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Vive le vent! 

Posted by Administrator Wednesday, November 09, 2016 1:51:00 PM

We are trying to learn this for Christmas...


Christmas Shoeboxes 

Posted by Administrator Wednesday, November 02, 2016 12:05:00 PM

Well done everyone - we have sent 37 shoeboxes off to give folk we don't even know a better Christmas!

Opening our Outdoor Area 

Posted by Administrator Friday, October 07, 2016 3:46:00 PM

Our new outdoor area is officially open! Thanks to everyone who came along, and especially to the pupils who came back from KGS to open our new area.




Posted by Administrator Friday, September 23, 2016 3:45:00 PM

Today Bill visited us to give a defibrillator for Shapinsay Community School. He explained what it does and we put it in the community end of the building.

Outdoor blocks and playhouse 

Posted by Administrator Friday, September 23, 2016 3:38:00 PM

We now have a new playhouse and outdoor blocks for our new outside area. Thank you to the Shapinsay Development Trust who gave us a grant to buy them - they are fabulous!

Even the guinea pigs were impressed!

Pupil Council Elections 

Posted by Administrator Wednesday, September 21, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Well done to everybody who stood for Pupil Council - below are the new Pupil Council for 2016-17.

Orkney Science Festival Visit 

Posted by Administrator Tuesday, September 06, 2016 4:12:00 PM

Lewis and Helen came to visit us today, and helped us to learn about the science of music, and about how our brains work.

We made up dances to help us learn new things.

We learned how sound is made.

We learned about our brains (don't worry; this is only a model!)

We learned that neurons pass messages in our brains.

We all enjoyed it - thanks to Lewis and Helen for coming to work with us!


Our new outdoor area 

Posted by Administrator Wednesday, August 31, 2016 6:04:00 PM

We have been enjoying the new area at the front of school. Nursery children and P1 - 3 have doors straight from their classrooms, but the big class get to use the new area for some playtimes too.

Welcome to the new school year! 

Posted by Administrator Wednesday, August 24, 2016 5:58:00 PM

Welcome back everyone, especially to our new families. Keep an eye on the website for what we've been up to!

P7 Soaking 2016 

Posted by Administrator Wednesday, June 22, 2016 5:36:00 PM

Another fine Shapinsay School tradition was upheld with the annual P7 soaking. This year the staff and parents did a lot of bluffing to convince the children the soaking was happening on Thursday - and then we surprised them on Wednesday! We tricked them by taking everyone out for PE, sending the P7s off to get the equipment while the rest of the children, staff and parents waited outside with water balloon, water pistols and the hose!

P7s, thank you for being such good sports!

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