Barvick Saturday

May 2, 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

Egg Collecting

May 2, 2017

On Friday, some of the younger Litlte Ardvreck children went to the hatchery at Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre to collect eggs for their classroom incubator. We were shown – and held – chicks of various ages. We also investigated a learning … Continued

Mac and Erskine Sunday

May 1, 2017

On Sunday, the Mac boys went up to the Hydro grounds for a taste of disk golf. The Erskine girls met up with them and everyone got refreshments at the golf club.  This was followed by an opportunity to test … Continued

Techno Challenge Success

April 30, 2017

27 schools took part in the Techno Challenge at St Leonards. This was Ardvreck’s first time in the event so we weren’t quite sure what to expect. They got off to a great start designing and building a trebuchet out … Continued

Fettes Orchestra Day

April 29, 2017

Forms 3 to 5 from the School Orchestra, had a wonderful time at the Fettes Orchestra Day. They started the day off at 10.30am with a full orchestral rehearsal along with 140 pupils from various other Prep schools before having … Continued

Evening Climbing

April 29, 2017

On Wednesday, a group of budding mountaineers went for an assault on Bennybeg. Lots of fun was had by all, scrambling around on the rocks, looking after each other’s safety and shooting up three challenging climbing routes on the crag. There … Continued

UKMT Junior Maths Challenge

April 27, 2017

Good luck to all those taking part in the UKMT Junior Maths Challenge today. A selection of Form 4, 5 and 6 pupils will be taking part in the 1 hour Challenge that is taken by children in schools across … Continued

Sunday Walk

April 26, 2017

A small group from Junior House chose to go for a walk on Sunday.  Whilst others were playing rugby or climbing munros, this intrepid bunch took the meandering path up to the Knock. The views were spectacular, but the glorious … Continued

Sunday Adventure – Ben Lui

April 25, 2017

On Sunday a group of intrepid Ardvreck adventurers joined myself, Miss Whitelaw and Mr Davey for an ascent of Ben Lui, Scotland’s 28th highest mountain. The team of 14 were in good spirits for the drive to Tyndrum where the … Continued

Crieff Mini Rugby Tournament

April 25, 2017

The Crieff Mini Rugby Tournament took place on Sunday and Ardvreck entered teams into two tournaments – winning the trophy for both tournaments. A big thank you to Crieff and Strathearn Rugby Club for inviting us to their wonderful event. P6/7 … Continued

A Dinosaur in the Woods

April 19, 2017

Little Ardvreck have already made a start on their Dinosaur topic this term. They looked at some art work by Andy Goldworthy and then they took the opportunity to get out in the Spring sunshine to create a picture from … Continued

First Day of Term

April 19, 2017

There is nothing better than seeing your friends again after the holidays!   Today was no exception, as the first break time saw friends getting together again playing tennis, swinging on the monkey bars, playing outdoor chess, making dens, helping Little … Continued

Summer Term

April 18, 2017

School is very busy as we prepare for our boarders to return tonight and our day pupils to return tomorrow morning. We are looking forward to welcoming six new pupils as well as a number of French visitors who are … Continued

Easter Holidays

March 28, 2017

Ardvreck is now on holiday and we wish all our pupils, staff and their families a very restful Easter break.  Next term, our 6th form will be taking their Common Entrance exams and we wish them all well as they … Continued

Fiddler on the Roof

March 28, 2017

The scene is set. The backstage whispers die away, one by one. The authentic costumes have been adjusted for the fifth time. The immaculate makeup admired by both girls and boys. The expectant families settle. Will this be another stunning … Continued