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Martin Simpson - Fossil Man

Martin will give a small but exciting talk about dinosaurs and fossils which are frequently found on the Isle of Wight. Static and visual displays can be seen at his centre which is based on the west coast of the Island.

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Martin Simpson - Fossil Man - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

KEY TOPICS: 1, 8, 16, 17, 18, 19, EVS, G, M, SCI, W.

Model Village Godshill

Nestling behind the walls of the old vicarage in Godshill is one of the islands most popular attraction. Set in 1½ acres of landscaped gardens this is a perfect location for school parties to view the island in miniature. There is a detailed quiz on the web site for school children to follow.

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Model Village Godshill - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

KEY TOPICS: 17, 18, AH, DT, G.

Monkey Haven

A fantastic new attraction on the Island and for Isle of Wight Experience. The Owl and Monkey haven is a new build full of animals and birds that have moved to the Haven for a safe and happy environment. The animals and birds go to Haven when they have nowhere else to go. With its educational centre and interaction, this venue offers a great insight in the Monkeys and Owls life style and how they use their wonderful purpose built surrounding to their advantage. Site offers a lunching / picnic area. Open all year.

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Monkey Haven - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

KEY TOPICS:

1: Pre Romans

2: Romans

3: Medieval

4: Tudors

5: Stuarts

6: Georgians

7: Victorians

8: 20th Century

9: Defence

10: World Wars

11: Children

12: Transport

13: Domestic Homes

14: Smuggling

15: Work/Agriculture

16: Evidence/Archaeology  17: Local History

18: Other Topics

19: Change & continuity

 

A: Art

AH: Agriculture/Horticulture

DT: Design/Technology

M: Maths

EVS: Environmental Studies

G: Geography

IWL: Imaginative Writing, Literature

SCI: Science,

PA: Physical Activity

W: Wildlife & Animals

KEY TOPICS: 15, 17, 19, G, EVS, W.

Monkey Madness

Biggest Softplay on the Island Coming soon

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Needles Old Battery

This spectacularly sited cliff-top fort, in the care of the National Trust, has the best views of the Needles Rocks and a fascinating military history. Built in 1862 following the threat of a French invasion, the Old Battery contains exhibitions about its involvement in both World Wars evocatively brought to life by cartoons. The parade ground has two original gun barrels and a tunnel leads to a searchlight emplacement perched above the Needles. The New Battery houses an exhibition about the secret rocket tests carried out there as part of Britain’s race for space. Pre-booked school visits are welcome at both sites.

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KEY TOPICS: 7, 8, 9, 10, 17, 18, 19, DT, EVS, G, SCI, M.

Newport Roman Villa

An excellent example of a winged-corridor house from approximately 1800 years ago. One of the best preserved domestic bath suites in the country. An exhibition of objects discovered at Newport Villa and at other Island illustrating the way of life of the well-to-do farm owner. Several superb reconstructions based on the latest archaeological evidence.

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Newport Roman Villa - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

KEY TOPICS: 1, 2, 13, 16, 17, 19, SCI, DT, A, IWL, M.

Osborne House

Bring history to life and get a real insight into the private lives of Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and their children at Osborne. Their home can teach many aspects of the curriculum across numerous subjects in a fun and engaging way. Enjoy a free self-led visit or get hands-on with history as part of a Discovery Visit, led by the formidable (and wonderful) costumed interpreter Mrs Pilkington. During the session your pupils will step into the world of a servant and discover what life was like below stairs.

 

As home to one of the most well-known Queens of England, Osborne house and estate has a lot to offer educationally.  Albert was a great forward thinker and this is apparent across the estate. This provides many possible curriculum links across numerous subjects including:

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Osborne House - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

KEY TOPICS: 7, 11, 13, 17, 18, 19, IWL, A, AH.

Owl and Falconry Centre

This well presented centre is home to a varied selection of owls and birds of prey from around the world. There is a flying demo of owls and falcons with informative talks by the falconer.

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Owl and Falconry Centre - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

KEY TOPICS: 11, DT, M, PA.

Pirates Cove 18 Hole Crazy Golf

The Pirates Cove Crazy Golf is the Isle of Wight’s newest outdoor golf experience with great features along the way including pirates, a waterfall, fountains, a cave, palm trees and fully rigged pirate ship. You can test your skill and even win the ‘treasure’ of a free game. the 18-hole Crazy Golf course is open from 9am daily and providing the weather holds out, the last game will be at 9pm in the summer season and 6pm in the winter.

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Pirates Cove 18 Hole Crazy Golf - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

KEY TOPICS: 11, DT, M, PA.

River Yar Study Led by Ranger

This is a 2 hour guided walk by an estuary ranger, covering all aspects of River life, flora and fauna, also to include estuary environmental studies.

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KEY TOPICS: 15, 17, 19, AH, EVS, G, SCI.

Robin Hill Country Park

Set in 88 acres of beautiful down and woodland, Robin Hill Country Park is a fascinating blend of natural wildlife and conservation.   The park has a great blend of  rides – including the exhilerating quarter mile downhill toboggan – falconry and adventure play.   New for 2015, Canopy Skywalk, a 100m tree top trail that takes adventures to dizzying new heights!  There is also a 4D motion theatre.

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Robin Hill Country Park - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

KEY TOPICS: 8, 12, 15, 17, 18, EVS, G, SCI, PA, AH, W, IWL.

Ryde Superbowl & Lazer Quest - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

Ryde Superbowl & Lazer Quest

Have a fun packed session of 10 pin bowling at Ryde Superbowl. Groups of 6 per lane. Shoes and balls are provided, if you require bumpers please inform the staff when booking in. Loads of fun, can also be an evening activity. Lazer Quest offers great team building skills with action and adventure, with a running leader board.

KEY TOPICS: 11, M, PA.

 

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