Dyslexia Books for Ballacottier
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Pictured are members of the School Council and representatives from the Manx Dyslexia Association who have kindly provided the school with books specifically designed for pupils who find reading and spelling more challenging. The books are printed on tinted paper and use a dyslexia-friendly font. T…

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Festive Baps
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As part of our Independence Skills lesson pupils in Year 6 from the Rainbow Room have been going out to the supermarket each week to buy the items needed to cook and sell a variety of Festive Baps to staff within school. They have been following a shopping list, using money to buy items, taking sta…

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Badminton Champions!
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Pictured are the Ballacottier Badminton squad who brought back lots of silver ware for the school trophy cabinet, winning the overall tournament and two other categories also. Well done everyone!

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Reading Buddies at Ballacottier!
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Pictured are staff team members for the local company Panacea who are regular visitors at school in their role as 'Reading Buddies'. The Reading Buddies come into school each week and listen to readers. This year we are focusing on raising standards in reading across all year groups so it is great…

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Diwali
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Year 2 and Year 5 enjoyed a wonderful workshop with one of our parents, Mrs Agarwal. They loved finding out about the celebration of Diwali and all made a wonderful diva lamp to take home. What a wonderful time we had.

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Active Travel Week Prizes
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Breeshey from the Active Travel team presented 6 pupils with certificates and prizes for their participation in Active Travel Week last month.

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Reading Clubs!
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Mrs Mulligan has started two reading clubs during the lunch hour. Junior children can come on a Friday lunchtime and Infants on a Monday.

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Rally Car Visit
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Pictured are members of the Student Council with the rally cars that visited the school today and their drivers. The children all heard about Rallying, stages and driving from two experienced rally drivers who spoke to them in assembly and then had a look at the cars and heard how loud the engines…

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