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Valajeelt school keeps faith

St Thomas' school told it will keep its identity

Faith in collaborative schooling - the reason behind students' move from St Thomas' Church of England school in Douglas to Scoill Vallajeelt.

Sixty students at the smaller 19th century facility in the centre of the capital will relocate in September 2018.

They're breaking the mould - hosting a faith school and a non-faith school in the same building hasn't been done on Island before.

It's caused some controversy and apprehension amongst parents.

Caroline Savin is the Schools Improvement advisor - she explains what's being done to hold onto St Thomas' identity:

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