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Governors Call Special Parents’ Meeting As Five Islands School Rated Inadequate By Ofsted

Governors Call Special Parents’ Meeting As Five Islands School Rated Inadequate By Ofsted

Teaching and leadership at Scilly’s Five Islands School is ‘inadequate’ according to the latest Ofsted inspection report, published today. That’s the lowest grading that inspectors can give and a step down from the previous ‘requires improvement’ rating given in 2014. And the Chief Inspector says the school now requires “special measures” to be put in […]

Five Islands School Rated Inadequate In Latest Ofsted Inspection

Five Islands School Rated Inadequate In Latest Ofsted Inspection

Scilly’s Five Islands School has been rated as ‘Inadequate’ in the latest Ofsted inspection report, published today. Inspectors highlighted problems with leadership and management as well as the quality of teaching. We will bring you a full report when we’ve had a response from the governors and the Local Education Authority.

Citizen’s Advice Bureau Offering Advice On Fuel Poverty

As part of Citizen Advice Cornwall’s Rural Energy Campaign, the charity has published a booklet giving helpful information about how to get the best deal from suppliers and the benefits and help you are entitled to, such as the Government’s Winter Fuel Payment for pensioners, the Cold Weather Payment and the Warm Home Discount Scheme. […]

Island RNLI Volunteer Set To Join London’s Remembrance Sunday Cenotaph Service

Island RNLI Volunteer Set To Join London’s Remembrance Sunday Cenotaph Service

A lifesaving volunteer from Scilly will be representing the Royal National Lifeboat Institution in the annual Remembrance Sunday Cenotaph service this weekend. Phillip Woodcock from St Mary’s is one of nineteen people from across the UK and Ireland who will represent the RNLI at the service in London’s Whitehall, marking the first time the charity […]

Hell Bay Hotel Leads Record Awards Haul For Scilly

Hell Bay Hotel Leads Record Awards Haul For Scilly

Isles of Scilly businesses have scooped a record seven awards at last night’s Cornwall Tourism Awards, held in Newquay. Hell Bay Hotel led the charge, winning Gold in the Hotel of the Year category for the fourth year running. Silvers were picked up by Juliet’s Garden, for Café & Tearoom of the Year and the […]