Isle of Wight student wins national award for his innovative dynamic virtual school idea

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Finn McCabe impressed judges with his passion for improving home-learning for students during the lockdown period, with a particular focus on support for students with SEN

Friday, 16th October, 2020 3:14pm

By Gemma Long with 2 readers' comments

Student council to plant 600 trees in next five years to reduce carbon footprint

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The student council wanted to do something to help fight climate change so plan to plant 600 trees over the next five years

Thursday, 15th October, 2020 3:29pm

By Gemma Long with 2 readers' comments

GCSE results: Carisbrooke College and Medina College 2020 results

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The Executive Head says he's confident the Centre Assessed Grades are an accurate reflection of what the students would have achieved under normal circumstances

Thursday, 20th August, 2020 10:40am

By Gemma Long

A-Level results: The Island VI Form

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The Island VI Form Campus have praised students who have shown resilience and strength throughout the Covid-19 lockdown period

Thursday, 13th August, 2020 1:27pm

By Gemma Long

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

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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

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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