Science and Technology Day at Merchiston

October 19, 2017

On Thursday 12th October Form 4 went to the Merchiston Castle Science and Technical Day. They following 3 activities which involved making key rings by injection moulding, having the ‘Science of Light’ explained and making electronic mini organs which seemed … Continued

Glenalmond Choral Day

October 18, 2017

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Ardvreck Pipe Band and The Red Hot Chilli Pipers

October 16, 2017

The Ardvreck Pipe Band are due to play at a prestigious event at Gleneagles Hotel along with the Red Hot Chilli Pipers who came for a practice session.  What this space for reports of the event. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” … Continued

Baking Night!

October 16, 2017

The Baking Club had fun on Tuesday night making gluten free cheese scones!

Ardvreckian Success at Horse of the Year Show

October 16, 2017

James Houlden was competing at Horse of The Year Show which is the most famous and number one horse show in the world. It is every competitive riders dream to compete there at the NEC in Birmingham surrounded by the … Continued

Junior Boarding Weekend Fun

October 11, 2017

While the seniors are away – the juniors will play! Junior House opened its doors this weekend for a fun filled boarding weekend for thirty lucky juniors whilst the seniors invaded the North of England on their annual sports tour. … Continued

First Ski Outing for the Junior Team!

October 11, 2017

The pressure was on! We attended the Scottish Schools autumn dual slalom qualifier at Polmont (Falkirk ski centre).  It is a team relay so 4 strong skiers are needed as it is the fastest team down without making any mistakes. … Continued

Boarders at home and at play

October 6, 2017

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Humour, love and tragedy at the opera

October 6, 2017

It can be daunting taking children to the Opera. Why are we going? Three hours of singing … it’s boring … it’s in Italian, German … I don’t get the story … what is it about? At 11.00pm as we … Continued

The Science Behind Food Nutrition

October 6, 2017

Form 3 continued the theme of Food at their assembly by investigating the science behind food nutrition and the effects different foods have upon our bodies. A team of scientists from the University of Ardvreck (wearing lab coats and safety … Continued

Barvick News

October 6, 2017

Since the earliest beginnings of the School more than 125 years ago, pupils have been involved in expeditions, known as Barvicks, to explore the local countryside. The whole school (from the youngest to the oldest) is involved in these expeditions, … Continued

Solar System Research for F3

October 6, 2017

Form 3 continued with the exploration of the Solar System by making a model to investigate the relative distances between the sun and each planet. They used their knowledge of division, decimals and rounding numbers to decide on a scale to … Continued

A F2 Scientific Study!

October 6, 2017

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Enrichment Talk: Man’s Quest to Leave the Planet

October 6, 2017

On Friday 15th September children, teachers and parents enjoyed an interesting and entertaining talk on “Man’s quest to leave the planet” from Mr Paul Nicholls of Merchiston Castle School. Mr Nicholls started by distributing electronic voting widgets among the audience … Continued