A-Level results: Applied qualifications at Ryde Academy expected to be well above national

Poppy Winter reading her results

Results are better than last year, with the progress for A Levels expected to be in line with national and the progress of our students who took applied qualifications to be well above national.

Thursday, 15th August, 2019 1:57pm

By Nat Nelson

Students recognised for their achievements at Annual Awards Evening

Ben Taylor 6th Form accepting the Principals award

The Awards Evening is an opportunity for parents and staff to share in the success of Ryde Academy students.

Monday, 12th August, 2019 4:35pm

By Nat Nelson

Science brought to life as Royal Institution visit Isle of Wight school

Pupils and parents at Ryde Academy were given the chance to see science in action when the Royal Institution took their ‘Bringing Science to Life’ show to the school.

Friday, 15th February, 2019 9:42am

By Nat Nelson

Praise for ‘such interested and highly motivated’ Isle of Wight students

Alex Keyse (12), Kean Bridger (13) and Chelsea Bloomfield (14)

A group of History, Design Technology and STEM students from Ryde Academy spent the day at the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard this week, and were praised for being "such interested and highly motivated students".

Thursday, 24th January, 2019 4:48pm

By Nat Nelson

Crowdfunding campaign for electric race car launched by school

john nicholson and students

Ryde Academy have created a page to raise £3,357 needed to buy the kit and are seeking support from individuals and companies.

Wednesday, 5th December, 2018 8:55am

By Nat Nelson with 5 readers' comments

Ryde Academy pupils play tribute to the fallen heroes

ryde academy remembrance raising the flag

Pupils from Ryde Academy paid their respects on Friday to those died in the First World War with magnificent poppy displays, poetry, song and reflection.

Sunday, 11th November, 2018 9:06am

By Nat Nelson

Ryde Academy STEM teacher becomes SSAT Leadership Fellow

John Nicholson - Ryde Academy

Ryde Academy's Computer Science Teacher and STEM coordinator, John Nicholson, has just become an SSAT Leadership Fellow as part of an impressive group of future leaders from across the country.

Tuesday, 11th September, 2018 11:17am

By Nat Nelson

Ryde Academy: Record-breaking GCSE year

ryde academy gcse results

Average grade has improved by a fifth of a grade, meaning students have for third year running made better progress.

Thursday, 23rd August, 2018 11:58am

By Nat Nelson

Ryde Academy: ‘Extremely happy with A-level results’

ryde academy a level results

Principal, Joy Ballard, is delighted with the progress VI Form students at Ryde Academy have made.

Thursday, 16th August, 2018 2:21pm

By Nat Nelson

West End star, Layton Williams, makes return visit to Ryde Academy

The cast of Billy Elliott with Layton

Following his first workshops at the Academy in 2015 and 2017, Layton Williams has returned to work with the cast of Billy Elliot, the school show being performed in December.

Wednesday, 25th July, 2018 2:32pm

By Nat Nelson

Holocaust survivor to visit Ryde Academy pupils

joanna millan

The testimony from Joanna Millan will be followed by a question and answer session to help pupils at the school better understand the nature of the Holocaust and to explore its lessons in more depth.

Wednesday, 27th June, 2018 10:37am

By Nat Nelson

Inspiring the next generation of scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians

Ryde academy stem roadshow with blake cotton

The BAE STEM Roadshows help excite young minds and inspire the next generation of scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians.

Monday, 11th June, 2018 12:19pm

By Nat Nelson with 2 readers' comments