Cowes Enterprise College

The £32m project to build a replacement school in Cowes was hit by major problems and completion delayed by over a year.

Below are some articles relating to the College which was taken over by Ormiston Academies Trust in 2014.

Cowes Enterprise College ranked top on Isle of Wight for GCSE results

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For second consecutive year, thanks to progress made by its students, Cowes Enterprise is named as the Island's top performing school

Wednesday, 12th February, 2020 3:18pm

By Kira Thorogood

Outpouring of online support for ‘banned’ Isle of Wight science teacher

support button on computer keyboard

When Graeme Bell was indefinitely banned from teaching after an altercation with two pupils on a school trip, there was a rush of support shown for the science teacher on our Facebook Page. Read a selection

Friday, 10th January, 2020 6:53pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Cowes Enterprise College hosts hustings on Climate Change, with positive feedback from all

Candidates and audience at the CEC Youth Hustings

Bob Seely said it was the best hustings he has been to in his political career, as students asked a range of questions on the subject of climate change

Tuesday, 3rd December, 2019 1:53pm

By Yasmin with 5 readers' comments

Future of maintenance and IT jobs at Cowes Enterprise decided

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Unison South East regional secretary Steve Torrance warned the proposed cuts would put the safety of pupils and staff at risk.

Wednesday, 27th November, 2019 3:11pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

Academies Trust plan to reduce staff across 38 academies

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Unison say the decision being made by the end of the year wasn't long enough to consult with staff, parents and pupils

Friday, 1st November, 2019 4:24pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Isle of Wight’s best and worst performing secondary schools revealed

Examination desks

Find out how your Isle of Wight secondary school performed in the 2019 Progress 8 scores. OnTheWight has the details

Friday, 25th October, 2019 5:30pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 6 readers' comments

Cowes Enterprise College team up with Chelsea FC Foundation to announce new Football Academy

Football players and coach

Great news for budding young footballers on the Isle of Wight as Cowes Enterprise College announces partnership with Chelsea FC Foundation ahead of new football college academy.

Tuesday, 17th September, 2019 6:51am

By Yasmin

Isle of Wight GCSE Results: Significant improvements in results across subjects at Cowes Enterprise

Ewan holding GCSE results at - Cowes Enterprise

The school has also achieved significant improvements in results across a number of subjects including in Biology, Chemistry and Physics, with many results above the national average.

Thursday, 22nd August, 2019 10:59am

By Sally Perry

A-Level results: Schools Minister praises exceptional A Level Results for Cowes Enterprise College

Cowes Students

Schools Minister, Lord Agnew, praised the pupils and staff at Cowes Enterprise on the impressive set of results.

Thursday, 15th August, 2019 11:14am

By Sally Perry

Work begins on £1m Isle of Wight state-of-the-art football pitch

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The Premier League, FA and Government’s Football Foundation have contributed £448,815 grant, whilst IWC have invested £412,000.

Friday, 29th March, 2019 11:51am

By Yasmin with one comment

Cowes Enterprise develop cutting-edge curriculum to help pupils win jobs in maritime sector

Pupils having training

The new curriculum will include boat-building, including specifications and designing prototypes; navigation electronics; celestial navigation; tides; admiralty chart conventions; shipping forecasts; practical boat-handling skills; and attending Cowes Regatta to celebrate the production of boats.

Monday, 25th March, 2019 6:32pm

By Yasmin

Ways to create ‘campus environment’ on the Isle of Wight being discussed

shadows of young people

Students from around the Isle of Wight were involved in discussions and workshops yesterday with the future of higher education on the Isle of Wight on the agenda.

Thursday, 21st March, 2019 10:43am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment