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Whether it be the latest Ofsted inspection report, GCSE and A-Level results; pupils’ achievements; or educational trips, this is the place to find up-to-date, reliable information.

Computer Courses At Ventnor Library

Computer Courses At Ventnor Library

UPDATE: We hear that this has been postponed until further notice. Are you unemployed? Need to get back to work but lack computer skills? If you answered yes to either of those questions, read

Thursday, 1st November, 2007 12:29pm

By Tess Jessop

The Bat Man In Ventnor Today

The Bat Man In Ventnor Today

The Ventnor Coastal Visitors Centre will be going batty today as they host a Halloween Habitat party with the Bat Man from Isle of Wight Bat Hospital. The Bat Man will be taking some of

Wednesday, 24th October, 2007 10:00am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Strawbale Building Workshop

Strawbale Building Workshop

Those busy bees at Aldermoor Farm in Ryde have another great weekend of rural learning coming up on Saturday/Sunday 27th & 28th October. This time they’ve organised a weekend workshop with Rob Buckley who

Wednesday, 17th October, 2007 11:26am

By Sally Perry

Encouraging Performance For Brading Primary in Latest Ofsted Inspection

A school that provides a good standard of education where pupil’s personal development, support and guidance are outstanding. That is one of the findings of a September Ofsted inspection at Brading Church of England

Tuesday, 16th October, 2007 1:52pm

By IW Council Press Office

Music Technology Computer Course

Music Technology Computer Course

Ever fancied being the next Justin Timberlake, Amy Winehouse or George Martin? Well if you have, and can spare three hours on a Monday night, get yourself booked into Andy Jones’ latest Music Technology

Thursday, 11th October, 2007 2:36pm

By Sally Perry

Technology In Schools: Island Conference This Weekend

Technology In Schools: Island Conference This Weekend

There’s a funny thing about the Isle of Wight, amazing things go on here, that no one would have guessed. An example is happening this weekend. Joe Dale, language teacher at Nodehill Middle School,

Wednesday, 10th October, 2007 9:41pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

Ancient Foraging and Hunting Skills

Ancient Foraging and Hunting Skills

Vav Simon, elder & practitioner of “The Old Way” will this Saturday be running another of her ‘Food from the Land’ courses. Pray for good weather as you walk the land to find food to

Tuesday, 9th October, 2007 10:40am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Isle of Wight Steam Railway Hosts Big Day Out

Isle of Wight Steam Railway Hosts Big Day Out

It’s a busy weekend coming up and with so much happening on Saturday, you might be thinking of having a lazy day on Sunday. If so, think again, for this Sunday sees the return

Thursday, 4th October, 2007 4:29pm

By Sally Perry

Schools Shake Up Demo

Thanks to IW Radio for the heads up on another demo which has been arranged for 12.30 tomorrow afternoon. Tensions are rising on this subject as the council seem determined to keep pushing

Friday, 21st September, 2007 4:35pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight Council Search for a Sports Star

Isle of Wight Council Search for a Sports Star

Does your child show the potential to be the next Kelly Sotherton or Brogan Percy? If you haven’t noticed how fast your little darling runs for the bus, or how easily they jump over

Friday, 21st September, 2007 4:08pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Check The Flares At The Spyglass

Check The Flares At The Spyglass

We’re not suggesting that the head bar man wears bell bottoms (what he does behind closed doors is up to him) but are in fact, referring to a demonstration of emergency flares being held

Friday, 21st September, 2007 3:02pm

By Sally Perry

African Djembe Drum Course

African Djembe Drum Course

If you’ve ever watched anyone playing the African Djembe drums, we expect you’ll have been amazed at the wonderful sounds they are able to produce. It’s not as easy as it looks, but under professional

Monday, 17th September, 2007 8:54pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments