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.

Isle of Wight foster carers take on the Sunflower Skyscraper Challenge

Sunflower Competition

The Isle of Wight council say there are few metaphors that better describe a foster carer other than a gardener

Wednesday, 17th June, 2020 11:43am

By IW Council Press Office

Isle of Wight school leavers can access career support through Island Futures

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The Island Futures service offers support for the next steps of school leavers

Wednesday, 10th June, 2020 11:03am

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Legal battle over Christ the King debt comes to an end, with council vindicated

courtroom gavel

Legal action taken against the Isle of Wight council and Christ the King College over debt on a 15-year hire contract with BOSHire concludes

Thursday, 4th June, 2020 3:15pm

By IW Council Press Office

Isle of Wight primary schools welcome back priority year group pupils

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The number of Isle of Wight schools opening this week to priority year groups reception, 1 and 6 revealed

Tuesday, 2nd June, 2020 2:49pm

By Sally Perry

‘No-one can confidently assert it’s safe to open schools from Monday’ says Education Union

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With four SAGE advisors breaking ranks to publicly express their concerns about the early easing of lockdown, the Isle of Wight's Peter Shreeve says it's not too late for the Government to draw back on decision to open schools tomorrow

Sunday, 31st May, 2020 9:32am

By Peter Shreeve with 18 readers' comments

Isle of Wight schools ‘are ready to welcome pupils back’ on 1st June say council

Back to School poster

Concerns have been raised about the return of pupils to school, but the Isle of Wight council say schools are ready

Friday, 29th May, 2020 4:05pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Isle of Wight Green Party call for delay in reopening primary schools


As some councils across the country delay reopening schools, the Isle of Wight Green Party ask why the local council are still pressing ahead

Friday, 29th May, 2020 1:06pm

By Vix Lowthion with 8 readers' comments

Free Isle of Wight school meals during Covid-19 outbreak – find out if you qualify

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If your work situation has changed since Covid-19 outbreak, you may qualify for free school lunches, food parcels or vouchers for your children while schools are closed. Details within

Wednesday, 27th May, 2020 9:49am

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

There’s a question mark whether children have to return to Isle of Wight schools on 1st June

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Government says a range of children should return to school 1st June. IWC Cabinet member Paul Brading has told News OnTheWight he recommended they do, but that’s not the whole story

Friday, 22nd May, 2020 2:56pm

By Sally Perry

Education unions say now is not the right time to reopen schools on the Isle of Wight

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Four education unions have written to the Isle of Wight council Cabinet member responsible for education stating why they believe now is not the right time to reopen schools

Friday, 22nd May, 2020 11:23am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight schools show ingenuity and resourcefulness in order to maintain interesting curriculum at all levels

Pupils from Gurnard

Cllr Paul Brading says he's so impressed with the ingenuity and resourcefulness of schools all over the Island in maintaining an interesting curriculum of learning, both at primary and secondary level

Tuesday, 12th May, 2020 8:25am

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments

Foundation’s funding for vital school equipment enabling children to continue learning during Covid19 crisis

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Working with Isle of Wight council’s children’s services team, the Getaway Foundation has pledged to support even more schools in the days and weeks to come

Thursday, 16th April, 2020 5:16pm

By IW Council Press Office