Celebrations Assembly

We had a Primary and Early Years Assembly today, and we had so much to celebrate!

There were lots of certificates for positive attitude, helping others and persevering. Fantastic work!

We also said a huge well done to three of our Primary 7 pupils who have been taking part in The Maths Challenge this year, along with Secondary pupils. They have made us very proud!

During the assembly, we celebrated our time with Mrs Williamson in P5/6. It has been such a pleasure to have her in school and we wish her all the very best for the future! We hope to see her again soon.

 

P7 John Muir Outdoor Education Day!

On the 23/3/17 the P7 class got a visit from Pete Richardson for their John Muir Outdoor Education Day. They used a Minibus and car to get to the Bressay ferry where they took a very quick journey across to Bressay with  Mrs Coghill and Pete.

When they arrived at the other end then they went to the bathroom and went over to where Pete was. Pete was handing out waterproofs but before you could get a jacket and trousers you had to tell him a bit of news and your name.

When we got to our starting point, over the back of Bressay, Pete asked P6/7 what they knew about John Muir.  He was really impressed with their facts about his life and could tell they had spent a bit of time learning about him.

When we got to the Geo  that Pete told us to find then we could look out and see Noss. Once Pete had gone over safety instructions and that (because we were near cliffs and high ledges ) then we carried on walking until we got to a fence. We had to try and get over the fence without leaning on it to much but about 5 people got over then we realised it would be easier to go over the style that was just further up the hill.

After the fence and style then we went rock scrambling, through the rocks then over and even under the rocks. There was two ledges with a little burn running between them and Josh,Ruby and Cheryl all fell in but Cheryl only got her feet wet.

At about 12:30 we had lunch in a lovely little clearing before we got the option to go to see Muckle Helia.

At the end of the day Pete asked us the question, “How does the wild make you feel on the inside?”  Some of the answers included,

“Excited!”

“Like I can do anything!”

“Adrenalin filled”

“Connected”

“Happy”

“Fascinated”

“Unknown source of energy”

“Free”

“Challenged and happy”