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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Beach Buddies
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Year One were very lucky to have Bill Dale, the founder of Beach Buddies, come into school to talk to them about the importance of keeping our beaches clean. The children learnt about how rubbish has harmed animals around our island and what they can do to try and prevent this happening further. Th…

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Junior Commissioners' first meeting
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Today saw children from Ashley Hill take part in the inaugural Junior Commissioners meeting, hosted by Onchan Commissioners in their board room. Dylan, Tegan, Jack and Ruby were welcome by Mr Allen (Chairman of Onchan Commissioners) and Mr McFarlane (Deputy Chair) who invited the children to tell t…

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Fairtrade Conference 2018
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Four of our Year 6s joined a number of other schools at Tynwald today to take part in the annual Fairtrade Conference. George, Jemma, Jack R and Abigail took part in four workshops, including reading speeches in the Tynwald chamber. They also took part in a Philosophy for Children session about ine…

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PATHS
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We're delighted to introduce a new scheme to Ashley Hill this term, which aims to develop our children's social and emotional learning skills. We hope to further inform you about the scheme, as teachers and children continue to use the lessons, but in the meantime, please find further information o…

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Fundraiser!
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I am sure you’ll be delighted, and suitably impressed, to hear that Scarlett and Faye, from Year 5, raised a grand total of £100 for Hospice. They did so by making and selling Slime from their Year 5 classroom. I know you’ll all want to join me in congratulating them for showing such initiative and…

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