Onchan School

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

Surprise Delivery for our Play Bin!
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Mrs Callister, Miss Richardson and some of our Eco-club were very excited last Friday afternoon as we took a delivery from Hartford Homes, of some 'loose parts' for the re-launch of our school Play Bin! There were pipes and pieces of wood, canvas sacks, tarpaulin and even some goggles! This week ea…

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Our Learning Hero! (2nd Assembly)
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What a fantastic week back we have had! The children been incredible, coming into school and showing amazing readiness towards their learning. Here are our Learning Hero's for our first week back after lockdown.

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Ardwhallan: Bushcraft Programme
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The team up at Ardwhallan have been working on the second course to be on offer for the next 6 weeks, this one is all about Bushcraft. This will have a higher risk element so learner will need a range of supervision to suit for safety reasons. As for age range, it is aimed at upper Primary and lowe…

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Call of the Wild Newsletters
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The Curraghs Wildlife Park are publishing weekly newsletters which you can find below. Call of the Wild Issue 6 Call of the Wild Issue 5 Call of the Wild Issue 4 Call of the Wild Issue 2 …

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Ardwhallan: Wilderness Ranger Programme
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The team at Ardwhallan have been working on some possible projects for children during lockdown and beyond. The first one is our Ranger Programme, this is a course we have run for many years now but we have been working on over the past few weeks to help with the structure of delivery. We will rele…

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Book Token Competition
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Your child can win a £10/€10 National Book Token for each of their classmates – and surprise them all when schools reopen! Encourage your children to create a fabulous National Book Token design while they're learning from home, and they could return to school with National Book Tokens for all! Whe…

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Manx Bird Life Competition
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Primary-aged pupils across the Island are being invited to take part in Manx Bird Life’s newly-launched summer art competition. Whilst many young people have not been able to attend school in recent weeks, Manx Bird Life’s Education Officer, Michelle Storton, has been busy providing children, educa…

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Habitats by Manx Bird Life
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Manx Bird Life are back and this time have developed some worksheets teaching the children all about habitats. The different worksheets have been written for and aimed at all ages, which can be found below. Habitats Year 1 & Year 2 Habitats Year 3 & Year 4 Habitats Year 4 & Year 5 …

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