1 and 2 have recently completed their learning about earth forces in geography by creating their very own erupting volcanoes! I was very impressed to see the results of their work and we all enjoyed watching the ‘lava’ pour … Continued

Science Fair – Form 3

June 7, 2017

Many of the Third Form conducted their own experiments over the Easter holidays as part of their Science Fair project. There were further opportunities to test investigative skills at the start of this term and everyone analysed their results in … Continued

Mac House Bake Sale

June 6, 2017

On Friday 26th May, in addition to the Form Three Science Fair, the Finlay Hall was festooned with bunting and an amazing array of delicious cakes as the Mac House boys enthusiastically ran the much anticipated Mac House Bake Sale. … Continued

Pocket Pallet Garden

June 2, 2017

Despite it being half term, some of Little Ardvreck gave up their time to help Mrs Spurway and Ms Mackintosh to set up Ardvreck’s Pocket Pallet Garden as part of the Gardening Scotland Festival that is open to the public … Continued

Half term

May 28, 2017

Ardvreck is now on half term with all our children and staff enjoying a very well earned break.  We know that they will be recharging their batteries in order to participate fully in all that the second half of term … Continued

‘A Sense of Place’ Form 4 Art Trip

May 28, 2017

On Friday 19th May, Form 4 went to the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two in Edinburgh, to see the wonderful Joan Eardley exhibition, ‘A Sense of Place’. It’s been a very popular exhibition with visitors and was only … Continued

Form 5 Geography Field Day

May 25, 2017

On Friday 19th May, all of the Fifth Form accompanied Miss McLeod, Mr Van Blerk and I on a rivers themed field trip to the Aberfeldy area. A morning of canyoning in Keltney Burn; scrambling over rocks, jumping into pools and … Continued