Education, Sport and Culture News

Queen Elizabeth II High School students reach Volvo Adventure final in Sweden

The Volvo Adventure programme works closely with the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) to recognise exceptional environmental work conducted by...
Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Ridge challenge volunteers scale new heights

Hardy volunteers who took part in the Three Ridge Charity Challenge scaled new heights in personal achievement and raised valuable funds for Ardwhallan...
Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Duke of Edinburgh's Award success for Queen Elizabeth II High School participants

This year saw forty-six students enrol on the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme and fifty-five awards being gained. Twenty passed the Bronze Award and a record...
Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Spirit of Innovation Challenge - Team Foogle

Competing in the finals of the Conrad Award, Spirit of Innovation Finals in San Francisco, team Foogle from St Ninian’s High School did a brilliant job said...
Thursday, 12 April 2012

Peer mentors presented with certificates

Students who provided a friendly face and a supportive ear to pupils making the switch from primary to secondary school have been recognised. 13 students –...
Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Tynwald asked to approve improvements to primary school

Tynwald will be asked to approve spending on improvements to Victoria Road Primary School in Castletown when it sits this month. The Department of Education...
Thursday, 5 April 2012

The Bowl providing a lasting legacy

Six months on from the closure of the Commonwealth Youth Games, the Island’s national stadium, the Bowl continues to be well used and serve as a permanent...
Friday, 30 March 2012

Children's University is launched in the Isle of Man

Young people will have a passport to exciting new out-of-school-hours learning experiences with the launch of a Children’s University in the Isle of...
Friday, 30 March 2012

Instructors start new qualification with weekend of challenges

Instructors training with the Department of Education and Children’s Adventure Education team started working towards a qualification with a challenging...
Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Green Flag Award for Queen Elizabeth II High School

Queen Elizabeth II High School is celebrating after becoming the first school on the island to gain a Green Flag under the Eco-schools...
Wednesday, 21 March 2012