Pet Of The Week 2021-2022

Bailey Is The Last POTW This Year

In the week that saw us head off on our House Trip, both P2 classes voted for Pet Of The Week.  Lets see the runners and riders

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P2 take it very seriously – there were rumours from other weeks that people had been telling their friends who to vote for – that is NOT in the spirit of Pet Of The Week where we all follow our hearts.

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As you can see from the graph – Bailey was the overwhelming choice from both classes

Pet Of The Term And Pet Of The Year Timelines

Its getting to be very exciting at POTW headquarters as we head towards Pet Of The Term for Term 4, and Pet Of The Year.

This is the timeline for the next few weeks

Friday 17th June – P2S and P2NM vote for the final Pet Of The Week for Term 4

Monday 20th June – Voting Opens for Pet Of The Term Term 4 – This is online voting so share with your friends and family…!

Wednesday 22nd June – Voting Closes for Pet Of The Term and the winner is announced

Friday 24th June – Voting Opens for Pet of the Year – This is online voting so share with your friends and family…!

Thursday 30th June – PET OF THE YEAR IS ANNOUNCED

P3 Fell In Love With Treacle

In the week that saw rugs return to classroom floors, these are the runners and riders

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This week was a collab between P3P and P3MO who took it all very seriously, with 3 pupils who had never voted in POTW before.  Also voting was Miss Peters, Mrs O’Leary, Mrs MacKay, Miss Murchison, Mrs Bain and Miss McDonald .

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Treacle stole everyone’s heart with her big eyes and big heart

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And as always, here is what it has done to the graph…

P7’s Legacy To Hazlehead School is Buddha as POTW

P7’s last vote as the Pet Of The Week Committee – they can try and convince their new schools to do POTW but nothing will never be better than the original…!  Lets look at their last runners and riders….

 

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P7’s last contribution to POTW was, as always, pretty much chaos

 

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Buddha was a pretty clear winner – well done Buddha.  Also involved in the voting was Mrs Will, Miss McDonald, Mrs Wraith and, as always, Miss Murchison

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Lets finally see what that does to the graph…

 

P7 Are This Week’s POTW Committee

Ah, P7….We love them and we will miss them when they leave us.  This bunch of Wild Hearted Young Bohemians are this week’s POTW Committee

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P6/7 Choose Knuckles As Pet Of The Week

Everything has been coming up ducklings this week at school…!!  It was always going to be a Duck Type of POTW.  Lets have a look at the runners and riders

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P6/7 are very very sensible and take everything quite seriously

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In the end Knuckles was a very popular winner….!!!

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A clear winner – as shown on the graph…!

The clearest winner for a while….!!!!!

 

 

P6 Choose Miffy As POTW

In the week that say the UK’s best Eurovision result since 1997, P6 Chose Miffy as POTW – lets see the runners and riders

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P6 are a very sensible class but it was a hard choice even for them

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Miffy is so very very little….!!!!

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Lets see what that does to the graph

 

P5M Are This Week’s Pet Of The Week Committee

P5M are used to tonnes of animals as Miss Morrison essentially lives in a Zoo.  As such they tool the responsibility very seriously.

Lets have a look at the runners and riders

 

 

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They were very thoughtful and considered in their voting

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Zuma’s Beautiful face helped her snaffle the most votes

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Lets see what that does to the graph

P5FM Are This Week’s Pet Of The Week Committee

P5FM are messy and noisy but loads and loads of fun…!!!  They are this week’s POTW Committee.  They will be voting along with Mrs Morrice, Miss Fraser and Miss McDonald.

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P4W Select Coco as Pet Of The Week

In the week that say 5 consecutive sunny days in Aberdeen P4W voted Coco as Pet Of The Week.  Lets have a look at the runners and riders –

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P4W had a real treat this week – as well as Miss Murchison voting (which she manages to find a way to do every week), Miss Murchison had the very responsible task this week of giving out the voting tokens…!!!

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In the end, Coco was declared to be the winner

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Lets see what that does to the graph –

 

P4W Are This Week’s Committee

P4W with Miss Wilson are this week’s Pet Of The Week committee.  Unfortunately half of the class were off rock scrambling on a beautiful spring day for their photoshoot..!!!

