September 2016

Sep 2016
Form 2 enjoyed a fun day getting to know each other on the St John’s playing fields at the end of their first week of term. The children were involved in a variety of team building activities and had to utilise their communication skills to work effectively as a team. The children in all three of the Form 2 classes were put into mixed groups, enabling new friendships to form whether they were new to the school or not. The children were kept physically active and mentally stimulated by a wide range of challenges such as working out how to get into height order without stepping off the
Sep 2016
After a long summer break a group of Form 5 and 6 children were ready to hone their rugby and hockey skills with a mini tour to Edinburgh. The group of girls and boys had an initial training session at school before taking the train to Edinburgh to play against Loretto School, situated on the outskirts of the city, as well as Peebles High School. The children stayed at the Smart City Hostel and were taken straight off the train to BT Murrayfield Stadium for a tour around the home of Scottish rugby. The stadium has a seated capacity of 67,800 (the largest in Scotland) and the children