Onchan School

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

Walk to School Week
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Our very empty car park had some of our children and staff confused this morning. It has been great to see so many children and teachers take part on our 'Walk to School Week'.

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Maths in Foundation Stage
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I was very fortunate to take a trip down to Foundation Stage today to see what Maths was going on. Joey had independently used number blocks to represent the numbers 1-10 and was able to tell me 'one more than one, one more than two...' There were also lots of other children counting cubes out and…

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Dinosaur Invasion!
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Today, Year 5 and 6 were shown CCTV footage of a Dinosaur invading the playground! Working together in mixed groups, the children thought about how it would feel to see a Dinosaur walking through the playground and created some sentences using their ideas. The children had an opportunity to work in…

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Maths Mastery in 6W
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We are three weeks in to our Maths Mastery journey and the children are enjoying it so far. We've learnt more about place value using resources, developed our reasoning skills and applied our learning in problem solving activities. Something we are trying to work on in Year 6 is developing our answ…

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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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