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A flying visit!

On Sunday April 23rd we had a very exciting visit from a helicopter to the school. Even though it wasn't a school day, lots of people came to see the helicopter land in the field and to have a closer look. We then got to hear all about the trip round the Northern Hemisphere. It was great (awesome in the children's words!) that we got the chance to see this, so thank you to everyone who made it possible.


Comic Relief 2017

We have all come to school with crazy hair for Comic Relief!

Aladdin, Aladdin....

Well done everyone - great entertainment with the panto! Thanks to all the children who performed brilliantly, the staff who put in so much work in the lead up and at both performances, Parent Council for providing the raffle and refreshments, Sinclair's shop for the ice creams, the parents who helped us with videoing the shows and doing hair and make up, and to the audience for participating so well!

DVDs on sale soon!

Caroline's Visit

Caroline Wickham-Jones is an archaeologist. She worked on the recent BBC programme about Ancient Orkney.

Caroline came to tell us about her job. P4 - 7 learnt lots!

Caroline brought in tools and weapons to show us.

P1 -3 learned how to make paint using a haematite stone. We had great fun!

Burns Lunch

We had our Burns Lunch with the Lunch Club. P4 - 7 performed the Address to the Haggis.

Goodbye Sheepy

One of our guinea pigs, Sheepy, died yesterday. We all went to the funeral and spoke about our favourite Sheepy memories.

Christmas Lunch

Today we had Christmas Lunch with the Lunch Club. We ate in the hall instead of the dining room. Everyone wore Christmas jumpers - even the staff!

Ian found a jumper that looked just like him

while Miss Clements looked very stylish....

Nursery children stayed for lunch too today

Christmas lunch was great!

After lunch we sang to the Lunch Club

Tree Lighting

P7s lit up the Christmas tree outside. There were lots of people in the evening to watch!

It's nearly Christmas!

We have been working hard to learn to sing Vive le Vent


A visit from Norway

Alex and Frank, who are musicians from Norway are in Orkney for the Kirkwall tree lighting. They came to Shapinsay to give us our own peedie concert - it was great!

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