Author and Consultant Dave Harris visits the Island and meets with various groups to discuss the future of the education system:
WATCH PAUL MOULTON interview DAVE HARRIS on Manx TV


Author and Consultant Dave Harris visits the Island and meets with various groups to discuss the future of the education system:
LISTEN to BEN HARTLEY interview DAVE HARRIS on Manx Radio


...It provides broad parameters for schools to develop flexible, exciting and memorable learning experiences and positive learning dispositions.

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Year 2 Stay and Learn
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Today the Year 2 parents came in to take part in a Maths Mastery lesson with the children. The parents were very well behaved and were able to subtract (with a little help from their children)! It was great to see so many parents attend. Read more on the St.Mary's School website...

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Seals: Football Festival
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A few pupils in Seals participated in the Football Festival held at the NSC. We had great fun showing off our football skills! See more on the Onchan School Gallery...

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First Aid Training for Year 6
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Year 6 took part in a full day of First Aid training delivered by Jill Gill from St John Ambulance this week. They covered topics including: Recovery position (including DRS ABC) Asthma Choking Burns Poisoning Wound dressing CPR …

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The Final Puzzle - did you work out the grid references?
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Here we are almost at the end! Did you work out all the places? Here are the answers to help you. Now all you need to do is look at the first letters of each place name and work out what the hidden six letter word is. It's Manx. And golden. And there is a picture above to help you! Good luck! Dorry…

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Keep your eyes peeled!
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Moghrey mie! Dorrys has been up to her old tricks again.... did you keep your envelopes? Have fun searching for the hidden clues! Dorrys hidden message letter

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Lockdown 3:0 Dorrys's Puzzle for March
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Laa mie! Dorrys here. I hear you are all back in your seashells, hiding away until its safe to come out? Whilst you are hiding I have sent some treats to your school which will be waiting for you when you get back. Below is your next challenge, which you should be able to have a go at wherever you…

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Challenge 3! January 2021
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Dorrys has a new challenge for you all! Read the letter sent directly from her Sea shell and follow the instructions. A lockdown letter from Dorrys This may help.... The Tradition of Laa'l Breeshey

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Puzzle 2
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Here's your second challenge! Read the story that I sent to you all about the Wren, and then have a sing of her song! Its fast and long but terribly sad..... Cheer her up with a Christmas card! Don't forget to include some Manx - you can find that here: https://www.learnmanx.com/media/News/christma…

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Clue 2...
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Maybe this clue will help? Don't forget to watch ALL the videos... and you can learn about Hop tu Naa while you watch! I love Hop tu Naa... and the smell of turnip...and all the sweets! Anyway, once you've heard all the symbols, write them down and use your beautiful new book to put them into Manx…

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The first Clue...
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Checking here would be a great start... https://tinyurl.com/cophobbleobbee (you can copy and paste it into the search bar) Dorrys

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VIDEO: Inclusive Learning
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Inclusion is an approach to the curriculum that values all pupils equally and aims to increase participation by reducing barriers to learning. Inclusion recognises the rights of all learners to an appropriate educational environment that meets their learning needs and celebrates diversity as an int…

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VIDEO: Challenging and Engaging
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Challenging and engaging learning affords pupils frequent learning opportunities that develop knowldege skills and understanding and expand their capacity to learn. Pupils are intrinsically motivated through the development of a growth mindset in which risk, failure and challenge are seen as opport…

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VIDEO: Connected Learning
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Connected learning makes explicit the relationship between knowledge and skills in different contexts. Opportunites to apply learning can be linked across different contexts, subjects, phases and settings. Frequent opportunites are provided to make sense of learning both in and out of the education…

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