Academies Enterprise Trust (AET), the organisation responsible for both schools, says it believes the new combined school has the potential to be truly outstanding to the benefit of students, families and the local community.
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Congratulations to all at Northwood Primary School after Ofsted declared them “an exceptionally caring, inclusive school".
Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017 8:49am
By Mandy Airey with one comment
Just four years after being judged as ‘inadequate’, the lowest grade, inspectors now acknowledge that leaders at the school ‘demonstrate an absolute belief that all pupils deserve the very best’.
Friday, 19th May, 2017 4:36pm
By Lindsay Becker with 2 readers' comments
The treatment of staff and pupils at Sandown Bay Academy by its sponsor, Academies Enterprise Trust, was described as appalling, atrocious and disappointing by councillors. They voted to have AET removed from all Island schools.
Thursday, 18th May, 2017 2:43pm
By Sally Perry with one comment
A motion being heard at the Extra-Ordinary Full Council meeting demands that Academy sponsor, AET, be removed from the role of managing any school on the Isle of Wight.
Monday, 15th May, 2017 4:44pm
By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments
If you know someone dealing with exam stress, this helpful advice from the NSPCC for young people, their parents and teachers should be welcome.
Monday, 15th May, 2017 3:01pm
By Kelly Evans with one comment
Labour's candidate, Julian Critchley, says his party's education policy will be a blueprint for a world-leading education system for all.
Monday, 15th May, 2017 11:21am
By Jim Moody with 6 readers' comments
Green Party pledges to scrap SATs and ditch academies and promises to plug £7billion funding gap facing education. Vix Lowthion says, “We need to put the enjoyment, creativity, and inspiration back into school.”
Monday, 15th May, 2017 7:15am
By Mike Shipley with 6 readers' comments
OnTheWight catches up with Esther to find how things have been and to hear her reaction to Pat Goodhead's letter to CtK Parents after Andrew Turner's visit to the school that finished his career.
Friday, 12th May, 2017 6:59pm
By Sally Perry with 21 readers' comments
Pupil numbers at Sandown Bay Academy have almost halved from 2,084 in 2012 to 1,157 this year. The Academy sponsor, AET, say it's just not sustainable
Thursday, 11th May, 2017 4:17pm
By Mike Barnett with 7 readers' comments
Over 450 pupils from Sandown Bay Academy took part in a peaceful sit-in today to protest at plans to merge their school in September 2018 with Ryde Academy.
Tuesday, 9th May, 2017 4:39pm
By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments