A set of rules produced by Treasury to regulate the financial practices of Government, in the form of directives, which carry the weight of law and must be complied with, and guidelines, which Departments are expected to follow.
All divisions of the Department and schools have their own procedures to follow in the event of a fire. Further advice on this matter can be obtained from:
Department of Education Sport and Culture
+44 1624 685797
First Aid courses are held at regular intervals, thus ensuring that school staff receive adequate training and the necessary updates. Parents should discuss their child's medication with their school.
Information is also contained in the Department's document Guidance for Schools on the Administration of Medication and Medical Care, which can be downloaded from this page. Hard copies are available from:
Free school meals
A parent or guardian may apply for free meals for pupils attending primary or secondary schools, or students who are 18 and under and in full time education at the University College Isle of Man (UCM), if the family is in receipt of any of the relevant benefits. These benefits are:
- Employed Person’s Allowance
- Income Based Jobseeker's Allowance
- Income Support
Applications for free school meals can be made by completing the online application process. Alternatively, an application form can be downloaded from this page and when completed, returned to the Department of Education and Children: