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 best on the Isle of Wight in new GCSE tables

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Cowes Enterprise College scored 0.17 which means that each student achieves on average a fifth a GCSE grade better per subject than similar students nationally.

Tuesday, 16th October, 2018 1:27pm

By Katie Combes with 2 readers' comments

Cowes Enterprise College: Celebrate record-breaking GCSE results

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The Principal says today’s results are testament to the dedication, talent and positive attitudes of the students, supported by their teachers and parents.

Thursday, 23rd August, 2018 10:55am

By Sally Perry

Cowes Enterprise College: Students celebrate A-Level results

Image: Etienne Tracey, Beth Elliott, Charles Roberts, George Kermode

Overall, 15% of A levels were graded A* or A – up on last year’s figure – a third of exams were A* to B, and more than half of exams achieved A* to C.

Thursday, 16th August, 2018 1:46pm

By Sally Perry

Peter Shreeve wins ‘Representative of the Year’ award

Peter Shreeve

Peter Shreeve has played an active role with the National Education Union for almost 20 years and was recognised for his awareness raising and support for others at this recent awards event.

Monday, 16th July, 2018 8:06am

By Peter Shreeve

Cowes Enterprise College looking to offer more vocational courses

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Ofsted warned the Studio School could impact pupil numbers at Cowes Enterprise College (which lost pupils to the school), but Cllr Brading says the latest decision by CEC's sponsor was made before proposals to close the Studio School surfaced.

Wednesday, 6th June, 2018 3:01pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Letter: Why can’t we have 16+ education that suits Isle of Wight needs?

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Leader of the Isle of Wight LibDems asks why can’t we have 16+ education that suits the needs and wishes of the Island? A diverse education system across the Island for a diverse population.

Friday, 25th May, 2018 9:41am

By Nick Stuart

Isle of Wight high school rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted

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Four and a half years after Cowes Enterprise College went into Special Measures, it has now managed to work its way up to a 'Good' rating from Ofsted. Well done to all involved.

Wednesday, 18th October, 2017 2:39pm

By Mark Gerred with one comment

Student seriously injured after ‘fall from a height’ at Isle of Wight school

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Police, ambulance and air ambulance were called to the school at lunchtime today. Our thoughts are with the pupil and her family and we wish her a speedy recovery.

Wednesday, 11th October, 2017 2:43pm

By Sally Perry

Explorers from Cowes Enterprise return from adventure in the Yukon

Pipi-Lotta Kulla - Yukon Lake

The expedition was an “adventure with a purpose”, combining scientific field work, such as water sampling and ornithology studies, with media tasks, such as photography, videography, writing, presenting and sketching.

Tuesday, 10th October, 2017 10:29am

By Mark Gerred

Island pupils to experience ‘Dangerous Science’: Public welcome

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‘Mad’ scientists ‘Wonderstruck’ are guests at the Noel Turner Physics Festival being held at Cowes Enterprise College later this month. Parts of the event are open to the public.

Tuesday, 3rd October, 2017 4:17pm

By John Peckham

Ormiston Academies Trust appoints new Regional Director South

Robert Pritchard

Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT), academy sponsor for Cowes Enterprise College, has announced Robert Pritchard as its new Regional Director South.

Monday, 25th September, 2017 3:08pm

By Mark Gerred

Cowes Enterprise College: GCSE results for 2017

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The overall outcomes for Year 11 in 2017 show a slow and steady improvement on previous years, with nearly all key measures better than or equal to last year.

Thursday, 24th August, 2017 11:29am

By John Peckham