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.

Simon Murray's visit
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A huge thank you to Simon Murray for coming to visit us in school today. Simon inspired us all to learn about the mischievous character of Icky Dhoo Dah and his various antics. We enjoyed learning some brilliant drawing techniques to capture this character through the use of "Detail, Contrast and T…

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eSquad lead the way!
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Cronk y Berry eSquad have been very busy since the launch of the Safer Schools App in July. They were tasked with introducing the app in assembly and then teaching it to the children in Key Stage 2. As were piloting the app, the Safer School App development team came over to speak to the eSquad abo…

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Take a seat on our very first Eco-brick chair!
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The Isle of Man’s very first Eco-brick chair, built by many of our children at Cronk y Berry School! This Eco Brick Bottle Chair has been made from: 129 plastic bottles and 23,509 pieces of single use plastic ! Our children have connected with the harmful damage that single use plastic causes to ou…

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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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