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St Thomas’ School appoints new headteacher

Chris Kirk has been appointed as the new headteacher for St Thomas’ Church of England School in Douglas. Mr Kirk moved to the Island in 1998 to set up the...
Friday, 7 May 2021

Eliza's Story - Deaf Awareness Week

This week is Deaf Awareness Week, an annual event that promotes the positive aspects of living with deafness, raises awareness and promotes inclusion.  In...
Thursday, 6 May 2021

General Election 2021: Guide produced to help student voters

Voting age students will receive a free guide in the run up to this year’s Isle of Man General Election in a bid to boost participation. ‘The Island’s...
Tuesday, 4 May 2021

Reciprocal agreement: Island students can receive second jab in UK

Students who have started university or returned to their studies in the UK when their second COVID-19 vaccination is due will still receive it thanks to the...
Wednesday, 28 April 2021

Island’s largest multi-sport event set for 15 May

Around 1,200 children are expected to take part in the Isle of Man’s largest multi-sport event next month, as the HSBC Manx Youth Games enters its twentieth...
Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Views sought on improving lessons for children with literacy difficulties

Views are being sought on how the learning of young people with literacy difficulties, including dyslexia, can be improved in Isle of Man schools. The...
Monday, 19 April 2021

National Sports Centre to reopen on Monday

People will be able to use the National Sports Centre again from Monday 19 April, with the exception of the swimming facilities. The move comes after the...
Friday, 16 April 2021

Ardwhallan statement

The Isle of Man Government is taking the opportunity to review all services provided to schools at Ardwhallan following the recent resignation of a member of...
Wednesday, 14 April 2021

Around 800 children return as free school meal vouchers extended

Around 800 students were welcomed back to their schools in the Isle of Man on Tuesday as a phased return for children and young people ramped up. It started on...
Wednesday, 14 April 2021

Isle of Man Sports Awards: Olympic champion Peter Kennaugh confirmed as guest of honour

Olympic champion Peter Kennaugh MBE will be the guest of honour at the Isle of Man Sports Awards on 2 June. The annual ceremony sees the achievements of the...
Monday, 12 April 2021
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