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Orienteering Festival

Over 500 pupils took part in the recent Orienteering Festival at Vogrie Country House. An amazing turnout to a fantastic event using this superb venue.

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Ski Aosta 2017

A fantastic Aosta ski visit this Easter with a range of school age learners and adults that gave our residential visit a community engagement and learning edge.

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Over 250 pupils get biking

Over 250 students attended the Discover Biking Sessions run over 8 days. The activities took place at various locations within Midlothian – including Loanhead Park, Penicuik Park and school grounds. The P6 & P7 students came from 8 Schools.

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Primary Schools Discover Orienteering

Throughout the winter months, Midlothian Council Outdoor Learning team have run a suite of Discover Orienteering courses for Primary 5 and 6 pupils. With 15 primary schools involved from across the region, a total of 743 pupils have had the opportunity to experience orienteering, learning new and transferable skills.

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New Technologies Es and Os

The Technologies Experiences and Outcomes have been refreshed to ensure learners between 3-18 have the knowledge, understanding and skills in the technologies required to succeed in today’s world. This refresh will ensure the Technologies area of the Curriculum is...

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Antarctic comes to Roslin

A little piece of the Antarctic came to the P2’s in Roslin Primary this week! Long-standing school volunteer Jean Bassingdale made these splendid penguin outfits and an igloo for the P2s who are investigating the Coldlands topic this term. Staff and learners have been...

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Kenny Logan visits Saint Luke’s

Saint Luke’s enjoyed a visit from Kenny Logan last week as part of their involvement in the Physical Literacy Programme.

Click on the image to find out what Kenny had to say about his visit.

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Midlothian Pupils Win UK Robotics Award

Two Midlothian primary schools – Loanhead and St David’s – traveled to the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham this week to take part in the VEX Robotics UK Challenge. Children worked together to design and build a robot, solve problems, write code and compete with other teams across the UK. St David’s achieved one of the highest scores of any UK primary school and Loanhead won the ‘Think’ award for Programming. Click on the image to find out more.

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