Art and Craft Days
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This week, students enjoyed creating nautical dioramas using Manx seascapes as inspiration. Students became proficient at etching and printing their designs using the printing press at lower school. A variety of papers and collage materials were used to make the boxes to display the students prints…

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Mountain biking adventures
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Around 30 students from Year 9,10 and the Sixth Form enjoyed some of the great Manx scenery over the 3 days of activity week. With a few spills and mechanicals, the group cycled through South Barrule, Corlea and Cringle plantations. Team work and support from the students to each other was exceptio…

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Hector Duff visits Year 9
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Last week, Normandy Veteran Hector Duff visited lower school and spoke to Year 9 students about his experiences during World War Two. He explained to the students why it is important that the island continues to remember the fallen. The students were also involved in a question and answer session,…

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Year 8 and 9 students visit Edge Hill University
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Year 8 and 9 students had a great day at Edge Hill University on Thursday, getting an introduction to Higher Education. They had a tour of the campus and participated in workshops which gave an insight into the different degree courses available at universities and the kinds of skills that such cou…

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Coasteering
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Over 2 days of activities week, some Year 9 and 10 student used coasteering to explore our spectacular Manx coastline and learn a little about the local environment along the way. Thanks to the team at Adventurous Experiences, the students and staff all had a great time.

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Students enjoy making Airfix models
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This week students at lower school had the opportunity to step back in time and enjoy making and painting Airfix models. The levels of concentration in the room were amazing and the results were excellent!

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Year 7 and 8 students visit West Coast Fitness
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Some of our Year 7 and 8 students visited West Coast Fitness today. They really enjoyed trying out a Boxercise class and a circuit training session. Many thanks to the staff who made our students so welcome. Later they played football in the Tommy Clucas Sports Hall and then went swimming in the af…

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Sixth Form Universities Visit 2018
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Once again, our Y12 students embarked on a weeklong visit to some of the universities in the North West, an annual visit that students really look forward to. We began our journey with a meet in the Sea Terminal whereby we had some big (very big) and heavy (very heavy) suitcases. The journey across…

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Year 8 'Target Your Market' Challenge
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Over 160 Year 8 students took part in the “Target Your Market’ Challenge as part of the School’s Activity Days. The students enjoyed the challenge of coming up with original ideas, which they then had to share with the rest of the class. During the challenge, students had to show their ability to b…

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