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Thomas wins Crowe Morgan Award for Photography
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As part of the annual Crowe Morgan photography competition, our head boy Thomas entered some of his amazing shots! I was very honoured to be invited to join Thomas and his family in Douglas for the presentation of the final photographs chosen for their calendar. Everyone was delighted to see that t…

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Presentation from Our Friends in Nepal
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On Friday 22nd December, we all went to Michael Parish Church for our 'Carols Round the Tree' service. As part of this, Mr Howard Green from the Pahar Trust presented us with many different gifts from our friends in Nepal which he had brought back with him from his latest visit. The villagers in Gh…

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Our Young Commissioners meet our MHKs!
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On Monday 20th November, the children in school who act as Young Commissioners for Kirk Michael visited the local office to meet our MHKs Alf Cannan and Tim Baker. Mr Cannan and Mr Baker explained their roles in Government and also spent time talking to the children about how they felt we could imp…

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Zumba for Lepra
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We have been raising money for the Lepra charity. Julie from Lepra came in and spoke to us about their work and shared how much we could help make a child's life better by helping to raise money. There were lots of children who worked hard to raise funds for them, doing a range of kind acts such as…

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Super Sewing Club!
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Our sewing club participants have been so busy! Look at the fantastic felt bags they have created to celebrate Hop-tu-naa. Well done everyone! I wonder what they will be making next? Keep checking the blog to find out...

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Community Fireworks Event- 3rd November 2017
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On Friday 3rd November, the Kirk Michael Community Fireworks event was held at school. It was a cold, crisp, clear evening- perfect conditions! The lucky children who had won the chance to start the fireworks looked very excited (as you can see!) as they took their place and then the show started!…

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Fantastic Fencing!
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During the Autumn term, children from Years 4, 5 and 6 (plus Mrs Riley!) took part in a four week fencing course led by Mr Da Silva. We developed our use of a foil, concentration, balance, reaction and observation skills along with having lots of fun and enjoyment. During our fencing contests in ou…

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Macmillan Fundraiser
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At Michael School we know the difference that can be made by the fantastic team at Macmillan when people need their help the most. To help with this, we held a coffee afternoon and cake sale to raise money for them. There was a delicious range of cakes baked by the very talented parents and childre…

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Dr Sara Parker introduces new Nepal resources
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Our school is lucky to have such close links with our friends in Nepal. On October 4th, Dr Sara Parker came to visit us to share two new books which are wonderful stories based on life in Nepal. We all loved seeing the fantastic puppets and looking at photographs of where they were made. Thank you…

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