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Youngsters get streetwise with Crucial Crew

Year six pupils from around the Island are learning to be streetwise this week, as they prepare to move up to secondary school in the autumn.

Groups of year six youngsters from all primary schools are visiting the 'Crucial Crew' sessions each day at the Isle of Man College.

The pupils take part in a series of fun sessions, where they're given practical advice on staying safe - from the coastguard, police, the fire, the MEA, Manx Telecom and other local firms and agencies.

Ruth Corlett, a year six pupil from Kewaigue School, said she'd learned some really useful stuff:

Year six teacher at Kewaigue, Emily Hicks, believes the children are being pointed in the right direction as they prepare for one of the biggests steps in their young lives so far:

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