Education in the 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. Isle of Man [1 ]
History [ edit ]
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 [ edit ]
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 consists of seven years. All of the five secondary schools in the Isle of Man have a sixth form centre.
Schools [ edit ]
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 [ edit ]
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