Tag Archives: Sport

Scottish School Gymnastics Competition

IMG_5259Mearns Castle High School enjoyed success at the Scottish School Gymnastics Competition on Sunday 20th March at Bells Sports Centre in Perth.

Level 1 Team  – Katie Little, Molly Fitzpatrick, Eilidh Steven, Emma Barclay  was awarded 2nd Place (Silver medal)

Level 2 Team – Taylor Smith, Rachel McCallum, Lori Cook, Elspeth McCalman – was awarded 6th Place

This is an outstanding achievement for all girls who succeeded at the competition because of their hard work, discipline and dedication.  Well done to all who took part.

East Renfrewshire Volunteer Programme

East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure Limited are looking to recruit an enthusiastic group of sports volunteers, aged 16 or over, to assist in the delivery of their sport and physical activity programmes including multi-sport coaching (daytime, after school, evenings or weekends) and school holiday activities.  Our next recruitment evening will be held as follows:

Wednesday 3rd February 2016

St Ninian’s High School, Giffnock

6.00 – 7.00pm

If you think you have what it takes and can make a difference to the local sports community, we’d love to hear from you!  For more information or to book a place, please contact Barry Cook, Active Schools Team Leader on 0141 570 7330 or email activeschools@ea.e-renfrew.sch.uk



Scottish Swimming Relay Championships 2015

Our school swimming team had a most successful day on June 18 at the 2015 Scottish Schools Relay Championships.

Of the eleven events our teams participated in both girls and boys were in 7 finals often coming ahead of the Glasgow School of Sport.

Our girls then went on to achieve medals in 3 events.

Medal winners were Kate Saxon S3, Nikki Miller S4, Heather Martin S4, Zoe Cameron S3, Rachel Saxon S6 and Katie Lillie S2.

Well done to all.

Inter Authority Athletics – Champions!

East Renfrewshire Council won the Inter Authority Athletics Championships on Tuesday 16 June.

17 pupils from Mearns Castle HS represented the Local Authority and competed to a very high standard against pupils from across the West of Scotland.

This is a fantastic achievement so congratulations to the following pupils who were selected based on their performances in the ERC Athletics Championships held on Tuesday 2 June.

  • Cameron McNeil
  • Hamish Armitt
  • Charlie Oliver
  • Owen Vinter
  • Sam Young
  • Scott Wylie
  • Jack Bell
  • Jack Orr
  • Ross Sutherland
  • Emma Barbour
  • Zoe Wilson
  • Emily McDonald
  • Nicole Nelson
  • Heather Barnes
  • Lisa Miller
  • Kate Saxon
  • Gemma Kerr