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Christmas Lunch 

Posted by Administrator Wednesday, December 16, 2015 2:28:00 PM

We had our Christmas Lunch today with the Lunch Club. It was delicious!

Ian made a special effort and decorated his beard.

After lunch we performed to the Lunch Club. We played Silent Night and Jingle Bells on the recorder and we sang 3 songs as well.

 

Singing at the kirk 

Posted by Administrator Tuesday, December 15, 2015 11:34:00 AM

We were invited to come to sing at the kirk with the Shapinsay singers. Here are videos of "Silent night" and "Ding dong merrily".

 

 

Tree lighting 

Posted by Administrator Tuesday, December 15, 2015 10:01:00 AM

The primary 7's were invited to switch on the Christmas lights. We got our photos taken having a practice in the morning because the forecast was bad for night time. At night we ran outside and turned the lights on while everyone else watched from inside, then everyone went into the hall for mulled wine (for the adults),mince pies, shortbread and singing.

 


 


Norwegian musicians 

Posted by Administrator Tuesday, December 08, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Last week three Norwegian musicians  came to Shapinsay school to perform for us and the lunch club. They performed music from all around the world e.g. Scotland and Spain as well as some Norwegian folk songs.

 

Fairtrade dance 

Posted by Administrator Tuesday, December 08, 2015 9:49:00 AM

On Friday the 4th we had some KGS helpers in to teach us a dance they created based on fairtrade, we added some moves at the end. Here is a video of what we did.

 

Singing in Harmony 

Posted by Administrator Thursday, December 03, 2015 3:22:00 PM

We have been practising for the tree lighting - here is one of our songs we have been learning - Silent Night in 2 part harmony.

 

Shapinsay School in the news 

Posted by Administrator Wednesday, December 02, 2015 2:29:00 PM

Our recent inspection report is now public and is being reported on by the media. Please click the links below to read more...

The Orcadian

Orkney Islands Council

Well done everybody!

It's December! 

Posted by Administrator Tuesday, December 01, 2015 4:06:00 PM

Now it is December, we can decorate the tree! Everyone got the chance to come and help.

We are looking forward to the tree lighting when the lights get switched on outside on Friday.

 

Table manners 

Posted by Administrator Tuesday, December 01, 2015 10:11:00 AM

Pupil council have decided that, in a bid to try to tackle table manner issues, they would have a competition for the most well mannered table.

The winning table will receive a fancy table setting one lunch, with their food served to them at the table.

We have already seen an improvement in table manners in the dining room.

A 5 year plan for Shapinsay 

Posted by Administrator Wednesday, November 25, 2015 10:06:00 AM

We worked with the Shapinsay Development Trust and Lateral North to create a 3D contour map of the island. We also thought about what we would like to see in Shapinsay over the next 5 years. We had lots of good ideas, and the Trust will now take forward our ideas together with those from the rest of the people on the island.

One comment from the adults working on the 5 year plan was  “If the kids can say what they really think then so can I” - so well done children, you are inspiring the adults on the island!

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