Tag Rugby Festival success
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This morning, sixteen of our Year 3 children took part in the Island Tag Rugby festival at the National Sports Centre. The three squads performed fantastically well and certainly improved their skills over the course of the morning, scoring lots of tries and having fun. Here's hoping this inspires…

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Hector Duff Visits Year 4/5
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Today (October 1st) the Year 4/5 classes were lucky enough to have a fantastic visit from Hector Duff. They listened to him describe his experience of WW2 including his time as a 'desert rat' and his involvement in the D-Day landings. The children had the chance to ask him questions about what is w…

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Fell Run Championships
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Last Saturday (29th September), 43 children from Year 2 to 6 took part in the Primary Schools' Fell Race at Bradda Head. All children finished their races and can be extremely proud of their efforts, showing a great deal of resilience to complete the challenging course. Fingers crossed for the same…

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Year 6 Roles and Responsibilities
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Since the start of term, Year 6s have been preparing themselves to stand for election and take on specific roles and responsibilities in school. Well done to all the Year 6s who took part in the election process and wrote speeches to deliver to their classmates. I am delighted to announce the follo…

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All-island Girls' Football Tournament
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Last Friday, 20 girls from Key Stage 2 took part in the all-island football tournament at The Bowl. The girls performed fantastically well and showed a huge amount of talent throughout the afternoon. It was particularly pleasing to see two squads taking part. Our Year 3/4 squad enjoyed the experien…

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Green Trees - Bronze Award
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I am delighted to announce that Ashley Hill has just received the Bronze Award for Green Tree Schools from the Woodland Trust. This recognises the school's commitment to encouraging outdoor learning and completing a range of environmental projects. Examples of activities include Key Stage 2 childre…

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Beach Buddies assembly
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Today (Monday 5th March) we welcomed Bill Dale in to talk to the whole school about Beach Buddies and the impact litter has on our environment. He showed the children some images of animals that had been affected by plastic and tin cans and, needless to say, the children and staff were shocked to s…

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Year 3/4 Public Speaking contest
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Today saw Year 3/4 take to the stage in their Public Speaking contest. After Wednesday's Year 5/6 contest, the younger children had a lot to live up to and certainly didn't disappoint! The speeches were full of quality and it was great to see the children speak so passionately about their chosen to…

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Public Speaking Contest
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Year 5 & 6 children took part in our annual inter-school Public Speaking Competition. Twelve competitors were involved and the standard was extraordinarily high. Topics ranged from Inventions to Autism and Owls to David Walliams. Needless to say, all involved can be extremely proud of themselves fo…

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