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

Carisbrooke Open Gardens fundraiser for Friends of Carisbrooke Church

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All are welcome to look around the nine gardens being opened to the public to help raise money for Friends of Carisbrooke Church

Tuesday, 30th April, 2019 4:46pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight school plans fewer, but longer lessons with timetable changes

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The school says that moving into their new facilities next September will provide a unique opportunity to restructure the school day as the students will no longer be on a split site.

Friday, 22nd March, 2019 12:21pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Host of awards for Isle of Wight school at 2019 Rock Challenge®

Christ the King College pupils at Rock Challenge

Congratulations to pupils, teachers and parents as this Isle of Wight secondary school picked up a host of awards at last night's 2019 Rock Challenge®.

Tuesday, 12th February, 2019 8:32am

By Sally Perry

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

Le Tour de Wight: Get taken on an illustrated tour of the Island in traditional music

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The Dollymops will take you on a journey to meet some of the most interesting characters they've encountered during a decade of researching the Island’s musical traditions. Booking essential.

Wednesday, 5th December, 2018 5:57pm

By Sally Perry

‘Shocking’ Ofsted report revealed for previously ‘Good’ school (update 2)

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The secondary school has been long held up by local politicians as the 'beacon' school for the Isle of Wight, but today, Ofsted have dealt a shocking blow with an Inadequate rating for the school.

Thursday, 4th October, 2018 10:40am

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

GCSE students still waiting for ICT results, four weeks on

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The College say they cannot comment on the nature of the delay at this stage, but confirm it has cooperated with the exam board at every stage during their process.

Monday, 24th September, 2018 4:41pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Christ the King College: ‘Outstanding performance’ reflected in GCSE results

GCSE Results 2018

The Executive Principal explained that despite the challenges, many youngsters have been successful and there are many personal triumphs across the ability range.

Thursday, 23rd August, 2018 8:34am

By Gemma Long with 2 readers' comments

Christ the King College: ‘Results build on established record of success’

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This set of results are a fitting tribute to the Sixth Form team says the Interim Executive Principal, Matthew Quinn.

Thursday, 16th August, 2018 2:06pm

By Gemma Long

Understanding why English Heritage have introduced parking fees at Carisbrooke Castle

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Some dog walkers, who used to be able to park in the Carisbrooke Castle car park for free, have expressed their concern about now having to pay to park. English Heritage explain why the charges have been introduced.

Thursday, 10th May, 2018 12:35pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Launderette dreams for former chemist

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Plans have been submitted to convert a former pharmacy in Newport into a launderette. The application is open for comments by the public.

Monday, 30th April, 2018 12:58pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment