Staff v Pupils Football game
The staff played the pupils in a very well contested game at Hawick High School. This game was very exciting in terms of goals, shots and lots more important figures to the game, the staff went 4-0 up but by the time they hit 5, Declan Skeffinton came out of goals for Reece Lambert and Declan scored a very fine finish to bring the pupils back to 4-1 but there was still a 3 goal margin for the pupils to hit back. Nearer the minutes, seconds miliseconds went by the staff were scoring goals as well as the pupils it was an amazing game and some other goals from Dean Hunter, the staffs' goals came from Mr Hunter, and his goal was amazing!!!!
As there are no more training/games this season, please ensure all kits are returned to Mrs Willison. Thank you.
Hawick and Wilton cricket club league 2017
All pupils who attend cricket training are invited to represent the school in the above competition.
This competition will start on Saturday 29th April from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. and every Saturday there after, until the finals at the end of June. Parent/Guardians will be responsible for children travelling from home to the cricket pitch each Saturday morning. there are no matches on the weekend of the Common Riding.
Each week there will be a report in the Hawick News with results and fixtures. Results and league table will also feature on the school website.
Please complete the reply slip your child has been given and return it to Mr Hunter by Friday 24th March 2017. After this the pupils will be spilt into different teams and captains appointed.
There will be no football training w/c 20/3 and 27/3. Training will resume after the Easter holidays. Girls football will continue as normal.
Cross country P6-7 Galashiels
On Thursday 16th March 2017 a number of pupils went to Galashiels to compete in a cross country around the rugby pitches. There was four different races a P6 boys race, P6 girls race, P7 boys race and P7 girls race. Lots of different schools from the borders participated too. We would like to say well done to everyone who competed in this cross country. The winners of the overall shield was awarded to Priorsford in the P7 girls race there team came 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. We will know where the pupils came in the race soon! We would also like to say thank you for live borders for running this event.
P7 Eilish McColgan Visit
On Monday 13th March 2017 the British Olympic Athlete Eilish McColgan came in to speak to primary 7 as part of the Champions in School programme. She talked about her life as a runner and about success and turning a negative into a positive. She also talked about her injuries and how she overcame them and about her healthy eating and how to keep yourself fit. After this she did some practical warm ups with p7 and warm ups she does before running. She then answered a few questions what p7 asked her and gave them some tips about running and to never give up.
Cross Country P6-7 Wilton Lodge Park
On Friday 17th February 2017 P6-7 went to Wilton Lodge Park to take part in a cross country. Lots of different schools from Hawick participated in this event too. We would like to say well done to all the children who took part but a special well done to Ava H who came first in the girls race! Drumlanrig boys came 2nd in their race and Drumlanrig girls 2nd in their race but overall Drumlanrig won the trophy. We would like to say thank you to the Teviotdale Harriers and Paul Scott for setting this event up. Ava and the Drumlanrig "A" team will be presented with the awards at assembly on Friday 24th February 2017.
Here are the results: Boys team results Girls Team results
Position Time No. Name Position Time No. Name
1st Team Drumlanrig "A" 1st team Drumlanrig "A"
7 8:05 144 Ryan McM 1 8:23 117 Ava H
9 8:18 137 Harry F 4 8:48 126 Lexie K
11 8:22 142 Reece L 12 9:38 107 Danica M
15 8:27 141 Liam J 14 9:39 104 Emma L
16 8:32 139 Dean H 26 10:53 116 Kodieleigh M
58 Points 57 Points
Hawick/Jed/Selkirk cluster P5-7 Lawn Bowling after school club
Friday 17th February to Friday 17th February 2017, 4:15-5:15pm 5 week block at Teviotdale leisure centre, Hawick
Hawick, Jedburgh and Selkirk Active schools in conjunction with Wilton, Buccleuch, Hawick, Jedburgh, Selkirk and Teviotdale indoor bowling clubs are pleased to offer every P5-7 pupil at all of our cluster schools the opportunity to attend a new lawn bowling after school club! The club will run for 5 consecutive weeks starting Friday 17th February 2017, 4:15-5:15pm at Teviotdale leisure centre.
Lawn bowling itself is both a single person and a team sport, played on a perfectly flat green with the aim of bowl as close to a jack as possible.
Qualified local coaches Duncan MacDougall, Irene Wilson, Pat McCartney, Stuart Anderson and Marion Pearson along with a team of dedicated local club assistants/ players will take the children through variations fun skill practices followed by some short matches. The opportunity is all about getting boys and girls interested in playing bowls and above all having fun! It doesn't matter if you have never played before, all ability levels will be catered for. It will also allow those children competing in the "Superbowl 2017" some extra practice in the build up to the competition!
P5-7 pupils are asked to make their own way to Teviotdale leisure centre for 4:10 to allow prompt start. Can we also ask that each child wears appropiate casual clothing, brings along a pair of sand shoes/ indoor trainers for the green and perhaps a bottle of water We look forward to seeing you all there!
**FREE to attend**
On Thursday 26th January 2017 the Drumlanrig netball team played in a championships at HHS. Their coach , Mrs Scott, did a very good job at bringing the team together and helping them to improve. Lots of children competed in this event and Drumlanrig did very well. In this event there were two teams (Drumlanrig 1 and 2) that competed. Thank you to every one who took part.
CHAMPIONS IN SCHOOLS PROGRAMME: Primary 7 pupils received a visit from Eilish McColgan, an Olympic Athlete, on Monday 12th December as part of ‘Champions in Schools Programme’. We hope her visit inspired some budding young athletes in the school.
National School Sport Gold Award
Drumlanrig has become only the second school in the Borders to have been awarded a National School Sport Gold Award by SportScotland.
This lottery funded award encourages schools to improve PE and school sport opportunities this includes
Drumlanrig was presented with the gold award and flag from SportScotland on Friday the 7th of October.
Mrs Gordon said "we are delighted to receive this national recognition for the work we do to promote and inspire children to participate in sport. Every member of staff contributes to our physical education and sports activities, giving up their own time to run clubs and attend sporting events."
We would like to thank the Active Schools Co-ordinator Paul Scott for all his help.
On Monday the 12th December 2016 British Olympic athlete Eilish McColgan had come in to speak to primary 7 as part of the Champions in School programme. She told about her life, training, what she would eat and drink and of course the Olympics. After this we had tried some of the warm up drills she does as part of her training. She was absolutely brilliant and is coming back in the New Year to work with us again - we can't wait.
Staff vs Pupils Football
On Wednesday the 7th of December 2016 primary 7 had a staff vs pupils football game at HHS. The staff won 10-5. It was the first game of the year there will be 2 more next year. Thank you to everyone who played and thank you HHS for letting us use their games hall.