Little Ardvreck- Trip to Christmas Tree Farm

December 4, 2017

Little Ardvreck were treated to a seasonal outing at the Spurway’s Christmas Tree Farm yesterday! They learnt about the bailer, putting trees on the conveyer belt and even chose two Christmas trees to take back to school!

Strathallan Fun with Pipes and Drums Day

December 1, 2017

Our pipers and drummers had a wonderful time at Strathallan School today during the Fun with Pipes and Drums Day. After meeting in the chapel, the musicians split into sectional rehearsals until lunchtime. Our pipers learned two new tunes,”Sine Bhan” … Continued

Christmas Fair- 24/11/17

November 24, 2017

The Findlay Hall was buzzing with excitement this morning as the sixth form hosted our annual Christmas Fair! It was books, baking and bric-a-brac galore…there was even a sprinkle of snow to welcome our Exeat weekend!

GWCT Art Competition

November 24, 2017

The GWCT (Game & Wildlife Conversation Trust) ran their schools art competition again this year. The Prize Giving took place on Thursday 23 November at the AK Bell Library in Perth. Ardvreck pupils Callie B, Bruce F and Joel VB … Continued

U9s Rugby- Merchiston 18/11/17

November 24, 2017

On Saturday 18th November the Under 9 Rugby team travelled to Belhaven. We played 8-a-side. It was a game of three ten minute segments. Belhaven scored first. We were slow to respond and it looked as if it we were … Continued

Little Ardvreck at Work

November 16, 2017

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Pipe Band at Gleneagles Master Chef Event

November 16, 2017

The Pipe Band had a ball at the Gleneagles Master Chef Fundraiser on 13 November, where they piped in the guests and opened the celebrations. Led by Red Hot Chilli Piper, Andy Low, they gave a fantastic performance and were … Continued

Climbing News

November 16, 2017

On Friday evening, 10th November, a team of 5 intrepid climbers joined Mr Robertson for a session at Perth College climbing wall. As ever, I was very impressed with everyone’s attentiveness and willingness to give the various challenges a go. … Continued

Ardvreck Sevens 2017

November 15, 2017

On Sunday the 5th of November we were treated to the best weather for the annual Ardvreck Sevens Tournament. A fantastic atmosphere was present for our 9 visiting teams and the Friends of Ardvreck pulled out all stops with their … Continued

Ardvreck Mini Marathon

November 14, 2017

On Saturday 11th November 2017 we held our very first Ardvreck Mini Marathon. All children from Form 2 to F6 took on the challenge. We plan that it will eventually grow into an annual inter-school event. The run was just … Continued

Ardvreck Pipe Band at the Crieff Remembrance Day Parade

November 13, 2017

The Pipe Band were fantastic ambassadors for Ardvreck on Sunday when they joined the Morrison’s and Crieff High School Pipe Bands on the Remembrance Sunday parade. On a beautiful, crisp Autumn Day, the bands set off from the British Legion … Continued

WOSPS: Rugby at Craigclowan v Dandylions

November 13, 2017

Wednesday the 1st of November was the date selected for the annual fixture of West of Scotland Prep Schools (WOSPS) versus the Dandelions at Craigclowan School. Of the 20 players selected for the team, I’m very pleased to say that … Continued

Erskine Pizza Night

November 13, 2017

On the night after the exciting Aquathlon event in school, the Erskine girls enjoyed pizza, movie and tuck night in the boarding house.  After warm showers they spent chill out time in house playing cheat and other card games while … Continued

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