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Nesting Primary School, Shetland

As part of our work with the UK Parliament to create the fantastic Parliament Square display for the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, we are showcasing each of the flags created by school children from throughout the country. This flag design comes from Nesting Primary School, Shetland.

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Region: Orkney and Shetland

Position: 52 (See Parliament Square map)

Photo of flag flying © Flagmakers.

The finished flag 52-shetland-nesting-primary-school

“We are representing the constituency of Orkney and Shetland, two very distinct island groups. We have used the sporting colours of the two counties as the background,blue for Shetland and red for Orkney.We have then added the black raven to represent our joint Viking heritage. 5 pupils worked on this design. Our total school roll is 23.”

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