Isle of Wight council set out arrangements for All Saints’ and Yarmouth schools

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The Isle of Wight council clarify the situation with admission arrangements for West Wight primary school pupils

Friday, 17th January, 2020 4:05pm

By IW Council Press Office

Lack of support for young people with mental health issues means schools are picking up the pieces, says union rep

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In light of the recent 'Access to CAMHS' report, Peter Shreeve says schools are working hard picking up the pieces of a system with increasingly fewer resources and hence failing so many children and young people

Thursday, 16th January, 2020 9:01am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight Story Festival features nature’s very own Harry Potter

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The Blue Morpho butterfly – which has its own sort of invisibility cloak - will feature at the Isle of Wight Story Festival this February half term

Tuesday, 14th January, 2020 5:37pm

By Sue Bailey

Federation Governors make their decision over move of Yarmouth School

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The Governors of the Federation of Yarmouth and Shalfleet Schools have announced their decision on the move of Yarmouth School to Freshwater

Tuesday, 14th January, 2020 11:10am

By Carla Bradshaw

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

19-year-old woman dies in single car collision: Police appeal for information

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Our thoughts are with the teenager's family and friends. If you saw the car or have dashcam footage, please get in touch with the police. Details within

Saturday, 11th January, 2020 11:35am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Outpouring of online support for ‘banned’ Isle of Wight science teacher

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When Graeme Bell was indefinitely banned from teaching after an altercation with two pupils on a school trip, there was a rush of support shown for the science teacher on our Facebook Page. Read a selection

Friday, 10th January, 2020 6:53pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Nominations open for Isle of Wight High Sheriff’s Children’s and Young People’s Awards 2020

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The High Sheriff’s Awards are different in that they are aimed at recognising effort that might otherwise go un-celebrated

Friday, 10th January, 2020 3:35pm

By Helen Bailey

NSPCC urge Isle of Wight parents to make online safety a priority in 2020

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The NSPCC have teamed up with O2 to offer practical advice and help for parents of children with new smartphones, tablets or games consoles

Monday, 6th January, 2020 8:39am

By Georgia Jackson

Find out more about what Ryde School has to offer at their Open Morning

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If you’re considering education options for your child, take the opportunity to find out more about what Ryde School can offer. Meet teachers, pupils and tour this Island school with a global outlook

Friday, 3rd January, 2020 3:35pm

By Feature Writer

West Wight Schools: Funding for Freshwater site not yet secured, but decision on closure imminent

The Isle of Wight council cabinet say the All Saints' school site would be subject to a multi-million-pound investment, but it has not been secured yet

Friday, 3rd January, 2020 3:09pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Have your say on how Isle of Wight crisis services for young people can be improved

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If you're a parent or carer with experience of the Isle of Wight children and adolescent mental health service, the NHS want to hear your views. Details within

Friday, 3rd January, 2020 2:41pm

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust with one comment