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Ms C Breyley

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Burravoe Primary School
Burravoe
Yell
Shetland
ZE2 9AY
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01595 807088

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June 2014

Tuesday 24th June: Today Charlotte and Mia went to represent Yell at the County Netball competition. Mr Williamson was very pleased with how they played.
Monday 23rd June: This morning we were very pleased to receive a visit from the nursery.

on the ziplinesnack

Thursday 19th June: This morning we all went for a visit to the Norholm as part of our Food For Thought project. We learned about the work that is done by the Norholm as part of the Shetland Aquaculture industry. We found out about the different roles of the crew and the qualifications they need to do their jobs. Thank you for having us to visit!
Ms Smith who will be teaching at Burravoe next session came for her first visit to us today - she had a very interesting first day!
We took Crunch, our visiting Australian croc with us so he could tell the children back at Tipperary Station School about industry in Shetland.
Inside the engine room on the boat when the tanks were filled and emptied
the navigation systemlearning how to steer
juice and biscuits in the galleyCrunch eyeing up the crayfish!
Tuesday 17th June: Today we had a visit from The Swan. In the morning P1/2/3 went for a trip, then the crew came for lunch and then the older ones went out for a longer trip.
out on The Swan out on The Swan out on The Swanout on The Swan
Monday 16th June: Today Cullivoe came to visit us as they were visiting the Norholm and Arisdale Smolts. In the morning Gib and Marianne came to talk to both schools about the work of the Norholm. At the end of the talk they presented both schools with an ipad mini - we are all very grateful to them!
Norholm talk Culliove visiting for Norholm talk

presentation of ipad mini

Friday 13th June: This morning Elaine Skinley. Shetland's Road Safety Officer, came to do the Bikeability Assessments for P6 and P7. She was very pleased with the progress they had all made. Thank you very much to Julia Lyth who has been their trainer.
Tuesday 10th June: Today P7 went to Lerwick to represent Yell in the County Sports.
Thursday 5th June: Today P3/4/5/6/7 went to Mid Yell to work with Scottish Opera; in the morning they learned all the moves needed and then in the afternoon they had a dress rehearsal and then a full performance of MacCabbra Opera House. It was a brilliant performance and everyone really enjoyed it.

rehearsalrehearsal dress rehearsal
Monday 2nd June: This afternoon we held our Triathlon. We planned this as the major part of our Game On Scotland Challenge. The children had done all the planning and organising for the event from choosing what to actually do for the challenge down to thinking what was actually needed on the day. As they had to do everything they had to consider their own skill levels and how they could work as a big team or sometimes in smaller teams. They did really well and we are all very proud of what they achieved. They had fun too!
They started with the baton procession; everyone had designed and made a baton with a secret message hidden inside. When they read out their messages it was the first time anyone had heard them.

baton procession

 

Next was the first event of the triathlon - the cycle/scooter race.

scooters cycle race
 
Then came the run like a Shetland pony race.
pony race pony race
Then it was the obstacle course - the first part of this was wellie throwing.
wellie throwingwellie throwing
 
The second part was space hopper challenge.
space hopperspace hopper
The final part was a mixture of obstacles.
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