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Dr Allinson's statement on COVID-19 - 08 April 2021

Thank you. Earlier this week the Chief Minister outlined our plans for a phased return to school next week. We intend to pick up from where we were at the...
Thursday, 8 April 2021

Covid-19: Phased return for school children to start next week

A phased return to schools and University College Isle of Man (UCM) will begin on Monday 12 April when staff are allowed back to their classrooms to...
Thursday, 8 April 2021

Isle of Man schools could reopen after Easter

Schools could reopen after the Easter holidays if the number of coronavirus cases continues to fall in the Isle of Man. All educational and early year settings...
Thursday, 1 April 2021

Young people to be honoured by North American Manx Association

Young people who have made an outstanding contribution to Manx culture and Island life in 2020/21 will be recognised this summer by the North American Manx...
Friday, 26 March 2021

MSR and Youth Service Easter programme moved online

The traditional Manx Sport & Recreation and Youth Service school activity programme for the Easter Holidays has had to be cancelled, but is replaced with...
Wednesday, 24 March 2021

Ballacottier Primary School appoints new Headteacher

Riss Forrester has been appointed as the new head teacher for Ballacottier Primary School in Braddan. Mrs Forrester has worked in teaching since 2001,...
Tuesday, 23 March 2021

Fifty one athletes to become sporting ambassadors

Fifty one athletes will receive Isle of Man Sport Aid (IoMSA) scholarships this year through a programme that will see them act as sporting ambassadors for the...
Monday, 22 March 2021

Graham Kinrade appointed permanent DESC leader

Graham Kinrade has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Department of Education, Sport and Culture on a permanent basis. In the position he...
Tuesday, 16 March 2021

Isle of Man Sports Awards moved to summer

The Isle of Man Sports Awards has been postponed until the summer due to coronavirus restrictions. The celebration of sport was to be staged at the Villa...
Friday, 12 March 2021

Dr Allinson's statement on COVID-19 - 11 March 2021

Last week, in response to the decision to close our schools and nurseries, I talked about establishing childcare provision for the children of our critical...
Thursday, 11 March 2021
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