Andreas School

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

Antarctic Explorer visits Billey Bunnies
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The Billey Bunnies are learning about exploring the world. Mr Pimm-Smith shared his experiences of the Antarctic with us. We were particularly interested in finding out about Emperor penguins and husky dogs.

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Visit from the new Bishop of Sodor and Man
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The newly appointed Bishop of Sodor and Man, the Venerable Peter Eagles, came to visit us last week. He was on his first visit to the Island and he and his wife enjoyed being shown around school by our House Captains.

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Shennaghys Jiu group visit school
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Cornish group Splann, on the Island as part of the Shennaghys Jiu festival, came to school on Friday morning. They performed for us and taught us some dances. We all had a great time. See the gallery for more photos.

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Birch Class Kingswood Adventure Day 5
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We have had a wonderful last day at Kingswood. We have abseiled, did balance exercises, climbed Jacob's ladder, built shelters as well as practised our firelighting and orienteering skills. This evening we have dressed up for a bit of a boogey for our last night.

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Birch Class Kingswood Adventure Day 4
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Today was all about climbing high and jumping off. We all worked hard on our resilience skills at times! When we were not balancing on tall poles or going on giant swings we tried our hand at bouldering, technical building kits as well as cooking using a campfire. Tonight we are doing scrapheap cha…

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Birch Class Kingswood Adventure Day 3
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It has been a full day here today. We played laser games, aeroball, a low ropes course and did a bit of climbing. We also had another visit to the reservoir and tried our hand at Canadian canoes. This evening we are chilling with a movie night and we may even squeeze in a little birthday celebratio…

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Birch Class Kingswood Adventure Day 2
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Today has been very busy. The boys began with an early morning run with Mr Kirk followed by full days of zip wire, raft building, Nightline, fencing and archery. All ready for bed this evening after dancing and giant twister. We will continue to fill up our album in Gallery.

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Coins presented by Mr Cannan MHK
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Mr Cannan, our local MHK, came to visit assembly today. He told us all about the 150th Anniversary of the first popular elections in the Isle of Man. The children were presented with a commemorative coin and stamp. Check out the gallery for more pictures.

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