What we've been up to…


A bit of bling for our trophy cabinet....
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On Tuesday 14th June, a group of fabulous athletes from Years 5 and 6 attended the Small School's Cross Country event at St. Thomas' Meadow Park Campus. Their behaviour was impeccable and they were an absolute credit to our school. They cheered each other on, and it was lovey to see them cheering f…

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How does your garden grow?
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Cronk Vane are delighted that the vegetable seedlings in the Rainbow Allotment are off to a wonderful start! With all the rain, we haven't had to water them much, but we are watching their progress and looking after the seedlings. We put netting over them initially, but now the seedlings are so big…

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Cricket Tournament
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8 children went to St Johns Cricket Club to play in the Western Cricket Tournament. We played 3 matches against other schools. The children played brilliantly and really exhibited our school values of "Respect" towards both the umpires and their opposition. Play was stopped twice as deluges swept a…

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The Big Splash!
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The Big Splash has launched and he pod of dolphins are set free around the Isle of Man. "Topaz - The Kindness Dolphin" is number 58 and can be found at the NSC Sports Centre. You can download the app and find more information here: The Big Splash

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New Football Kit
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Huge thanks to both Pegasus Safety and Gerry Maginn Painters and decorators for sponsoring our new Foxdale football kit. I'm sure you will agree that they look fantastic! Further photos attached here: New_Football_Kit_Photos

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Making new friends!
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On Wednesday, the 18th of May, the children in Cronk Vane spent much of the day with the wonderful children from Reception and Year 1 at St Thomas'. The children engaged in a range of fun outdoor activities, and also enjoyed a Teddy Bear's Picnic together. Lovely little friendships were formed, and…

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Fell Running Championships
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It was lovely to see so many of our pupils take part in the Junior Fell Racing at the weekend. They all tackled the gruelling course with determination and resilience - We are super proud of them all. Well done to all who took part, and congratulations to Peter Ferrario made the podium with a stagg…

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'Reading is dreaming with open eyes.'
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The children who took part in the 2021 Summer Reading Challenge were rewarded this week with a relaxing read upon the Library Bus. The sun may not have shone, but Miss Davies and the children may as well have been reading on a beach in the Bahamas, such was the peace and tranquility! As though that…

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Rainbow Allotment.
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On Thursday, the 5th of May, some lovely folk from Manx Radio and KPMG in the Crown Dependencies joined the children of Cronk Vane to set-up and help us populate a stunning planter, in the grounds adjacent to our classroom. The planter was gifted to our school as a project that is 'fully inclusive…

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