‘Ard Challenge 2017

May 23, 2017

“What a total ripper of a day. Every year I think how can this possibly be more fun than last year – and then it is!” This comment from an Ardvreck parent encapsulates the sentiments of everyone who participated in … Continued

Girls’ Cricket v Gordonstoun

May 22, 2017

On Wednesday it was the girls turn to show the boys how to play cricket. Our match was against Gordonstoun on a beautiful summer’s day played at home. The match was set out so the girls were in pairs and … Continued


May 22, 2017

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WOSPS v Dandylions Rounders

May 22, 2017

Ardvreck was thrilled to have five girls playing for the West of Scotland Prep Schools Rounders Squad as they took on the might of the Dandylions.   Amelia A and Amelia T were selected to play for the WOSPS A team … Continued

Inter-House Music Competition

May 18, 2017

The whole school had a very busy day when the Annual Inter-House Music Competition was held in the Music School. We were delighted to welcome Dr Joanna Allsop (Head of Music, Cargilfield School). who provided encouraging, constructive feedback for pupils … Continued

A Day at the Seaside

May 18, 2017

Sunday really was a sunny day and everything was looking good for a fun filled girl’s day out to the seaside.  After a lovely scenic tour across Scotland we arrived in a very sunny St Andrews just in time for … Continued

Water Carriers

May 17, 2017

We are raising money for water Aid so we have been learning how some people in the world don’t have running tap water and they have to collect water everyday, sometime a long way from their village. The children were … Continued

Inter-House Piping and Drumming

May 16, 2017

Every year, Ardvreck holds the Inter-House Piping and Drumming Competition. Houses compete for points and there are a variety of classes for chanter, piping, drum pad and both tenor and snare drum. Our adjudicators, Mr Brian Elrick and Miss Islay … Continued

Nurses’ Day

May 16, 2017

On the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, our new nurse, Sheila Milne, celebrated Nurses’ Day with us.   International Nurses’ Day is celebrated on 12 May each year, to mark the contributions nurses make to society.  Nurse Milne … Continued

Open Morning

May 16, 2017

In amongst a typically busy Ardvreck week we managed to squeeze in an Open Morning on Saturday.  We were absolutely delighted with the amount of visitors we had, all of whom spent a very busy morning watching all the activities … Continued

Ascent of Ben A’an

May 16, 2017

On Sunday, six adventurous pupils joined Miss Macleod and I for an ascent of Ben A’an in the Trossachs. The sun was shining at the start of the trip but there were some ominous clouds in the distance as we … Continued

Slugs and snails and puppy dogs tails!

May 15, 2017

On a sunny Sunday morning twelve boy boarders from Mac and Junior House walked through the woods for a game of hares and hounds. After a spot of nature detecting and identifying blue, pink and white bluebells the boys rambled up … Continued

Merchiston Swimming Gala

May 12, 2017

We are the champions! For the first time ever, Ardvreck made it through to the cup competition at the Merchiston U12 Invitational Swimming Gala by finishing top of their group, Micah vB, Angus K, Cosmo GC, Seb S, Alexis de … Continued

WOSPS Rounders

May 12, 2017

This afternoon Ardvreck hosted the WOSPS Rounders trials. The schools involved in the trials were Craigclowan, Kilgraston and of course Ardvreck. The girls all gathered down on the pitches for half past one and they got warmed up. We then … Continued

Pocket Garden

May 11, 2017

Mrs Spurway and the children have been working very hard on Ardvreck’s winning garden design which will form part of the Living Garden feature at the Gardening Scotland exhibition in June. The pocket garden is really taking shape. The School’s … Continued