The bright yellow and green helicopter has landed on the playing fields at the primary school – formally Mayfield Middle – to allow specialist flying doctors to tend to an unwell patient.
The Isle of Wight Ambulance Service are also on scene with a paramedic crew.
Parents evening at the school has been cancelled, according to those due to attend. A football training evening is also understood to have been called off.
UPDATE @ 17:30 – The air ambulance has swiftly taken off from the scene at St Vincents Road without conveying the patient to hospital.