Students aim high, dream and find their passion in art

#IoWArtTakeOver for National Careers Week

One child’s art might be photography, another’s might be cooking…or coding…fashion…or football. Whatever it is, finding it will inspire them to follow their dreams, connect and have a successful future

Monday, 9th March, 2020 8:40am

By Gemma Long

Isle of Wight students given an inspirational insight into careers in film and media

VI Form tour of Universal Studios

The students from Island VI Form took part in three educational programmes at the Orlando-based studios

Tuesday, 25th February, 2020 9:37am

By Gemma Long

Marked improvements at Isle of Wight school say Ofsted inspectors

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Two of the four categories have been upgraded to 'Good', as the school shows it is making the necessary changes to ensure improvement

Tuesday, 14th January, 2020 9:33am

By Gemma Long with one comment

Christ the King College: ‘Outstanding performance’ reflected in GCSE results

GCSE Results 2018

The Executive Principal explained that despite the challenges, many youngsters have been successful and there are many personal triumphs across the ability range.

Thursday, 23rd August, 2018 8:34am

By Gemma Long with 2 readers' comments

Christ the King College: ‘Results build on established record of success’

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This set of results are a fitting tribute to the Sixth Form team says the Interim Executive Principal, Matthew Quinn.

Thursday, 16th August, 2018 2:06pm

By Gemma Long

Leadership changes at Christ the King College

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Following the unexpected retirement of Pat Goodhead as Principal of Christ the King College, an Interim Executive Principal and Head of School have been appointed.

Wednesday, 28th March, 2018 4:04pm

By Gemma Long

Christ the King accuse Isle of Wight council of lying in latest round of public ding dong


In a detailed response starting with 'categorically untrue' and laden with 'refutes', Christ the King College lay out their stall, including disclosing that after they couldn't raise the £4m to buy the building, CtK signed up for a £10m hire purchase agreement instead.

Wednesday, 13th December, 2017 2:53pm

By Gemma Long with 7 readers' comments

Christ the King College: GCSE students exceed all expectations

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Some outstanding results for pupils at Christ the King College, with several achieving a full set of 9s, A*s and As.

Thursday, 24th August, 2017 12:28pm

By Gemma Long

Christ the King College Sixth Form: Superb achievements across all subjects

Christ the King College Sixth Form

95 per cent of pupils at Christ the King College achieved A* to E, with well over half of the students achieving an A* -B in at least one of their subjects. Well done to you all.

Thursday, 17th August, 2017 2:05pm

By Gemma Long

Isle of Wight pupils represent Romania in EU Debate

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Isle of Wight pupils joined others from 27 schools to take part in a mock meeting of the Council of the European Union. Pupils from Christ the King College found it to be an "invaluable experience".

Wednesday, 9th December, 2015 10:50am

By Gemma Long

Outstanding A Level success for Christ the King College pupils

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Congratulations to the A Level pupils at Christ the King College for their outstanding success.

Friday, 14th August, 2015 12:41pm

By Gemma Long with 8 readers' comments

British Council International School Award success for Christ the King College

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The College has been awarded the British Council’s prestigious International School Award in recognition of its work to bring the world into the classroom.

Friday, 5th September, 2014 12:06pm

By Gemma Long with 19 readers' comments