Education, Sport and Culture News

Parents invited to apply for pre-school credit

Parents of children who turn four in the next school year can apply for £3,420 to help with their education through the pre-school credit scheme. The credit...
Thursday, 3 June 2021

Isle of Man Sports Awards: Golfer and equestrian star win top prizes

  Golfer Tom Gandy and equestrian star Yasmin Ingham have been crowned Isle of Man sportsman and sportswoman of the year for 2020. Both were recognised at the...
Wednesday, 2 June 2021

New footpath/cycleway opens in Western Ramsey

A new shared footpath/cycleway in Ramsey is helping the community keep fit, stay safe and protect the environment. The former railway line linking Gardeners...
Saturday, 29 May 2021

Disability sport programme receives financial boost

A project that enables children with disabilities to try new sports at the National Sports Centre has been given £3,000 to buy new equipment. Currently...
Tuesday, 25 May 2021

Capt Sir Tom Moore: Chief gifts ‘inspirational’ book to primary schools

Primary school children in the Isle of Man will be able to read about the inspirational story of Captain Sir Tom Moore after the Chief Minister gifts a book...
Tuesday, 25 May 2021

Complex Abuse Inquiry – DESC Statement

Following the conviction of a former youth worker for possessing indecent images of children in March 2018, an inquiry was launched by the Isle of Man...
Thursday, 13 May 2021

Additional Education Needs: Views will help shape Code of Practice

More than 500 people have contributed to a survey asking how the support given to children with Additional Education Needs (AEN) can be made more...
Monday, 10 May 2021

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