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Water Slide Fun!

As part of their ‘Virtual’ P7 trip – pupils in P7 had to design a cycling course and a water slide activity. Noah and Thomas laid out a very comprehensive cycling course with lots of obstacles and slaloms to challenge … Continue reading

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P7 Virtual Trip

Pupils from schools in Skye and Raasay would normally be gathering at Raasay House for their Skye Schools’ P7 trip which has a strong focus on transition and forming new friendships with a view to moving on to the High … Continue reading

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Teepee Shelters

As part of their Forest Schools Work, pupils were learning the principles of how to construct teepee shelters. They made mini shelters – just the right size for their felt ‘desk pets’ – the next step was to up-scale to … Continue reading

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Raft Challenge

As part of their Forest Schools work, pupils were challenged to build their own mini raft which would be capable of floating and carrying some passengers (stones!). The more passengers they could carry, the more successful the raft. They then … Continue reading

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Coastal Birds Project

Working in collaboration with Elgol Primary School, pupils will be working on an RSPB project identifying coastal wild birds. They have been learning how to identify bird species by their characteristics, recognising their individual calls and studying their habitats. Online … Continue reading

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Bird Hide

As part of their Forest Schools work in the garden, pupils have been busy renovating and tidying up the bird hide. They finished it off with a smart coat of green paint. Just in time for some spring bird watching!

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Viking Feast and Easter Fun

We rounded off the term with a fabulous Viking Feast with roast chicken, venison, doughballs and vegetables. The children had also prepared hand made Viking bread, oatcakes and hand churned butter. Pupils then also enjoy an Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt … Continue reading

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Viking Longship

As part of their ‘Viking’ project pupils researched Viking longships. They created their own longship in the classroom and we think it looks very realistic!

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Seall Concerts

Pupils have been participating in online concerts provided by Seall. There has been a variety of music and dance / ceilidh opportunities through this virtual delivery. The children of Raasay have really embraced this week on week with regular attendance … Continue reading

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Red Nose Day

Pupils came to school in non-uniform and took part in lots of fun activities for Red Nose Day. We held an assembly on how the money raised helps other children in the Uk and further afield. They raised the fantastic … Continue reading

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