Onchan School

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

Design an Ad success for Maria!
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6 Willson took part in the annual Design an Ad competition run by the Isle of Man Newspapers this year. After a visit from Emma Mann from the Newspapers to discuss the competition, they then furthered their understanding of adverts before creating their first drafts. We all read the design briefs s…

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Winners!! Onchan School Victory in the Swimming Gala.
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Huge congratulations to our swimmers who recently represented Onchan school in the Swimming Gala. The afternoon was full of super fast swimming, great team support and the fastest relays ever! We are delighted to announce that after a tightly contested event, Onchan school were crowned the overall…

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Onchan come 2nd in the Island Netball Final!
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On Thursday 20th June, the Onchan Reds Netball team competed in the Island Primary Schools Netball Final at Bemahague. They played 4 qualifying matches and won all 4, they then went on to play the semi-final against Ballacottier and won, and then just missed out on the overall title to Rushen in th…

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Onchan are The Underdogs at the Eastern 2019 Netball Tournament!
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On Thursday 13th June, Onchan put forward two teams in this year's Eastern Netball Tournament. Both teams played incredibly well and demonstrated some phenomenal skills! The Onchan Blues came 5th overall and the Onchan Reds came 2nd, winning 7 out of 8 matches and are through to the Final next Thur…

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First Aid - Yr 6
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Yr 6 had a fantastic day with St John's ambulance learning how to help someone who has fainted, is having an asthma attack or is unconscious. They also got the opportunity to perform CPR on some dummies.

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4th Book Voucher Winners
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During this half term children have been adding stars with book recommendations on to a display by the library. The idea is to encourage reading and to share the love of books. At the end of each half term the stars will be taken down and 2 winners will be chosen at random to receive a £10 book vou…

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2C recycling talk
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We have been learning about Plants and Animals in our Science lessons and have linked this to caring for the environment. We have been very interested to learn all about recycling and we were lucky today as we were visited by Phil Sutton from Onchan Commissioners. He shared lots of information with…

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Year 4 T.T. Guest
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Year 4 were delighted to welcome Conor's Grandad in to talk all about his experiences as a T.T. Rider. Dave Madsen-Mygdal has been racing on the Island since 1979, and at the TT since 1985. The children thoroughly enjoyed the question and answer session in which Dave told us all about his fastest l…

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Daily Mile - TT challenge update
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An update on our challenge - all children in school have been smashing the miles, shattering the lap records and really pushing themselves to achieve this terms challenge. With the improved weather children have been able to complete their laps in the sunshine, which has added an extra enjoyment to…

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