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Classroom work

Shapinsay School will soon look very different (well, the classrooms will anyway!). P1 - 3 and P4 - 7 rooms are now completely empty and soon will be looking great. All 3 classrooms are also getting new flooring. We will post more photos when it's done!

Lifeboat Ceilidh

Well done to all the children who performed brilliantly at the Lifeboat Ceilidh on Saturday 1st February. Everyone was really impressed with your singing and your dancing!

Burns Lunch

Today we had Burns Lunch with the Lunch Club. The P4 - P7 children performed brilliantly, well done!


P1 - P7 are all learning about history this term (P1 - 3 are learning about Ancient Egypt and P4 - 7 are learning about World War 2). Caroline Wickham-Jones is an archaeologist in Orkney and she came to talk to us about being an archaeologist. We all learned lots and it was really interesting to handle the tools and replica artefacts Caroline brought in.


Catherine Johnson from Active Schools came on Wednesday 22nd January and P1 - P7 all had a go at Boccia. It was good fun!


We have been learning dancing for the ceilidh on 1st February

New Years Resolutions

In Assembly we talked about what we would like to achieve in school in 2014. Here are our ideas.

Christmas Lunch

Christmas Lunch was great! We all ate in the hall with lunch club.

Thank you Emma for our lovely lunch

Kasha gave us a digital voice recorder on behalf of the Shapinsay Tourism Group - thank you!

After lunch we sang to the Lunch Club

Helpers from KGS

Today KGS (Kirkwall Grammar School) wasn't open for pupils so some of them came in to help us in school.

Some learned a new song

Some did some language work

Some did some work using Scratch

Thank you to the KGS pupils for coming in - it's great when you come back to visit us!

Christmas Biscuits!

We all made biscuits!

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