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Achievement & Celebrations
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Bilbos Children earn points for good work, good manners etc. and these are exchanged for a ‘Bilbo’ when the required number is reached. Credit Cards Teachers reward individual children with a credit card for good behaviour, academic achievement or having a positive attitude towards learning. These…

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Early Years and Foundations Stage
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The Early Years Curriculum has been developed into seven areas of learning. All aspects of the curriculum relate to each other; however they are divided into prime and specific areas. Prime Areas: We have three prime areas of development which lay the foundations for children’s success in all areas…

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Essentials for Learning (E4L)
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The Isle of Man Government's DESC Curriculum for Learning and Achievement. "To inspire learners to flourish in life". The curriculum is not prescriptive; rather it attempts to provide broad parameters in which schools can develop flexible, exciting and memorable learning experiences which support t…

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The 6 Rs
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The Isle of Man's curriculum for learning and achievement (E4L) lists six dispositions which are needed for learning to take place. Readiness Demonstrating self-confidence, a positive attitude towards set-backs, a sense of responsibility and good concentration and focus. Resilience Demonstrating pe…

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Extra Curricular Activities
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All our children are encouraged to access the wide variety of lunchtime and after school clubs we have on offer. Clubs are offered to specific year groups so that the activities are age appropriate and the number and type of clubs offered will depend on staff interests and availability. The clubs o…

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Home Learning
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Key Stage 1 Home Learning Read and practise words with the children regularly each week ( 5-10 minute bursts x 4 or 5 times in the week), Use maths practically in the home e.g. using coins to count, cooking, weighing and measuring, numbers in the environment, telling the time so that children becom…

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Inclusion
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In July 2016, St Johns School was awarded the prestigious Inclusion Quality Mark (IQM) for our commitment to providing the very best education for all children irrespective of differences. The IQM was established in October 2004 with the objective of supporting schools to become truly inclusive. It…

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ItsLearning
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A new home school online learning platform called ‘ItsLearning’ is being rolled out to Primary School Children in the Isle of Man. Years 5 & 6 are already online and we will be rolling it out to Years 3 & 4 over the coming months. This online space provides the pupils with opportunities to extend t…

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Manx
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Manx lessons are introduced during Year 4 where children receive a half-term taster course with a peripatetic teacher, after which parents can choose whether their child continues with a weekly 30 minute lesson.

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Music Lessons
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We have a number of peripatetic teachers who visit the school and offer lessons to pupils in various musical instruments. This opportunity is offered in Key Stage Two only and places are limited. This provision is arranged by the Music Service staff and there is a charge for these lessons, which mu…

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Reporting to Parents
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Meet the Teacher Early in the autumn term you will be invited to meet your child's new teacher, view the classroom and ask questions about class routines. Parents' Evening Twice a year you will have the opportunity to talk privately with your child’s class teacher, to see your child’s work and to d…

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