Onchan School

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

2nd 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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Forest School
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Year 1 have been on another adventure to Forest School! Click here to see what they have been up to.

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Wallabies gone Wild
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This year, Onchan School is excited to be playing their part in the initiative "Wallabies gone Wild", which is being supported by Hospice Isle of Man. Each year we strive to support a local charity, we saw this as a great opportunity to raise awareness of Hospice and get the children involved in an…

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Fairtrade Conference
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Last week, some of our prefects enjoyed a visit to the Annual Fair-trade Conference. They enjoyed participating in a range of workshops and listening to some guest speakers also! They have organised to raise a bake sale during Fair-trade Fortnight to raise money for Ankoma Outreach, a small charity…

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1st 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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The Posada Arrives at Onchan School
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Last night, Mrs Richardson received the Posada which is a box of knitted characters from the Christmas Story. The Posada stays overnight with a different family and then gets passed on to Ashley Hill School. Here is a photo of some of our pupils with the Posada.

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Laps to Lapland update...
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We are well into our Laps to Lapland challenge now and the children in each class have been pounding the playground, devouring the track and munching the miles. The number of laps completed by each class ranges from 2,618 (261.8 miles) to an almighty 5,556 (555.6 miles). There are 11 days left to g…

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Daily Mile - Laps to Lapland
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This week at school we have launched a new challenge for the Daily Mile, it is called 'Laps to Lapland'. Each class in the school has to work together to run the distance from the Isle of Man to Lapland before the end of Term; this is a grand total of 1,380 miles (as the crow flies). This new chall…

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1W - Wallabies visit Onchan Library
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The Wallaby Class had a lovely morning down at Onchan Library. They enjoyed listening to some traditional tales, hunting for characters around the library and making masks. The children's manner were commented upon by the staff in library and they represented the school beautifully.

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