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June 25, 2021
Cowes Primary School

We love nothing better at Cowes Primary School than to make our learning experiences real! Our children in Year 1 and 2 thoroughly enjoyed their 'Food Fun Quest' session making delicious fruity kebabs and Reception class made fruit smoothies whilst Nature Quest in Year 2 have been exploring our secret garden and school grounds for […]

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June 24, 2021
Lanesend Primary School Make Pizza !

Lanesend Primary School were so lucky to have the opportunity of pizza making, hosted by students from the Isle of Wight College. All of the children were able to take part over two days, Covid secure in their year group bubbles. Headteacher Caroline Sice said “After a year of restrictions it is so fantastic to […]

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June 22, 2021
Protecting children's rights in the workplace

The Isle of Wight Council is raising awareness of child employment legislation to ensure children engaged in part-time work do so legally and safely. Businesses that employ children aged between 13 and 16 years old are being reminded they must obtain a work permit from the council to comply with employment laws. Children who are already […]

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June 22, 2021
New guidebook to Dinosaur Isle Museum and Isle of Wight fossils

To mark the 20th year of the opening of Dinosaur Isle Museum at Sandown, and 200 years since the foundation of the collection, the museum has published a new guidebook to the Island’s fossils. Alongside their work providing support to other essential services during the pandemic, staff at the museum have worked with local fine and […]

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June 22, 2021
Ocean Film Festival World Tour returns this Autumn

Live theatre shows: September - November 2021 The Ocean Film Festival is back for autumn 2021 with a brand-new collection of the world’s most  inspirational ocean-themed films, from below and above the surface.  Returning as a live theatre tour, the Ocean Film Festival features a selection of short films starring  wild seafaring voyages, extreme watersports […]

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June 11, 2021
Celebrating 16,000 unpaid individuals on the Island looking after others.

The Isle of Wight Council and its valued partner Carers IW are  celebrating National Carers Week with special activities and launch of a survey to support some of the 16000 unpaid carers on the Island whose role is crucial; enabling people to live well and remain independent. Started on 7 June 2021, National Carers Week […]

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June 11, 2021
Enter today #ShootSkyHigh at Robin Hill

Robin Hill are asking all keen photographers (pro,  amateur or anywhere in between) to #ShootSkyHigh this  year! If you’ve got what it takes to create a spectacular  image, you could be in with a chance of winning an  incredible prize package, courtesy of Robin Hill and their  friends at the Island Photo Centre.  As part […]

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April 18, 2021
Boating with a disability taster sessions

Sailability is the RYA's national programme for disabled people who want to go boating regularly. Brading Haven Yacht Club have new sessions starting this week for children and adults Sailability is #MoreThanSailing. Sailors enjoy the outdoors, feel freedom on the water, are active, learn new skills, and build confidence.  It’s the perfect activity to feel tranquillity and freedom […]

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April 18, 2021
Jack Up to bring the swinging sixties to Shanklin this Summer !

A chance to escape back to the sixties this August!  Owing to very popular demand, Jack Up Events are bringing back the good times with a very  special ‘Jack Up The 60s’ evening at Shanklin Theatre on Friday, August 13th as they continue to  celebrate all things retro.  Multi-talented 5-piece band The Zoots will bring […]

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