Harvest Time

September 15, 2017

Nursery children are learning all about harvest time. We drove out to Bennybeg to see the harvested wheat fields. The children loved running across the stubble to hide behind the bails. They found some stalks of wheat left behind from … Continued

Proud Moment for Ardvreck Pupil

September 14, 2017

Sixth form pupil James Houlden has won the BSPS Burghley Gold Cup at Burghley. James made the trip from Scotland to Lincolnshire with his pony Pebbly Principal Boy and is pictured here in front of Burghley House with his parents. … Continued

Challenge Well Met

September 11, 2017

The 6th Form Leadership and Teamwork Challenge took place this weekend.  6 munros were bagged and and the challenge met by this group of keen 12 year olds. Full story to follow with more photos… 

Wet Sunday Walking

September 11, 2017

This Sunday Mr Knock, Miss Beamish and Miss Burling took some of Mac and Erskine girls and boys for a wet trip up to Loch Turret. We left school just after midday and set off up into the hills where … Continued

First Day Smiles!

September 8, 2017

Ardvreck is always a happy school and smiles abound as usual.  Forms 1 and 2 were particularly smiley, not only playing on the assault course but also at work in their classroom!  

Welcome Back!

September 5, 2017

We hope that all our families have enjoyed a wonderful Summer holiday and that the children are looking forward to the start of an exciting new school year.  We look forward to welcoming our boarders back this evening and our … Continued

IAPS Athletics

September 4, 2017

Ardvreck’s athletes performed very well at the IAPS Athletics Championships held at Fettes.

Form 4 Innovation Day

September 4, 2017

Form 4 thoroughly enjoyed attending Glenalmond’s Innovation Day.         

Mac and Erskine Disco

September 4, 2017

Mac and Erskine celebrated their last night of term (and indeed their Ardvreck careers!) with a loud and colourful disco following the whole school barbecue.  

Fourth Form Final Fling

September 3, 2017

It is an Ardvreck tradition in Junior House to organise a ‘Final Fling’ for the Fourth Form who will sadly be leaving Junior House and venturing up to pastures new in Mac and Erskine. This year we decided that our … Continued

Leavers’ Adventure Week

September 3, 2017

As soon as the last full-stops were added to Mythology compositions in the Common Entrance Latin examination, the Ardvreck Leavers began loading the bell tents onto the van. The greatly anticipated leavers’ camp was finally upon us – destination Glencoe! … Continued

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