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Local Mod

Raasay pupils participated in the recent local Mod, held in the Gaelic School in Portree. The three boys who took part in the Gaelic Learners’ Poetry Recitation Competitions all came back to Raasay with medals.  They were delighted with the … Continue reading

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A Visit from Bilbo – the French Eco Schooner

Over the last two years we have been corresponding with a French School in Brittany – their teacher Bea has taken some time out to sail to Scotland and visit us here on Raasay. Their voyage has an Eco focus … Continue reading

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Scottish Opera Event

Over the last few weeks, Raasay pupils have been learning their parts for a Scottish Opera Event which was undertaken in collaboration with Scottish Opera and other Skye Schools. The pupils worked very hard on learning their songs and ‘moves’ … Continue reading

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Mountain Bike Qualification

Thanks to money secured earlier this year from the Healthy Islands Fund, our five pupils were given the opportunity to take part in Mountain Biking sessions. Our initial sessions last week were based within the school grounds where the children … Continue reading

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Spors Gaidhlig Activity Day

On Friday 29th April, pupils had the opportunity to undertake a paddle boarding session delivered by Spors Gaidhlig. This is their second session this year and the weather couldn’t have been better. All our pupils thoroughly enjoyed it and had … Continue reading

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Our Climate Focus Week – Learning about Bees

On our first week back after the Easter Holidays we have been focussing on learning about environmental issues. During our literacy, we read up about the lifecycle of bees and how important they are because they polinate flowers and help … Continue reading

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Roman Lunch and Feast

Our last day of term had a distinctly ‘Roman’ feel as the pupils had been studying the Romans as their topic this term. Our fantastic cook, Ann, very kindly (and creatively) produced a ‘Vesuvius’ sausage and mash which went down … Continue reading

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Easter Egg Hunt

On the last day of term, pupils enjoyed a fun Easter Egg Hunt which involved them following the clues hidden all around the playground to eventually find a stash of Easter Eggs!

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Walled Garden Produce

Pupils at Raasay Primary School are very fortunate to get locally grown, fresh produce supplied by the fantastic Raasay House Walled Garden. Every week our cook gets a delivery of seasonal produce which she can incorporate into her menus. We … Continue reading

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Assembly for Ukraine

At our recent assembly, pupils learnt about the effects on people living in Ukraine during the ongoing war. Pupils wanted to express their support for all Ukrainians and particularly young people like themselves. They created this beautiful sunflower using the … Continue reading

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