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Vision and Values

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Navigating Together

Five Islands Academy brings together children from the archipelago of the Isles of Scilly, 28 miles out into the Atlantic Ocean  beyond Land’s End. Our vision is to offer learning without limits for all children, inspired by an extraordinary environment, our creative islands community and the far-reaching horizons in every direction.


Through our Academy values and curriculum, we nurture curious, collaborative, creative global learners with the rich knowledge and confident voices that will empower every student to thrive whether they choose to contribute to their local community or to sail away across the wider world. 


We are a Church School, and as such nurture the wisdom of being in balance with doing. Inspired by our powerful Academy values, we appreciate the gifts that are ours and those we have to offer as members of a diverse global family.

FIA Values

Ethical: "Doing the right thing"

Developing global citizens who reject selfishness and who care for the planet, their nation, their community, their family and friends, their neighbours, strangers and themselves.


Excellence: "Outstanding quality"

Inspiring delight in seeking wisdom and knowledge and the belief that everyone is capable of high performance by modelling success and removing limits to achievement.


Equity: "Fairness and social justice"

Creating a culture where respect for others and human rights are central to how people relate to one another by treating each person as a unique individual of inherent worth.


Empathy: “Caring for others"

Ensuring that everyone treats each other with respect, with responsibility and building positive relationships. If harm is done then the relationship is restored and we can all live well together.


Evolution: "Continuous change"

Understanding that change is exciting so making sure that all are open to new ideas and multiple perspectives as problems arise and solutions are sought.


Endurance: "Working hard and not giving up"

Developing an approach to learning that helps us to persevere, to cope wisely when things go wrong, understanding that mistakes are good as they are opportunities for learning.