EPQ students enjoy seminar on research skills
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Students working on their Extended Project Qualification learnt some valuable research skills from Keyll Darree librarian, Stacey Astill, when she delivered her session on Tuesday morning. Making use of search engines such as Google Scholar, learning the tricks of negotiating the Boolean logic, and…

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Enterprise students visit NFU Mutual
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Last week, the Year 13 BTEC Enterprise and Entrepreneurship group visited David Wilkinson, Manager of NFU Mutual and Voirrey Horne, Accounts Manager of NFU Mutual, to gain knowledge about the different types of insurance and why it is important to take out insurance for different life stages and li…

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A lively debate!
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Another interesting debate this week, this time the motion was “ This house holds that single sex schools make girls more successful" Excellent opening speeches by Bethan and Ellen were followed up with some very insightful and interesting points from the floor, about the reliability of the data on…

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COVID-19 Information for Parents
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Background Currently the Isle of Man is COVID-19 free and the coronavirus is not circulating in the community here. This means that we have been able to remove all restrictions (social distancing, restrictions on hospitality and other venues, gatherings, etc.) that were designed to reduce person to…

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Welcome to Isle Listen
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We were pleased to welcome Steven Downward from Isle Listen to lead assemblies at upper school last week. To coincide with World Mental Health Day, the theme of the assembly was 'Understanding you and your mental health'. We are delighted to announce that Isle Listen will be working with St. Ninian…

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'Tea and Talk' to promote positive mental health
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Last week our Upper School Wellbeing Committee hosted a 'Tea and Talk' event at lunch time in recognition of World Mental Health Day. It was great to take a few minutes from our busy lives to sit down and simply chat. Many thanks to Mrs Strickett and the Wellbeing Committee - we look forward to you…

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Our Annual Presentation of Awards 2020
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On Tuesday 6th October our school held its Annual Presentation of Awards at the Villa Marina, celebrating the achievements of our students during the academic year 2019/20. The ceremony was attended by an array of invited guests including Dr. Allinson, our Minister of Education, other MHKs, school…

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Year 7 enjoy a sports coaching day
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Our new Year 7 cohort took part in and enjoyed a sports coaching day on Tuesday 6th October. Taster sessions were run from coaches representing Douglas and Vagabonds rugby clubs, Fencibles badminton club, Cronkbourne and Finch Hill cricket clubs and Vikings hockey club. The objectives for the day w…

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