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Updates (Inc. COVID-19)

Online Learning Resources & Guides

24/02/21 S1 Parents Evening Letter

18/02/21 Senior Phase Timetable from 22nd Feb 2021 – Parent Letter

18/02/21 Timetable from 22nd Feb – pupil version

Documents for LFD Home Testing

18/2/21 LFD Testing – Parent Letter

18/02/21 LFD Testing Consent Form (Pupils)

18/02/21 LFD Home Testing Fact Sheet for Schools and ELC

18/02/21 LFD Testing – Privacy Notice

17/02/2021 Phased Return to School – Letter to Parents and Carers 



29/01/21 Parent Update 29th Jan 2021

29/01/21 Parents Evening Letter S4-6 2021

21/01/21 Parents Evening Letter S3 2021

8/1/21 Remote Learning Information Jan 2021

5/1/21 Parent Update

18/12/20 Parent letter

14/12/20 Higher and Advanced Higher courses – Further Update

9/12/20 SQA – H & AH Update

1/12/20 SDS Parents & Carers Virtual Session

13/11/20 Parent Update

5/11/20 November COVID update

3/11/2020 Digital Survey for Parents 

28/10/20 Parent Letter

27/10/20 OIC Winter Newsletter Oct 2020

6/10/20 Parent Letter

29/9/20 Coronavirus Info from Parent Club

2/9/20 Information for Parents

28/8/20 Face Coverings – Letter

28/8/20 Face Coverings in Schools

Start of Term (07/08/20)

Letter to parents and carers (OIC) (06/08/20)

Return to School FAQs (06/08/20)

SQA appeals (05/08/20)

Plans for August – Parent Meeting (29/06/20)

Plans for August 2020 (29/06/20)

Letter from J Wylie (23/06/20)

End of Term Letter (22/06/20)

Parent letter – Update (18/06/20)

P7 Parent meeting PowerPoint (11/06/20)

Letter to Parents and Carers (OIC) (09/06/20)

Parent letter re VC for S4 (08/06/20)

Parent Council Meeting Power Point (04/06/20)

Parent letter (01/06/20)

Letter to S4 S5 re Video conferencing (20/05/20)

Pupil information about SQA certification process (13/05/20)

Letter to Parents (06/05/20)

Letter to parents (27/04/20)

Work set in week begin 20th April 2020 (20/4/20)

Parent letter (03/04/20)

NHS Orkney (02/04/20)

S1 – 3 Summary of work set for Stromness Academy pupils (30/3/20)

Information for parents using key worker childcare at Stromness Academy (30/3/20)

S4 – 6 Response to SQA statement made (24/3/20)

Letter to Parents and Carers – Keyworkers (20/3/20)


School Closure Update (19/3/20)

COVID-19, Education, Leisure and Housing Update (18/3/20)

Coronavirus advice poster – Education (4/3/20)


Lockdown Lowdown – An Online Newspaper by S2

Stromness Academy Online Newspaper

On March the 23 rd Boris Johnson put the whole country in lockdown because of the Covid- 19 outbreak. The lockdown has put nearly everything to a stop but farming, here in Orkney as elsewhere, still continues. For many farmers Spring is the busiest time of the year.


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