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February
2015

STEM at IOW Studio School

On Wednesday 25th February, Mrs Jones took 7 students from our STEM enrichment group to visit Hovertravel. Hovertravel Ltd is sponsoring this years' STEM challenge of building a hovercraft and invited us to see how they work. After a few disappointing weeks where we had rather hit a brick wall with our design, the students have arrived back in school enthused and full of ideas and immediately on t
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Published: 26 February 2015 at 16:18:57


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January
2015

Studio School Enrichment - Rugby

The winter term enrichment options are fully underway at the IOW Studio School and students are making waves in their chosen fields. Yesterday our mixed team of 20 rugby enthusiasts braved the cold temperatures at Queensgate astroturf under the expert tuition of Richard Freeman. Some outstanding play was seen all round. Particular commendations this week go to Brad Park, Hugo Peace and Chloe Co
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Published: 28 January 2015 at 12:44:24


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January
2015

Continued journey of IOW pupils....

We continue on our journey to excellence with lots of visitors over the last two weeks and many students continue to have an impact in their place of work. Placements include diverse employers from GKN to Chocolate Island and we are working towards all pupils being on regular work experience in the coming weeks with many local employers keen to work with us to develop the skills required in their
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Published: 22 January 2015 at 21:02:04


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January
2015

IOW Studio School - Pupil Enrichment

We have had a great start to 2015 at IOW Studio School with a number of external trips to enrich learning. All pupils visited VESTAS to continue their learning around the area of renewable energy and more work will follow on the maths and science of wind turbines and energy. A small group also visited Carisbrooke Castle to begin their history enrichment programme for this half term (other
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Published: 13 January 2015 at 20:34:49


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December
2014

IOW Studio School 'Community Open Day'

On the weekend, 13th December 2014, The Studio School in East Cowes opened their gates to the community. This community open day allowed the public to take a look inside the beloved building and get a feel to the modern idea of a Studio School. A fair amount of people came curious to know what it held; students of the Studio School gave tours and listened to the historic stories of the old Grange
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Published: 18 December 2014 at 13:37:05


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December
2014

IOW School 'Yule Ball'

Our Yule Ball was held at Albert Cottage on 16th December. Students and staff turned up in their finery to enjoy celebrating a fantastic first term together. We had the fantastic services of Mr Howe as our DJ and it was awesome to see how pupils enjoyed themselves in a completely appropriate way. At times every single pupil (and the teachers!) were on the dance floor - well done Caitli
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Published: 18 December 2014 at 13:40:20


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December
2014

School Supergrid Challenge

On Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th December we were pleased to host Rob Moore of Moore Effective Solutions leading us in the Humberside Engineering Training Association's (HETA's) SuperGrid Schools Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths (STEM) activity. Supergrid is an engaging and stimulating hands on activity day set in the context of the offshore wind energy industry. Participants investig
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Published: 18 December 2014 at 13:44:49


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