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Education Department

The Education Department provides a range of statutory and non-statutory education, training and support services.

The structure of education provision is broadly similar to that in England. The Department is responsible for approximately 9,000 pupils in 12 primary schools; a small school in Herm, an all age school in Alderney, three high schools, the Grammar School & Sixth Form Centre and the College of Further Education. The Department operates three special needs schools and grant aids three Colleges.

Statutory education provision is from age 5 to 16.

The Education Department operates a number of Support Services which provide advice and guidance to schools and the College of Further Education. Some support services work with children and young people with special educational needs, others support children, young people and their families across the education service.

The Department is responsible for advising the States on matters relating to the Guille-All├Ęs and Priaulx Libraries. It also provides the Schools' Library Service.

For further information on the full range of education services please go to

Overview of Responsibilities

- Island Schools - Further education - Life-long learning

Political Board

Minister Deputy Minister

Deputy Robert W. Sillars

Deputy Richard Conder

Board Members

Deputy Mike Hadley

Deputy Christopher J. Green

Deputy Peter A. Sherbourne

Chief Officer

Mr Jon Buckland

Contact Details

PO Box 32
The Grange
St Peter Port
Channel Islands
Tel: 44 1481 733000
Fax: 44 1481 714475

Opening Hours

9.00am - 5.00pm, Monday - Friday

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