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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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September 2014

Thursday 25th September: This morning all the Shetland probationers came to see how we use Glow and ICT to help our learning.
Monday 22nd September: This morning Karen MacKelvie, from RSPB, came to do a workshop about rockpools. She explained to us why the tide goes in and out and how plants and creatures are adapted to tidal movements. She had brought lots of creatures and plants for us to look at and then we walked down to the marina to see what we could find there. We had a brilliant morning and learned lots about the creatures that live in our locality.
learning about tideslearning about foodwebs learning about seaweeds little crab

hermit crabreally tiny crab

tankat the marina

using field guides for identificationlooking for creatures

Wednesday 17th September: This afternoon we made props and backdrops for our pirate play.

making pirates making pirates
making pirates
Friday 12th September: This morning we watched a special Glow meet with Debi Gliori. It was organised for Shetland and Orkney Schools by the 2 island library services as part of the event 24 islands/24 hours. She talked to us about how she gets ideas for her books, read us her new book, gave us some drawing tiops and then answered our questions.

looking at Debi Gliori booksglow meet
In the afternoon we based our artwork on the illustration styles of the 2 author/illustrators we have met this week.
art art

art

Thursday 11th September: This morning we watched Authors Live with Jon Klassen (you can watch the highlights if you click the link).
Wednesday 10th September: This afternoon Andy Ross came to do the second of our workshops for our pirate show.
warm up planning the story

drawing the pirates drawing the piratewarm down - wink wink murder

Saturday 6th September: We were very pleased to win some prizes for our veg at the Yell Show.

kohl rabi spring onions

courgetteleeks

 

Friday 5th September: Today we starting harvesting some things from our garden so we could enter them for Yell Show. Some of our veg haven't done very well but we entered them anyway to see how we'll get on!

harvesting the leeks - they were tough to get up harvesting patio carrots

trying to find peapodsdigging up the tatties

more tattieshunting for tatties

writing the lablesthe kohl rabi

Tuesday 2nd September: We had a fantastic trip to Lerwick today. In the morning P1/2/3 went to Shetland Museum to see the transport exhibits and P4/5/6/7 went to Mareel to see a Shetland Screenplay film called Anina.
in the boat hallin the boat hall
P1/2/3 in Shetland Museum

P4-7 at Mareel

P4-7 at Mareel
We had lunch outside the museum and then went to visit RLNI Lerwick lifeboat. The crew showed us around the boat and the shore station and staged some rescues for us to see. One of the volunteers was wearing a head camera; they edited the video and sent it to us - you can see it on the children's blog. Thank you very much to them all; we had a great time!

rescue rescuerescueon lifeboatLerwick lifeboatwith crew
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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