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Halloween 2018

It was spooktacular!

Cairnlee trip to Badaguish

The young adults from Cairnlee house have set off on their October holiday to Badaguish in Glen More forest in the heart of the Cairngorms.

Winning Architects

Collective Architecture has won the Camphill School Aberdeen Design Competition.

Wonderful Open Day

We enjoyed a successful Open Day with many visitors enjoying the array of activities on offer.

Scottish Parliamentary Reception

Camphill School Aberdeen participated in a Scottish Parliamentary reception hosted by Kezia Dugdale, Convenor of the cross-party committee for children and young people, on behalf of the Social Pedagogy Professional Association.

Animal Magic

Animal Magic is a publication from the Care Inspectorate around the benefits of working with animals in different care settings.

70th Anniversary

We celebrated the 70th anniversary of the St John’s School on the 29th of June.

Visit by Children's Commissioner

Camphill School Aberdeen welcomed a visit by Bruce Adamson, the Children and Young People's Commissioner Scotland.

Spring Fayre 2018

Many thanks to everyone who came out for the Spring Fayre on Saturday 12th May.

BP Coast 2 Coast 10

CSA has been chosen as one of the beneficiary charities for the 'Coast 2 Coast 10' Charity Cycle Ride.

Ascension Day 10 May 2018

We marked Ascension Day by going hill walking and into nature.

Nature Nurture session 4

The children in our Under 5’s programme have been enjoying the glorious sunny weather this week.

Whitsun 2018

We celebrated Whitsun, the Festival of Community.

First Calves of Spring

Camphill School Aberdeen is proud to announce the arrival of the first calves of spring.

Maypole Dancing

Great fun was had Maypole dancing on the 1st May.

26 Lambs

We now have 26 lambs this year!

Run Balmoral 2018

Several Camphillers of various ages took party in Run Balmoral this year. Well done to George Evans, Adriana Reyes, Andrew Pazhookalayil and JS from Class 11!!

Triplets on the farm

Camphill School Aberdeen welcomed triplets this morning. The first lambs of the spring have arrived. Mother, lambs and farm team are all well.

easyfundraising

Did you know that you can support Camphill School Aberdeen by shopping online?

In-service Training

On our in-service training day, 60 senior workers attended a Behaviour Support Strategies refresher course with emphasis this year on non-violent communication.

Easter celebrations 2018

We celebrated a lovely sunny Easter day

Visit by Mike Russell, MSP

Mike Russell, Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland’s Place in Europe, visited - March 2018

Drama Club production

What a joy it was to see the Camphill Drama Club's production of Cinderella. Well done to all for a fantastic performance.

Sport Relief 2018

For Sport Relief week, Class 9 has taken up the challenge to do something active every day to help change lives.

International Women's Day 2018

Thank you to the good folk at St Ternan's for holding the International Women's Day cafe.

Fun in the snow

Fun in the snow

Camphill folk strike Gold

Congratulations to Ryan, Adina and Peter on achieving the Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award, presented to them at a ceremony at the Beach Ballroom in Aberdeen. What a fantastic achievement!

Care for the Land Day

Camphill Estate 'Care for the Land' day and all were out in the donkey paddock working the ground in front of their stable .... Well done everyone!!

Chinese New Year

Amber Kindergarten's celebration of the Chinese New Year.

Carnival 2018

Carnival came to Camphill and fancy dress, fun and games were the flavour of the afternoon.

Leadership for Succession

Four managers from Camphill School Aberdeen have successfully completed a Leadership for Succession Development Programme.

Animal Magic

The Care Inspectorate visited and filmed our animals for their upcoming 'Animal Magic' resource about the benefits of animals in care settings.

Nature Nurture CSA

The children in our Under 5's group have been putting their new tool skills into action.

Sainsbury's Local Charity of the Year

A group of Christmas carol singers at Sainsbury's in Cults, our local partners.

BARCC Graduation

Congratulations to Leigh and Pascal, two of the first graduates with a BA in Residential Child Care from Robert Gordon University.

