Carisbrooke College

Carisbrooke College (formerly Carisbrooke High School) is part of the Island Innovation Trust.

The College was judged Inadequate by Ofsted Inspectors and placed in Special Measures in April 2013. It exited Special Measures in April 2015.

Ex-Carisbrooke High pupil directing current Coronation Street

Suri Krishnamma

Suri Krishnamma grew up on the Isle of Wight and has gone to directing BAFTA nominated films, TV programmes and short films. He's the latest director on popular TV soap, Coronation Street.

Tuesday, 21st March, 2017 4:33pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

‘Effective action’ to improve is being taken at College, says Ofsted

Carisbrooke College

Well done to all involved in ensuring that the College continues to move towards becoming a 'Good' school.

Thursday, 16th February, 2017 9:16am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Christ the King College pupils win ‘Create & Cook Competition’ regional final

Create & Cook Isle of Wight Winners The Southern Co-operative cropped faces

Congratulations to Nadia Robertson and Kirsty Sciver and best of luck to them when they take part in the ‘Create & Cook Competition’ finals next month.

Friday, 20th May, 2016 3:45pm

By Victoria Dunford

Isle of Wight A-level results show mixed outcome for 2015

School desks

The Isle of Wight College, which will cease A-level provision this year, saw the highest A-level results in the state sector. There's been great improvement for Sandown Bay Academy too.

Monday, 1st February, 2016 8:54am

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

‘Inadequate teaching eradicated’ from College say Ofsted

green smilies

This is really fantastic news for the college, pupils and parents. Well done to all who have worked so hard to turn the school around.

Friday, 4th December, 2015 8:26am

By Sally Perry

Significant investment for College approved by DfE

Fan of 20 pound notes

Fantastic news for the College as long overdue investment is approved by the Department for Education.

Thursday, 26th November, 2015 12:35pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

British Council International School Award success for Carisbrooke College

Smiling teenagers

Congratulations to all the staff (and pupils) who've been recognised for their work preparing young people to go into the wider world as responsible citizens.

Thursday, 8th October, 2015 8:38am

By Diana Penman with one comment

College receives major national award for outstanding GCSE results

PiXL Award

Well done to all the leaders, staff and pupils who have worked so hard in the last couple of years towards improving GCSE results. Your achievement has been recognised nationally.

Tuesday, 15th September, 2015 11:32am

By Peter Shaw with one comment

Engineering success at STEM Fair for Carisbrooke College pupils (again!)

Congratulations to the pupils from Carisbrooke College for winning the Tesla Engineering Prize for Product Design at the Regional Big Bang STEM Fair for a second year running.

Wednesday, 9th September, 2015 11:13am

By Diane Pradhan

Spectacular GCSE improvement at Carisbrooke College

Carisbrooke College

There's been a massive GCSE improvement at Carisbrooke College with the number of pupils obtaining 5 GCSEs at A*-C including English and Maths, surging from below 30% to 54%. Well done to all!

Friday, 28th August, 2015 12:58pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

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

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