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Dr Allinson's statement on COVID-19 - 4 March 2021

Thank you Chief Minister. The increase in the number of cases is a cause for concern, and reemphasises why all of us have to take the current situation...
Thursday, 4 March 2021

Important message for students at St Ninian’s Lower and Ballasalla School

Following work by the contact tracing team, all students in Year 7 at St Ninian’s Lower School (Bemahague) and everyone they live with should stay at home and...
Wednesday, 3 March 2021

Year 7 pupils at QEII High School and their households must self-isolate

Following two Year 7 pupils at QEII High School testing positive for COVID-19, all Year 7 pupils who attend the school and everyone they live with must...
Wednesday, 3 March 2021

Most vulnerable protected as schools close to most children

Schools, nurseries, playgroups and childminders in the Isle of Man will close to most children from Wednesday as the Island enters a 21 day circuit break. This...
Tuesday, 2 March 2021

Department for Education, Sport and Culture look to appoint inspirational leader for new era

The Isle of Man Government is on the hunt for a permanent Chief Executive Officer to lead the Department of Education, Sport and Culture (DESC). The Department...
Thursday, 11 February 2021

Speech: Statement by Dr Alex Allinson MHK, Minister for Education, Sport and Culture

Mr Speaker, Schools play a pivotal role within our modern society.  They are at the heart of our communities.  However, the key to their success is to...
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

Plans unveiled for the reopening of schools

Plans for the reopening of all Isle of Man schools will step up a gear this week. Schools closed on Thursday 7 January, except for 14 educational hubs...
Monday, 25 January 2021

Parents asked to keep children home until schools reopen

Parents are asked to keep their children at home whenever possible next week ahead of the planned reopening of schools, nurseries and child-minders on Monday 1...
Friday, 22 January 2021
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