Year 6 Collaborative Artwork
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Year 6 have taken part in the 'River of Hope' competition where 200 pieces of artwork will be chosen and printed onto silk flags for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee Pageant. Year 6 chose to make a large River collage and worked collaboratively to produce the finished piece. Fingers crossed our artwork…

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MSPCA Biscuit Fundraiser
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Pupils in Key Stage One have been selling decorated animal biscuits to raise money for the MSPCA today. They have raised £150 which is amazing! Even better - local businessman (and parent) Ian Drake from the Rex Motor Company has matched the fundraising total making our final total £300! Thank you…

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Valentine decoration
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Thank you to the infant pupils for making such fabulous decorations for our Valentine Disco. They were amazing and really showed off your excellent fine motor skills. Well done!

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School Council Members Plant Trees
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Members of the Ballacottier School Council planted trees yesterday in honour of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee at Douglas Golf Club. There will be a line of 70 trees planted along the edge of the Golf Club by local primary school children to commemorate the Jubilee.

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Road Safety
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Children in Reception and Key Stage One enjoyed Road Safety Sessions today and were all excellent at remembering how to cross a road safely.

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Golden Table
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One pupil from each class was invited to have lunch with Mrs Forrester on the Golden Table today. This will be a monthly event where pupils who have been noticed for having lovely manners in the dining hall and for demonstrating positive play in the playground will be invited to have their lunch on…

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Road Safety
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A new Facebook page which is designed only for Road Safety has been introduced by the Road Safety team. This will be updated with news of what they are doing, what schools they will be carrying out events/campaigns in, when cycle training will be on and provide details to parents of what is needed…

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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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