Paul Brading

Cllr Paul Brading was elected Isle of Wight councillor for Lake South in the 2017 local council elections.

He was also appointed Cabinet member for Children’s Services (including education).

Below are some of the articles mentioning Paul Brading.

Grants to support activities for children with disabilities and/or additional needs

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The funding is intended for equipment for sports, recreation, leisure and childcare services to allow further opportunities for those with disabilities and/or additional needs.

Tuesday, 15th October, 2019 11:35am

By IW Council Press Office

Wightlink support travel for children in council’s care

Keith Greenfield CEO Wightlink Ferries

The Wightlink travel passes enable them to commute to a mainland college which offers specialist courses currently unavailable on the Isle of Wight

Wednesday, 2nd October, 2019 4:40pm

By Karen Woods

Cabinet to vote on West Wight school closure plans next week

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After the earlier withdrawal of plans to close at least one school in the West Wight, they are back on the table and will be voted on next week.

Wednesday, 2nd October, 2019 4:15pm

By IW Council Press Office

‘Confused to as why governors not behind parents’ – Protest over school closure

children and teachers on grass

Cllr Brading said he did not expect the news of the Governors decision to be in the public domain, but that they can do what they want.

Friday, 27th September, 2019 3:21pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

School campaigners say they’ve been kept in the dark over closure plans: Protest planned

Yarmouth School

One of the campaigners said they still have confidence in the governors to maintain as their primary concern the welfare, progress and outcomes of the pupils by opposing the proposal to relocate Yarmouth Primary School.

Wednesday, 25th September, 2019 3:27pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

Letter: West Wight parents blighted by conflicting messages over planned school closure

children and teachers on grass

Steve Cowley says parents cannot plan their children's education and schools are blighted by conflicting messages coming out of the Isle of Wight council.

Monday, 23rd September, 2019 5:32pm

By Steve Cowley

End of school day ‘potentially dangerous’ says head of Isle of Wight primary school

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In a letter to parents, Carisbrooke Primary's head of school said the decision made by the other schools to change their hours was potentially dangerous — and the primary school had not been consulted.

Wednesday, 18th September, 2019 5:39pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

It’s not over: Conservative Cllr says they are still committed to closing one West Wight school

Save our School - parents and children

Cllr Brading said the council was committed to achieving six key aims — including reducing the number of schools in the area from five to four.

Friday, 13th September, 2019 10:55am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Cabinet to hear update on West Wight school places plans

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Cllr Brading says discussions are ongoing and an update report will be delivered to the Cabinet next week.

Wednesday, 4th September, 2019 5:00pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Significant improvement in GCSE results say Isle of Wight council

Examination desks

The early indications are that the proportion of students attaining a grade 4 or above in English and maths this year has improved from 55 per cent in 2018, to 60 per cent.

Thursday, 22nd August, 2019 4:58pm

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

A-Level results: Provisional Isle of Wight figures show all-round improvement from previous years

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The average A-level grade has improved to a C from a C- last year – and the average points score derived from the grades students have achieved has gone up significantly from 25.7 to 29.3.

Thursday, 15th August, 2019 2:05pm

By IW Council Press Office

Isle of Wight council scrap plans to relocate West Wight primary schools

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To avoid the legal costs of taking the matter to court, the council is now exploring other options.

Tuesday, 6th August, 2019 5:57pm

By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments