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Ms Michelle Ronayne, Teacher of English

Ms Ronayne grew up and was educated in Surrey, attending Winston Churchill Secondary School where she gained 8 O-Levels, six at grade A and two at grade B. She achieved four A-Levels from Woking Sixth Form College in English Language and Literature, Music Theoretical, Music Practical and German. She went on to study for a Combined Honours Degree in English and Music at Birmingham University, gaining a 2:2. Ms Ronayne completed a PGCE in English with Drama at Roehampton Institute, South London.



Ms Ronayne is an experienced and dedicated teacher who has lived and worked on the Isle of Wight for twenty years. At Sandown High School she was Head of House, then moved to Ventnor Middle School when she had her two children, where she taught History and Music, before becoming the Literacy Coordinator. She was KS3 Director and Teacher of English at Carisbrooke College across all ages and abilities before joining The Island Free School in March 2018.

Ms Ronayne’s goals…

I am delighted to be part of The Island Free School, and I aim to support all pupils to reach the high aspirations of the school, particularly as they approach their GCSEs.
Ms Ronayne

Ms Michelle Ronayne

Teacher of English



PGCE in English with Drama – Roehampton Institute

2:2 BA(Hons) in English and Music – Birmingham University

Pupil progress

Expectations of pupil progress

A progress measure identifies improvement in learning and therefore is a good measure of the impact an individual teacher has had on a pupil or class. Pupils are expected to make a minimum of 3 points’ progress in each subject each year. As part of teacher appraisals we will report on the average progress made by classes taught by each of our teachers. An average of three points is the expected progress measure. A progress measure of 4 points or more highlights good to outstanding teaching and learning. All progress measures at the Island Free School are taken from externally marked or moderated exams taken at the end of the year.

Ms M. Ronayne – Teacher of English

Average Progress

All pupils taught: 4.8
Girls: 5.5
Boys: 3.9
Free Schools Meals pupils: 5.4
Pupil Premium: 5.8
SEN pupils: 5.9

Contact info

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