Onchan School

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

Keep Going Christian Varley!
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After doing our daily mile yesterday, our key worker children learnt all about Christian Varley who is currently running 19 marathons in 19 days for the Manx Solidarity Fund. They are helping individuals through financial hardship caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. Our children and staff were in c…

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Home Learning at Onchan School
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As a school we've been reflecting on the way that we have provided home learning opportunities since school closures. This document has been written by the staff and highlights the main ways in which we have tried to support both our pupils and our parents with learning at home. Home Learning at On…

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Helping Our Pupils Stay Connected
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We are very aware that our pupils are finding it difficult not being able to see or speak to their friends and this has been reflected in recent feedback we've had from our parents. This is completely understandable and made us have a little think about how we as a school can help. We have come up…

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Migration by Manx Bird Life
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Manx Bird Life have developed some worksheets teaching the children all about migration. The different worksheets have been written for and aimed at all ages, which can be found below. Migration for Year 1 & Year 2 Migration for Year 3 & Year 4 Migration for Year 5 & Year 6 Manx Bird Life have also…

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It's Not Fair! Global Goals competition
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The It’s Not Fair! Global Goals creative competition was launched to the Island’s schools in March 2020 to encourage learning about global issues through the goals (which are also known as the UN Sustainable Development Goals) and for students to think about the future they would like to see. We ha…

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Earth Day (22nd April)
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To help celebrate Earth Day today (22nd April), The World's Largest Lesson has developed a free home learning task. This task encourages children to talk with their family members about the environmental changes they've noticed happening in their communities. Children and family members can then wo…

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Planting in the Penguin Class
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Today we have all had a go at planting. We talked about the different parts of a plant and what plants need to grow. We then took some of our plants outside and decided where to put them, we think they look great!

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World Book Day in Year 6
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We had a fantastic World Book Day in Year 6 with lots of fun activities. For the day, we decided to mix our two classes up so we had the opportunity to work with different people. Here are some photos of us doing our plastic junk modelling.

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Ballroom Dancing - Sport Relief
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Year 1 and 2 had so much fun doing Ballroom Dancing this afternoon. A lovely start to our Sport Relief Week. Huge thank you to Mary O’Dea who volunteered to come in this afternoon.

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