Isle of Wight Ofsted report

OnTheWight reports on each and every Ofsted report on Isle of Wight schools as soon as it’s published.

Isle of Wight primary school retain Ofsted ‘Good’ rating

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The school was found to be taking effective action to improve standards and prioritise pupils' achievement

Wednesday, 8th July, 2020 8:50am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

Isle of Wight SEND provision a ‘challenge’, says headteacher

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The headteacher said mainstream Island schools are "having to cope with pupils who, in many instances, would benefit from specialist provision or additional support within their education setting"

Wednesday, 4th March, 2020 9:25am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Pupils’ learning is improving at Medina College, say Ofsted following inspection

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The College has more to do in order to be rated as 'Good' but the inspector said there was a ‘determined start’ to change

Thursday, 20th February, 2020 3:39pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

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

Isle of Wight primary retains ‘requires improvement’ Ofsted rating

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The executive head teacher is encouraged with the positives the report has shown, that the school is heading in the right direction

Tuesday, 5th November, 2019 5:34pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

Primary school rated ‘Good’ after six years of ‘Requires Improvement’

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The head teacher says she's very proud of every member of her team who has been part of making this happen in challenging circumstances

Thursday, 10th October, 2019 10:17am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight primary school remains ‘Good’ say Ofsted

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One parent commented, "‘I feel that Barton has improved immensely over the past five years or so... my child is doing very well in all areas of their education... I would recommend the school to any of my friends and family."

Friday, 14th June, 2019 8:43am

By Sally Perry

Inadequate Isle of Wight school sees another visit from Ofsted

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This is the first visit by Ofsted since they rated the school as Inadequate after last summer's inspection.

Tuesday, 7th May, 2019 2:25pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight primary school going in the right direction after lack of leadership, say Ofsted

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Morale is high at the school where the headteacher has stemmed a deterioration in performance to get the school back on track.

Wednesday, 1st May, 2019 8:10am

By Carla Bradshaw

Former UKIP cllr says ‘botched’ school reorg directly led to ‘disappointing’ school league table results

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Former Isle of Wight UKIP councillor says he has no doubt that the most recent GCSE and A-Level results come as a direct result of the "failed policy” of school reorganisation from three tiers to two.

Friday, 1st February, 2019 4:02pm

By Daryll Pitcher with 2 readers' comments

Positive steps forward for secondary school ‘requiring improvement’

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The leadership and teachers have worked hard to help the school become a happier and more cohesive community, with shared higher expectations of what pupils can achieve and how they behave, says the Ofsted inspector.

Friday, 18th January, 2019 11:44am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight council’s children’s social care services: Inadequate to Good in six years

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After being rated Inadequate by Ofsted in 2012 the government insisted IWC partner with another authority's Children's Services and after teaming up with Hampshire, five year's later the IWC's social care service is now rated as Good.

Monday, 7th January, 2019 12:05pm

By IW Council Press Office