French Art

February 18, 2015

The week beforeThe week before half term Mrs Butler came in from Glenalmond to take a lesson on French Art with Form 2. The children thoroughly enjoyed learning about the history of art as well as exploring various French artists … Continued

Form 4 Assembly

February 18, 2015

On Thursday 5th February, Form Four gave an assembly to the school about the Anglo-Saxon and Greek notions of love. With Valentine’s Day in the air, there was widespread speculation about giving each other cards and we wished to develop … Continued

Rotary ‘Young Musician of the Year’ Gala Concert

February 17, 2015

William L’s musical successes continue with an ‘honourable’ mention at the Crieff Rotary ‘Young Musician of the Year’ Evening Gala Concert which was held during half term.   William has recently secured a music scholarship to Uppingham School and we … Continued

Perth City Chess Competition

February 16, 2015

Checkmate to Jack H, Curtis M, Richard T and Rohan M who are through to the finals of the Perth Fair City Primary 5 and Under Chess Tournament. The team travelled to Auchterarder to play their first round against Forgandenny … Continued

Scholarship Success

February 4, 2015

Many many congratulations to William L who has been awarded a Music Scholarship to Uppingham. We are very proud of William’s achievements and delighted that all his hard work and preparation has reaped just rewards. Preparation for a Music Scholarship … Continued

Poetry Competition – The Results

February 4, 2015

Ardvreck held its annual poetry competition in the early part of this term following workshops by Mr Peter Jenkins (Housemaster and English teacher at Fettes College). Mr Jenkins set an ‘Experience of Nature’ theme for the competition and the pupils … Continued

Loch Turret Explorers

February 4, 2015

Teddy T took these pictures when Mac and Erskine tried to reach Loch Turret. This proved challenging in the icy conditions, but it was good fun.

Little Ardvreck Love Camping!

February 3, 2015

Little Ardvreck particularly enjoy coming to school on Tuesday. Tuesdays are when Mrs Spurway takes the children into the woods to ‘go camping’.  The children lit a fire to keep warm and the flames proved essential for toasting the marshmallows … Continued

OA News – Lacrosse Scotland

February 3, 2015

There has been great success recently for Caroline Getley (OA 2011) who has been selected to play lacrosse for the U19 Scottish Development Team and also for the U19 Tour Squad travelling to the USA.  Caroline is no stranger to … Continued

WOSPS Netball

February 2, 2015

Very well done to all the girls who were selected for the WOSPS netball trials today. They all played extremely well with 100% effort. Congratulations to Alice W, Louisa L and Ishbel SN who have earned a place on the … Continued

Glenalmond Cup Debating Competition

February 2, 2015

Three Ardvreck teams took part in the Glenalmond Cup Debating Competition yesterday.  Will M and William L, Blair M and Tristan K, Niamh K and Iona A all debated twice.  The motions were:  This House believes that it is sometimes … Continued

Skiing!

February 2, 2015

One of the many great things about going to school in Scotland is that you can take a day out of lessons and go skiing! Forms 1-4 took to the slopes and had the most wonderful day with blue sky … Continued

Snowy Games on the Knock

February 1, 2015

The Knock is the wooded hill that stands guard over Crieff and which can be reached very easily from the back door of Ardvreck. The Knock has always been ‘the happening place’ for generations of Ardvreckians and all of the … Continued

Sledging!

January 29, 2015

Money raised by Friends of Ardvreck has enabled the school to buy lots of new sledges and today’s snow provided the perfect excuse to go and test them.   Most of the school took to the surrounding countryside at games … Continued

Bodhran Workshop

January 29, 2015

Ardvreck is really fortunate to have a superb drumming instructor whose speciality is Scottish folk music and Form 4 had lots of fun when Mrs Stewart gave them a Bodhran workshop.  They learned how to hold and play the traditional … Continued