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Parents receive free school meal vouchers for second lockdown

Parents of children who normally receive free school meals will receive vouchers to spend on essential groceries while schools remain closed. Most schools...
Sunday, 10 January 2021

Statement from Department of Education, Sport and Culture

Since the announcement by the British Government that most summer exams would be cancelled, the Department for Education, Sport and Culture has been in regular...
Friday, 8 January 2021

Update on nurseries, playgroups and childminders

On Tuesday, the Chief Minister ordered the closure of nurseries, playgroups and childminders for most children on the Isle of Man effective from 23.59 on...
Thursday, 7 January 2021

Remote learning stepped up as schools close

Schools and nurseries in the Isle of Man are to close from Thursday except for vulnerable children and those of key workers as the Island prepares to enter a...
Wednesday, 6 January 2021

Isle of Man Sports Awards: Ceremony to shine light on sporting heroes

The Isle of Man Sports Awards will be held in front of a live audience in 2021 and celebrate the achievements of the Island’s leading athletes, coaches and...
Tuesday, 29 December 2020

Speech: Teachers' pay statement by Dr Alex Allinson MHK

When I was appointed Minister in March this year I committed to help resolve the ongoing industrial dispute between the Department and the teachers of our...
Monday, 14 December 2020

Isle of Man Sport welcomes new members

A body that acts as an independent forum for the promotion and development of sport and recreation on the Island has appointed two new members. Isle of Man...
Wednesday, 9 December 2020

Views sought on how ethnic minority history and culture is taught in schools

People are being asked for their views on how children are taught about the history and culture of diverse ethnic minorities at school, including that of Black...
Monday, 7 December 2020

Manx Youth Orchestra set for Christmas show

The Manx Youth Orchestra (MYO) will perform its annual Christmas Festival Concert at the Villa Marina in Douglas on Saturday 12 December. The MYO brings...
Tuesday, 1 December 2020

Parents urged to register primary school starters

Parents of children who will start primary school in 2021 are reminded to register them with a school by 31 January, to help make the transition smooth and...
Tuesday, 1 December 2020
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