Arbory School

A community of creative and confident learners Co-phobble kenjal dy ynseydee chrootagh as yarrooagh

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Admissions Policy
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To attend Arbory Primary School you need to be living in our catchment area. This includes Colby, Ballabeg, Ronague, Croit-e-Caley and Grenaby. Addresses can be checked with us or by contacting the Department of Education and Children’s Offices. (At present the online catchment map for Arbory is in…

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Arbory School Objectives / Results
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We have high expectations of all pupils and our objective is for every child to reach their full potential. We strive to celebrate individuality while remaining mindful of the need to nurture children’s understanding of the requirement to conform to certain socially acceptable standards. Respect is…

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Attendance and Absence
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Attendance and Absence Parents are under a legal obligation to secure the “efficient education” of their child through regular attendance at school. Children should be encouraged to arrive promptly at school. A note or e-mail explaining any unforeseen absences must be sent to the class teacher or s…

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Community Connections
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Our school is greatly involved with the community and frequently invites outside groups to work with the children such as Ministers from local churches, the police and other interesting community members. Our Manx Dancing group and choir perform regularly in the community and we support numerous lo…

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Getting Your Child Ready for School
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Children should be receiving full-time education during the school year in which they reach the age of five. Here on the Island, parents are fortunate to be given the choice of sending their children to school at the age of four if they are four before September 1st. New Reception children only att…

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History of the School
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Arbory school opened under the headship of Mr Robert Kewley in 1834 with 43 children on roll from the parish. Robert Kewley held the post for 26 years and long term headships seemed to have been quite common amongst the previous 12 headteachers, with Mr. Crellin clocking up an amazing 28 years of s…

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School Aims
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To provide a curriculum which is broad and balanced, rich and stimulating. Using the strengths and expertise of all members of staff we endeavour to meet the individual learning needs of every child. The curriculum is planned to teach children ‘how to think’ not ‘what to think’, and it matches the…

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School policies
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Please click the link to download our Behaviour and Anti-bullying policies. Anti-bullying policy Behaviour policy

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School Rules and Discipline
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At Arbory School we aim to create a learning environment where self-discipline is promoted and respect for others is encouraged at all times. We try to appreciate each other’s strengths and also help each other overcome individual problems. We aim to provide a caring environment where good moral va…

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The School Day
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Please make sure your child arrives on time. They should be in class at 8.45am when lessons will begin. Your child may become distressed and worried if they are late for school and we want to give them the best possible start to the day. Children may wait on the playground from 8.40am. If it is wet…

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The Staff Team
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The Staff Team All staff are given encouragement and support to develop their personal expertise and professional skills. We hope that pupils, parents and other visitors will find friendly, caring, polite and approachable people within the school. Head Teacher Mr J Ayres Deputy Head Teacher Mrs T C…

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