07 April 2017
Places on courses are filling up fast, but we are still welcoming applications from Year 11 students from across the Island.
07 April 2017
ASPIRE is Activity Selection Programme to Inspire, Refresh & Engage. Please click the below ...
29 March 2017
We’ve developed a brand new menu with great tasting dishes that are sure to excite and tempt ...
06 March 2017
Year Nine Parents' Evening
02 March 2017
On Wednesday 1st March our year 8 girls football team went to Cowes to play in the annual 6-a-side ...
  • ChartwellsThe very best of school lunches

    We’ve developed a brand new menu with great tasting dishes that are sure to excite and tempt thetaste buds of our students read more.
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    VI Form Campus

    The Island Innovation VI Form Campus has experienced and inspirational subject specialist teachers along with excellent facilities. A significant advantage of bringing the two Colleges’ VI forms together is the opportunity to share and learn...read more

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    Accelerated Reader

    As you are aware at Carisbrooke College we aim for all students to aspire and achieve. Accordingly, as a way to ensure all students are able to progress at Carisbrooke, we have been driving literacy across the curriculum in many different ways...read more

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    Science BLAST

    Mr Dunford and his mad scientists have been busy beavering away and concocting a giddy mix of activities and learning experiences for Science BLAST. A great time is sure to be had by all....read more

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    Carisbrooke College TV

    Carisbrooke College has launched its own YouTube channel! The aim of the CCTV channel is to bring the incredible talent and amazing creativity that takes place across the board at the college...read more

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    Show My Homework

    This year we are determined to ensure that we use homework effectively to support your child’s learning. We have invested in ‘Show My Homework’ as an on-line system for setting homework which we hope will support learning, ensure that it is set consistently and will allow you, as parents, to support your child. Read More....


Welcome to Carisbrooke College

MrShawIt gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the Island Innovation Federation. We are an extensive learning community, situated in Newport. Our thriving Federation encompasses Medina College, Carisbrooke College and our VI form campus. We are increasingly proud of the close collaborative working relationship that exists between all three establishments, where we are able to share an array of expertise for the benefit of over 2,000 students. A large number of students choose to study with us and 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 part of our family of schools.


Each College has its own Head of School, with Karen Begley in that role at Medina, Rob Maddox at Carisbrooke and Dave Mumford at our VI form campus. In my role as Executive Headteacher, I work with all three establishments as we seek to use the expertise of our Federated Leadership Team for the benefit of all of our students and staff.

We are always welcoming when visitors wish to come and see us and we look forward to seeing you soon. You will not be disappointed.

Peter Shaw
Executive Headteacher

RMBWThe staff of Carisbrooke College are passionate about the work they do; eager for all their students to do well in a positive, supportive and academically challenging environment. We have high expectations of all of our young people as they seek to ‘Aspire and Achieve.’ We work hard to ensure that students are happy and that they have a safe and secure environment where they can achieve their full potential and beyond. Progress and student welfare is at the heart of the education we provide at Carisbrooke College. Partnership between students, parents and staff is essential and we would encourage this at every opportunity. We encourage all members of our school community to value learning, respect and responsibility.

Rob Maddox
Head of School