Category Archives: Stromness Primary

Fry release in Stromness

Here are the latest photos I received from Mr Cowan from Stromness Primary. The fry release went well in the Mill Burn and his pupils are still busy working on “troot” related work! A big thank you to Malcolm Thomson … Continue reading

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First alevins hatched at Stromness Primary and Stronsay Junior High

When I heard from Mr Cowan in Stromness Primary, that the first brown trout alevins had hatched over the week-end, I was worried that the building must have been too warm as the ova shouldn’t really hatch before a good … Continue reading

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Ova deliveries completed to five Orkney schools

Five Orkney schools are taking part in the “Troot in the Shed” programme this year: Stromness Primary Orphir Primary (involved this year for the first time) North Walls Primary on Hoy Sanday Junior High Stronsay Junior High Malcolm Thomson delivered … Continue reading

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Stromness Primary pupils’ work

A couple of days ago, I received these very interesting pieces of work from Miss Kelday. Her pupils had been working on their mini-topic: “Troot in the Shed” and they produced these presentations on the lifecycle of our Orkney brown … Continue reading

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First alevins at Stromness Primary!

Received some good news from Miss Kelday today and hatching has started at Stromness Primary! Even though keeping the water temperature below 10ºC proves to be a bit of a challenge, the tank must have been very well looked after. … Continue reading

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Stromness Primary underway!

This is copy & paste from Mrs Kelday’s blog (with her kind permission): http://p5sps2014.blogspot.co.uk/ Troot in the Shed Yesterday Malcolm Thomson from the Orkney Trout Association came to P6 to start us off with our mini topic – Troot in … Continue reading

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“Troot in the Shed 2014” on Dreamstore Academy website

http://www.dreamstore.org/update/2014/04/troot-news-from-the-very-north/  

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