It was pointed out that parents may choose on principle or due to the specialist nature of the Free School to not send their children to the school. If they do, they'll be denied free school transport to other Isle of Wight schools if DfE guidelines are followed.
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Wightfibre is the Island’s very own fibre optic network providing phones and high speed broadband to businesses throughout the
Isle of Wight. It is the only telecom service on the Island that does not use BT lines. Why pay more?
Their data centre and support staff are in Cowes so any questions can be quickly resolved, with local, Island knowledge. Call 01983 30 00 00 to speak directly to one of their business advisors.
In a progressive step the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust’s Board of Trustees have appointed their first young person in recovery from cancer to the Board, welcoming 21-year-old Claire Amaladoss to the team.
Tuesday, 21st October, 2014 1:48pm
By Jessica Gray with one comment
An episode of a brand new television series in which Strictly Come Dancing’s head judge, Len Goodman, takes a well-loved famous face back in time to recreate their own childhood holiday has been filmed on the Isle of Wight.
Tuesday, 21st October, 2014 11:38am
By Sue Emmerson with one comment
The deadline for parents and guardians to submit an on-time application for children starting secondary school in September 2015 is fast approaching.
Tuesday, 21st October, 2014 10:45am
By IW Council Press Office with 6 readers' comments
The Labour parliamentary candidate Stewart Blackmore welcomed shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt to the Island last week to discuss the education system.
Tuesday, 21st October, 2014 10:22am
By Ed Gouge with 22 readers' comments
Hampshire Constabulary is thanking members of the public from its diverse communities for celebrating Black History Month.
Tuesday, 21st October, 2014 8:35am
By Hampshire Constabulary with 8 readers' comments