• Room 10 Make Their Mark

    Room 10 Make Their Mark

    Room 10 have been enjoying ‘Making their marks’ in class and are getting better and more independent in it each...
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    Maths Week 2021

    Maths Week 2021

    Last week it was Maths Week across Scotland. We asked classes to share work that they had been doing in...
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    Enjoying the Outdoors in PE

    Enjoying the Outdoors in PE

    Room 18 has been enjoying PE outside this term. We have been developing our ball and racquet skills by performing...
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    Rock on!!!

    Rock on!!!

    Room 14 have been enjoying creating music with Drake Music Scotland using technology. We have been learning skills in taking...
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    Walking The West Highland Way

    Walking The West Highland Way

    Oor former heedie, Caroline has completed her fundraising walk along the West Highland Way in aid of Friends of Orchard...
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    Rotary Shoebox Appeal 2021

    Rotary Shoebox Appeal 2021

    As a school we feel that it is very important for our students to support others within the wider community...
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    Relaxing In Room 2

    Relaxing In Room 2

    On a Tuesday afternoons, Room 2 pupils have been learning how to participate and engage in relaxation sessions as part...
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    Room 3 Are ‘Off To See The Wizard’

    Room 3 Are ‘Off To See The Wizard’

    As part of their topic work, pupils in Room 3 have been exploring 'Colours and Textures' using the story of...
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    Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

    Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

    Room 17 have been combining our work on reusing and recycling with our numeracy work looking at shapes.  We’ve reused...
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    Bramble Jam

    Bramble Jam

    Room 12 had a great time picking brambles and making jam. Pupils used the bread maker to cook the jam....
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Connecting Scotland Devices

Connecting Scotland is a Scottish Government initiative programme set up in response to coronavirus, which aims to get every citizen in Scotland online. It provides iPads, Chromebooks and support to develop digital skills for people who digitally excluded and on low incomes.

Supported by this initiative, SHMU has Chromebooks, iPads, and MiFi devices available through Phase 1 of Connecting Scotland that need to be in their new homes by the end of the year.

Phase 1 Criteria

Devices are available for those:

  • In a low-income household
  • Who have no internet (broadband or cable) AND/OR no device (they can have a mobile)
  • Who were previously under the shielding group or have a significant health condition (eligible for flu jab and pregnant included, full list of medical criteria can be provided on request)

If you or anyone you support fits the criteria, please get in touch with Kirsteen at SHMU – kirsteen.caldwell@shmu.org or 07592064430.

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