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Here you'll find reports about E4L in our Island schools...

Essentials for Learning as a concept is driven by the Isle of Man Department of Education Sport and Culture and its 37 school settings. If you've got something you'd like to see featured, we'd love to hear from you.

Free fruit for school
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ANDREAS School News... Last Friday, Utmost Wealth donated a selection of free fruit to our school. It promoted great discussion around healthy life styles and the need for "five a day." Some children (and staff) tried fruit they had never tried before. Read more...

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Suffragette Flag
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MAROWN School writes... The Suffragette flag came to our school. We learnt about women's suffrage and discussed how women first got the vote. READ MORE on the school's own website...

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Forest School Week 3
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SCHOOL PHURT LE MOIRREY SCHOOL writes... This was our third week at Forest School. We continued to build traps to catch the Rumble Thump and used tools to build furniture for our fairy houses. The children made tables, chairs, beds and toilets for our fairies! Our Forest Schooler of the week was Ca…

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Three Pieces of Plastic
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ST.JOHNS SCHOOL WRITES... UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man are encouraging people on the Island to pick up three carelessly discarded pieces of plastic each day in public places such as streets, parks, plantations and beaches between now and the end of September. Year 1 & 2 went on a litter pick in the…

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Culture Boxes
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VICTORIA ROAD SCHOOL writes... As part of our ‘Being me in my world’ topic in our Jigsaw PSHE lessons, we have started with a culture box activity. This was a great way for children and staff to get to know each other and to celebrate how unique we all are. The children have brought in a shoebox fi…

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PATHS
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BRADDAN SCHOOL News... PATHS is a new programme that the whole school will be getting involved in this year. PATHS stands for Promoting Alternative Thinking Strategies. It is a series of lessons which is designed to help children develop their emotional awareness, self-control, anger management, so…

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Naight Brastyl 2
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Bunscoill Ghaelgagh news... This week in Brastyl 2 we started off with some work on shape. We started off by reminding ourselves of the Manx vocabulary for common 2D shapes. We then tried creating some repeating patterns with shapes. We used a set of 2D shapes to try and find solutions for one of t…

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Y1 Police visit
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PEEL CLOTHWORKERS SCHOOL News... Today Y1 had a visit from the Police and their Police dogs. The children were fascinated by the dogs and the skills that they displayed in the demonstrations. READ MORE on the school website...

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