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What we've been up to…

Welcome to our school blog. This is where you will be able to find out about what has been going on in school.

Young Engineers!
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This half term, Years 5 and 6 have been working with Adrian from Young Engineers on their amazing science learning and also to create some fabulous working machines! Today, year 5 made moving catapults and there were lots of success. If you would like to find out more about Young Engineers and the…

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Author Simon Murray brings Icky Doo Dah to Michael School
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On Monday 28th March, author Simon Murray visited us and led workshops for everyone about his main character- Icky Doo Dah! He taught us lots of techniques for drawing and here is an example of the sketches we completed. Now we are going to add more colour and detail, using our imaginations to writ…

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Forest Faces!
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Year 4 visited Cooildharry glen to do some outdoor learning! We created lots of different forest faces and I'm sure that many people who visited the glen over the following weeks got quite a fright when they saw them.... We thought carefully about the colours, tones, shades and textures that were u…

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Police visit!
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This afternoon those of us in Poppy Class had a lovely visit from PC Loader. He came to talk to us about people who help us, the role of the police and all the things he uses as a police officer. The children and staff learnt so much! A MASSIVE thank you to PC Loader for coming in to see us, we loo…

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Our Harvest Collection for the IOM Foodbank
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On Friday 15th October, we had our Harvest Assembly in school. We look in our old school logbooks which started in 1875! In there there was lots of entries talking about how school had closed for the day to allow for children to help with picking potatoes and weeding the turnips at harvest time in…

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Visit from author Peter J. Murray!
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On Tuesday 12th October, author Peter J. Murray came to visit KS2 children here in school! He told was all about his new book 'Poppy Warrior'! Pete explained how he gets his ideas and how he writes his superb spooky stories.... We also learned a lot about WWI and how this influenced his book. The c…

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Fundraising for our friends in Nepal
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Over the last term, the children from Michael School have been completing their own challenges to raise funds for our friends in Ghamrang School, Nepal. So many children took part and did a wide range of fundraising activities from cycling and walking to doing lots of jobs around the house! Mr and…

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Year 6 Dinner!
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On Wednesday 21st June, the Year 6 children and Michael School teachers went for dinner together to celebrate their time at Michael School. Thank you to FOMS who paid for the children's meals. We all had a great time and all the staff would like to say a huge 'thank you' to the children for their d…

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Year 6 and the bumbees!
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On Wednesday 7th July, Year 6 visited Michael Parish Church to learn all about bees as part of the Green Pilgrimage exhibition taking place in the village. We found out all about bees and how to look after them, then worked with John Dog Callister to discover how to make our own bumbee cages! We al…

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