In this section you will find information about the day to day running of the school.

The vast majority of this information can be found in our Parents Handbook which can be downloaded from here.

Parents Handbook


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Dates for the Year
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A copy of all of the important dates for the year can be downloaded below. These are all set in September each year, and will the be confirmed closer to the event. Dates for the Year 18/19

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Free School Meals
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Free School Meals are available to children whose parents are in receipt of one or more of the following: Income Based Jobseeker's Allowance, Employed Person's Allowance, Income Support Applications can be made online and takes less than 5 minutes to complete. To apply please follow this link https…

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Holidays
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Dates for the Year 2017 - 2018 are Wednesday 6th September - Start of Term Monday 30th October - Friday 3rd November - Half Term Friday 22nd December - Last Day of Term Monday 8th January 2018 - Start of Term Monday 12th February - Friday 16th February - Half Term Thursday 29th March - Last day of…

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Key Information
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School Address: Jurby Community School School Close Ballamenagh Road Jurby Isle of Man IM8 6BJ Telephone Number: 01624 897651 Text Number: 166629 Email: enquiries@jurby.sch.im Website: www.sch.im/jurby …

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Vision, Aims and Values
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Vision, Aims and Values Our Vision We are a happy safe and caring community of independent and motivated learners, inspired to achieve personal successes. Believe it; achieve it. Mission Statement In our school we believe in the core values of honesty, trust, care, compassion, respect, responsibili…

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The School day and Breakfast Club
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The School Day The school day starts at 9.00am. A teacher will be outside from 8.50am each day. The school can take no responsibility for children who arrive before this time unless they are attending Breakfast Club or another official school club. Children arriving after this time will need to be…

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School Uniform
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School Uniform and Equipment Children are expected to wear school uniform every day, including black school shoes. A separate P.E. kit must be worn for P.E., including a P.E. t-shirt in their house colour. School uniform can be ordered from school, or directly from Promenade T-shirts in Douglas. We…

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Attendance and Punctuality
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Attendance and Punctuality Section 29 of the Education Act 2001 states, “It is a parent’s responsibility to ensure their child attends school regularly and punctually. Failure to do so, could result in legal proceedings against you.” The attendance of children at school is compulsory from the term…

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The Wellbeing of Pupils
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The Wellbeing of Pupils Behaviour - Aims and objectives It is a primary aim of our school that every member of the school community feels valued and respected, and that each person is treated fairly and well. We are a caring community, whose values are built on mutual trust and respect for all. The…

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Accidents and Illness
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Accidents and Illness Since it is essential that we are able to contact you if your child is ill or has an accident, we ask you to provide us with telephone numbers of workplaces and an emergency contact. If there are any changes to your contact details during the year, you must make sure we are in…

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Lunches and Healthy Eating
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Lunches and Healthy Eating Children usually stay at school during the lunch hour for either school dinner or a packed lunch. Dinners are currently £2.05 per day and must be paid for in advance at the school office. Our school meals are cooked on site, and are nutritionally balanced and conform to h…

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Children with Additional Needs
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Within each class the children are taught in large and small groups or individually, with regards to their needs and ability. If the class teacher feels the child may be outside the expected range for their age, they will seek the advice from the SENCo. The SENCo or SESO (with parental permission)…

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What do the Children Learn?
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Organisation of the school’s learning programme Although there is significant emphasis in the curriculum on English, Mathematics and the basic skills for life, the programme for the children at Jurby School is based firmly on the Isle of Man Government’s “Essentials for Learning” programme, to deve…

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Assemblies
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Assemblies School assemblies are broadly Christian. Emphasis is given to teaching the principles of tolerance, respect and understanding, and on developing and applying moral and ethical codes of conduct. Clergy from different denominations come to school to lead and share in our assemblies and add…

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Visits and Visitors
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Educational Visits and Visitors Educational Visits are usually planned in connection with work in the classroom. The majority of visits are made to sites on the island, with most being scheduled to fit into the school day. Children attend the excellent workshops, resourced and designed especially f…

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Governors
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The Governing Body Each school on the Isle of Man, under the Education Act 2001, has a governing body, who, in consultation with the Headteacher, is responsible for the general direction and running of the school. The current Governors are: Chair of Governors and Education Board Member - Mr Ray Smi…

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Home and School Liaison
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Home School Liaison We welcome, encourage and actively seek to promote positive home/school relations. If you have a concern or a question, we would be pleased if you would speak to a member of staff ‘sooner rather than later’. Teachers are available each morning, when the children are collected fr…

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Complaints
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Complaints If a problem is starting to develop please don’t hesitate to speak to your child’s teacher straight away. The teachers are available for a quick word in the playground before school every day, or if you would prefer please ring the office and make an appointment to either come in and spe…

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FAQ's
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Answers to some of the most common questions we get asked are below. Q - How much are schools meals? A - £2.15 a day. Cheques should be made payable to "IOM Government' Q - How much is breakfast club? A - 80p a day. If paying by cheque, it should be made payable to "Jurby School". Q - What time doe…

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Assessment
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Assessment at Jurby School The teachers continuously assess the children in all the areas of the curriculum. The Department of Education and Children requires us to submit the achievement data of pupils in Foundation Stage 2 (Reception), Year 2 and Year 6. Parents are given this information about t…

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