Dhoon School

Collaboration, Determination, Independence, Curiosity, Creativity

Executive Head Teacher

Mr M Kelly

Site Leader

Mrs S Shimmin


Robin Turton - Chair

Louise Stewart - Teacher Governor

Kristan King - Parent Governor

Pam Kerruish - Co-opted Governor

The Governors of Dhoon School will be working closely with the

Governors of Laxey School in a Federated Schools arrangement.

Teaching Staff

Mrs L Stewart

Miss C Liggins

Mrs S Jaques

Mr A Cross

Teaching Support

Mrs A Oates

Mrs J Maddrell-Staines

Kitchen Staff

Mrs H McCallion


Mrs A Kelly


Mr P Quayle

Ancillary Support

Mrs S Goss

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School Newsletters

2019 - 2020 School Year March Newsletter February Newsletter January Newsletter December Newsletter November Newsletter …

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School Times

Times of the School Day School starts at 9 am. School gates open at 8.50 am. Lunch Time: Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and Key Stage 1: 12 noon til 1.15 p.m Key Stage 2: 12.15 pm til 1.15 p.m Home Time: …

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Some of our key policies are listed here: Parent Partnerships policy Manx Culture in the Curriculum policy Behaviour and Anti-bullying policy Behaviour and Anti-bullying Information Leaflet Teaching and Learning policy Marking and Feedback policy Creative Curriculum policy Inclusion policy …

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Holiday Dates & Holidays in Term Time

School Holiday Dates 2018 - 2020 If you wish to take your child on vacation during school term, it is required that you obtain the agreement of the school beforehand. You will find the appropriate request form on the Forms page. The law allows for up to a fortnight’s absence (in term time) during a…

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School Meals, Snacks and Drinks

Dinners At Dhoon School, hot, healthy lunches can be provided. A copy of the school dinner menu is always displayed on the parents’ notice boards. Cheques for school meals should be made payable to ‘Dhoon School’. If you prefer, your child can bring a packed lunch in a suitable lunch box which shou…

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All children living in the catchment area can come to Dhoon 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 Dhoon Sc…

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Medicines and Sickness

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 developments during the year. If your child requires medicine at school, please complete the form below…

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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 Jade school sweatshirts, featuring the school logo, should be worn over white or jade polo shirts. They are worn with grey school trousers or shorts and black/dark shoes. In the summer, girls may wear green or blue checked cotton dresses. We are aware that from time to time and for d…

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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 what…

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Transport The school car park is for staff parking only. If you bring your child to school by car, please consider the busy road. Children can travel to school by the public and school service buses. Teachers supervise the arrival of the children at the bus stop in the morning and see them safely o…

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