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

6th Form Leadership and Teamwork Challenge

September 15, 2017

Ardvreck’s annual sixth form leadership and teamwork challenge is designed to measure and nurture the Guts, Resilience, Initiative and Tenacity of all the children entering their last year at the school. This year, once again, the challenge was held over … Continued

Low Ropes Adventure

September 15, 2017

Today, Ardvreck unveiled its newest toy – the low ropes adventure course, kindly gifted to the school by Go Ape. 16 children were able to spice up their break-time by dangling from the ropes, clambering across the nets and balancing … Continued

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.