PARENT COUNCIL AGM MEETING
Wednesday 21st November at 7.00pm
PRIMARY PARENTS EVENING
(By appointment - times coming home on Monday 19th November)
Thursday 22nd November
3.30pm to 8.00pm
Internet Safety Awareness Meeting
Thursday 15th November
A short reminder and update about Thursdays online safety workshop which is on in the Primary Department from 6pm - 8pm. The target audience for this is; all parents and also primary 4-7 pupils so please bring your children to the workshop. There are specific activities set up for pupils and there is a crèche being run by 5th and 6th year pupils to look after younger children should you need it.
I can’t stress how important this type of information evening is and it is something that affects us all and will continue to do so more and more as digital technology and social media comes to the fore in much of our daily lives.
Information from meeting
CHRISTMAS CARD DELIVERY
Hockey After School Club
Thursdays - 3.40pm to 4.30pm - Games Hall
Primary 5 to Secondary 6
£2.00 per session
What's On - Term 2
Blythswood ShoeBox Appeal
Thank you to everyone who donated a shoe box.
A total of 92 were donated.
Anyone wishing to donate a shoe box should hand into the Primary Department by the morning of Monday 5th November
(Leaflets available from the Primary Office)
EARLY LEARNING & CHILDCARE DEPARTMENT FINISH ON FRIDAY 12TH OCTOBER AT 4.30PM
PRIMARY & SECONDARY DEPARTMENTS FINISH ON FRIDAY 12TH OCTOBER AT 2.00PM
ALL DEPARTMENTS OF THE BRAE HIGH SCHOOL WILL RE-OPEN ON WEDNESDAY 31ST OCTOBER
(MONDAY 29TH AND TUESDAY 30TH OCTOBER ARE IN-SERVICE DAYS)
NURSERY AND PRIMARY PUPILS CAN WEAR FANCY DRESS TO SCHOOL
ON WEDNESDAY 31ST OCTOBER IF THEY WISH
SPOOKY FIESTA - NORTH MAINLAND LEISURE CENTRE
OUR ISLES. OUR CLIMATE
Brae High School
BRAE CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS PARTY FUNDRAISER
PARENT COUNCIL MEETING
WEDNESDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER
NORTH MAINLAND LEISURE CENTRE - CAR PARK
The school has been informed that work on the first half of the swimming pool roof will commence from the 10th September for 3 weeks. We have been asked to let parents and pupils know that the bottom part of the Leisure Centre Car Park will be cordoned off and should not be accessed during the works.
BRAE HIGH SCHOOL - 3.40PM COLLECTION
As there are now a large number of cars, buses and people arriving at school for 3.40pm pick up, could all drivers and parents please take care and drive very slowly when collecting pupils from school.
DELTING NETBALL CLUB
Da New Nort Charity Shop
REQUEST FOR VACANT SEATS FOR SESSION 2018/2019
WALK LEADER TRAINING
SPACE IN WADERS
Art sought for SPACE IN WADERS
All school pupils are invited to come and view art and take part in the RSPB "Whaap Spree"this Saturday 12th Mayat the Quarff Hall.
We have been overwhelmed with the response to our wader art request and are expecting contributions from seven schools.
We hope to provide a very family friendly afternoon from4pmwhere the art can be viewed in the hall, a BBQ is available to buy and there will be free guided walks and funs like worm charming and a crofter gumboot dance!
We hope families will stay on into the evening to listen to live music from Beltane Ree and Chain Gang. (A Fleetwood Mac covers band) Doors openat 7pm. Tickets from Shetland Box Office or on door £10 adults £5 under 16s
Hope to see you there!
Curlee curlee curlee
Community Engagement Officer
RYA YOUTH SAILING SCHEME
THE YEAR OF YOUNG PEOPLE 2018
Scotland’s Airline Loganair announced a partnership in support of Year of Young People 2018 (YOYP). The partnership, which was revealed at Sumburgh Airport, is the result of discussions between Loganair and YOYP Ambassadors in Shetland, but it will also benefit two other places in the airline’s heartland - Orkney and the Western Isles.
Loganair and local authority partners are searching the three communities for 30 individuals who represent the ‘Spirit of Young People’. Orkney, Shetland & Western Isles to identify 10 young people between 8 – 26 years.
These young people could have: Gone the extra mile, excelled through sport, arts, culture, been ambassadors for their community, helped the environment, been a fundraising hero, promoted the importance of physical and mental health, challenged the negative stereotypes of young people or championed diversity.
Nominations are now open >>> https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/spiritofyoungpeople
A charter flight by The Spirit of Young People which will collect 30 young people - 10 from each island group - and transport them to Edinburgh for a Parliamentary reception hosted by Orkney MSP Liam McArthur, Shetland MSP Tavish Scott and Western Isles MSP Alasdair Allan on November 29, and for the Young Scot Awards the following evening.
For full details check out >>> https://www.loganair.co.uk/loganair-partners-year-of-young-people/
SINGALONG - BELL'S BRAE PRIMARY SCHOOL
NORTH MAINLAND ARCHERY CLUB
PRIMARY 7 PUPILS
COMMUNITY/FAMILY ROOM - BRAE PRIMARY
COMMUNITY/FAMILY ROOM - BRAE PRIMARY
NORTH MAINLAND LEISURE CENTRE - BOUNCY CASTLE
NORTH MAINLAND LEISURE CENTRE - JUNIOR COURSES
EASTER NETBALL FRENZY
KEEP A CHILD WARM
COLLECTION POINT - PRIMARY - 29TH MARCH TO 30TH APRIL 2018
PARENT COUNCIL MEETING
WEDNESDAY 21ST MARCH - 6PM - SECONDARY DEPARTMENT
DELTING UP HELLY AA VISIT
FRIDAY 16TH MARCH
10.45AM - GAMES HALL
DELTING BADMINTON - FRIDAYS - SESSION 5-6PM
FRIDAY 9TH MARCH - CANCELLED - (PRIMARY 7 NETBALL COMPETITION)
FRIDAY 16TH MARCH - CANCELLED - (DELTING UP-HELLY-AA)
PRIMARY FAMILY ROOM
PRIMARY FAMILY ROOM
PRIMARY FAMILY ROOM
BOOKBUG SESSION - TUESDAY 13TH FEBRUARY
EARLY YEARS & CHILDCARE REGISTRATION WEEK
MONDAY 5TH FEBRUARY TO FRIDAY 9TH FEBRUARY
FORMS AVAILABLE FROM THE BRAE HIGH SCHOOL, PRIMARY OFFICE
MUCKLE ROE HALL
PRIMARY MORNING STOMP
Since the beginning of the year all classes in the primary have been doing a morning stomp. The main aim is to get everyone out and about to enjoy the benefits of being outdoors when light and weather allows. Classes have all doing a good, brisk walk through the new area and around the school. Everyone is agreeing how much better they feel for doing this and how it is a great way to start the school day!
MR TAIT IS 50 TODAY
ACTIVE SCHOOLS TIMETABLE
COMMUNITY/FAMILY ROOM LIBRARY
click Link above for Information in the event of adverse weather
National survey on the expansion of free early learning and childcare in Scotland
As you'll be aware the Scottish Government is planning to nearly double the hours of free early learning and childcare by 2020. Because the views of parents and carers are crucial for the success of this expansion, the Government has commissioned independent researchers to undertake a survey of parents. It is now asking for your help in sharing the survey link (www.bit.ly/elc-survey) with as many parents of 0-5 year old children in your community as possible.
All parents taking part will have the opportunity to be entered into a prize draw and have the chance to win one of 10 x GBP100 cash prizes.
The survey is carried out for the Scottish Government by Craigforth, an independent research company. If you have any questions about this survey please send a message to: email@example.com
As part of mental health awareness week that runs from Monday 8th May, Mind Your Head, Brae High School Youth Worker and Art Machine have worked collaboratively with local Brae High School student Imogen Leslie in designing a campaign targeting young people.
For the full story check out : dont-bottle-it-up-campaign-launched
The polycrub project has been submitted into a competitive funding application process called ‘Shetland Community Choices’ along with 19 other community projects. It’s called ‘Learning for Sustainability’ . Details on this link.
IN THE EVENT OF SCHOOL CLOSURES DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER PLEASE CHECK OUR FACEBOOK PAGE - "braehighschool,primary department" OR LISTEN TO RADIO SCOTLAND (92.7) / SIBC (96.2) OR CHECK ON SHETLAND NEWS WEBSITE "www.shetnews.co.uk"
Assessing Children's Progress
1+2 Languages: Get involved!
Here are some great phrases to try out with your children at home. They come with sound files to help you along the way and some great ideas to show off your linguistic skills! Try them on your friends and family and be the star of the show!
New Secondary Activities - Link to this term's lunchtime, afterschool, evening and weekend clubs.
"How Nurturing is Our School" - Letter to Parents/Carers
The Shetland Learning Partnership Project, 2014 to 2016:
The final monthly update of the Shetland Learning Partnership (SLP) can be found at:
Clothing Grants & Free School Meals/Milk - 2016/2017
Internet Safety Information Letter
My World of Work is Scotland’s careers information and advice web service.
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Get the help you need for the career you want.
My World of Work is delivered by Skills Development Scotland, the national skills body which supports the people and businesses of Scotland.
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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:
- 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:
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:-
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