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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Remembrance
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Last weekend saw children from Ashley Hill take part in events to remember those who had given their lives for our futures. On Saturday morning, Craig Hills and Grace Miller performed poems as crosses were laid in the gardens at St Peter's Church. The following day, a number of Year 6 children (Noa…

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Mannin Sepsis Fundraiser!
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Ashley Hill turned Orange today, in aid of Mannin Sepsis. Mannin Sepsis is a relatively new charitable organization, which aims to heighten public awareness of sepsis. The organization has extremely close links to Ashley Hill School. Former pupil, Ann Struthers, sadly died of the disease in 2013 at…

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Tag Rugby Festival
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Our Year 2 Tag Rugby players took to the NSC this morning to take part in the national festival. For many of these children it was their first opportunity to represent the school, and they can be very proud of their efforts. Tag Rugby can be a tricky game but, throughout the morning, the children's…

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