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Head Teacher:
Mr Colin Kirkness

Depute Head Teacher :
Mr Billy Forsyth (Primary)

Depute Head Teacher :
Mr Garry Spence (Secondary)

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Staff Members:

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Address:
Brae High School
Brae
Shetland
ZE2 9QG
United Kingdom

Telephone Number:
(01595) 745601 (Primary)

(01595) 745600 (Secondary)

Fax Number:
(01595) 745603 (Primary)

(01595) 745602 (Secondary)

 

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Primary Sports - Term 1

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FAB Trophy regained by staff

A panoramic whole School Assembly for Mr Kirkness

Staff Pupils 2016

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Mr Kirkness with some of his gifts in front of the whole schoolThe commemorative slate presented by trhe pupil council chair Vaila Tait and the reel 'Farewell to Kirkness' presented by staff (mrs Robertson)

 

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2A Easter Sponges

SECONDARY 2 HAVE BAKED AND DECORATED EASTER SPONGES

2B Easter Sponges

 

 

Term Dates 2016 to 2019

Internet Safety Information Letter

Secondary Pupils and Teachers depart for Latvia - an Eramus Visit

Latvia group depart

 

 

Anti-Bullying Approach - Parent Questionnaire

Secondary Christmas Newsletter December 2015

Secondary End of Term Newsletter October 15

Secondary End of Term Newsletter - Easter 15

Term Dates for Session 2014 - 2016

Secondary End of Term Newsletter July14

SIC - School Transport Update - May 2014

 

 

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PARENTS AND CARERS 26th August 2013

- Information about the recommendations in the proposed Children's Bill for Scotland can be found at the following web link:

www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/People/Young-People/legislation/proposed-bill

 

- Information about additional support needs, including local and national information about support available and the authotity's duties under the Additional Support for Learning Act 2004, as amended 2009, can be found at the following web link:

www.shetland.gov.uk/education/asn home.asp

 

The National Parent Forum for Scotland has a series of very useful leaflets for parents about the new National Qualifications. Click on the following link to access:-

https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/glowblogs/NPF/nationals-in-a-nutshell

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KEEPING YOUR CHILD SAFE ONLINE - PARENTS AND CARERS CHECKLIST

 

 

Welcome to Early Learning and Childcare Area of the school website here

Welcome to Primary Area of the school website here

Welcome to Secondary Area of the school website here

 

Recent News
Date Title
  Canteen Cafeteria Prices - 2016/2017
  School Menu - Monday 29th August to Friday 2nd September
   
   
   
  TERM 1
 
School Year 2016/2017
   
  SUMMER HOLIDAYS
1st July 2016 Primary 6/7 - August 2015/2016
1st July 2016 Primary 5/6 - August 2015/2016
1st July 2016 Primary 3/4 - August 2015/2016
1st July 2016 Primary 2/3 - August 2015/2016
1st July 2016 Primary 1 - August 2015/2016
June 2016 Primary 6/7 - Enterprise
May 2016 Delting Community Council - Dosh for D£lting
28th April 2016 Opening Ceremony - Brae Co-op
27th April 2016 Dogs Against Drugs visit Primary
14th April 2016 Shetland Parenting Strategy Survey
  TERM 4
18th March 2016 Delting Jarl Squad Visit / Primary Up-Helly-Aa
  TERM 3
16th & 17th Dec Nursery/Primary Christmas Concert
17th Nov 2015 Children In Need - ELCC & Primary Departments
10th Nov 2015 Blythswood ShoeBox Appeal
3rd Nov 2015 The Triple P - Positive Parenting Program - Mossbank Primary School - 3rd Nov to 15th Dec 2015
  The Triple P
30th Oct 2015 Halloween - ELCC & Primary Departments
  TERM 2
September 2015 Launch of Public Consultation - Starting 30th October for 8 Weeks
  TERM 1
 
