Third largest improvement in Key Stage 2 results brings Isle of Wight closer to national average

bucket of pencils by namoscato

The Isle of Wight is still six percent below the national average, but saw the third largest improvement in reading, writing and maths expectations for primary school pupils

Friday, 13th December, 2019 5:43pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Here’s the eight-year-old winner of Isle of Wight council Christmas Card Competition

The Chairman of the Isle of Wight council, George Cameron, has chosen his favourite entry in the e-Christmas Card competition

Friday, 13th December, 2019 1:21pm

By IW Council Press Office

Youth Radio will rock the Isle of Wight in 2020, says brainchild of dynamic project

youth rocks - david speaking in a megaphone

This award-winning radio station, focused on training and helping young people will be launching on the Isle of Wight in 2020

Wednesday, 11th December, 2019 6:53pm

By Ian Dore with one comment

There were green garlands galore at Ryde Library as part of Ryde Arts

Green Garland wreath making at Ryde Library with Ryde Arts

Well done to the organisers and all those who helped make the event a success

Tuesday, 10th December, 2019 2:42pm

By Sally Perry

Students spent night on the streets in minus degrees weather to raise awareness and cash for night shelter

Jade and Debbie on the streets

Jade and Debbie from the Isle of Wight are campaigning to raise money to keep the night shelter going past March 2020. See how they found a night on the streets in minus degree weather

Tuesday, 10th December, 2019 9:56am

By Catherine Collins with 2 readers' comments

Budding Isle of Wight legal eagles battle it out in the courtroom

Those taking part in the Mock Trial at Newport Crown Court

The teacher of the winning school took part in the Mock Trial six years ago and went on to study law. Her team were the youngest taking part

Monday, 9th December, 2019 3:37pm

By Nicky Hayward

Head to The Christmas Garden for hours of magical fun

The Christmas Garden

If you're looking for a wonderful way to spend a Sunday afternoon, head to The Christmas Garden in Sandown. There's a great deal on offer at this free family event

Wednesday, 4th December, 2019 12:15pm

By Sally Perry

Cowes Enterprise College hosts hustings on Climate Change, with positive feedback from all

Candidates and audience at the CEC Youth Hustings

Bob Seely said it was the best hustings he has been to in his political career, as students asked a range of questions on the subject of climate change

Tuesday, 3rd December, 2019 1:53pm

By Yasmin with 5 readers' comments

Letter: West Wight school proposals are ‘best option offered to date’

In response to Steve Cowley's letter, Daniel James says the solution being proposed in the current council consultation is the best offered to date

Tuesday, 3rd December, 2019 12:16pm

By Daniel James with 3 readers' comments

Prestigious science award for Isle of Wight School

Jacqueline Stay and others receiving the award

The profile of science in the school over the last twelve months has clearly risen, say assessors

Tuesday, 3rd December, 2019 11:53am

By Karen Bricknell

Letter: It’s time we invested properly in our children’s education, SEND and their teachers’ pay

yarmouth school - pupils and parents with save our school banner

Steve Cowley says smaller good schools like Yarmouth Primary will still deliver a good education where they are supported socially and financially by local communities

Monday, 2nd December, 2019 5:25pm

By Steve Cowley with 5 readers' comments

Apprenticeship College passes Ofsted inspection with flying colours

Rachael Randall, Solent LEP Business Director and education lead

Ofsted hadn't visited the Apprenticeship College for 11 years, but have today released their latest inspection report. Details within

Monday, 2nd December, 2019 4:01pm

By Sally Perry