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 pre-school retains ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted

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This Isle of Wight pre-school has been successful in retaining its 'Good' rating from Ofsted following an inspection last month.

Friday, 13th April, 2018 12:08pm

By Sally Perry

The Bay Primary school retain ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted

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The Ofsted inspector praised the leadership team at the school, saying that it ‘led the school with determination that all pupils will receive the best standard of education possible’.

Tuesday, 27th March, 2018 1:57pm

By Kate Whiting

‘Good’ in all areas of provision at this Isle of Wight school (updated)

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Ofsted Inspectors found the school to be 'Good' in all areas of provision. Well done to everyone involved.

Monday, 19th March, 2018 9:45am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Isle of Wight LibDems back plan to scrap Ofsted

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Liberal Democrat-led plan aims to abolish Ofsted, scrap existing SATs, overhaul league tables and abolish regional schools’ commissioners.

Wednesday, 7th March, 2018 12:57pm

By Nicholas Belfitt with 9 readers' comments

Isle of Wight primary school improves to ‘Good’ status say Ofsted

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Congratulations to staff and pupils who have worked hard to improve their Ofsted rating from 'Requires Improvement' to 'Good' in all areas of provision.

Tuesday, 27th February, 2018 8:23am

By Sally Perry

YMCA nursery and daycamp ‘Requires Improvement’ say Ofsted

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Despite requiring improvement in 'Effectiveness of the leadership and management' and 'Personal development, behaviour and welfare', the provider did score 'Good' for 'Quality of teaching, learning and assessment' as well as 'Outcomes for children'.

Monday, 19th February, 2018 9:05am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight Primary School goes from Special Measures to Good

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Ofsted had many great things to say about the staff, pupils and governors at this Isle of Wight Primary school, which through hard work and determination has gone from 'Special Measures' to 'Good' in three years.

Thursday, 15th February, 2018 3:05pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight pre-school jumps from Inadequate to Good say Ofsted


Improvements have been made at this Isle of Wight pre-school to elevate their Ofsted rating from 'Inadequate' last summer to 'Good' this week. Well done to all involved.

Tuesday, 30th January, 2018 8:42am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Improvement required for Isle of Wight primary

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The school showed many strengths, but the Inspector did find several areas where improvement is required in order for this be 'Good'.

Tuesday, 9th January, 2018 9:18am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight primary school ‘Good’ says Ofsted

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Congratulations are in order to staff and pupils at this Isle of Wight primary school which has received yet another 'Good' rating from the education watchdog, Ofsted.

Thursday, 4th January, 2018 8:40am

By Sally Perry

Positive steps, but improvement still required at secondary school

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Ofsted say effective leadership of the new head of school is already shifting the culture of the college, but more improvement is required.

Thursday, 21st December, 2017 11:29am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Latest Ofsted visit brings praise for Isle of Wight primary school


Children being put at the centre of everything in this school has resulted in high praise from the Ofsted Inspector after latest visit.

Tuesday, 28th November, 2017 9:00am

By Sally Perry