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Follow the P7 trip to Blairvadach here.

 
We're coming home!
We've had a fantastic week in Blairvadach. There'll be 21 very tired weans in Govan just after 3pm . Lots of super memories and stories to recall. Keep checking the blog next week for more photos. ... (Read more)

Posted: Fri, 09 Jan 2015 14:22:38 GMT by Mr Morris | 4 Comments


Hills, views, snow, bonfires and spooky stories
Yesterday I went along with the hill walkers, Andy and Marc the group leaders decided to have two groups working together; we headed off on the mini bus to Aberfoyle which took us 45 minutes. The children ... (Read more)

Posted: Fri, 09 Jan 2015 09:39:32 GMT by Miss McAuliffe | 0 Comments


Morning Routine
Good Morning all. Every morning the children have kept to the same routine before breakfast and everything eventually has begun to go smoothly. Children take a fresh set of clothes to the shower areas ... (Read more)

Posted: Fri, 09 Jan 2015 09:34:27 GMT by Mrs Rice | 0 Comments


No Place Like Home
Good Morning All. The weather was horrific last night and the sounds whistling through the building was deafening. However the hill walking and disco dancing exhausted all the children and not a child ... (Read more)

Posted: Fri, 09 Jan 2015 09:24:23 GMT by Mrs Rice | 0 Comments


Coming Home
It has been a really quick week here at school so I am sure it has been even quicker for all of you! The blog has been a great idea because we have been able to keep up with the fun you were having. ... (Read more)

Posted: Fri, 09 Jan 2015 08:09:15 GMT by Mrs Boyle | 0 Comments


Disco Fever
It's disco time! We'll have plenty of photos later... sadly, our school website server is down at present, so we can't add new photos. ... (Read more)

Posted: Thu, 08 Jan 2015 20:04:30 GMT by Mr Morris | 0 Comments


Shannon and Roksana: The bedrooms
The rooms in Blairvadoch are quite big, they fit four people with two sets of bunk beds. The beds are quite comfy but some of them are a bit squeeky, so we can hear people moving around in the other ... (Read more)

Posted: Thu, 08 Jan 2015 18:59:54 GMT by Miss McAuliffe | 1 Comments


Great time at Blairvadach
Thomas McGroarty and Alec Murphy Every day at Blairvadach it's great fun and you're always outdoors. On the first day we went into a forest and there were lots of streams. Some of them ... (Read more)

Posted: Thu, 08 Jan 2015 18:59:41 GMT by Mr Morris | 0 Comments


Free time, fun time
Taylor Kettle and Henrik Bradley Every day at Blairvadach we have free time at 5pm and we play lots of cool games. Taylor- My favourite game is table football because I love football ... (Read more)

Posted: Thu, 08 Jan 2015 17:47:33 GMT by Primary 7 | 0 Comments


Forest fire!
Victor Emordi and Gary Graham We went hill climbing today it was good because we climbed to the top of the hill. It started snowing, but then it stopped and then it started again. It ... (Read more)

Posted: Thu, 08 Jan 2015 17:42:36 GMT by Primary 7 | 0 Comments


Hillwalking and history
Julia Pawlak and Julia Traczewska I enjoyed Hillwalking because Andy our instructor told us a scary story which was fake! He likes to talk about history and World War II. When we crossed ... (Read more)

Posted: Thu, 08 Jan 2015 17:40:16 GMT by Primary 7 | 0 Comments


Nearly over!
Can't believe your week in Blairvadach is nearly over! We can see you have certainly been having a great time. The school has been so quiet without you Primary 7 but we have loved seeing your photos ... (Read more)

Posted: Thu, 08 Jan 2015 16:16:52 GMT by Mrs Macdonald | 0 Comments


Left, Right, Left, Right
Group activities for today are – two groups are Hillwalking and one group are scrambling. Miss Mc Auilffe will be heading on to the hills today. I wanted to go but at the last minute ... (Read more)

Posted: Thu, 08 Jan 2015 10:40:42 GMT by Mrs Rice | 0 Comments


Good Night Sleep
Good morning all. Last night the weather was very stormy with very high winds battering the centre. However because all the boys and girls had been very active throughout the day and the food was all ... (Read more)

Posted: Thu, 08 Jan 2015 10:09:56 GMT by Mrs Rice | 0 Comments


Start as you mean to go on
On the first day each group went on an introductory walk, which had a bit of everything in it: gorge walking, crawling through the forest, climbing hills... all a fantastic start to the week. ... (Read more)

