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.

Have you shared your views on future of A-Level provision?

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The deadline for young people aged 11 to 18 to take part in a survey about A-Level study is nearing.

Friday, 17th April, 2015 9:17am

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments

College removed from Special Measures

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Great news for staff, pupils and parents as Ofsted inspectors announce the College has moved out of Special Measures. Well done to all who have worked hard to achieve this.

Friday, 17th April, 2015 8:00am

By Joe Finch with 6 readers' comments

97 per cent of IW parents allocated first choice primary school

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From today (Thursday) parents on the Isle of Wight will find out if their children have secured a place at one of their chosen primary schools for the next academic year.

Thursday, 16th April, 2015 3:24pm

By IW Council Press Office

‘Significant improvements’ at pre-school say Ofsted


The leadership at the pre-school have shown significant improvement since the last inspection.

Thursday, 16th April, 2015 9:54am

By Sally Perry

Primary school ‘requires improvement’ says Ofsted

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This was the first inspection since the primary school became an Academy.

Wednesday, 15th April, 2015 9:44am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Primary school in Special Measures can now appoint newly qualified teachers

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Good news for staff and pupils at this primary school after Ofsted inspectors found good progress being made.

Tuesday, 14th April, 2015 9:23am

By Sally Perry

Graduates’ success celebrated at ceremony

HTP Graduates April 2015

HTP Training held their fourth Graduation Ceremony on Thursday last week at Albert Cottage Hotel in East Cowes. Congratulations to all.

Friday, 10th April, 2015 2:32pm

By Sally Perry

Ryde Academy students attending Oxford Uni Taster Day some of most ‘switched-on’

Ryde Academy at Oxford

Ten Ryde Academy students from Year 10 travelled to Oxford earlier this month for a Taster day at Corpus Christi College and were said to be some of the most 'switched-on' said Lecturer.

Wednesday, 1st April, 2015 12:10pm

By Nat Nelson

Tributes for headteacher leaving Ventnor school

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Parents and colleagues leave their farewell and good luck wishes for headteacher who leaves school after 15 years in Ventnor.

Friday, 27th March, 2015 5:10pm

By Sally Perry

Academy to welcome a new Principal this September

Joy Ballanrd - new Ryde Academy Principal

The headteacher of one of the most rapidly improving secondary schools in Wales has been appointed Principal at Ryde Academy from September 2015.

Friday, 27th March, 2015 11:36am

By Mike Barnett with 4 readers' comments

Inadequate primary school making ‘reasonable progress’

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Parents and staff will be pleased to hear the Ofsted inspector is satisfied the school is making reasonable progress.

Friday, 27th March, 2015 8:25am

By Sally Perry

Sudden departure of head teacher

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It's not yet known who will be taking over from the head teacher who leaves the school suddenly tomorrow (Friday). We understand the usual notice period for a head is two terms.

Thursday, 26th March, 2015 4:26pm

By Sally Perry with 21 readers' comments