Education, Sport and Culture News

Jurby School returns to the Lakes

Pupils at Jurby Community School have recently returned from a four-day Wilderness Expedition to the Lake District. The aim of the expedition was to develop...
Friday, 1 July 2022

Strategy to build on Manx language revival

A strategy, which aims to more than double the number of people learning and speaking Manx by 2032, has been launched. The Isle of Man’s native language has...
Friday, 24 June 2022

Manx Youth Orchestra to mark 50th anniversary with special concert

The Manx Youth Orchestra (MYO) will be joined on stage by more than 70 former players and conductors in Douglas next week to celebrate the 50th anniversary of...
Friday, 24 June 2022

Schools to celebrate UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man

Schools are to explore and celebrate the Isle of Man’s UNESCO Biosphere status with a special week of activities.  The Isle of Man is the only entire nation...
Monday, 20 June 2022

Teachers and lecturers to receive pay deal next month

Teachers and lecturers in the Isle of Man will be paid more than those teaching in the London fringe when a new pay deal is implemented next month.  It comes...
Friday, 17 June 2022

Isle of Man teacher training programme launched

People will be able to train as secondary school teachers in the Isle of Man from September. The International Qualified Teacher Status Programme will be...
Thursday, 16 June 2022

New scheme launched to support families over summer holidays

Charities and community groups are being invited to apply for funding to help provide activities and healthy meals for children, who are eligible for free...
Wednesday, 1 June 2022

More than 1,000 children take part in Manx Youth Games

Around 1,100 budding athletes took part in the Sporting Club Manx Youth Games on Saturday, which included 14 different sports. The Isle of Man’s largest...
Tuesday, 10 May 2022

Crucial Crew 2022 teaches children how to cope in an emergency

Multiple agencies will come together to teach primary school children how to stay safe and look after their mental health at a community event in Douglas next...
Monday, 9 May 2022

Hundreds of children set for Manx Youth Games

Hundreds of children will take part in the Island’s largest multi-sport event at the National Sports Centre on Saturday. The Sporting Club Manx Youth Games...
Friday, 6 May 2022