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22 Feb 2018
Remove Social with Merchiston

Remove Social 640wOn 2nd February, Remove joined with Merchiston for a social event. It was a ceilidh-disco, so we did four ceilidh dances followed by a disco. In the first of these we had to hold our partner's hand. Then we stepped forward three times, spun around and stepped backwards three times. We finished by spinning around twice.

For the second dance we stood in a set of six, opposite our partners. Then we spun around with the left hand, spun around with the right, and then spun around with both, before doing a dos-à-dos. Then the top couple skipped down the middle and formed a bridge, which all the couples went through.

For the third dance we had to spin around with the middle person in the set and then the top couple started again. The fourth dance was the most difficult, we had to do four dance steps and then go through a bridge to the next set.

After the ceilidh bit we had a disco. There were flashing colourful lights and the DJ played lots of music. We even got to request some of the songs. In the middle we stopped to have a snack of crisps and juice. All throughout the evening everyone was dancing, and it was really fun. Everyone is looking forward to the next event.  

By Clara and Anaysa RP

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2018

January

February

March

Welcome to students from Havergal College

Hockey News

Netball News

Football News

Fencing News

Book Fair in Lower School Library

Rugby at Murrayfield - Scotland v England

Sledging

Guide Dog Visit

RSPB Big Schools’ Birdwatch

Chinese Performance - Lasswade

Model United Nations Conference

Lower School Book of Excellence

Primary 6 Author Visit

Primary 5 Fringe Schools Poster Competition

Clothing Clear Out – Collection Extravaganza!

Remove History - Board Games

The Scottish Schools Pipe Band Championships

Boarders' Ceilidh

The Edinburgh Brain Bee Competition

Under 13 Scottish Schools Lacrosse

Under 14 Scottish Schools Lacrosse

Under 15 Scottish Schools Lacrosse

Primary 7 Hockey Tournament

S1 East District Hockey Tournament

S2 East District Hockey Tournament

S3 East District Hockey Tournament

S3 East Cup Final

The Lower School Badminton Championships

Lower School Dance Showcase

Clothing Clear Out – Nursery Collection Extravaganza!

World Book Day

Spanish Play

The Edinburgh Piano Festival Competitions

Play in a Day Articles

A Visit by Hayley Valentine from BBC Question Time

Primary 5 Visit The Scottish Parliament

British Science Week

Primary One Visit the Zoo

500 Word Story

Primary 6 Skype Call to India

Primary 6 Power Investigations

Lower 4 Merchiston Social

The Play That Goes Wrong

Parents Play and Stay at Nursery Outdoor Learning

Revving up the Revision

Autumn Term Upper School Production

Edinburgh Primary Badminton Squad

Lothian League

Sport Relief

Euro Quiz 2018

LUSH at Houldsworth House

Making Scones at Houldsworth

Poetry Match-Making

Lower School Book of Excellence

Young Enterprise Scotland Programme

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