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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!

Christmas Play

Our Shapinsay Nativity was a great success. Well done to all the children who performed brilliantly, the staff and to everyone who came to watch.

If anyone would like to buy a DVD of the show please contact the school. Cost is £5

Our new football strip

We are very proud of our new football strip. Many thanks to Scottish Sea Farms for sponsoring us.

Don't we look smart?



We have the first snow of this winter!

Children in Need and Poppy Scotland

Today everyone came to school in pyjamas and have raised £110.30 for Children in Need.

We also raised £101.49 for Poppy Scotland.

Well done everybody!



Collaborative Day 1.11.13

All the children in P1 - P7 went to the Picky Centre in Kirkwall to join other small schools in Orkney. The children had the opportunity to get to know other children in their age groups and all had a great time.

Inservice Training - P4C

Ever wondered what the staff do on inservice days? Today we did Philosophy for Children (P4C) training with Dounby School. We all felt it was a good day and are raring to go in both schools using the P4C techniques.

If you would like to know more about P4C please ask or visit We may well do a session for any interested adults as well as doing it with the children.

End of term assembly

It was great to see so many folk there for our end of term assembly. Well done to all the children and a big thank you to Mr Miller and all the adults who have been helping with our orchestra. Next stop is Christmas!

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