Ballaugh School

Nurturing Independent, Aspirational Learners. Supported by Strong Partnerships with Home and the Community



Birds and Feeders and Learning
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We may not have made it to the bird watching hut at Close Sartfield today, however we did look at all the bird feeders we made from our designs at school with Michelle. She looked at the success criteria, other children’s comments and used her experience of birds to judge our competition and award…

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Birds, Trees and Nest Building
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Today Michelle came and asked us some key questions. We also welcomed Jenny from Manx Birdlife. We thought about why birds build nests? ( for eggs and for attracting a mate) How long does it take them to create a nest? (this can be from quick a scratch in the sand through to a couple of weeks) Are…

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Learning with Class R2
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Class R2's Miltown trip photographsThis week Class R2 visited the gardener at Milntown with Michelle from "Manx Birdlife". We learned the names of many of the trees and Michelle showed us a blackbird, robin and wood pigeon. Please look through the pictures with your child, by clicking the link abov…

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Countryside Ramble for Children in Need
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On Friday 16th of November the whole school, along with staff and helpers, navigated the Ballaugh Blackberry Walk as our ramble to raise money for Children in Need 2018. Thanks for your continued support.

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Class R2's Mindful Poem
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Gentle Garden - A Poem by Class R2 As part of their Emotional Literacy and Wellbeing Topic they created a "mindful poem" to help them to learn about descriptive language. I think they did a great job. We hope you enjoy their poem.

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End of topic Adventure
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Class 3 pupils enjoyed an adventurous end to their recent 'Explorers' topic, climbing and abseiling at the Venture Centre. To see more pictures, please go to our Gallery.

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Class 3 Explore the Curraghs
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What a super afternoon we had today, exploring an outstanding natural area so close to our school. The Curraghs is an area of rich and varied biodiversity - and home to the Isle of Man wild wallaby population. We saw evidence of their presence nearby, and some of the children are sure they spotted…

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