Andreas School

The learning community that develops the thinking skills of all its members.

What we've been up to…

Here is where you will find the latest news about what's going on at Andreas.

Cricket Festival 2019
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Our cricket team took part in the recent IOM Schools' Cricket Festival. We had a brilliant afternoon. We won three of our matches and drew one. The team showed great sportsmanship and teamwork. Mrs Ashley used her growth mindset as she was asked to umpire one match and had to rise to the challenge!

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Armourboy visits Silverdale Class
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As part of our topic, Silverdale Class were very lucky to welcome 'Armourboy' aka Stuart Quayle to school this morning to talk us through his amazing collection of medieval armour and weaponry. The children all got to try on some of the replica pieces and learnt so much! Here are some photos from h…

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Collaboration in Action!
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Reverend Skidmore and ArmourBoy spontaneously worked together to bring an interactive assembly to the children this morning. The Story of David and Goliath in action!

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Visit of the Lieutenant Governor
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This afternoon we had a visit from the Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man, Sir Richard Gozney and his wife Lady Diana Gozney. They were accompanied by some of the Andreas Commissioners. The House Captains showed then round the school and explained what we are learning.

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Collaborative learning (Silverdale and Glen Wyllin Classes)
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Year 2/3 and Year 5 worked in teams last week to produce recreations of book covers. They had to agree a joint outcome, allocate roles and work together to get the job finished. They produced fabulous pictures and demonstrated great relationship skills. The shared ideas, listened to each other and…

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Visit to Cooil Ny Chibbyr
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Mrs Keig andMrs Cottier's classes went to sing at Cooil Ny Chibbyr. The children wore their fabulous Easter bonnet creations. Here are a few of them.

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Prison Dogs Visit
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On Wednesday afternoon we had a visit from some prison dogs (and their handlers Simon and Keith!) which was very exciting. We learnt all about the dogs' training and the important job they do at the Isle of Man Prison. Here are some photos from their visit. Question: Could the dogs find the hidden…

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Silverdale Class Visit Castle Rushen
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Silverdale Class travelled to Castletown on Thursday, to visit Castle Rushen. Only 70 repeats of 'Are we nearly there yet?' were recorded. We loved looking around the castle rooms and exploring what they have been used for in the past. We walked the ramparts, climbed the stairs, manned the cannons…

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