School Year 2015/2016
   
  SUMMER HOLIDAYS
3rd July 2015 Secondary - End of Term Pupils v Teachers Football
3rd July 2015 Primary 7 - August 2014/2015
3rd July 2015 Primary 5/6 - August 2014/2015
3rd July 2015 Primary 2/3 - August 2014/2015
3rd July 2015 Primary Junior Road Safety Officers
  TERM 4
April 2015 Secondary 3 - Knitted baby hats - Nepal Orphan Appeal
April 2015 Mind Your Heads - 4th Year presented cheque for £3000
March 2015 Young Europeans on the Edge of Europe - March 2015
20th Mar 2015 Primary Up-Helly-Aa
20th Mar 2015 Delting Up-Helly-Aa - Jarl Squad Visit
February 2015 Pre-School Registration Week - 9th to 13th February 2015 - 2015/2016 School Year
February 2015 Safer Internet Day - Secondary Red Area - February 2015
  TERM 3
12th Dec 2014 Christmas Jumper Day - Save the Children
14th Nov 2014 Children In Need
6th Nov 2014 SDS (Formerly Careers Development Scotland)
7th Nov 2014 Shoebox Appeal
October 2014 Brae Sharp Enterprise - Secondary 6
31st Oct 2014 Primary 5/6 - Water Aid
31st Oct 2014 Nursery and Primary - Halloween
  TERM 2
1st Oct 2014 Primary 1 Drumming with Joy Duncan
10th Oct 2014 Autumn Fayre
1st Oct 2014 Voe Youth Club
30th Sept 2014 Brae Youth Club
30th Sept 2014 Primary 5/6 Enterprise - Letter by Ashleigh Charlton
8th - 9th Sept Secondary 1 - Outdoor Day
  TERM 1
 
School Year 2014/2015
   
  SUMMER HOLIDAYS
July 2014 Secondary 3 - REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene Certificates
July 2014 Thomas Anderson - Shetland Schools Secondary Sports Day - Medals
July 2014 Secondary 2 - Secondary 4 - Institute of Civil Engineers Certificates
July 2014 Mr Tait (History) with S5 pupils - Scott Irvine and Dylan McKay
July 2014 Secondary pupils - Sporting talent display their individual medals and certificates
4th July 2014 Primary 6/7 - 2013/2014
4th July 2014 Primary 5/6 - 2013/2014
4th July 2014 Primary 3/4/5 - 2013/2014
4th July 2014 Primary 2/3 - 2013/2014
4th July 2014 Primary 1 - 2013/2014
4th July 2014
3rd July 2014 SYP Workshop
3rd July 2014 Mind Your Head Bullying Assembly
1st July 2014 Queen's Baton Relay Event in Brae
19th June 2014 Morning Nursery Transition - Pupils and Parents invited in to school for lunch
12th June 2014 TOTAL Language Visit to Secondary
12th June 2014 Frankies Workshop
6th June 2014 Ollie Leask Memorial Trust Donation
30th May 2014 Primary - Day of Action
May 2014 S1 Science Outdoor Day
May 2014 Health & Food Technology Pupils
May 2014 S1 & S2 English Projects
May 2014 S1 - S3 London Trip
8th May 2014 Final Maths Fun Day Report 2014
5th May 2014 Dogs Against Drugs
2nd May 2014 Shetland Folk Festival - Asham Stompers came to visit primary
April 2014 Young Fiddler Success
  TERM 4
24th Mar 2014 U-15 Shetland Netball Squad
24th Mar 2014 Sports Relief - Secondary and Primary Pupils walk around school grounds
21st Mar 2014 Primary Up-Helly-Aa
21st Mar 2014 Brae Up-Helly-Aa visit
March 2014 Promoting Language Learning - Secondary 1 and 2 pupils
6th March 2014 World Book Day - Primary Pupils
6th March 2014 World Book Day - Secondary Pupils
Feb 2014 Parent Council - SIC Strategy of Secondary Edcuation Survey - February 2014
Feb 2014 Secondary 1 and Primary 1 Paired Reading
13th Feb 2014 Tavish Scott visits Primary 6/7
11th Feb 2014 Secondary 2 Parents Evening Letter
  TERM 3
20th Dec 2013 U15 Netball Team
20th Dec 2013 Primary Christmas Concert
November 2013 Parent Council News
November 2013 Sponsored Walk
15th Nov 2013 Children In Need
18th Nov 2013 Brae Youth Club Information
11th Nov 2013 ShoeBox Appeal
October 2013 Leighanne Carracher - Coach for Scottish Universities Netball Squad
October 2013 1975 Primary Photo
31st Oct 2013 Nursery/Primary Hallow'en Parade
  TERM 2
30th Sept 2013 Parent Link Shetland
30th Sept 2013 Simon Hughes MP visits Brae High School
27th Sept 2013 Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning
26th Sept 2013 European Day of Languages
23rd Sept 2013 Scottish Youth Theatre Visit
9th Sept 2013 Fencing Representative
5th Sept 2013 Shetland Gas Fun Day Presentation
29th Sept 2013 U13 Brae School Netball Team
11th Sept 2013 Kakatasitsi - African Drummers
28th August 13 Caitlin McClatchey - Olympic and Commonwealth Swimmer
  TERM 1
 
