Onchan MHK Julie Edge is the new Education, Sport and Culture Minister.
Without the mobile classrooms, the school has permanent capacity for 1,370 students, meaning it would be about 400 students over subscribed without them.
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A pupil from a primary school on the Island has today tested positive for COVID-19 and theheadteacher has contacted all parents/carers to update them. The school remains open and contact tracing is underway. A further student attending St Ninian’s High School has received a positive PCR test on Tuesday (29 June), following the […]
Following a member of staff at St Ninian’s High School testing positive for Covid over the weekend, a student attending the school has today tested positive and contact tracing is continuing. The gov said: ‘Mitigations to help prevent the spread of Covid are already in place at the school. This includes reminders on the […]
It’s been one year since eight acquaintances sat on Zoom to figure out how to raise awareness and educate the island on matters to do with racism – It’s been a year since POC IOM was born and they’ve achieved a LOT in 12 months. Here they tell their story of their journey so far.
When the children of Laxey Primary School go to school on Thursday morning, they will have a new headteacher greeting them at the gate as Alyssa Rees takes charge. Alyssa, who is in Year 4, won a raffle to determine who would be headteacher for a day at the annual […]
Disabled Sports Boost A project that enables children with disabilities to try new sports at the NSC has been given £3,000 to buy new equipment. Currently around 80 children from 13 schools take part in Manx Sport and Recreation’s (MSR) Disability School Sports Programme that started in 2017. It is run by […]
Before his conviction, the man had an association with the Department of Education, Sport and Culture (DESC) and in 2016, he was commissioned to paint a mural at St Mary’s Primary School in Douglas.
As Lockdown 3 draws to a close and schools prepare to reopen on Monday, father-of-two and journalist Paul Speller reflects on a year of on/off home learning and warns that there is much more to do before we can say the kids are alright.
Under the gov’s exit strategy, there should be no border restrictions in place by the end of September, when many of the island’s students will go off to university.
Education Minister Dr Alex Allinson has told Gef what plans are being made for this and next year’s students. He has also hinted at changes being made to which exam boards the island’s schools follow.
Education Minister Dr Alex Allinson talks to Gef about schools reopening, the possibility of Covid tests for students and protecting vulnerable children from the virus.