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It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Isle of Wight Education Federation. 

I am honoured to work as Executive Headteacher for our Federation, which is an extensive learning community spread right across Newport, at the heart of the Isle of Wight.

In my role, I work very closely with Karen Begley, Executive Deputy Head and Head of School at Carisbrooke College, Phil Pearce-Jones, Deputy Headteacher and Head of School at Medina College,  Dave Mumford, Deputy Headteacher and Head of  The Island VI Form and Nick Krista, Deputy Headteacher for the Federation.

We are increasingly proud of the close collaborative working relationship that has developed between all three establishments, where we are able to share a wealth of educational expertise for the benefit of over 2,000 students. A large number of students choose to join us from all over the Isle of Wight and that simple fact should tell you something about what a great experience it is to be a part of our family of schools.

Whether you are choosing a school for your child or seeking employment opportunities, we hope that this website is helpful to you in making your choices. 

Matthew Parr-Burman
Executive Headteacher 

Federation Executive Leadership Team (L-R): Nick Krista, Federation Deputy Headteacher ; Dave Mumford, Deputy Headteacher & Head of The Island VI Form; Matthew Parr-Burman, Executive Headteacher ; Karen Begley, Executive Deputy Headteacher & Head of School (Carisbrooke College); Phil Pearce-Jones, Deputy Headteacher & Head of School (Medina College).