Ryde School

Ryde School with Upper Chine is an Independent co-educational day and boarding school for children from pre-school to sixth form.

It is based in Ryde on the Isle of Wight provides “a carefully structured and thorough education which enables pupils to achieve their academic and personal potential”.

Below are some of the articles OnTheWight has published about the school.

‘Heading’ to Rio de Janeiro: New chapter for school Head with notable successes as his legacy

Mark Waldron, Headmaster at Ryde School

Mark Waldron will be leaving "a tremendous legacy upon which his successor can build" say the Governors of Ryde School

Friday, 19th March, 2021 12:43pm

By Ra Hennessy

Find out more about what Ryde School has to offer at their Virtual Open Morning

Pupils working in Ryde School Sixth Form

If you’re considering education options for your child, take the opportunity to find out more about what Ryde School can offer. Hear from the Head Master and Heads of School, as well as teachers and pupils during the Virtual Open Morning. Registration details within

Tuesday, 12th January, 2021 6:59pm

By Sally Perry

Fiveways ensure children grow to become independent, happy and confident learners: Find out more at their Virtual Information Evening

Children at Fiveways School

If you’re considering Reception options for your child, take the opportunity to find out more about what Fiveways (Ryde School) can offer. At the virtual Information Evening you can hear from the Acting Head and her team. Registration details within

Wednesday, 2nd December, 2020 7:25pm

By Feature Writer

Considering sixth form options? Log on to Ryde School’s Virtual Information Evening to find out more

ryde school sxith form montage

The breadth of university courses chosen by Sixth Form pupils is testament to the way Ryde School helps pupils achieve their individual ambitions. Find out more at the Virtual Information Evening

Thursday, 12th November, 2020 6:29pm

By Feature Writer

Ryde School inform Year 8 pupils to stay at home as one confirmed with Covid-19

watercolour painting of Covid 19

The pupil who tested positive for Covid-19 in Year 8 is believed to be an isolated case and all other year groups are unaffected

Thursday, 22nd October, 2020 7:29am

By Ra Hennessy

Find out more about what Ryde School has to offer at their Virtual Open Morning

Sixth Form pupils on laptop in library

If you’re considering education options for your child, take the opportunity to find out more about what Ryde School can offer. Hear from the Head Master and Heads of School, as well as teachers and pupils during the Virtual Open Morning. Registration details within

Wednesday, 23rd September, 2020 6:55pm

By Feature Writer

GCSE results: Ryde School 2020 results

Ryde School pupils picking up gcse results

Head Master at Ryde School says he's immensely proud of all that this excellent cohort has achieved on both a global and personal level

Thursday, 20th August, 2020 12:45pm

By Ra Hennessy

A-Level results ‘make a mockery’ of Minister’s claims of fairness, says one Isle of Wight school head

Gavin Williamson MP

The Head Master of Ryde School said that if anyone deserves to be downgraded today, it is the Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson

Thursday, 13th August, 2020 4:25pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

A-Level and IB results: Ryde School

ryde school pupils on results day

Students at Ryde School have worked harder than ever and in the most challenging of circumstances this year

Thursday, 13th August, 2020 2:55pm

By Ra Hennessy

Find out more about what Ryde School has to offer at their Open Morning

junior school

If you’re considering education options for your child, take the opportunity to find out more about what Ryde School can offer. Meet teachers, pupils and tour this Island school with a global outlook

Friday, 3rd January, 2020 3:35pm

By Feature Writer

Considering sixth form options? Head to Ryde School Information Evening

ryde school sxith form montage

The wide breadth of university courses chosen by Sixth Form pupils is testament to the way Ryde School helps pupils achieve their individual ambitions. Find out more at the next Information Evening event

Wednesday, 13th November, 2019 2:34pm

By Feature Writer

Ryde School: Explore your child’s education options at Open Morning

Ryde School pupils doing metalwork

If you’re considering education options for your daughter or son, take the opportunity to find out more about what Ryde School can offer. Meet teachers, pupils and tour this Island school with a global outlook.

Friday, 13th September, 2019 5:49pm

By Feature Writer