Onchan School

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

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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Onchan Park Poster Competition
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Before Easter, Onchan Commissioners ran a poster competition which asked children to design an advertisement to encourage people to visit Onchan Park. We had 6 entries from Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 and the Commissioners were so pleased with their efforts that they have awarded each of them with…

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Foundation Stage at Forest School
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Both classes in Foundation Stage attended their first Forest School session today. The children (and adults) all had a fantastic time and we are so excited to go again next week! We had a great time exploring, going on a bear hunt and making fairy houses! You can find some photos of our session on…

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A very special visit for two pupils!
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On Wednesday 1st May we were visited by three coaches from Blackburn Rovers Football Club. This was extra special for two of our pupils Eva and Zac as their great grandad Jackie Campbell played over 200 games for Blackburn Rovers! Here they are with Two of the coaches and Blackburn Rovers football…

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Daily Mile TT challenge
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Our latest Daily Mile challenge has seen all children in the school working towards the same goal - running an entire lap of the world famous Isle of Man TT course (37.75 miles). Children have been pushing themselves harder than ever trying to complete as many laps as possible before we break up fo…

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Blackburn Rovers Football Club visit Onchan
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Today we were visited by three coaches from Blackburn Rovers Football Club. The whole school were able to participate in football coaching sessions working on ball skills and movement, and most importantly had the opportunity to play a few games of football. Children in KS2 also participated in som…

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