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1 Bettyhill - A Presentation by the pupils of Primary 5-7 Introduction: This presentation was made by our class. There are 14 pupils in our class, 4 primary 5’s, 5 primary 6’s and 5 primary 7’s. Mr Harper is our class teacher. Introduction: This presentation was made by our class. There are 14 pupils in our class, 4 primary 5’s, 5 primary 6’s and 5 primary 7’s. Mr Harper is our class teacher. We made this presentation to show you a little bit about life in Bettyhill, a tiny village in the county of Sutherland, in Highlands Scotland.

2 The History and buildings of Bettyhill

3 Farr Bay Inn The FBI is a small hotel and bar in Bettyhill, it is by the beach. The FBI is a small hotel and bar in Bettyhill, it is by the beach. This is the Farr Bay Inn and Farr Beach This is the Farr Bay Inn and Farr Beach

4 Post Office The Bettyhill Post Office is located near to Farr Primary School. As well as a Post Office it is also one of the village shops. The Bettyhill Post Office has petrol pumps just outside. Can you see them? The Bettyhill Post Office is located near to Farr Primary School. As well as a Post Office it is also one of the village shops. The Bettyhill Post Office has petrol pumps just outside. Can you see them?

5 The Store The Store is located near to the church and it supplies a wide range of goods as well as fishing gear. You can also buy fishing permits for the River Naver. The Store is located near to the church and it supplies a wide range of goods as well as fishing gear. You can also buy fishing permits for the River Naver.

6 The North Coast Leisure Centre The North Coast Leisure Centre is equipped with a swimming pool, a gym, a spa, a sauna and a beauty department. The North Coast Leisure Centre is equipped with a swimming pool, a gym, a spa, a sauna and a beauty department.

7 The Village Hall The village hall is used for dances, parties, bingo, school plays, charity events, indoor bowls and old folks lunches. The village hall is used for dances, parties, bingo, school plays, charity events, indoor bowls and old folks lunches.

8 Dunveadon Guesthouse. The Dunveadon Guesthouse is located opposite the Bettyhill Post Office and is a small B&B.

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10 The Highland Clearances The clearances started in the late 1790’s and ended in the late 1900’s. The clearances started in the late 1790’s and ended in the late 1900’s. People were forced to move out of their homes and off their land and put near the coast. Many peoples’ lives were affected. People were forced to move out of their homes and off their land and put near the coast. Many peoples’ lives were affected.

11 The Vikings The Vikings invaded the north coast of Scotland over 1000 years ago. The Vikings were vicious fearless men who would take over each place they would find. We know the Vikings were here because of the place names. The Vikings invaded the north coast of Scotland over 1000 years ago. The Vikings were vicious fearless men who would take over each place they would find. We know the Vikings were here because of the place names.

12 The Battle Of Culloden. The battle of Culloden happened on the 16 th of April in 1746. About 1500-2000 people were killed or wounded. Culloden is east of Inverness. People from our area fought there. The battle of Culloden happened on the 16 th of April in 1746. About 1500-2000 people were killed or wounded. Culloden is east of Inverness. People from our area fought there.

13 Music Of The North People of the North have always been creative these people played the whistle, fiddle, bagpipes and the chanter. We continue these traditions today People of the North have always been creative these people played the whistle, fiddle, bagpipes and the chanter. We continue these traditions today

14 Nature in Bettyhill This will tell you about some of the wildlife that lives in our region.

15 The grouse This is a very rare bird, you are very lucky to have seen one. It has more than one colour on it, just like this one.

16 The badger The badger is black and has two white stripes. They are nocturnal animals which means they sleep in the day and hunt at night.

17 The Thistle The thistle is a purple plant with spikes all over it. The thistle is a very common, it is also Scotland’s national symbol.

18 The Buzzard The buzzard is a big bird of prey, they eat rabbits and other small mammals.

19 The Red Deer Red Deer live in herds. In the winter they come down to the lowlands to eat the grass.

20 The Crow The Crow is the colour black. There are two types of crow and they are the carrion crow and the hooded crow.

21 The Pine Marten The pine marten looks like a very large stoat. In the summer months, pine martens are excellent climbers and they eat lots of rats and mice.

22 Whin bushes Whin bushes are green, spiky plants and they have small yellow flowers in summer.

23 The Weasel Weasels are brown and white in Spring, Summer and Autumn but in the winter they are completely white.

24 The Atlantic Salmon Atlantic Salmon live in our rivers. They are very special fish that can live in the sea and travel up the rivers to spawn. People pay a lot of money to fish for them. They are very tasty to eat. They are expensive to buy in the shops.

25 The Geography of Bettyhill

26 The local rocks The rocks in and around Bettyhill are some of the oldest in the world. There have been many fossils found on the beaches around Bettyhill and many more are just waiting to be uncovered.

27 Beaches Bettyhill has two beaches Torrisdale and Farr. They are sandy with big dunes.

28 Our landscape

29 Landscape The land surrounding Bettyhill has taken many thousands of years to be formed by the processes of erosion by rivers, seas and glaciers.

30 Precious Peat lands There are very little peat lands left in the world. But Scotland is 60% covered with peat. So the peat around Bettyhill is very precious to Scotland's wildlife.

31 Agriculture

32 Sheep People sell their sheep for money and some get slaughtered for meat. They also make clothes and carpets out of their wool. People sell their sheep for money and some get slaughtered for meat. They also make clothes and carpets out of their wool.

33 Goats Some people make cheese out of goats milk and breed them specially. Some people make cheese out of goats milk and breed them specially.

34 Lambs Families help other families at lambing time, in April, especially when the sheep struggle to give birth. Families help other families at lambing time, in April, especially when the sheep struggle to give birth.

35 Crops Lots of people that have farms have fields for growing food and they have a lot of machinery. Lots of people that have farms have fields for growing food and they have a lot of machinery.

36 Chickens Lots of people have hens, which supply their own eggs. They can make money by selling eggs. On the farm foxes can be a problem as they eat the hens. Lots of people have hens, which supply their own eggs. They can make money by selling eggs. On the farm foxes can be a problem as they eat the hens.

37 Sheep These are one of the type of sheep we have here. These are one of the type of sheep we have here.

38 All types of animals.

39 This is a traditional Scottish crofter’s house.

40 Dogs Most farms have sheepdogs to help out with herding the sheep. Most farms have sheepdogs to help out with herding the sheep.

41 Farr Primary School Farr Primary School

42 Where is Farr primary Farr Primary is on the north coast of Scotland. It is in the tiny village of Bettyhill.

43 The teachers The teachers We have five teachers in the primary and helpers.

44 The Health and Wellbeing activities that we do We have PE with Miss Comrie, Mr. Harper and Mr. Wyllie. We go swimming to the North coast Leisure Centre. We play and learn new skills in shinty, golf, cricket, rugby, netball.

45 What we do at break time At break time we like to be active, we play football, tag on the bumps, dodge ball, wally and skittles.

46 What subjects we do We do lots of different activities including reading, maths, writing, spelling, ICT, science and topic, French and religious studies. We do lots of different activities including reading, maths, writing, spelling, ICT, science and topic, French and religious studies.

47 We hope that you have learned lots of interesting things about life in Bettyhill. We hope that some day you will be able to share with us more about life in your town. We hope that you have learned lots of interesting things about life in Bettyhill. We hope that some day you will be able to share with us more about life in your town. We look forward to hearing from you soon We look forward to hearing from you soon


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