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Second Wave Project- Island Learning Centre Response Project ‘Illumination’ Students at the Island Learning Centre have been working collaboratively with Quay Arts to create a response project to the major exhibition ‘Illumination’.  Artist Educators Ian Whitmore, Hannah George and Abigail Wheeler have worked with the students during a series of workshops to help the students

Island Learning Centre primary students and teachers took part in the BBC’s annual Children In Need appeal by raising money through a variety of activities, including dressing up in onesies, dressing gowns, slippers and pyjamas and baking and selling tasty cupcakes.

ILC student Callum Rundle-Kearns, who studies Food Technology with teacher Fiona Steel, took second place in the national Jamie Oliver home cooking competition . Read about Callum’s achievements on the Isle County Press website (link opens in new tab).

We are pleased to announce the release of our ‘good’ judgement and accompanying Ofsted report. A big thank-you to all staff, parents and students for all their hard work. This really was well deserved. Follow the link to download a copy of the report. Ofsted Report 2015   Thompson House staff

Dear parents and carers, We have received confirmation that we will be visited by Ofsted for a 2 day inspection tomorrow (Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th March) An inspector will be on-site for the full 2 days visiting lessons and talking to students and staff. Many thanks for your continued support. Thompson House staff.

The new sound training programme is proving to be a real success here at the ILC. It has been developed to improve reading, spelling, vocabulary and comprehension skills and is delivered by two of our specially trained teaching assistants. Our most amazing result so far is an improvement of 2 years and 7 months in