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.

Christ the King College expansion: ‘Enough is enough’ say residents

Chris Whitehouse

Residents (and parish councillors) plead with Cllr Chris Whitehouse to ensure the retrospective planning application for seven portakabin classrooms at Christ the King College be considered by the Planning Committee and not by a delegated decision.

Monday, 27th July, 2015 8:39am

By Tony Coburn with 36 readers' comments

Island Learning Centre will relocate to former primary school

Burnt out Island Learning Centre from the air by SafeSite IOW

Following the devastating fire that destroyed the Island Learning Centre in Lake last week, the council have acted swiftly and arranged for the school to be relocated from September.

Thursday, 23rd July, 2015 10:15am

By IW Council Press Office

Pupils at Ryde Academy rewarded for their hard work

Ryde Academy awards assembly 2

Well done to all the pupils who were recognised at the end of term for their hard work through the last academic year.

Tuesday, 21st July, 2015 12:37pm

By Nat Nelson

Video shows burnt-out devastation of school from the sky

Burnt out Island Learning Centre from the air by SafeSite IOW

This video shot by Richard Manser of SafeSite clearly shows the devastating impact of the fire that raced through The Island Learning Centre last week after the school's minibus was set on fire.

Monday, 20th July, 2015 8:57pm

By Simon Perry with 3 readers' comments

Island Learning Centre destroyed following major fire

Island Learning Centre fire

Six pumps attended the fire during the middle of the night as a fire engulfed the Island Learning Centre. Broadlea Primary is unaffected and open for the last day of term.

Friday, 17th July, 2015 8:30am

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

Toddlers accessing nursery education on the Island tops national average

Nursery scene

The number of two-year-olds accessing Early Years Education Entitlement on the Isle of Wight has increased dramatically say the Isle of Wight Council

Thursday, 16th July, 2015 9:30am

By IW Council Press Office

Studio School won’t be affected by closure of sister school says head

iow studio school logo

The fall in numbers at the sister school in Southampton has resulted in its closure at the end of term, but it won't affect the isle of Wight Studio School assures the head teacher.

Monday, 13th July, 2015 5:25pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

SATs results show improvement say Council

School classroom :

It sounds like congratulations are in order. Early provisional data for Key Stage 2 SATs show 85% of Island children achieved level 4 or above in mathematics, 90% in reading and 84% in writing.

Monday, 13th July, 2015 4:59pm

By IW Council Press Office

Carisbrooke College saved at council vote (Update 4)

Carisbrooke College anti-closure protest - 8 Jul 2015

Councillors listen to the Carisbrooke College parents and pupils and vote to not close it.

Wednesday, 8th July, 2015 7:47pm

By Simon Perry with 43 readers' comments

Live coverage of Full Council and Executive council meetings

Reporting with mobiles

Follow the discussions and debate at the annual council meeting from the comfort of your home of office. Tonight, much debate about Carisbrooke is expected.

Wednesday, 8th July, 2015 4:50pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Alternative Carisbrooke College option now on the table

Carisbrooke College

Members of the Isle of Wight Council are due to consider and vote on the future provision of 11 to 16 and post-16 school and college places at the Full Council meeting on the evening of Wednesday 8 July.

Tuesday, 7th July, 2015 4:52pm

By IW Council Press Office with 4 readers' comments

Hundreds of children to take part in Primary School Island Games

Swimming Pool junior Olympics - Chucka nc

Hundreds of children will head to Sandown's Fairway Sports Complex on Saturday (11 July) for the annual Isle of Wight Primary School Island Games.

Tuesday, 7th July, 2015 10:54am

By IW Council Press Office