Students' Charities Campaign

We would like to say a big THANK YOU to the Students Charities Campaign at Aberdeen University for choosing CSA as one of their charities!

Children in Need

Pudsey came to Camphill for a Children in Need fundraising cafe and £100.02 was donated! There was good company, food, singing and games ... all for a good cause.

Thank you Tesco

Last year Tesco 'Bags of Help' awarded us £8,000 towards Cairnlee’s new greenhouse. During the year our gardening activities have flourished and we would like to say a big thank you to Tesco and to everyone who voted for us!

News from the Farm

Spotted in the Aberdeen and Northern Marts' sale report was the note that our farm sold a group of wether (male) lambs last week and achieved the top price for the day, for their breed type, of £86 each. Well done to the farm workers!

Current affairs group

Some of the current affairs group young adults at Cairnlee house reading through the papers in preparation for their weekly meeting.

Remember, remember ...

the 5th of November! The weather was perfect for outings (Murtle group went to St Cyrus beach), bonfires and fireworks.

Halloween

Halloween celebrations on both Murtle and Camphill Estates

Harvest time

It's the time of the year we turn to our land and all that our land produces. The community has been out in Cairnlee, Murtle and Camphill harvesting in preparation for the harvest meals on Michaelmas day.

Open Day 2017

Wow! What a fantastic Open Day. Hundreds of people, many new to Camphill, came to join us for an afternoon of fun in the sunshine. Thanks to all who helped and especially to the Culter Pipe Band who set the tone for a festive afternoon. See you next

Forest School Networking

Camphill School Aberdeen hosted a North East Scotland Outdoor Learning Group - Forest School Networking event. So many glorious autumn activities were shared in the beautiful grounds of Murtle Estate. Thank you to all the workshop leaders and to the

We're Famous!

The students at Cairnlee house were very proud to be in the P&J.

Welcome New Class 1

The new school year began on 9th August 2017 and we are particularly happy to welcome the new Class 1!

Aberdeen Asset Management

A group of Aberdeen Asset Management employees spent the day with us at Camphill Estate painting the sheds and garage doors at Witiko and St Hilda's – they did a fantastic job!

Local Charity of the Year

We are delighted to announce that Camphill School is Sainsbury’s Local Charity of the Year 2017 (North Deeside Road store).

Festival of Learning

Camphill School Aberdeen celebrated its first Festival of Learning at the end of the school year. Children and young people from across the school, individual therapeutic programmes and young adult programmes gathered together in the hall for some pe

Murtle Estate Walled Garden

In the walled garden on Murtle Estate the new greenhouse and toilet block are almost ready to be used by the children and young people that work in the garden.

Sports Day at Cairnlee

Cairnlee celebrated sports day with water balloon wheelbarrow racing, an obstacle course, tug of war and a water slide.

Activities' Week 2017

Camping fun at Glen Tanar and Forest of Birse.

International Dialogue

The International Camphill Dialogue took place in Aberdeen between 24 and 28 May, opening with a Civic Reception in the Aberdeen Town House on the evening of 24 May.

Whitsun Play 2017

We gathered in Murtle Hall to watch the Whitsun Play prepared by some youngsters, coworkers and teachers.

Ascension Day 2017

During the traditional Ascension outing, a group from Murtle Estate broke with tradition and climbed two hills instead of one: Oxen Craig (529m) and Craigshannock (480m).

Thank you John Lewis

Thank you to John Lewis Aberdeen and Benugo Scotland for inviting Camphill School Aberdeen to breakfast at the new Benugo cafe in John Lewis Aberdeen.

£2000 gifted

A massive thank you to the Aberdeen University Students' Association for gifting an amazing £2000.00 to Camphill School Aberdeen.

Aberdeen Student Show 2017

Well done to the Aberdeen Student Show for raising an incredible £92,194 with their performances of Sister Echt.

Red Nose Day 2017

RED NOSE DAY FUN! - 'DRESS UP YOUR WHEELS & ROLL'

Charity of the Year 2017!

Aberdeen University Charity Campaign has chosen Camphill School as one of its charities of the year!