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P4W tried to describe themselves as cheeky chatterbox monkeys…!!!  However they are far better described by other words that they used like kind, clever and fun…!!

Looking forward to the first Pet Of The Week vote for Term 4…!!!!!

 

 

PET OF THE TERM OPEN – Term 3

Pet Of The Term – Term 3

Please help us choose Pet Of The Term for Term 3

Cleo
Coco
Harper
Honey
Kasper
LittleLittle
Maya
Millie
Noodles
Rosie - 1
Rosie - 2

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P4B Choose Kasper As Pet Of The Week

In the last week of term Kasper just stuck his nose in as Pet Of The Week so that he can be in Pet Of The Term…!!!  Lets have a look at the runners and riders…

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Kasper was on his holidays in Oban when he posed for his one ear up, on ear down shot..!!

Lets see what that does to the graph..!!

 

 

P4B Are This Week’s Pet Of The Week Committee

P4B are this weeks Pet Of the Week Committee – they are a very lively and friendly class

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P4B are working with Amy from Citymoves and wanted to give us a wee tease of their dance project

 

 

P1 Voted Rosie As Pet Of The Week

Due to some appalling administration at POTW HQ last week, there was no Pet Of The Week, so we had a collab and mash up between Miss Davidson’s P1 class and Miss Simpson’s P1 class.  Lets have a look at the runners and riders

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Again, due to Appalling Administration (Mrs Mathers left her phone in the office) there are no pictures of the actual voting this week…but over the 2 classes, Rosie was the winner..!!

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As always – lets see what that does to the graph

 

P2S Voted Millie As Pet Of The Week

Its been a momentous day in Pet Of The Week History as, for the first time ever, Mrs Mathers didn’t do Pet Of The Week..!  Little bit swamped in the school office today so Miss McDonald was in charge – after a hasty training session.

Lets have a look at the runners and riders

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P2S however know to be respectful rabbits and responsible rhinos and took the role of Pet Of The Week Committee very seriously

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Millie and her moustache was a worthy winner

Lets See what that does to the graph..!!

 

P2S Are This Week’s Committee

P2S are a class full of friendship, kindness, joy, and PANCAKES…!!!!!!  This shrove Tuesday saw them all learning about making pancakes, following recipes, learning about Shrove Tuesday itself, and then taste testing their creations…!  Well done P2S although the office staff also like pancakes – just saying for next year…!!!!

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The Big Collab – P3MO and P3P choose Pet Of The Week

It was another Collab week where P3MO and P3P collaborated to choose Pet Of The Week together…!!!  Lets have a look at the runners and riders

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Making choices if difficult and recently the Pet Of The Week theme has been making choices with conviction – so deciding who you are going to vote for with a sureness and a steadfastness..!

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P3MO, P3P, Mrs O’Leary, Mrs McKay, Miss Peters and Miss Murchison (as always) joined in the voting and Little Little came up trumps

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As always, lets see what that does to the graph

 

Rosie Is Pet Of The Week

Its been a super short week for our pupils, and a slightly shortened week for our staff – and its all come to a very snowy end…!!!  Lets have a look at the runners and riders for Pet Of The Week

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The P7s can be quite unpredictable as a group but they understood the gravitas of the task..

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P7 Are This Week’s Pet Of The Week Committee

P7 Are the rockstars of Hazlehead School – They work hard and they play hard too…!!  Mrs Harper and Mr Crowther keep them on the straight and narrow until we unleash them on an unsuspecting world in just a few months time..!  Its a worry that in 6 years they will be able to vote – not just on ultra important things like Pet Of The Week, but on lesser things like who is going to run the country..!!

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P6/7 Choose Honey As Pet Of The Week

In the week when Scotland retained the Calcutta Cup (which has visited the school in the past), P6/7 voted Honey as Pet Of The Week.

 

Lets take a look at the runners and riders

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This term we are concentrating on the idea of having CONVICTION – you always have to follow your heart but you need to have the conviction that the choice you have made is the right choice and you can confidently stand behind that.