School Year 2013/2014
   
  SUMMER HOLIDAYS
28th June 2013 Primary 6/7 - 2012/2013
28th June 2013 Primary 5/6 - 2012/2013
28th June 2013 Primary 4/5 - 2012/2013
28th June 2013 Primary 2/3 - 2012/2013
28th June 2013 Primary 1 - 2012/2013
28th June 2013 Nursery/Primary 1 Task Time - 2012/2013
22nd Aug 2013 Archie Foundation Presentation
June 2013 Knitting at Brae Secondary activity week
June 2013 'Slestered Peenie' are to be crowned joint winners of 'Best Trade Stand' at the Young Enterprise Scottish final in Glasgow
June 2013 Brae High School secondary pupil council fundraising news
June 2013 BDL - BHS time capsule project
June 2013 Brae High School award winning school magazine 'Borealis'
May 2013 Valkenburg School Trip - Secondary pupils
May 2013 Shetland Under 13 Football
May 2013 Ross Laurenson swims for Charity
May 2013 Maths Fun Day - Primary 7 Transition
May 2013 Science Afternoon - Primary 7 Transition
May 2013 Primary 2/3 pupils enjoy Julie Dennison's latest book illustrations
May 2013 Scottish Fencing Team - Shaun Alderman
May 2013 Congratulations to Brae S6 Group - Slestered Peenie who won Young Enterprise Award
26th April 2013 Shetland Folk Society - Young Fiddler of the Year (Primary Pupils)
23rd Mar 2013 Ignition
15th Mar 2013 Brae Up-Helly-Aa
15th Mar 2013 Red Nose Day
11th Mar 2013 Nursery/Primary Pupils Enjoying the Snow
8th Mar 2013 Primary Assembly - Visit from Constable Mark Bryant
18th Feb 2013 Learning Teams - Primary 4 - 7 pupils
19th Feb 2013 Julie Dennison - S6 pupil visits Primary 2/3 pupils
Feb 2013 RAF
13th Feb 2013 Pathways to Music
12th Feb 2013 Mardi Gras
11th Feb 2013 Nursery Registration Information
Dec 2012 Scottish Traditional Fiddle Exam - Primary Pupils
21st Dec 2012 Christmas End of Term Quiz
20th Dec 2012

U13 Netball Team

19th Dec 2012 Primary Christmas Concert
Dec 2012

£251.50 WAS RAISED ON FRIDAY 30TH NOV, ("WEAR IT BLUE DAY") FOR DIABETES AWARENESS FUNDRAISING BY PRIMARY AND SECONDARY DEPARTMENTS

