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.

Panel of experts oversee recruitment of new heads for Ryde and Sandown Bay Academies

Janet Paraskeva -:

Academies Enterprise Trust (AET), the proprietor of Ryde and Sandown Bay Academies, has set up an panel to advise it on this important school leadership recruitment process.

Friday, 23rd January, 2015 10:22am

By Mike Barnett with one comment

Significant improvements being made in ‘early years’ learning

Pre-school learning :

Both boys and girls in early years learning on the Isle of Wight outperformed their national peers. Well done to all involved in this significant improvement.

Monday, 19th January, 2015 4:15pm

By Sally Perry

Find out which Isle of Wight school topped the GCSE tables

Examination desks

The long-awaited school-level 2014 GCSE results (provisional) can be found in the draft paper for the school places consultation which was approved by the Isle of Wight executive last week.

Monday, 19th January, 2015 2:41pm

By Sally Perry with 33 readers' comments

Don’t miss deadline for primary school choices

School sign

Parents and carers of children that are due to start primary school in September are reminded to return their completed school admission forms to the Isle of Wight Council as soon as possible.

Tuesday, 13th January, 2015 9:05am

By IW Council Press Office

Ofsted say headteacher brings strong and influential leadership to primary school

pencils in basket

The inspector found the school has continued to improve under the "strong and influential leadership" of headteacher, Mrs Mather.

Monday, 12th January, 2015 4:30pm

By Sally Perry

Council questions Ofsted’s findings for primary school

Question marks:

The Isle of Wight Council is seeking urgent clarification from Ofsted over aspects of the inspection report on one of two jointly-managed primary schools.

Monday, 12th January, 2015 3:27pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Reasonable progress being made by primary school say Ofsted

Niton Primary School

Another week, another Ofsted report from an Isle of Wight School

Monday, 12th January, 2015 9:09am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Primary school placed in Special Measures

Unhappy face

After being rated 'Inadqeuate' in all areas, the primary school is placed in Special Measures.

Monday, 12th January, 2015 8:45am

By Sally Perry

Effective action being taken by leaders at primary school

School crossing sign :

Well done to all involved in making sure effective improvements are being made at this Isle of Wight primary school.

Thursday, 8th January, 2015 2:51pm

By Sally Perry

Chillerton Village Petition Calls for 20mph speed limit around School

Chillerton and Gatcombe 20mph petition

Nearly 300 residents and parents in the village of Chillerton have signed a petition calling for a 20mph limit around Chillerton and Rookley School, in the village.

Wednesday, 7th January, 2015 11:59am

By Maxine Yule

Improvements needed at primary school says Ofsted

St Francis Primary School Ventnor

More attention needs to be focused on how well pupils are learning at the school, say Ofsted who found that disadvantaged pupils are well behind others in their year groups.

Tuesday, 6th January, 2015 1:12pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Scrutineers to probe school consultation decision next month

Magnifying glass:

Nine councillors, led by former chairman of the Scrutiny Committee have called in the decision made by the Isle of Wight council Executive earlier in the month to consult on school places.

Wednesday, 24th December, 2014 10:35am

By Sally Perry