Honey would be the ideal class pet for P6/7 – they are quiet, gentle and kind too..!

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We had some extra voters this week – Mrs Gordon was in class at the time, along with Mrs Wraith.  Miss McDonald, Miss Murchison (as always) and Emmeline our Music Therapist also joined in having the courage of their convictions..!

In the end it was a clear win for Honey

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As always, lets see what that does to the graph…!!

P6/7 Are This Week Pet Of The Week Committee

P6/7 are, in their own words, a FABULOUS class, very quiet and hard working.  Miss Fawcett-Knox agrees with that summary at least some of the time…!!!

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P6 Choose Cleo As Pet Of The Week

In the week that saw us battered by both Storm Malik and Storm Corrie, P6 were in charge of voting for the pet of the week.  Please see the runners and riders

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P6 learned a lot about conviction this week – to vote you need to vote with conviction – you need to be sure and confident of your choices.

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Coco with her wonderful origin story, was  voted Pet Of The Week

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As always – lets see what that does for the graph

 

P5M Choose Coco As Pet Of The Week

In the week that saw us lose one of the greatest recording artists of all time in Meat Loaf, P5M picked Coco the ninja hamster as Pet Of The Week

Lets see the runners and riders

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P5M are a fun class who love all animals, so it wasn’t really surprising that they picked a hamster who loves nothing more than hanging upside down.  Mrs Wraith, Mrs Stables, Miss McDonald and of course Miss Murchison also managed to get a vote in..!

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Well done to Coco..!!

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First time in a wee while that we have a graph…!!!

 

 

P5M Are This Week’s Pet Of The Week Committee

P5M are Athletic, Musical and Generous…and are this week’s Pet Of The Week Committee…!!!

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P5FM Chose Harper As Pet Of The Week

Its been a very Pet Week this week with Willow being awarded Pet Of The Term but we also have Pet Of The Week as well.  P5FM were in charge this week so lets see the runners and riders

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Much cuteness this week….P5FM who can talk about absolutely everything and are really great at having opinions so they managed to follow their hearts…

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Miss Fraser, Miss McDonald, Miss Thomson and Miss Murchison all joined in the voting.

The graph will be up soon, but it was quite close..!

All in all, Harper was a very fluffy choice..!!

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Willow Is Pet Of The Term..!!!

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Willow finished ahead in our worldwide online poll for Pet Of The Term so well done Willow.

Lets see what that does for the graph…!!

Onward to the thrilling Pet Of The Year for Willow…!!!!!

 

P5FM Are This Week’s Pet Of The Week Committee

P5FM – In their own words are “Good At Football, Bad At Listening But Easy To Love” and that sums them up fairly well..!!!

P5FM are so wonderful that they get soooo many teachers – they have Mrs Morrice on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Miss Fraser on Thursday and Friday.  They also have Miss McDonald and currently Miss Thomson…!!!  So lots of voters this week….

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Noodles Is Pet Of The Week

Noodles has the extreme pleasure of being the first Pet Of The Week for 2022.  Lets have a look at the runners and riders…

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We had a wee list of extra voters this week – Mrs Jones, Mrs Stables and as always, Miss Murchison..!

A lot of thought went into it – it was really hard to chose..!

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In the end Noodles came through as a worthy winner

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Lets see what that has done to the graph…!!

 

P4W Are This Week’s Committee

P4W – a class who identified themselves as cool chatterboxes with genius level intellect are this week’s committee.  P4W are super smiley and they absolutely love learning with Miss Wilson..!!

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Pet Of The Term – Term 2

Please join in the worldwide voting for Pet Of The Term

Pet Of The Term – Term 2

Bear
Blue and Belle
Harris
Pip
Silver
Willow

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Silver Is Festive Pet Of The Week

Silver is very excited to spend the last few days of term as Pet Of The Week.  Lets see the very festive Runners and Riders

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Voting is always a difficult process, but with so many floofers, choosing who to vote for was extra hard…if one was being harsh one could use the word dithering…

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The data sheet has been lost to the sands of time and Christmas desk tidying, so no graph this week – sorry.

