Welcome to Jurby Community School

Jurby Community School is a small school serving the Community of Jurby and surrounding areas. The school forms the centre of the Village, along with the Shop and Health Centre and there is also a private nursery on our site.

The School building was opened in 1982 and consists of 5 classrooms, a Library, a number of small group rooms, a main hall and separate dinning area. In addition we have a large field and 2 play grounds, which are used for learning and play.

The children are taught in mixed age classes, with the make up of each class changing from year to year depending on the number of children in each year group. Our curriculum has a strong emphasis on preparing children for the challenges that life may give them, so as well as the traditional skills of reading, writing, maths, science we focus on the soft skills as well such as team work, problem solving and thinking creatively. We do some of this through outdoor learning, the Sound Start Music scheme which sees all children in Years 5 and 6 learning a musical instrument, and our Mile a Day, where children are challenged to walk or run a mile every day.

This website will provide you with an overview of our school, along with information for current parents. If your child is due to start school this year, please get in touch and arrange to come and visit our school to find out more.

Mr Nelson

Headteacher

Latest activity

Jurby Music Day
Published in the Blog

We held out annual Music Day last week, and a great time was had by all. Many thanks to everybody who helped to run the day, including pupils from RGS and the Music Staff. The day ended with a short concert, links to which are below. Introduction and Mrs Radcliffe's Class Part 2 - Reception and Yea…

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Trip to Chester Zoo
Published in the Blog

Our trip to Chester Zoo is going ahead on Monday 4th July. All the information about this trip can be found using the link below. Zoo Letter

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Newsletter 26.5.22
Updated

Sports Day Our Sports Day is taking place on Monday (30th May), starting at 1.30pm. The afternoon will start with field events, and then once those are complete, we will have some track events, finishing off with the long distance ‘lap race’. On Monday the children should come to school wearing the…

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Newsletter 6.5.22
Updated

Day trip to Chester Zoo As the final part of our 40th anniversary celebrations, we are organising a day trip to Chester Zoo for the entire school on Monday 4th July. We have chosen this day, as the next day is Tynwald Day, which is a Bank Holiday. We will travel to Liverpool on the 7.30am boat, and…

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Newsletter 1.4.22
Updated

Please find below a copy of our latest newsletter, which is being sent home this evening. Please note that there has been some minor changes to the COVID 19 section between this version, and the printed version. Since we went to print the Government have made some small tweaks to the regulations, s…

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