Anti-Bullying Week
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This week is Anti-Bullying week and at Cronk y Berry we have launched the campaign with odd socks day! The charity, Anti-Bullying Alliance, have encourage odd socks day as an opportunity for children to express themselves and appreciate individuality and uniqueness! Anti-Bullying Week shines a spot…

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School Council
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The 2017/18 School Council had a special visitor to their meeting this week. After choosing the Isle of Man Foodbank as their chosen charity this Christmas, the School Council invited Neal Mellon from the Isle of Man Foodbank to their meeting to find out more. He spent some time explaining how they…

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Year 6 sea creatures visitors!
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Year 6 have been learning about how creatures adapt to survive in their environment. On Thursday 26th October Dawn Dickens, Education Officer from the Manx Wildlife Trust, came to visit us and brought some amazing Manx sea creatures for us to look at. Some of us were brave enough to touch a sea ane…

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Blackberry Picking
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Children in Y1 had a great time blackberry picking this morning down 'Blackberry Lane'. They have collected enough berries to make some delicious jam next week.

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Mark Wright, ex-professional footballer visits CYB
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Our children were pleased to welcome ex-professional footballer, Mark Wright in school today. Mark led the assembly and talked at length about his career, playing for various teams including Oxford United, Southampton, Derby and Liverpool as well as captaining England. We watched a clip of Mark sco…

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Visit from Andy Warn
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We were delighted to welcome Andy Warn in school this week. Andy involved the children in some wonderful Chinese music and drama and the children loved acting out the part of the Chinese Dragon and Lion whilst keeping the rhythm using percussion instruments. A hugely memorable experience for everyo…

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Distinction for KS1 choir at the Guild
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Superb performances from the children this morning at the 125th Manx Music Festival earned the children first place and a distinction (88 marks) in the Mixed choir (up to Y2) class. The children remembered everything they had been taught and their singing captured the audience from start to finish…

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Wonderful singing at the Villa from KS2 children!
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Huge congratulations to the children in Key Stage 2 for their wonderful performances this afternoon on stage at the Villa Marina. Their opening piece, 'Food Glorious Food' from the musical 'Oliver' by Lionel Bart was sung with real precision and character and the adjudicator, Andrea Calladine spoke…

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Are you up for the Crossroads Care Challenge?
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Dear Parents and Children, During our assembly on Monday, representatives from Crossroads Care spoke to the children and staff about their latest fundraising initiative. Named ‘Carers wear capes’, they invited us all to consider taking part in a Superhero Mile Challenge for 100 days, starting on ei…

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