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.

Students given masterclass in essential speaking and listening skills

Students during the Talk the Talk Workshop

Students at Cowes Enterprise College have been given the opportunity to improve their speaking and listening skills, learning how to use persuasive language techniques to get ‘their message’ across

Wednesday, 5th May, 2021 11:21am

By Luke with one comment

Princess Royal joins Isle of Wight students

Princess Royal visiting Cowes

A student from Cowes Enterprise was presented with the Polly Birch award during the event, which the Princess Royal attended

Thursday, 29th April, 2021 11:07am

By IW Council Press Office

Musical composition by Cowes student praised by Economist Educational Foundation as ‘very articulate’

clarinet sitting on top of sheet music by Iain Cridland

The piece of classical music was composed by a Year 8 student and based on the concepts of power and opposition in politics. Listen within

Monday, 23rd November, 2020 12:25pm

By Rachel Dillon

Staff absence threshold for year group reached at Isle of Wight school due to Covid-19

whiteboard and desks in classroom in black and white

Schools have been put under a huge amount of pressure to ensure Covid-safe learning environments, with many having to juggle remote and in classroom learning

Tuesday, 17th November, 2020 3:28pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

New Anti-Bullying Ambassadors elected at Isle of Wight school

Y7 at cowes enterprise college

Cowes Enterprise College say they put student wellbeing at the heart of everything they do and are always working to ensure that kindness and compassion is at the forefront of all policies and practices

Tuesday, 17th November, 2020 9:57am

By Rachel Dillon

Rising to the challenge pays off for Duke of Edinburgh students at Cowes Enterprise College

Cowes DofE students with their awards

Rising to the challenge and showing hard work and determination, students are rewarded with their Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Awards

Thursday, 8th October, 2020 11:10am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Isle of Wight school presented with prestigious Wellbeing Award

teachers and pupils at Cowes Enterprise College

The school champions a strong commitment to creating an ethos of belonging, value, and a sense of the school as a ‘family’

Thursday, 1st October, 2020 10:11am

By Rachel Kitley with one comment

GCSE results: Cowes Enterprise College 2020 results

Emily Barrow and Leah Thomas

The principal at the school says GCSE students have really led by example this year, and they should all be very proud of themselves and their achievements

Thursday, 20th August, 2020 11:53am

By Sally Perry

A-Level results: Cowes Enterprise College

cowes enterprise college sign

Students at Cowes Enterprise College have received their A Level results today, with many going on to attend some of the country’s top universities, including Oxford.

Thursday, 13th August, 2020 12:52pm

By Sally Perry

‘Four buses and a ten-hour day just to get to school’ says Mum after Isle of Wight school bus scrapped

cowes college students at bus stop

The Isle of Wight council have scrapped a West Wight school bus meaning secondary students face starting their journey to school at 6.30am and still not arriving in time

Wednesday, 12th August, 2020 8:33am

By Sally Perry with 24 readers' comments

Ormiston Academies Trust marks ten years with launch of National Summer Arts Competition

Poster for summer arts challenges

The two-month competition invites students to respond to the core Ormiston Academies Trust values of “anyone can excel; enjoy the challenge; share what is best and be inclusive”

Wednesday, 22nd July, 2020 9:05am

By Sally Perry

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

cowes enterprise college sign

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