Scoill Vallajeelt

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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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Nature Club Tuesday 15th February
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Today in nature club we went for a sound bath! It’s so tricky to keep our bodies and minds still sometimes but it’s a little easier when we can listen to the wonderful birdsong in our local environment. We all enjoyed being truly present in the moment and then tried to spot the birds that had been…

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Nature Club Tuesday 8th February 2022
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Today in Nature Club we made some bird feeders to hang in the bushes behind the school to help the birds as they start to get ready for their busiest time of year. We used plastic drinks bottles, sticks and seeds. It’s amazing what you can do with things that you find lying around!

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Nature Club Tuesday 18th January 2022
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Today in Nature Club we collected materials from around the school grounds and used them to create a piece of “ten minute organic art”. A frantic fifteen minutes resulted in some wonderful creations and a great activity to try at home or on a walk.

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