Latest News

Children in Need 

Posted by Administrator Friday, November 06, 2015 3:48:00 PM

The Pupil Council are busy getting ready for Children in Need next week - we now have things for sale - £1 or £1.50 for wristbands or £2.50 for ears. Don't forget the bake sale at 2.45 on Friday 13th as well!

Songs for Christmas 

Posted by Administrator Tuesday, November 03, 2015 5:14:00 PM

These are the songs we are learning for Christmas this year:

Walking in a Winter Wonderland

Deck the Halls

We are also learning some other carols too. We look forward to sharing them with everyone nearer Christmas!

A visit from chicks 

Posted by Administrator Tuesday, November 03, 2015 5:04:00 PM

Karen brought in some chicks to show us today. They are 3 weeks old and learning to fly. They also jump rather well!

A visit from Pudsey! 

Posted by Administrator Tuesday, November 03, 2015 4:54:00 PM

Pudsey came to see us in Shapinsay - we look forward to raising lots of money next week!

Parent Council Autumn Fayre 

Posted by Administrator Tuesday, November 03, 2015 4:51:00 PM

Well done to all who were involved with the Parent Council Autumn Fayre where £409.99 was raised!


Happy Birthday Ian! 

Posted by Administrator Monday, October 12, 2015 3:50:00 PM

It was Ian's birthday, and he was 60 so what better excuse for an end of term / Ian's birthday party! It was great fun!

Christmas Shoeboxes 

Posted by Administrator Thursday, October 08, 2015 2:25:00 PM

We are taking part in the Christmas Shoebox appeal again this year, along with Shapinsay Kirk. Please get any shoeboxes in asap!

Carrying the baton for Climate Change 

Posted by Administrator Sunday, September 06, 2015 12:38:00 PM

The Shapinsay Kirk is now part of eco congregation Scotland (find out more at Rev Julia came in to speak to us with Adrian Shaw from the Church of Scotland, and they brought with them a baton made from a recycled church pew. The baton is travelling across Scotland before going to Paris with a message for those taking part in the Paris climate change talks in December.

We watched this video about climate change and we learned that we can have a positive impact on climate change by reducing the amount of carbon dioxide we produce. We all (including the adults from the community who came in too) made a pledge. By all making small changes, we can hopefully help other communities around the world where climate change is causing people to leave their homes.

Online Safety 

Posted by Administrator Thursday, September 03, 2015 4:37:00 PM

Rev Julia Meason came in today to work with some parents about online safety, following guidance from CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection). It was a useful session, and we hope to carry out another session in an evening soon for anyone who couldn't come today.

CEOP is a police led, child protection agency which specialises in tackling abuse on and offline. Through its Education Programme, Thinkuknow CEOP offers a range of safety information for children, young people, practitioners and parents/carers. For more information visit
If someone has acted inappropriately towards your child online in any way, you must report it to ClickCEOP at

Pupil Council Elections 

Posted by Administrator Tuesday, August 25, 2015 4:33:00 PM

Well done to everyone who stood for Pupil Council. The children who were successful are pictured below. The first meeting will be next week.

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