Onchan School

"Learning is a journey, to be taken together, one step at a time."

Hartford Homes helps Foundation Stage
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As part of our development of the outdoor area in Foundation Stage, we decided that they would like to create a loose parts shed for the children to use. The only problem was, we had no loose parts! After reaching out to Hartford Homes to see if they could lend a hand, we were over the moon that we…

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Onchan School Remembers
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As part of the centenary celebrations to mark the end of World War 1, some of our children created bunting which was to be added to that already on display at Onchan Library. This was also in conjunction with the 80th anniversary of the Onchan branch of the Royal British Legion. The children create…

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Diwali in 2C
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Year 2 were very lucky this morning as they had a visit from a parent to explain all about Diwali. They learned about the story of Diwali, what it is and how it is celebrated. They remembered lots of the new information and asked thoughtful questions. After learning about Diwali they went away and…

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Go Run for Fun at Nobles Park
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On Thursday 25th October, Year's 5 and 6 travelled to Nobles Park to take part in the 'Go Run for Fun' event. This was a fantastic event organised by Hannah Riley, from IOM Athletics, alongside the Go Run for Fun charity. The Fun Run was 2km and more than 1,000 primary school children from across t…

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Remembrance Focus Week in Year 6
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This week, our learning focus is 'Remembrance'. In Year 6, we are doing a variety of activities to commemorate those who fought for our freedom. In English, we have looked at the first chapter of 'Letters from the Lighthouse', a book based around the time of WW2, and the children are currently writ…

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2C comic book
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Over the past couple of weeks we have been learning about comics in Year 2. We read lots of examples and discussed the different features we could see. Next, we tried to turn Jack and the Beanstalk into a comic strip. We worked very hard in our groups and are proud of what we achieved! To finish ou…

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IOM Creamery Visits Year 3
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On Monday 24th September Year 3 had a visit from Jo from the Isle of Man Creamery. She delivered a workshop all about 'Cow to Cup' and why milk is so good for our health, containing many more vitamins than any other drink. The children were also given the opportunity to make their own butter and ta…

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