Executive Head Teacher

Max Kelly

Head of School

Craig Astin


Robin Turton - Chair

Carolyn Hastings - Teacher Governor

Alison Kinrade - Parent Governor

Currently recruiting - Co-opted Governor

The Governors of Laxey School will be working closely with the

Governors of Dhoon School in a Federated Schools arrangement.

Teaching Staff

Carolyn Hastings - Curriculum Lead

Bronwyn Ward - Inclusion Manager

Rebecca Walker - Sustainability Lead

Chris Liggins - SENCo

Julie Phillips

Kristina MacLaren

Nicola Kerr

Kirsten Evans

Sarah Gale

Tara Leneghan

Caroline Clague

Teaching Support

Nadia Smith

Ann Booth

Urte Jafry

Kitchen Staff

Julie Corlett

Karen Lawrie


Judith Quane


Jemma Kneale

Ancillary Support

Jemma Kneale

Angela Foulis

Pat Maguire

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2019 - 2020 year November Newsletter October Newsletter September Newsletter 2018 - 2019 year May Newsletter Important Dates March Newsletter February …

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School Times

Times of the School Day School starts at 8.50 a.m prompt. Lunch Time: Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and Key Stage 1: 11.55 til 1.00 p.m Key Stage 2: 12.05 til 1.00 p.m Home Time: …

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Parent's Forum

Welcome to the Parents' Forum Page If you would like the group to discuss any matters regarding school please email Laxeyparentforum@manx.net and we will put your queries on the agenda. 4th October 2019 27th September 2019 20th September 2019 …

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Laxey School Policies Safeguarding and Child Protection policy Assessment policy DESC Complaints procedure Laxey Complaints procedure E-mail policy Feedback policy GDPR policy …

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Holiday Dates & Holidays in Term Time

IOM School Holidays: Holiday_Dates.pdf Holidays in Term Time: The Head teacher can authorise up to 10 days of absence a year for holidays. A letter or email needs to be sent to school and this will be acknowledged.

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School Meals, Snacks and Drinks

Dinners Children have the option of a school dinner, their own packed lunch or they can go home. Our secretary will let you know the cost of school dinners. The prices for each term are published in newsletters. Further information: School Meals Snacks Children can bring in a snack of fruit or vege…

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All children living in the catchment area can come to Laxey School. Any families moving out of the area may keep their children here or they may transfer them to the school which serves the area they have moved to. Under the “sibling rule” any younger brothers or sisters can be enrolled at Laxey Sc…

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Medicines and Sickness

Attendance If your child is off sick, please let us know as soon as possible, either by phone or email. Medical Each year you will be asked to update a Pupil Record Sheet which gives us vital information regarding medical conditions. We would be grateful if you could keep us abreast of any medical…

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Getting Involved

Parental Involvement We recognise that learning never stops and that we are partners on the learning journey. As such, parents can make an appointment to see a class teacher through the school office and can communicate regularly through reading diaries. There may be a number of other fun events pl…

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School Uniform

School uniform Laxey School sweatshirts, polo tops, jackets, fleeces, PE kits and book bags are all available to purchase from school. Please ask our secretary for details. Grey or black skirts or trousers complete the uniform. Uniform Order Form PE kit Shorts, team colour t shirt and pumps for ins…

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Information for Parents and Caregivers

Home Links It is crucial that contact numbers and e-mail addresses are kept up to date in case we need to contact you in an emergency. Please make sure any changes are reported to the school office . Parents Evenings In the Autumn term you will be invited in to school for your child to show you wha…

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Transport The school car park is for staff parking only. If you bring your child to school by car, parking at the football pitch is the safest option as Minorca Hill becomes crowded and potentially dangerous. Children can travel to school by the public and school service buses. Teachers pick the ch…

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