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.

Reception have fun at the Wildlife Park
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it was a beautiful day at Curragh's Wildlife Park for our Reception children last Thursday. Blessed with wonderful weather, our children enjoyed watching the feeding of the penguins and meerkats and explored the wild's of the Australian outback and the African bush. We all laughed at the acrobatics…

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Bayeux Tapestries by Y3/4G
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Years 3 & 4 have been learning about the Battle of Hastings. As part of this work, we researched the Bayeux Tapestry and decided to have a go at some sewing of our own. Here are some examples of the wonderful Battle of Hastings themed work that we have produced.

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Summer Fayre - this Sunday!
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Don’t forget! Cronk y Berry Summer Fayre 23rd June from 1-4pm School field and playgrounds Lucky Dip, Hook a Duck, 3 Tombola’s, Coconut Shy, Bouncy Castles, Teddy Bear Shy, Teacher stocks, Cake Stall, St Marks Country Park animals, Ice Cream Van, Hot Food and lots more! CYB Choirs performing at 1pm…

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Safer Schools App Launch
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Dear Parents, CYB eSquad are excited to launch a new app at Cronk y Berry. Whether you’re a mum, dad, carer, auntie, uncle, granny, grandpa or even an auntie- who’s-not-really-an-auntie-but-you’re-mum’s-best-friend-so-we-call-you-auntie- anyway, it’s important for you to understand what children ar…

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The Sound of Stories
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Our school choir joined forces with 24 other choirs this Wednesday and performed in an exciting concert, entitled: ‘The Sound of Stories’. This wonderful programme, written by Katie Lawrence, a teacher from Ballacottier School, celebrates many exciting stories and included hits such as: ‘Pure Imagi…

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Choir Success at the Manx Music Festival
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Wonderful performances from all three choirs last week at the Guild. Huge congratulations to Miss Leach and Mrs Garrett for all their hard work and support in getting the children's singing up to these amazing heights. We are so proud of them all.

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Visit to the Fire Station for Reception children
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Our Reception children enjoyed a fantastic afternoon outing to Douglas Fire Station with the Blue Watch Crew as part of their People Who Help Us topic. Pupils experienced travelling up to heights of 32 metres on the hoist, using high power water hoses, sitting inside fire trucks and looking through…

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Y1 pupils to Skype with children in the USA
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Our Y1 pupils are excited about the prospect of linking up with children in a school on Portclinton, Ohio, USA this Friday afternoon. They will be using Skype technology to enable this amazing experience and hopefully as long as the technology is working, the children will enjoy chatting to the chi…

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Happy Times Ahead!
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We are delighted that after months and months of technical difficulties and negotiations, a new school clock has finally been installed today! Great for the school and for our neighbourhood and no excuse to be late in the mornings!

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