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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

November 2007

Wednesday 27th November: We had a very busy day today with lots of visitors. In the morning Martin Rickard came to give P6 their first aid test - they all passed - well done! When they had finished, Martin showed us a polar bear skull that he had been given when he was in Greenland.

martin showing polar bear skull girls with skullboys with skull

After piece, Andy and Amy came to sing with us. We had good fun doing all the warm up exercises and then we learned some new songs. Andy took some pictures so we will put them up when he sends them to us.
This was funded by YMI through the Scottish Arts Council.

Scottish Arts Council Logo

Mary Leask and Anona Hughson came for lunch and to talk about the waste audit that they had done for the school. We could still save some resources but they were very pleased with us and said we had tried hard to be careful with our resources and be good reusers and recyclers. They were very pleased about how little food waste we produce and said we have the lowest amount of food waste of any school in Shetland. Thank you Elsie for giving us such good dinners!
Monday 26th November: Today we planted up our pots and hanging basket with pansies and violas. We did it inside as there was snow on the ground.
Thursday 22nd November: Today, in Art, we painted pictures inspired by Martin's talk about Greenland and then wrote poems about them.
Wednesday 21st November: Today Martin Rickard came; he showed us a video and talked to us about his trips to Greenland.
Tuesday 20th November: Today Maria Leask came to teach us some more Shetland Dances.
Monday 19th November: Today Maria Millar came to teach us some dialect songs. It was funded by Youth Music Initiative through the Scottish Arts Council.
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In the afternoon, Donna came for the last time - we played parachute games.
Friday 16th November:
Today was Children in Need Day. We negotiated financial rewards for the things we did today. In the afternoon we made videos.
Thursday 15th November:
Today P6 and P4 went to Clickimmin for small schools' activity day organised by the Active Schools Team. They had a try at athletics, tag rugby and softball.
Wednesday 14th November:
Today P6 went to another Health Day at Mid Yell.
Tuesday 13th November:
Today P6 went to a Health Day at Mid Yell. P1, P2, P3 and P4 went to the Hall to dance with Maria Leask. When we came back we made model dinosaurs.
model dinosaur model dinosaur model dinosaur

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In the afternoon, P3 and P4 had a go at animation.
Wednesday 7th November:
Martin Rickard came this morning and showed P6 how to immobilise a patient who has a broken limb and how to make them comfortable.

immobilising a broken legmaking the patient comfortable

In the afternoon we did some work about dinosaurs. The peerie ones tried making dinosaurs from pipecleaners.

pipecleaner dinosaurs

Tuesday 6th November:
Maria Leask came today and showed us how to do some traditional dances.
Monday 5th November:
Today Donna came and we went to the Hall and did football skills. She said she was very impressed by everyone's skills.
Friday 2nd November:
Today Ms Breyley went to a users group meeting at the Leisure Centre so we had a meeting to decide what things we wanted her to raise at the meeting. The boys wanted to ask about the lockers and the girls wanted to know if the showers could be made warmer.
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