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

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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

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Isle of Wight Volunteering: It can bring so much to your life: Find out more at online Volunteer Fair

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There’s so much to be gained from volunteering a little of your time. The Volunteer Centre can help you learn about the benefits and range of roles from over 25 IW organisations at this year's online Volunteering Fair

Friday, 16th October, 2020 6:53pm

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Diabetes Group Isle of Wight Zoom event: Sign up today

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This Zoom event will update you on how the Diabetes Centre has adapted during Covid-19 to ensure it has been able to continue support and high quality care for people living with diabetes on the Isle of Wight

Monday, 12th October, 2020 6:00pm

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Newport’s independent shops offer imaginative and varied Fiver Fest deals

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Just by diverting £5 of our weekly spend to local independents we give them a fighting chance to thrive. It’s a conversation worth having, says Chris from Totally Locally

Friday, 2nd October, 2020 12:16pm

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Head to Ryde for the Totally Local Fiver Fest to help protect and save the High Street for the future

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The Totally Local Fiver Fest campaign’s message is to spend little and often at independent businesses to make a real difference to your high street

Thursday, 1st October, 2020 3:34pm

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

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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

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Spirit of the Place: From this weekend pop on your headphones, submerge yourself in this snackable audio play as you walk down Union Street, Ryde

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Listen at home, or while you’re in Ryde, as the short play unfolds along the length of Union Street. It’s full of great visuals, theatre, memories from Ryde residents and a soundtrack by Plastic Mermaids

Friday, 28th August, 2020 4:33pm

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The Island VI Form ensures students are fully prepared for next steps into Higher Education or the world of work

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With facilities to rival any national learning institution, and support to develop leadership, organisation, resilience, initiative and communication skills, The Island VI Form has so much to offer. Find out more within

Friday, 14th August, 2020 6:09pm

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Binnel Studios and The Bunker Gallery invite you to their 2020 Summer Exhibition: Unlocked

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The August bank holiday weekend brings with it a chance to meet nine of the most talented and highly-accomplished artists on the Isle of Wight, in this joint exhibition between Binnel Studios and their nearby neighbour, The Bunker Gallery

Friday, 31st July, 2020 6:06pm

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Don’t miss out: Unconditional entry for all school leavers this September

Students working at HTP Riverbank

It doesn’t matter what your background is, or what grades you achieved at GCSE or A level, all HTP care about is that you have a great attitude and the willingness to learn. Find out more within

Friday, 24th July, 2020 12:28pm

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The ‘Isle of Wight Welcomes You’ campaign launches today

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The ‘Isle of Wight Welcomes You’ brand has been developed to prepare for the remarketing of the Island as a go-to destination

Friday, 3rd July, 2020 11:13am

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The Awakening at Home: Free online day retreat and mini Festival of Wellbeing

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There’s never been more of a need to put our health and wellbeing front and centre than right now, and we’re all in need of a little lockdown lift, says Kate Taylor

Tuesday, 23rd June, 2020 2:04pm

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