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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

Dr Allinson's statement on COVID-19 - 08 April 2021

Thank you. Earlier this week the Chief Minister outlined our plans for a phased return to school next week. We intend to pick up from where we were at the...
Thursday, 8 April 2021

Covid-19: Phased return for school children to start next week

A phased return to schools and University College Isle of Man (UCM) will begin on Monday 12 April when staff are allowed back to their classrooms to...
Thursday, 8 April 2021

Isle of Man schools could reopen after Easter

Schools could reopen after the Easter holidays if the number of coronavirus cases continues to fall in the Isle of Man. All educational and early year settings...
Thursday, 1 April 2021

Young people to be honoured by North American Manx Association

Young people who have made an outstanding contribution to Manx culture and Island life in 2020/21 will be recognised this summer by the North American Manx...
Friday, 26 March 2021

Ballacottier Primary School appoints new Headteacher

Riss Forrester has been appointed as the new head teacher for Ballacottier Primary School in Braddan. Mrs Forrester has worked in teaching since 2001,...
Tuesday, 23 March 2021

Graham Kinrade appointed permanent DESC leader

Graham Kinrade has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Department of Education, Sport and Culture on a permanent basis. In the position he...
Tuesday, 16 March 2021

Summer exam grades to be decided by Island schools

Isle of Man students will not sit GCSE or A-level exams this summer and instead have their grades determined by their schools. The move to cancel Cambridge...
Monday, 8 March 2021

Dr Allinson's statement on COVID-19 - 8 March 2021

Last Thursday we made the difficult but decisive decision to close all schools and childcare facilities on the island. Since then The Department for Education,...
Monday, 8 March 2021
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