 

P4B Are The Festive Pet Of The Week Committee

These hardworking wildhearted young bohemians are P4B and they are voting for Festive Pet Of The Week…P4B are full of unique individuals who come together to form the most fantastic and energetic class.  Mr Blair will be voting along with whoever happens to be passing…and, as always, Miss Murchison…!

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History Was Made As Harris Becomes Pet Of The Week

In the week that Mrs Mathers had to use her casting vote  FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER,  Harris was voted POTW.  Lets see the runners and riders

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P1D voted.  Miss Davidson and Mrs McBain voted.  Miss Murchison (as always) voted.  Jimmy and Little Blue who help out in class also voted….!!

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After Mrs Mathers using her casting vote, Harris was declared the winner

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Lets see the  VERY CLOSE graph

 

Remember – please send in your festive Pet Pics..!!!

 

P1D Are This Week’s POTW Committee

P1 D are this week’s POTW committee – they absolutely love the Messy Garden and learning all about their letters and their numbers.  This is the first time P1D have voted for Pet Of The Week so much excitement all round as they are massive POTW fans

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Bear Is Pet Of The Week

In the week that saw Aberdeen hit by Storm Arwen’s snow and wind P1S had their first ever chance to vote for Pet Of The Week – lets see the runners and riders

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It was P1S’s first time to vote so we had a chat about how to vote and to always follow your heart.  We also had votes from Miss Simpson, Mrs Morrison and, as always, Miss Murchison..!

 

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In the end Bear was a clear winner – well done Bear

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And, as always, lets see what that has done to the graph

 

P1S Are This Week’s Committee

P1S are the first of our 2 P1 classes to be the POTW committee – and its all brand new to them…!!!

P1S are a very kind, enthusiastic and inquisitive class of 12 girls and 11 boys – along with Miss Simpson, Mrs Mair and Mrs Morrison.  They are always, always smiling

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P2NM Voted For Belle And Blue

In the week that saw us battered and frozen after Storm Arwen, P2NM voted for Belle and Blue as Pets Of The Week.  Lets have a look at the runners and riders.

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Most of P2NM had voted before when they were in P1 but it was a good idea to go over  what we do.  We also talked about being Responsible Rhinos and how voting is something we will do throughout life – and you should always follow your heart

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We had some special guests voting this week – Mr Paul, Mrs Morrison and, as always, Miss Murchison.  Mrs McMurray also voted.

In the end, Belle and Blue dashed away as whippets are prone to do..!

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Lets see what that does for the graph

 

P2NM Are This Week’s POTW Committee

P2NM are a very fun class – they LOVE numbers and love working with the numicon.  They also love the messy garden and running around the playground…  Mrs Nicolson looks after them on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and Mrs McMurray looks after them on Thursday and Friday.

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P2S Voted For Willow

Mrs Stevens’s class were all completely smitten with Willow who looks like a little teddy bear.

Lets have a look at the runners and riders this week

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There was quite a lot of pondering…P2S were trying to follow their hearts but sometimes were having a problem hearing what their hearts were saying to them….

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Mrs Stevens, Mrs Grant, Ms Hoy and Miss Murchison all joined in with the voting and in the end Willow was a clear winner..!

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As always – lets see what that does to the graph…

Well done Willow – on to Pet Of The Term for you…!!!!!

Gus Is Pet Of The Term

Mr Crowther absolutely did in no way threated his class with appalling reports on Parent’s Night if they didn’t vote for Gus the cat.  It can’t be proved (and trust me, the Anti Corruption Squad at POTW HQ have tried….!!!)

Gus will continue to boss everyone around at home, but now he will do it with some treats…

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Lets see what that did to the graphs..

 

P2S Are This Week’s Pet Of The Week Committee

P2S are a very fun and kind class – full of great ideas and colour…and often interesting headwear…

They, along with Mrs Stevens, Mrs Bain and probably Miss Murchison will be voting on Thursday this week because of the in service day on Friday 19th.

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Muffin Is Pet Of The Week

 

P3MO voted this week, lets see the runners and riders…

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Mrs O’Leary hadn’t voted in Pet Of The Week before so we explained all the rules – the most important one, as always, is to Follow Your Heart…

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Muffin hip-hopped into first place

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As always, lets see what that has done to the graph….

