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Headteacher:
Ms C Breyley

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Burravoe Primary School
Burravoe
Yell
Shetland
ZE2 9AY
United Kingdom

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01595 807088

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01595 807089

February 2007

Tuesday 27th February
Today we went to Bonhoga Gallery to see the British Miniature Exhibition. John Hunter showed us how different sorts of prints are made.
children working with John Hunter John demonstrating a form of printmaking child's print
Friday 23rd February
We have an occasional day because of Up Helly Aa. Tonight they burn the galley in Cullivoe
Thursday 22nd February
This weekend is Cullivoe Up Helly Aa. When we went to the Leisure Centre today, the Jarl's Squad came to see us. Here are some photos.
children posing in front of the Jarl's Squad child with shield
John, our Teaching Assistant's sonchildren with shields and helmets
We made our own shields and helmets to wear when we met the squad.
Monday 19th February
Today we welcomed three new pupils to the school which brings our number of pupils up to twelve.
Friday 16th February
This morning Nathan, Grace and Hannah came to visit us. They have just moved from near Rotherham, they are going to start school on Monday.
This afternoon we did problem solving - we have bought some new bookcases but the company sent the wrong sort; instead of sending us the right ones they sent us the bits and the instructions so we could rebuild them ourselves! P5 and P7 worked really hard and got it sorted out, then we moved the last of our library books so now our new library area is finished.
children fixing bookcases children fixing bookcases

Wednesday 14th February
Today Martin Riddick came to do team building activities with us. We worked with a rope in a circle but we didn't realise that by the end we would be walking along the rope that everyone else was holding up!
holding the rope in a circle child in air on ropechild on rope
boy on rope
Monday 12th February
Today Miss Anderson came to school for the first time. This afternoon we went to the Hall and did football skills with Donna.

Friday 9th February
Today we dug up the rest of the carrots which we planted last year. It was very cold outside!
Brydon, James and Kay finished their lighthouses today.

Tuesday 6th February
Learning and Teaching Scotland are going to feature us in Connect magazine. Today they sent Billy Fox, a photographer, to take pictures of us. Whilst he was here the older ones took the opportunity to interview him about his work. Billy lives in Shetland and has taken photos for Visit Shetland and for Northlink Ferries. We know his work because he took the photos for the "Gie Us Ten Guitars" exhibition we saw at Bonhoga.
Children interviewing Billy Fox
Monday 5th November
The peerie ones have been learning about the properties of 2D shapes; these are some of the pictures they made using different shapes.
Kay's picture Brydon's pictureElouise's picture
Friday 2nd February
Today Lucy and Elouise finished their lighthouses so they took pictures before they took them home.
Elouise's lighthouse Lucy's lighthouse
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