11th Dec 2012 Scottish Traditional Fiddle Exams - Primary Pupils
29th Nov 2012 Secondary Winter Ball
13th Nov 2012 Blythswood Shoe Box Appeal - Friday 9th November
31st Oct 2012 Primary Hallowe'en Parade
Oct 2012 Secondary End Of Term Letter 0ctober 2012
12th Oct 2012 School Fayre
Sept 2012 SECRETARY OF STATE FOR ENERGY, ED DAVEY MP, VISITS THE BRAE SECONDARY DEPT.
28th Sept 2012 MacMillan Coffee Morning - Friday 28th September 2012
6th Oct 2012 Book Sale - Old Library Centre - Saturday 6th October - 11am to 4pm
29th Sept 2012 Shetland Sports Week Timetable - Saturday 29th September to Sunday 7th October 2012
19th Sept 2012 Parent Forum A.G.M. - Wednesday 19th September at 7.30pm - Secondary Red Area
Aug 2012 2012 Information for Secondary Pupils and Parents
 
School Year 2012/2013
   
  SUMMER HOLIDAYS
June 2012 Summer Newsletter 2012
28th June 2012 Primary 6/7 - 2011/2012
28th June 2012 Primary 5/6 - 2011/2012
28th June 2012 Primary 3/4 - 2011/2012
28th June 2012 Primary 2/3 - 2011/2012
28th June 2012 Primary 1 - 2011/2012
19th June 2012 Meeting to Discuss the Refresh of the Blueprint
May 2012 North Mainland P7 Maths Fun Day
  Secondary End of Term Letter for Parents/Carers
June 2012 End of Term Hockey and Football matches - puplils v teachers
June 2012 Team B - Primary Sports Day - Thank you!
June 2012

Happy Retirement to Mrs Sylvia Georgeson - English Department

June 2012 Secondary County Sports
21st June 2012 ZETCHEF COMPETITION AT THE BRAE SECONDARY DEPARTMENT THURSDAY 21ST JUNE
18th June 2012 Associated Board Piano Exams
7th June 2012 Stunt Riderz Team
May 2012 Secondary Paris Trip - May 2012
10th June 2012 Olympic Torch Relay - Letter
10th June 2012 Olympic Torch Relay - Consent Form
5th June 2012 Queen's Diamond Jubilee
5th June 2012 Queen's Diamond Jubilee Celebrations - Tuesday 5th June - Skelladale Play Park followed by Brae Youth Centre
15th May 2012 Secondary Health and Wellbeing Week - Tuesday 15th May to Friday 18th May
9th May 2012 S3 pupils 'Cook for the Queen' - Wednesday 9th May 2012
27th April 2012 Young Fiddler of the Year - Friday 27th April 2012
April 2012 Secondary End of Term Letter- April 2012
28th April 2012 Shetland Netball Teams - Orkney/Shetland - Brae Pupils who took part
27th April 2012 Primary 6/7 Outdoor Activity Day with Pete Richardson
16th April 2012 Ski Trip to La Thuile, Italy
29th March 2012 Question Time With Tavish Scott
29th March 2012 Secondary 1 Debate
19th March 2012 Music Festival - Monday 19th March to Friday 23rd March 2012
23rd March 2012 Sports Relief Day - Friday 23rd March
16th March 2012 Primary Up-Helly-Aa
16th March 2012 Brae Up-Helly-Aa visit
16th March 2012 Ross Laurenson raises the Delting Flag during the Brae Up-Helly-Aa
23rd Feb 2012 Primary Open Afternoon - Friday 23rd February
17th Feb 2012 North Mavine Jarl Squad Visit
13th Feb 2012 Pre-School Registration Week
10th Feb 2012 Shetland Fencer - Stephen Rocks
5th Feb 2012 Brae High School U-13 Netball Team - Yell - Sunday 5th February
12th Jan 2012 Primary Junior Road Safety Officer's visit Total Gas Plant
17th Jan 2012 James Thomson Memorial Fund
Jan 2012 PROPOSED CHANGES TO SECONDARY TIMETABLE
Jan 2012 MSYP and Chair of Glasgow Youth Council who visited S1 Modern Studies
Dec 2011 Musicians perform at Sullom Voe
Dec 2011 Charity Dodgeball Festival and Pool Competition
Dec 2011 XMAS NEWSLETTER 2011 SECONDARY
Dec 2011 SECONDARY XMAS 2011 NEWSLETTER COVER
15th Dec 2011 SECONDARY PARENTAL END OF TERM LETTER
Nov/Dec 2011

