Ryde Academy had a visit from the BAE Systems Schools Roadshow last week.
Isle of Wight education
Whether it’s details of exam results, finding out what schools are open or closed during times of bad weather or the school reorganisation is going, this is the place to find up-to-date, reliable information.
The Chairs of the Island Innovation Trust and IIT Governing Body share an open letter to all councillors in advance of next week's debate on the future of schools. They argue the councillors will not be in possession of all the facts needed to make an informed decision on closure of Carisbrooke College.
Friday, 3rd July, 2015 10:22am
By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments
The Trust say they're disappointed the recommendation to the Council Executive to close Carisbrooke College ignores the views of the people of the Isle of Wight. Parents are fuming and planning direct action.
Thursday, 2nd July, 2015 2:57pm
By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments
Papers prepared for an upcoming council meeting show Christ the King as having a £1m+ deficit last year. The school assures OnTheWight that it's easily explained.
Wednesday, 1st July, 2015 1:05pm
By Simon Perry with 31 readers' comments
The inspector found several strengths at the school but gave it an overall rating of 'Requires Improvement'.
Wednesday, 1st July, 2015 8:51am
By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments
Officers recommend a merger of Carisbrooke and Medina Colleges on the Medina College site. Approval is also sought for a consultation on the closure to commence in the autumn with a view to closure by 2017.
Tuesday, 30th June, 2015 9:07pm
By Sally Perry with 17 readers' comments
Although the overall rating from Ofsted is 'Requires Improvement', many strengths of the school's provision have been highlighted in the report.
Monday, 29th June, 2015 10:20am
By Sally Perry with one comment
Around 400 Isle of Wight primary school pupils took part in the mock evacuation at Havenstreet Steam Railway this week.
Friday, 26th June, 2015 7:49am
By Suzanne Whitewood with 2 readers' comments