Manx Litfest 2018
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The English Department were delighted to welcome two authors to school last week. Zoe Gilbert, who has recently published her first novel ‘Folk’ came to do some work with our Sixth Form English students on writing subverted fairytales. There was much animated discussion and they had a lot of fun co…

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Sixth Form Debate Club
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The first debate of this academic year got off to a great start with a packed lecture theatre ready to listen and discuss the motion: "This house holds that the body positive movement has gone too far”. There were well informed and insightful speeches for both sides and some excellent comments from…

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Life Matters!
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Year 7 enjoyed an RE transition event today, exploring what matters to them in relation to the world, relationships and their communities. The students had the opportunity to mix with different tutor groups and engage in some unique activities. Our visitors said that the students were a credit to t…

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European Day of Languages
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The school celebrated the 17th European Day of Languages on Wednesday 26th September. To mark the event, 239 teams from various tutor groups took part in a Kahoot quiz during tutorial. (If students missed out or parents wish to try the quiz you can do so on https://kahoot.it/challenge/0202044 Enter…

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Launch of the One World Charity Challenge
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We were delighted to welcome Sarah Comish from the One World Centre to St. Ninian's today to talk about the One World Charity Challenge. The students had an introduction to the challenge and were able to ask questions in preparation of the 'Meet the Charities Day' in October. Many thanks to Mrs Don…

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The Road of Giants
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Congratulations to Joe Callister and Josh Clague, two former St. Ninian's students, who have released a film documentary which is available on Amazon. The sixty minute minute film, Road of Giants, was compiled over 18 months and follows the life of Tom Weeden as he prepares for the TT. Well done -…

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'Positively Mad' workshops
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On Monday we were delighted to welcome Shenaz Matadar from Positively Mad back to St.Ninian's. This time Shenaz worked with Year 10 and Year 12, focussing on strategies to help the students improve their memory skills, increase their self-confidence, understand the importance of reflective practice…

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Poetry Slam Final
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On Thursday 20th September, 10 girls from Year 8 took part in the all-island Poetry Slam Final as part of the Manx Literary Festival. The girls performed very well and, although they did not get a prize this time, they were a credit to the school. The Poetry Slam Final required our teams to create…

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