Scoill Vallajeelt

"We are a learning community, working together to provide a safe, caring and supportive environment.
 Our learning journey will be creative, challenging and personalised...
 to be the best we can."

We pride ourselves on making sure our children feel safe and happy whilst placing enormous emphasis on excellent learning behaviours. Our staff believe that learning should be fun and so we plan lots of exciting events, trips and experiences to engage and motivate the children.

EUROVISION!!! Friday 13th May 2022
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EUROVISION!! The best day of the year.....according to Miss Lyon! We held our Vallajeelt Eurovision Competition on Friday 13th May which was a feast for the eyes and the ears! Each class had chosen a country to represent, learned a song in the language of that country and then performed in the fina…

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Extreme Reading Competition Wednesday 6th April 2022
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We presented the prizes for the Extreme Reading Competition today as it had been postponed from Book Week in March. Well done to Harper in Reception, Mari in Reception and Xavi in Y1 who had found really whacky places to practice their reading. Harper at the top of a firefighters ladder, Mari in he…

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Off by Heart Poetry
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Today we held our Off by Heart poetry competition which had been postponed from Book Week. 14 children performed their poems in front of the whole school whilst the Head Boy, Head Girl, Deputy Head Boy, Deputy Head Girl and Miss Lyon had the hard task of being the judging panel. The children perfor…

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Wow-a donut bush!! Friday 1st April 2022
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Today Mrs Maurel brought in some Donut Fruit from the Donut Bush she grows in her garden that she brought over from South Africa. She shared the fruit with Year 1 and Year 2 and has also been kind enough to collect enough seeds for one each to take home and see if they will grow in our gardens at h…

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Platinum Jubilee Tree Planting-Tuesday 9th February 2022
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Douglas Borough Council asked schools in the local area to help plant 70 trees to commemorate Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee. The trees were planted at the side of the new cycle lane at the side of Douglas Golf Course and Scoill Vallajeelt went on Tuesday 9th February to plant 10 trees. Mr. Ge…

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The Big Splash Hospice IOM March 2022
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Scoill Vallajeelt are taking part in The Big Splash for Hospice IOM. Remember the wallabies from 2019? This year the theme is dolphins and Meadow Campus has committed to raise £1000 for Hospice IOM and in return, we get to decorate 2 dolphin statues. These will be displayed at different indoor venu…

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World Book Day Thursday 3rd March 2022
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World Book Day was fantastic. Lots of children (and adults!) had worked really hard to put a costume together for the day where we celebrate the joy and love we have for books around the world. Each teacher had to choose one child from their class as a winner and it was incredibly hard as so many c…

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Daffodil Competition-Tuesday 1st March 2022
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Douglas Borough Council came into school to judge the entries of the daffodil growing competition on Tuesday 1st March. There are two elements to the competition-the Best Daffodil in each class and then the Best Decorated Pot in each class. Taking care of a daffodil so it grows from a bulb into a f…

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Friday 18th February 2022
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Y3 have been exploring with clay and learning about it's properties-it's cold, malleable and you can easily press designs onto it's flat surface. They've also found out that you don't get too many chances with clay too-it will dry if you handle it with your warm hands too much. So think before you…

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