S1-S4

S1-S3 pupils took part in a badminton festival at Picky, on 5th October, along with pupils from Sanday and Stronsay.

S1-S3 pupils took part in a badminton festival at Picky, on 5th October, along with pupils from Sanday and Stronsay.

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Pupils making batteries using lemons

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Studying meteorites

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Getting to grips with Raspberry pi computers

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S4 pupils, carrying out velocity tests as part of their physics course

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Secondary pupils and staff visit the poppies display at St Magnus Cathedral

Displays on Mindset by S1 and S2 pupils as part of Health and Wellbeing

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S3 and S4 pupils’ dishes, as part of their Health and Food technology course.

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Pupils in S1 – S3 receive badminton training ahead of the Junior Highs’ Badminton Festival at Picky.

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S1 – S3 pupils at the pool below Backarass, as part of a photography trip in June 2016

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S1, S2 and S3 pupils on their trip to Noup Head Lighthouse, June 2016.

Practising badminton

Practising badminton

Putting together the pieces for a cushion

Putting together the pieces for a cushion

 

Great looking Swiss rolls!

Great looking Swiss rolls!

S1/2 outside the kiln at Kirbuster Farm museum

S1/2 outside the kiln at Kirbuster Farm museum

Making simmans

Making simmans

Angus being presented with the Boys' Champion cup.

Angus being presented with the Boys’ Champion cup.

The North Isles Football team, wearing their new strips sponsored by Westray Development Trust.

The North Isles Football team, wearing their new strips sponsored by Westray Development Trust.

Rev Iain MacDonald, presents the school with new netball tops, partly sponsored by the Fairtrade Group. New Fairtrade netballs were provided by Sandy and Willie McEwen.

Rev. Iain MacDonald presents the school with new netball tops, partly sponsored by the Westray Fairtrade Group. New Fairtrade netballs were provided by Sandy and Willie McEwen.

Chloe, Euan and Kieran with their baking.

Chloe, Euan and Kieran with their baking.

Ben and Emily showing off their culinary skills

Ben and Emily showing off their culinary skills

Caly and Angus were Bridge and Groom at our S4 leavers' Party. The whole school did the Grand March together.

Caly and Angus were Bride and Groom at our S4 leavers’ Party. The whole school did the Grand March together.

Thorfinn are winners of the 2014 School Sports. Chloe Sandison was girls' champion, and Daniel Hourston boys' champion.

Thorfinn are winners of the 2014 School Sports. Chloe Sandison was girls’ champion, and Daniel Hourston boys’ champion.

Ben and Lorna with their certificates, having completed a 'very enjoyable' Customer Care Essentials' course.

Ben and Lorna with their certificates, having completed a ‘very enjoyable’ Customer Care Essentials’ course. (Missing from photo is Dean.)

Dean rotavating the back garden, ready for sowing black oats next week.

Dean rotavating the back garden, ready for sowing black oats next week.

Secondary pupils practice their basketball skills before the main match. Magnus beat Thorfinn 35 - 16.

Secondary pupils practice their basketball skills before the main match. Magnus beat Thorfinn 35 – 16.

S3 pupils have recently passed their Food Hygiene exam.

S3 pupils have recently passed their Food Hygiene exam.

Outdoor netball practice

Outdoor netball practice

S2 pupils test a variety of foodstuffs to see if they contain sugar.

S2 pupils test a variety of foodstuffs to see if they contain sugar.

S1 and S2 organised a very successful Fairtrade Tuckshop during Fairtrade Fortnight 2014

S1 and S2 organised a very successful Fairtrade Tuckshop during Fairtrade Fortnight 2014

 

S2 and S3 pupils were exploring the village as part of their photography class

S2 and S3 pupils were exploring the village as part of their photography class

S1 pupils investigate acids and alkalis.

S1 pupils investigate acids and alkalis.

 

 S3 boys involved in a carousel activity where they were to think about what they had learned and what skills they had learned improved upon since S1 in Literacy, Numeracy, HWB and other subjects. This is part of the process of writing their S3 profiles.

S3 boys involved in a carousel activity where they were to think about what they had learned and what skills they had learned or  improved upon since S1 in Literacy, Numeracy, HWB and other subjects. This is part of the process of writing their S3 profiles.

Pupils designing their own wave generator for the Saltire Award.

Pupils designing their own wave generator for the Saltire Award.

Setting up for the Fairtrade Tuck Shop

Setting up for the Fairtrade Tuck Shop

S2 had a French cheese tasting day as part of their food unit in French. They tried President Brie and Port Salut. Port Salut was the overall favourite but they didn't mind the Brie. One description of the Brie was "It tastes like raw keel".

S2 had a French cheese tasting day as part of their food unit in French. They tried President Brie and Port Salut. Port Salut was the overall favourite but they didn’t mind the Brie. One description of the Brie was “It tastes like raw keel”.

S1 pupils busy with the fiddly task of making Fairtrade arrows

S1 pupils busy with the fiddly task of making Fairtrade arrows

Learning French vocabulary

Learning French vocabulary

Laying felt for tiles

Laying felt for tiles

Tiling at Orkney College

Tiling at Orkney College

Chamfering wood for a bench at Orkney College

Chamfering wood for a bench at Orkney College

 

S2 pupils investigating energy levels in sugar and artificial sweetener

S2 pupils investigating energy levels in sugar and artificial sweetener

P4-7Quest 227 (Large) S1 pupils complete their colourful vertebrates display.

The S1/2 band performing on St Andrew's night.

The S1/2 band performing on St Andrew’s night.

Waiting to Get In 2 (Large) The Christmas Disco 2012 had a theme of Superheroes.     Sorting Out Goods for Mary's Meals 6 (Large) Sorting through donated items, for Mary’s Meals.     Secondary Pupils in pink 2 (Large) Some of the secondary pupils wearing pink, as a fundraiser for Breast Cancer Care.     bench making (Large) S3/4 pupils making a bench for the playpark. This was paid for by Westray Development trust.   garden wildnerness (Large)garden transformed (Large) In one day, the secondary pupils transformed the overgrown garden area at the back of the school. The area is now under new grass.

Chloe puts the finishing touches to the cushion cover she designed.

Chloe puts the finishing touches to the cushion cover she designed.

 

Drew concentrating on his cushion.

Dean concentrating on his cushion.

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