Ballaugh School

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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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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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