 

P3MO are this week’s Pet Of The Week Committee

P3MO – what can we say about this class of wildhearted young bohemians…In their own words they describe themselves as friendly. smart and kind – all wonderful things to be..!  They are also maths wizards..!!!

Mrs O’Leary will be in class on Friday so will get to vote in person – Mrs Moir will vote by proxy.  Miss Murchison normally finds a way to be in the right place at the right time and will probably manage to get a vote in somehow…!!!!!

P3M are definite animal lovers with the current favourites being horses, rabbits and unicorns..!!

 

Pip Is Pet Of The Week

Due to circumstances outwith our control, we were VERY hip and happening this week at POTW HQ and we did a collab…!  P7 missed voting on their week, so it was both P7 and P3P who were voting this week.

Lets check out the runners and riders

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Both classes took voting very seriously and followed the POTW mantra – Follow Your Heart – throughout the decision making process.  Some people were more into posing than voting….

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Ms Hannah, Mr Crowther, Miss Peters, Mrs McKay and Miss Murchison all joined in with the voting this week..!

The stats sheet has been lost to the mists of time so no graph this week but Pip was a clear winner with both classes

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Vote For Pet Of The Term – Term 1

Vote and Share…..!!!!

 

Pet Of The Term -Term 1

Dexter
Fury And Luther
Gus
Jellybean
Ozzie
Roxy

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Fury And Luther Are Pets Of The Week

Lets see the runners and riders for P6/7’s Pet Of The Week choice

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Fury and Luther live the very best life with Harrison and Carter and are thrilled to be Pets Of The Week

 

 

P6/7 are this week’s Pet Of The Week Committee….!

P6/7 are this week’s committee – they are just the quietest class and they are really sweet and hard working.  NOTHING like last year’s P6/7 who declared themselves to be Very Good Looking and famously voted for Steve the Snail.

Miss Fawcett-Knox is new to Hazlehead and this will be her first time being involved with Pet Of The Week, so huge excitement all round…!!

Gus Is Pet Of The Week

For the last week of Term 1 (my goodness it has flown by) Gus is our Pet Of The Week.

Lets see the runners and riders

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Lots of thinking went on, but P6 know to follow their hearts and it was the closest vote we have had for a wee while…

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Gus would like to point out that he is not “a bit of a chonker” – he is just very fluffy.

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As always – lets see what that does to the graph – bit closer than before…!

 

 

P6 Are This Week’s Committee

P6 are Mr Andersen’s class and are technological whizz-kids – always learning, never stopping…

 

Ozzie Is Pet Of The Week

P5M were this weeks committee and were very thoughtful about their choice of Pet Of The Week.

Here are our runners and riders

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Voting took a wee while because, as we know you have to “Follow Your Heart” and sometimes to takes a while for you to know what your heart wants…

Also, as happens most weeks, Miss Murchison just happened to be there when the voting was taking place.  Mrs Mellough and Mrs Wraith ALSO just “happened to be passing”….

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To be fair, it wasn’t a very close vote this week – Ozzie’s Teddy Bear features made him irresistible!!

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As always – lets see what that does to the graph….

 

 

 

P5M Are This Week’s Committee

This motley crew are P5M – 24 of the keenest readers in the school.  Miss Morrison is herself a long standing contributor to Pet Of The Week as she basically lives in a zoo.

Pet Of The Week will be voted for on Thursday this week and the winner announced on Tuesday due to the long weekend.  The Chair of the Pet Of The Week is spending time trekking with Alpacas – watch this space for some extra cute Alpaca pics next week..!

 

 

Dexter Wins Pet Of The Week

Its a very exciting week at POTW HQ as the first ever Nursery Pet has won…!!  We are always happy to receive entries from Nursery..!

P5FM were the committee this week, and here are the runners and riders

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Voting as always was undertaken with the brevity and the respect that the job required – we also had a special guest star voter – Mr Webster..!

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In the end, Dexter and his “Ear up/Ear down” look was just too overwhelming..!

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As always – lets see what that does to the graph…

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