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Education in the Isle of Man

Education in the Isle of Man is compulsory for children aged between 5 and 16. As of 2007/8 there were 6,688 pupils in nursery and primary schools, and 5,623 pupils in secondary education.[1]

Contents

  • History 1
  • Education system 2
    • Schools 2.1
    • Further and higher education 2.2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

History

The Old Grammar School, Castletown, used as a school from 1701 until 1930

Before 1675 there were no schools in the Isle of Man and any education was provided by the church. This changed with the arrival of Bishop Isaac Barrow, who established a school in every parish.

Education system

The education system in the Isle of Man is similar to the system used in England. Primary school consists of seven years, and secondary school of seven years. All five secondary schools in the Isle of Man have a sixth form centre.

  • Primary education
  • Secondary education

Schools

The Department of Education supports 36 primary schools and 5 secondary schools. Independent schools include King William's College and its junior school, The Buchan School.

Further and higher education

See also

References

  1. ^ Isle of Man Government - Compulsory education

External links

  • Isle of Man Government Department of Education
  • Isle of Man Schools page
  • History of Education In the Isle of Man. R.B. MOORE, Esq., Education Week, 1926
  • History - Government Building (formally Hanover Street School), Lord Street, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 1LE
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