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Trees for Life
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Year three braved the snow showers this week and went to Conrhenny Plantation as part of the 'Trees for Life' scheme that sees trees being planted each year, slowly developing a wonderful forest. This is a beautiful area to visit, and we hope that people on the Isle of Man will be able to visit and…

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Fab!
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All of your children are FAB, but each half term some are rewarded for being extra-fab with a FAB ice lolly.

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Welcome back!
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Welcome back to a new and busy half term. I understand that some of you have friends who have received information from their children's schools about possible disruption due to industrial action. Should the need arise to inform you of any issues impacting on the pupils at Braddan we will be sure t…

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Safer Schools app
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We are using the Safer Schools app at school and you can use it at home on an iPad, tablet or phone. It is free to download and school has already given you your log in details (see leaflet and newsletter). email_version_internet_safety_leaflet_2020.pdf Email_version_Safer_schools_internet_safety_l…

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Thinking Moves- Maintain and Negate
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We are learning to use the thinking moves maintain and negate. That means that we can agree and disagree. Can you agree or disagree with an idea? “I think that…because.....” In assembly, we thought about these two things: True or False? 10+10=20 Jellyfish have no brains. Mrs Cowin likes spiders. …

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Reading Eggs and Reading Eggspress Challenge!
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How many books do you think you have you already read on Reading Eggs/ Reading Eggspress? Miss Curphey is checking every week to see which class reads the most books on Reading Eggs/ Reading Eggspress. To read books on Reading Eggs/ Reading Eggspress, click 'My Programme' and it will bring you to t…

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Thank you Jo from IOM Creamery!
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Yesterday, Key Stage 1 and Year 3 were very lucky to experience a 'From Cow to Carton' workshop with Jo from Isle of Man Creamery. Key Stage 1 children had a great time learning how to use our local double cream to make fresh butter and buttermilk. We really enjoyed it. We had to really use our mus…

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Fairtrade
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Four delegates from Year Five attended the annual Fairtrade Conference at the Legislative Buildings. They took part in workshops about Fairtrade chocolate and coffee traders, and took part in a P4C session. They also sat in Tynwald chambers to take part in a debate about Fairtrade chocolate and the…

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Happy Chinese New Year!
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Have you heard of Chinese New Year? We have. Some of the children in our school celebrate Chinese New Year at home because it is a special time for their family. We learned in assembly that the Chinese Zodiac has 12 different animals, one for each year and that the Chinese New Year does not always…

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