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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

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
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