Family Action - Isle of Man Helpline
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In light of the recent press release from the Government regarding the immediate closure of schools, nurseries and childminders, Family Action (IOM) will recommence their Family Help Line on Monday 08/03/21, dedicated to providing practical and emotional support to parents and families on the Islan…

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Manx Youth Connected
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Manx Youth Connected A private wellbeing Facebook group for high school aged young people, managed by experienced youth workers. Young people can share experiences, receive advice and guidance, as well as access uplifting content and fun games. There is a youth worker online every evening during lo…

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School Closed
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The Government has made the difficult decision to close hubs in all schools with immediate effect. As per the announcement "For essential workers only, other family members may provide childcare and children of separated households are able to travel between parents’ homes for the provision of chil…

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School Closures Update
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2nd March 2021 Dear Parent/Carer, Closure of Schools due to Coronavirus I am sure that you are aware, the Chief Minister ordered the closure of schools for most students from 3.20pm today. A Ballakermeen Hub school will be in effect from 8.45 am tomorrow (Wednesday 3rd March). Only those children w…

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Exam Update: Year 11 & Year 13
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26th February 2021 Dear Parent or Carer I am writing to provide you with an update regarding how the GCSE and A levels will be awarded this summer. You will be aware that Manx schools use a number of different examination boards and as a result, we will be required to follow a variety of approaches…

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Ofqual Awarding of Exam Grades
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Dear Parent or Carer. Today, the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) released the outcome of their recent consultation on how they will award examination grades this summer. A link to the information is provided below. www.gov.uk/government/speeches/how-qualifications-will…

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Monday 22nd February
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The Department of Health has assured us that the school environment is a safe place for all students and staff. We do understand that there may be a certain level of apprehension during the first week back, so in order to help make the return as calm as possible and to ease any nerves, we have impl…

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COVID-19 Press Release
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Please see the press release from the Government below, issued today, 19th February NEWS RELEASE 19 February 2021 Two locations identified that could pose low risk of COVID-19 Two locations have been identified which could pose a low risk of contracting COVID-19 for people who visited at specific t…

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