What we've been up to…

Our school is a busy place and our children are involved in so many exciting and wonderful activities, both in the classroom, out in the school grounds and in the local community. We will try and keep you all updated as much as we can, through posts on this blog. We hope you enjoy keeping up to date with our school's many successes and achievements.

New Headteacher
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We are delighted to announce that Mrs Alex Quane has been appointed as the new Headteacher of Cronk y Berry School. Mrs Quane has worked in teaching since 1998, including most recently, seven years as Deputy Headteacher at Bunscoill Rhumsaa. Mrs Quane will be visiting school over the next few weeks…

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Helping your children learn at home
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With schools closed, this is a time where we will be working out what to do best for our children. Just like every child is different, every house will be approaching this in different ways depending on your own individual circumstances. There may be some families wanting to and are able to continu…

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Stay Home. Stay Safe
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Schools have been asked to remind parents across the island that children should not be gathering together. There have been reports of some small gatherings of children out and about (on heritage railway lines etc). The Police have been notified. Please continue to encourage people to stay at home,…

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Island Sing-a-long from home
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Calling all CYB singers out there! Do you want to be part of an Island wide school song? Miss Lawrence at Ballacottier School is organising a song for schools to sing together via the internet. All you have to do to take part is the following: Get your parents permission to take part and ask for th…

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Childcare for Key Workers
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Availability of Childcare for Key Workers At present the Deparment are updating the list of Nurseries, Playgroups and Childminders who have space for additional children on a daily basis and this is posted on the IOM Government Registrations and Inspections Website each afternoon. This list has the…

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Challenge time!
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Need a challenge? Here are some to keep you busy for next few weeks. Art and DT 30_day_challenge_TME.pdf Lego Lego_Challenge.pdf Reading The_Quiet_Time_Picture_Book_Reading_Challenge.pdf

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Reception and Year 1 Children's Crocus Celebration
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The children from Year 1 and Reception were supplied with Crocus bulbs, compost, pots etc from Douglas Rotary back in the Autumn. Yesterday the President of Douglas Rotary came into school with other members to judge the flowers and colouring competition, the winning children and runners up receive…

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CYB WIN COMPETITION TO NAME AN EXO-PLANET AND STAR!
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Following the public vote, the UK has named the exoplanet and its host star ‘Cruinlagh’ and ‘Gloas’ respectively, names suggested by Cronk y Berry primary school on the Isle of Man. Class 4/5G proposed the names Cruinlagh (pronounced crunlack) and Gloas (pronounced glowas,) as they are Manx Gaelic…

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