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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

Ardwhallan statement

The Isle of Man Government is taking the opportunity to review all services provided to schools at Ardwhallan following the recent resignation of a member of...
Wednesday, 14 April 2021

Around 800 children return as free school meal vouchers extended

Around 800 students were welcomed back to their schools in the Isle of Man on Tuesday as a phased return for children and young people ramped up. It started on...
Wednesday, 14 April 2021

Eligible parents to receive free school meal vouchers

Parents of children who normally get free school meals will again receive vouchers to spend on essential groceries during the circuit break lockdown. Schools...
Thursday, 4 March 2021

Douglas GP surgery relocates as practice grows

Finch Hill GP practice in Douglas is preparing to move to larger premises in the capital to accommodate an expanding operation and provide improved facilities...
Monday, 22 February 2021

Over 75s invited to register for COVID-19 vaccine

Letters inviting residents aged between 75 and 79 to book their vaccination appointments are currently being delivered, marking the next phase of Island’s...
Tuesday, 9 February 2021

Dr Alex Allinson MHK announces new era for Education Service

The policies and strategies that will ensure the Isle of Man’s Education Service is fit for the future will be achieved through a culture of increased...
Tuesday, 9 February 2021

Schools, nurseries and child-minders welcome back children

Schools, nurseries and child-minders in the Isle of Man will welcome back pupils this morning after the Island’s circuit break lockdown came to an end. All...
Monday, 1 February 2021

Vaccination programme rolls out to care homes

Care home residents across the Island will be offered protection from Covid-19 over the coming weeks as the vaccination rollout programme expands into the...
Sunday, 17 January 2021
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