S1 Parents Evening is on Wednesday 24th May between 6pm and 8pm
There will be no appointments system for discussions - Teachers will be situated in the Red Area
ALL DEPARTMENTS OF THE BRAE HIGH SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED ON
FRIDAY 26TH MAY
Fundraiser for the New Nort' Charity Shop
Sunday 21st May
FRIDAY 19TH MAY
SCATSTA AIRPORT'S SAFETY COMPETITION
PRIMARY 1 TO PRIMARY 3 PUPILS
Calendar entry winners
Back row: Chloe Kennedy, Stella Manson, Missy McShane, Jude MacPherson
Front Row: Finlay Davison, Alesha Manson, Beenie-Ann Wood, Ava Paton, Ava Anderson
Photographed with Reece Thorne who is holding entry done by Mari-Ann Nicolson
Overall winners also entered in calendar
Rhianna Tulloch, Rhianna Sim and Chloe Bryant photographed with Reece Thorne and Jodie Laurenson
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
COMMUNITY/FAMILY ROOM LIBRARY
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.
SHETLAND SPORTS FOR ALL
Da Voar Redd Up
WORLD BOOK READING WEEK - PRIMARY
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Workshops
with Emma Chittick (STEM Engagement Adviser for Shetland)
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"
PARENT LINK SHETLAND
COMMUNITY/FAMILY ROOM LIBRARY
As of Monday 5th Dec 2016 it will be illegal to smoke in a vehicle with anyone under 18.
For further information about support to stop smoking locally please see http://www.healthyshetland.com/health-topics/smoking
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.
At school and right through to retirement, My World of Work helps you with up-to-date information, advice and tools when you need it most:
- Subject choices – understand your strengths and make better choices about your subject choices and future career
- Leaving school – find a career that interests you and understand the skills you need to get the job you want
- Exam results – straight into a job or onto further learning? Whatever your grades find help in planning your next steps
- Preparing for a job – discover Scotland’s industries, search for jobs, build your CV and practice for interviews
- Modern Apprenticeships – why not earn as you learn? Find out what apprenticeships are available in Scotland and how they work
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.
My World of Work is Scotland’s careers information and advice web service, which helps you explore your work, skills and learning opportunities from school right through to retirement. Get the help you need for the career you want.
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