Pancake Races!

March 2, 2015

Mac challenged Erskine to a pancake race. After some unfair coaching by Mrs Earl and Mr Gore, one of the boys’ teams was victorious. Fortunately Mrs Earl had made some more pancakes for eating afterwards and these were enjoyed by … Continued

Football: U11s v Clifton Hall

March 2, 2015

On Wednesday 25th February, several members of Form Three and Four played their first competitive football match of the year. The Colts generally play each Friday and we had carefully figured out our plan of attack. Both sides started brightly … Continued

Hockey and Murrayfield!

March 2, 2015

The 1st and 2nd XIs played their rescheduled hockey matches against Strathallan on Saturday morning. They were two very good games with all four goalkeepers very busy and forced to play well. The home teams defended especially well, winning 3-1 … Continued

Six Nations Prediction Competition

March 2, 2015

Although Rosie M’s loyalty to Scotland lost her points in the Six Nations Prediction Competition, her good predictions for the other games have levered her back into pole position. Lots of new names entered the competition this week and with … Continued

OA News – British Cadet Rifle Team

February 24, 2015

We were delighted to hear that Old Ardvreckian Poppy Macdonald (2010) has been selected to represent the 2015 British Cadet Rife Team (The Athelings).  The team competes against the Canadian Cadet Team (RCACNRT) during the Imperial Meeting at Bisley in … Continued

Strath Rocks

February 24, 2015

Form 4 had a wonderful time today at Strath Rocks where they became rock stars for the day! They met in the Strathallan School chapel at 11am and received a warm welcome from the Director of Music, Mr Walmsley, and … Continued

Friends of Ardvreck Bingo Night!

February 24, 2015

On Saturday night The Finlay Hall resounded to the calls of Duck on a Tree 23 and Snakes Alive 55.  It was the Friends of Ardvreck Bingo Night! The evening started with very sociable drinks and canapés for the adults … Continued

Inter-House Cross Country

February 21, 2015

The pupils enjoyed the Inter-House Cross Country race yesterday. The juniors ran around the bottom pitches and managed three laps. Meanwhile the U11 and U13 pupils ran up on to the Knock, along the track behind the school and back … Continued

I Want To Ride My Bicycle …..

February 19, 2015

The last time Mr Gilbert took part in a fund raising activity he did it by growing a moustache. This time he is doing something less arduous – riding a single speed fixed gear home made bike for 100 miles … Continued

Mac Bake Sale

February 19, 2015

As the first half of the Spring Term came to a close, Mac House boys ran their annual bake sale. A variety of cold goods sold like… well very quickly. In fact buyers had to be quick in order to … Continued

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