Five Islands Academy

Headteacher Mrs Rachel Gibb
Status Ages 5-16 all-through
Number of pupils 270 (approx.)
More information about the Five Islands Academy 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 Five Islands Academy website:  Term Dates | Five Islands Academy

Performance Tables and inspection reports

Please see the Department for Education's website for information about school performance.  For Ofsted registration and reports please visit the Ofsted website:


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:

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.