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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

We have updated our revision resources for GCSE science. Please encourage your young people to access the resources and practice at home. Click on the exams menu on the homepage and choose ‘science revision’ from the list. Maths and English to follow. Tobie

A big thank-you to students at Thompson House for raising £31.60 at our open day in December. We have been wondering where the money should go, and asked our KS3 students to think of a charity close to their hearts in PSHE lessons. Students had to chose a charity and explain why the charity is

Clatterford Tuition Centre have enlisted the help of local artists to brighten up the centre and work with our young people on creative projects across the centre. They have produced some excellent personalised vinyl creations which really stand out! Well done all, you really engaged in this and have created work to be proud of.

KS2 students in Thompson House have been working on list poems in literacy and have produced the following work inspired by children’s poet Kenn Nesbitt;   ALL OF OUR FAVOURITE THINGS My mum and dad, playstation 4, Chocolate cake and using a saw. Starshooter, x box games, And making up cool nicknames!   Climbing trees