Scoill Vallajeelt

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School Summer Fayre-Saturday 20th May 2017
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We really appreciated all your support for our Summer Fayre. We had scrummy cakes, fantastic donations for our Pamper Hamper and Italian Hamper and also choctastic and bottletastic contributions for our tombola. The weather held out for us and lots of people came to support us. Big thank you to Y5…

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Y5 Cyclefest Friday 12th May 2017
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What a busy week for Y5-but that is how Mrs. Dixon likes it! Y5 went to Ramsey to take part in the Primary School Cycling Pursuit Championships on the specially constructed track which the professionals would be using the following day. Although only 4 children took part, the rest of the class went…

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Peter's Railway-Thursday 11th May 2017
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Y5 has a fantastic day crammed full of history, engineering, literacy and FUN! They started off with a trip to Douglas Railway Station where they had a tour of the locomotives and sheds and learned about the engineering behind our wonderful steam train heritage on the Island. Joiner's and carriage…

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A visit from the Manx Bard-Tuesday 25th April 2017
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Y3 have been doing a topic on poetry writing and what better way to get some inspiration than a visit from the Manx Bard, John "Dog" Callister! The Bard shared his thought processes as he writes poetry and also gave the children some useful insights about how to improve their own poems.

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Y6 Residential Trip to Wales 8th-12th May 2017
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Y6 have been away this week in deepest Wales on their residential to Manor Adventure. We have really missed them in school but they have been having an ACE time getting up to all sorts of outdoor activities and challenges. High ropes, kayaking, shelter building, fire pit, playing rounders and rock…

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Dolphin Trophy-Wednesday 3rd May 2017
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Well done to the Y5/6 team who swam in the Dolphin Trophy Swimming Championships this week. This event is always a toughie and the children need to dig deep to swim so many races using the range of strokes. I am pleased to say our team was AWESOME and came 4th in our heats. Congratulations team and…

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Our choir at The Guild-Friday 28th April 2017
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WOW! What a performance by our choir at The Guild last week! We came 3rd overall with 85 marks! The children performed to the school in assembly in the morning as their final rehearsal and then in the Royal Hall at the Villa Marina in the afternoon for the competition. Mrs. Dixon and Mrs. Warringto…

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Tuesday 28th March 2017 Isle of Man Netball Competition
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Congratulations to both Netball Teams who represented our school in the tournament this month. Mrs. Skillicorn had been training them hard in preparation and as the team rotated their positions, each child needed to understand each responsibility. One team got through to the finals and went to Bema…

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Thursday March 16th 2017 Isle of Man Chess Congress
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At this years Primary School’s Chess Congress our team did a sterling job. After a wobbly start by our higher boards, we settled down and played some superb chess. We played 7 schools, beating all of them by at least 4 boards to 2 boards, which means we scored highly. Despite such a good performanc…

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