Ballaugh School

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Countryside Ramble for Children in Need
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This Friday the whole school, along with staff and helpers, will navigate the Ballaugh Blackberry Walk as our ramble to raise money for Children in Need 2018. Children can be sponsored for the 1.5 mile route or be given donations. Class 3 should come to school in their outdoor learning clothes. The…

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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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Friends of Sophia Goulden visit R2
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Christine and Marilyn came to speak to the children about Sophia Goulden. We talked about her inspirational role in her daughter Emmeline Pankhurst’s life and her important role both in society at the time and the changes brought about since . The children were all so keen to help raise funds to cr…

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Our next famous visitor
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David Knight came into the class today to talk about his amazing achievements. He races on sand, on rocks and in mud. He showed us where in the world he has raced and shared that his favourite place to race has been Iceland. David signed our topic books, showed us some of his special trophies and g…

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Our first famous visitor
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Our first famous visitor Conor Cummins visited R2 as part of their Famous People topic on Wednesday morning, March 7th. He told us that he rides at over 200mph and started with his first bike when he was just 4 years old. Conor reminded the children that it is always good to keep trying and learnin…

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World Book Day March 1st 2018
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We had a great day, celebrating reading for World Book Day 2018. Children came to school dressed as favourite book characters. We had all sorts, from Goldilocks to Harry Potter. Classes R2 and 3H enjoyed an extended "Reading Buddies" time, along with some parents who were able to join us. Some pare…

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Sheep Visit Ballaugh School
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Teeswater sheep came to Ballaugh School today to help us with our topic learning. The fleece from these sheep gives us soft wool for our clothing. However, the wool from the mountain sheep isn’t used for clothing, it is sold for wool carpets as it is too itchy. Oshin’s topic question was about shea…

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