New S6 Young Enterprise Scheme - CLINKIN ENTERPRISES

14th Dec 2011 Primary Christmas Concert - 2011
Nov 2011 Mhairi Gifford - M8 Fencing Open
24th Nov 2011 Primary 1 visit from Postman Clubb (Andrew Clubb)
24th Nov 2011 Carpet Bowls Classes with John Jarmson - Primary 6 and Primary 7 Pupils
23rd Nov 2011 Fencing Fun Classes with Andy Alderman - Primary 1 to Primary 3 Pupils
23rd Nov 2011 Gymnasts from the Ukraine visit - Wednesday 23rd November 2011
22nd Nov 2011 Road Safety Week - Elaine Skinley visits the Primary Department
21st Nov 2011 Children In Need - Nursery & Primary Pupils - November 2011
21st Nov 2011 Fairtrade - Jean Marwick
14th Nov 2011 PARENT INFORMATION - SCHOOL CLOSURES DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER
14th Nov 2011 Dodgeball Christmas Festival Parents Letter
2nd Nov 2011 Japanese Students - Wednesday 2nd November 2011
31st Oct 2011 Shoe Box Appeal - 31st October 2011
31st Oct 2011 Halloween Fundraising Day - 31st October 2011
Oct 2011 Shetland Youth Volunteering Awards - Hannah Hunter
6th Oct 2011 University Trip News 2011
2nd Oct 2011 Brae High School's U-13 Netball Team - Clickimin Centre - Sunday 2nd October 2011
  The National Parent Forum of Scotland Newsletter - August/September 2011
18th Sept 2011 Brae High School's U-13 Netball Team
10th Sept 2011 Iain Whitten Memorial Tournament
August 2011 PUPIL INFORMATION AUGUST 2011
August2011 Writing Success for AH English students
30th Aug 2011 Roe Walk and Frankies Rafffle take in over £2000 for the Ollie Leask Memorial Trust
 
School Year 2011/2012
   
  SUMMER HOLIDAYS
30th June 11 Primary 7 pupils - 2010/2011
30th June 11 Primary 5/6 pupils - 2010/2011
30th June 11 Primary 4/5 pupils - 2010/2011
30th June 11 Primary 3 pupils - 2010/2011
30th June 11 Primary 2 pupils - 2010/2011
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Welcome to the website of Brae High School, Brae, Shetland Isles.
With a population of over 1200, the village of Brae is centrally located in a network of villages in the north mainland of Shetland. The rural nature of our catchment area has pupils arriving at the school from six associated primary schools, some undertaking a return journey of 35 miles.

Brae High School is at the centre of the village, unique in Shetland in providing a comprehensive education for 3-18 year olds. We have a Nursery, Primary and Secondary department and are home to the Additional Support Needs base.

The nursery runs two sessions 8.45am - 11.55am and 12.40pm - 3.50pm.

Primary school day 9.00am - 3.00pm (lunch 12.30 - 1.30 pm).
Secondary school day 8.50am - 3.25pm (lunch 1.00 - 1.45 pm).
The Primary roll currently (January 2015) stands at 100 split into 5 classes. Nursery roll currently (January 2015) stands at 33 pupils split into am/pm.
Secondary roll is currently (August 2014) - 172

 

 

 

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