Posted: Thu, 08 Jan 2015 09:42:21 GMT by Miss McAuliffe | 0 Comments


Mud, glorious mud
Today we went hill walking, it was really muddy and wet and everyone had good fun and the funniest moment was when Mohamed fell in the muddy water. Andy was telling us about John Muir’s ... (Read more)

Posted: Wed, 07 Jan 2015 21:09:20 GMT by Primary 7 | 0 Comments


Greetings from Mrs Macdonald
Well it certainly was a wet day today in Govan and it looks like it was the same in Blairvadach. Hope you didn't get too soaked through in your activities today. We read your blog today in primary 3/2 ... (Read more)

Posted: Wed, 07 Jan 2015 18:01:53 GMT by Mrs Macdonald | 0 Comments


A 'ropey' day 3!
Mark's group spent a very wet afternoon at the Ropes Course. Before each activity safety is discussed with the children. Here teamwork is required to cross the water...which, as you can see, ... (Read more)

Posted: Wed, 07 Jan 2015 17:43:22 GMT by Mr Morris | 0 Comments


Wakey, wakey!
A delicious, healthy breakfast to begin the day. ... (Read more)

Posted: Wed, 07 Jan 2015 17:39:47 GMT by Mr Morris | 0 Comments


Back at base
So glad you are all having so much fun doing the activities and making new friends. ... (Read more)

Posted: Wed, 07 Jan 2015 11:26:33 GMT by Mrs Boyle | 0 Comments


The Hills Are Alive
Good morning all. I have been having a great time and for my new year's resolution was to get fit. Well I am off to a good start. Yesterday I walked a nine mile trek and it was very exhilirating. Today ... (Read more)

Posted: Wed, 07 Jan 2015 09:47:01 GMT by Mrs Rice | 0 Comments


Food and fun
Mohamed Sesay and Precious Moroke Today we're going hill walking so just now we're getting our packed lunches together then putting on our gloves and wet weather gear. We're looking forward to walking ... (Read more)

Posted: Wed, 07 Jan 2015 09:38:15 GMT by Mr Morris | 0 Comments


Looks like fun!
Great to see everyone is having such fun and the photos look super. I'm sure you're all enjoying the food and the warmth after such an active and wet day. Have fun tomorrow, we look forward to the pictures. ... (Read more)

Posted: Tue, 06 Jan 2015 19:40:55 GMT by Mrs Macdonald | 0 Comments


More of day 2
Dominik Szczepkowski and Logan Healy We started off getting our wetsuits. Then we went to the meeting area and talked to our Andy, our instructor. Next we went gorge walking in a big forest. ... (Read more)

Posted: Tue, 06 Jan 2015 19:02:36 GMT by Primary 7 | 1 Comments


Day 2 at Blairvadach
Today we were very cold and wet out on the rope course, but it was fun. The water was freezing! Breakfast was cereal or porridge or hot food like beans and toast, rolls and sausage or potato ... (Read more)

Posted: Tue, 06 Jan 2015 17:31:50 GMT by Primary 7 | 1 Comments


Back at base...
We are enjoying reading your blogs back here in St Saviour's. It looks like you're having great fun! We hope you haven't fallen into too many rivers and that everyone is learning new skills. Keep posting ... (Read more)

Posted: Tue, 06 Jan 2015 16:02:27 GMT by Mrs Macdonald | 0 Comments


Ropes course
We've just arrived at the ever-popular ropes course! The children are so excited to take part, though Shannon is terrified of falling in the water! Some of the obstacles require teamwork, ... (Read more)

Posted: Tue, 06 Jan 2015 14:01:37 GMT by Mr Morris | 1 Comments


Big success!
Ellis overcame his fears and increased his confidence to go on a bike this morning. Well done! We're so proud of you! This morning other groups were gorge walking and orienteering. We teachers are ... (Read more)

Posted: Tue, 06 Jan 2015 13:36:48 GMT by Miss McAuliffe | 0 Comments


Monday Night
After a busy afternoon using up lots of energy, we have just enjoyed a well deserved, delicious dinner where we had the choice of macoroni and cheese, beef stir-fry or chicken goujons. We're all having ... (Read more)

Posted: Mon, 05 Jan 2015 18:53:51 GMT by Miss McAuliffe | 1 Comments


We've arrived
After a bus ride alongside the Clyde, we've arrived safe and sound at the Blairvadach Outdoor Centre. This afternoon the groups went for a long walk up in the hills overlooking the Gare loch. They took ... (Read more)

Posted: Mon, 05 Jan 2015 17:44:17 GMT by Mr Morris | 0 Comments