Primary school first to win philosophy award

Pupils from Andreas Primary School with the award

Andreas Primary School has become the first Manx school to win a 'Philosophy for Children' award.

Professor Matthew Lipman designed the P4C approach to help children to become better thinkers - the school's been applying his principles since 2013.
 
Teachers provide stimulus like a poem or object which is then used to spark discussion and raise questions.
 
Headteacher Rachel Ashley says she's pleased with the bronze accolade: 
 

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