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Createurs Competition extended to 16 year olds

Createurs Competition extended to 16 year olds

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ashgrove Marketing’s competition for creative amateurs, Createurs, has been opened up to everyone aged 16 years or older. Previously the competition age requirement was 18 or over but Moya Wilson, Senior Account Manager at Ashgrove Marketing says there is real talent among the Island’s 16 – 17 year olds as well: “We have been really […]

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Chinese Media Visit King William’s College

Chinese Media Visit King William’s College

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Thursday 19th June King William’s College welcomed eight education correspondents from top mainstream media of Chinese Tier 1 cities Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Sichuan, as well as one representative from a Chinese state-owned bank. King William’s College was one of only five British independent schools chosen to receive a delegation of Chinese media this […]

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King William’s College Founders’ Day Speaker Highlights Right To Education

King William’s College Founders’ Day Speaker Highlights Right To Education

| June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Parents, pupils, faculty and alumni gathered on a bright morning in Castletown on Saturday 21st May to take part in the annual Founders’ Day. Set in a marquee on the King William’s College grounds, the annual prize giving ceremony is a traditional celebration of students’ academic and extracurricular achievements, and this year featured a presentation […]

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Willaston Primary School focuses on Island of Culture 2014

Willaston Primary School focuses on Island of Culture 2014

| May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pupils from Willaston Primary School offered a new and very different slant on the Isle of Man when they entered a photography competition as part of the school’s support of Island of Culture 2014. They were challenged to capture in a photograph what the Isle of Man meant to them, with the winning entry qualifying […]

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Update on Manx Educational Foundation’s proposed International Centre for Technology

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Since the agreement with Government to sell the Nunnery in October 2013, the Manx Educational Foundation (MEF) has made substantial progress with its proposals to develop the International Centre for Technology, a private educational facility providing leading Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and business skills. To date, the MEF has raised millions of pounds in […]

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Visiting soldiers to deliver personal development days in schools

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

High school students will be put through their paces by a team of visiting soldiers next week as part of an innovative programme aimed at assisting personal development. Members of the 103rd Regiment Royal Artillery (Volunteers) work with young people throughout the North West region to help improve communication, leadership, mechanical and teamwork skills. The […]

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Kewaigue wins Southern Schools’ years 5 and 6 hockey tournament

Kewaigue wins Southern Schools’ years 5 and 6 hockey tournament

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kewaigue Primary School has won the first Southern Schools’ years 5 and 6 hockey tournament, triumphing 1-0 over Arbory Primary School. The inter-schools challenge, organised by Castletown Hockey Club, saw teams from the Buchan School and Arbory, Ballasalla, Kewaigue and Rushen primary schools compete for the trophy on Tuesday March 4th at Castle Rushen High […]

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Candidates sought for expanded engineering apprenticeship

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Applications are now being invited for the Foundation Apprenticeship in Engineering Programme at the Isle of Man College of Further and Higher Education, which starts in September 2014. The programme is being expanded this year so that 36 places will be available in the September 2014 intake. Minister for Economic Development John Shimmin MHK commented: […]

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Local firms helping Isle of Man students aim high

Local firms helping Isle of Man students aim high

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Local firms from the Island’s aerospace and space sectors are helping to propel Manx students towards a future career in engineering by supporting their entry to a prestigious rocket-building competition. RLC Ronaldsway, Swagelok, SES, Cavendish Trust, Carrick Consulting and ManSat have each agreed to sponsor a team of secondary school students to participate in the […]

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Hartford Homes Development on School’s A-Level Syllabus for Sixth Formers

Hartford Homes Development on School’s A-Level Syllabus for Sixth Formers

| January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

An award-winning Hartford Homes luxury housing development at Castletown is the focus of a major study for sixth form students at Castle Rushen High School. The development at Knock Rushen forms part of the 2014 geography A-level syllabus of the 26 students under the heading of ‘contemporary conflicts’. “The aim is for the students to […]

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