Onchan School

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

Division in Year 6
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Today in 6W, we began looking at Division. We took it right back to basics looking at what division actually is and the different methods that we knew. The children had a variety of resources on their table which they were asked to use to help explain their understanding. Miss Willson was really im…

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Maths Mastery in 4B Butterflies
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See our Gallery: Maths Mastery in 4B We have been busy in our Maths lessons this half term using the new Mastery approach. We are becoming more confident at solving problems by using resources to help us and are building up our vocabulary to support us with our reasoning and explaining why.

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Speaking and Listening in 2C Dolphins
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We have been working really hard during this week on our Speaking and Listening skills. We challenged ourselves first of all by working with a partner we wouldn't normally work or play with. Next, we interviewed them to discover lots of interesting facts. We had to note these down to help us rememb…

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Year 6 and Year 6 ICT
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Year 6 and Year 2 joined together to help build Year 2's confidence in ICT. This was a great opportunity to develop their speaking and listening skills as we made a strict rule that the Year 6's could not touch the laptops!

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Year 6 - Mastery Problem Solving
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In Year 6, we have had a lot of fun using our problem solving skills to solve problems involving a lot of letters. When we first looked at the problem, it seemed quite confusing. However, by using our collaboration skills, we were able to approach the challenge together. Look at the amazing maths w…

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Sponsored Walk
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A fantastic morning had in Molly Quirk’s Glen for our sponsored walk. Thank you to all the parents who joined us. A huge well done to all the children who collected sponsorship money! We an outstanding total of £1697.83 raised so far!

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World Mental Health Day
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World Mental Health Day - A huge thank you to Robinsons and Shoprite for your donations. Each class got a delicious platter of food delivered to their class after the Sponsored Walk this morning.

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Cow to Cup Workshop Year 3
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Yesterday Year 3 had a visit from Jo from the Isle of Man Creamery! She taught the children all about where our milk comes from and how lucky we are on the Isle of Man to have fresh milk everyday. The children had the opportunity to make their own butter and also to taste some different cheeses! Th…

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