Five Islands Academy

Headteacher Mrs Jo Yeates
Status Ages 5-16 all-through
Number of pupils 270 (approx.)
More information about the Five Islands School can be found on the Government Register of Schools.

Five Islands Academy is an all-through, multi-site school, serving the island communities of Bryher, St Agnes, St Martin's, St Mary's and Tresco.  It is part of the Leading Edge Academies Partnership.

Primary aged school children are educated on their home island (except those on Bryher who are taught on Tresco). The St Mary's Base has primary and secondary provision. Secondary school pupils from the off-islands are able to board on St Mary's at Mundesley Boarding House (Monday - Thursday nights).

Term Dates

Term dates can be found on the school's website.

Performance Tables and inspection reports

Please see the Department for Education's website for information about school performance.School inspection reports can be found on the OfSTED website.

Ofsted are changing the way they inspect and report on schools. With the new Education Inspection Framework coming into force in September 2019, they have written a short ‘explainer text’ for parents on how these changes will affect them:


If you are intending to relocate to the Isles of Scilly or have a child approaching school or nursery age, admission details can be found on the Five Islands Academy website.

Reports to Office of the School's Adjudicator

The Report to office of the School's Adjudicator can be viewed here.

The Five Islands Academy admissions policy can be viewed here.

End of Key Stage Test Moderation Processes

The EYFSP Teacher Assessment Moderation appeal process can be viewed here.

The Key Stage 1 Teacher Assessment Moderation Appeal Process can be viewed here.

The Key Stage 2 Moderation Appeal Process can be viewed here.