Maths Fun Day

March 11, 2015

On Thursday, the 5th March, the Form Three A and B Maths teams travelled to Merchiston to do some fun maths. We started the day with riddle questions, which we tackled in our group of four. Eva M, Cosmo GC, … Continued

Wendy’s Wood

March 11, 2015

Last weekend, after Sunday lunch, the Mac boys jumped in the minibus and went to ‘Wendy’s Wood’ thanks to a kind invitation by Mrs Rivers. She even joined us to show us around. Having got the lay of the land, … Continued

Inter-House Piping & Drumming

March 10, 2015

Every year, Ardvreck holds the Inter-House Piping and Drumming Competition in the Music School. 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 Clark … Continued

Enrichment Programme – Antarctica

March 10, 2015

Ardvreck was recently very lucky to welcome, as part of its Enrichment Programme, Mrs Michaela Wright, who came to school to give an exciting photo display and talk about her recent adventure to Antarctica. Her amazing photos of penguins, sea … Continued

World Book Day

March 7, 2015

Pupils and staff celebrated World Book Day in style this morning in a stunning parade of literary, sartorial elegance! A wide range of characters from Literature were represented and the finalists took to the cat walk in assembly to be … Continued

Swimming Gala

March 5, 2015

The recent invitational swimming gala gave all our young swimmers a chance to swim ‘competitively’. Mid-Argyll Dolphins hosted Ardvreck in the beautiful MAC Pool and gave us a wonderful tea at the end of the Gala. The organisers mixed up … Continued

Melting Snowmen

March 4, 2015

Form 5T have been making use of the latest snowfall by carrying out experiments  Their latest experiment was to see which of two snowmen will melt the fastest.   Can you guess which one?  

Strathallan Cross Country

March 2, 2015

Our cross country teams ran especially well at the Strathallan Cross Country competition last week. Our girls team finished second behind Craigclowan with Clodagh E coming 4th, Lulu HC coming 6th and Iona A coming 10th.  Our boys team finished joint third … Continued

Belhaven Cross Country

March 2, 2015

Ardvreck’s courageous cross county runners ran very well on Sunday on what is a difficult course.  Andy S finished 4th in his race, Clodagh E finished 10th in hers and Isla FP finished 14th in hers. There was some great … Continued

Kilgraston Strings Day

March 2, 2015

On Friday 27th February, a bus of budding string players from Forms 2 to 6, headed off to Kilgraston to play at their annual Prep String Day. Over 100 pupils took part and there were two groups: a Main Prep … Continued

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