Medina Valley Centre Field Studies Residential School Trips Isle of Wight
Medina Valley Centre Dodnor Lane, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5TE
MONTHS OPENJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
What we offer on a school trip
The Medina Valley Centre is perfectly situated to benefit from the natural wonders of the Isle of Wight. Our Activities team excel at delivering top quality developmental, energetic and fun activity programs and residentials, while our Field Studies team are experts in their field of delivering KS2, KS3, GCSE and AS/A level field work courses.
The Medina Valley Centre is nestled on the banks of the River Medina, 5 minutes from Newport town centre and 15 minutes from Isle of Wight ferries. Our fantastic site gives visitors access to natural venues for our outdoor activity programs, as well as easy access to truly stunning field studies venues situated across the island.
Our qualified team of instructors are highly proficient at delivering top notch activity sessions. Not only do we strive to make them a huge amount of fun but we also ensure that each session has personal development integrated into the plan, so that participants come away with smiles on their faces and hopefully having grown in an element of themselves.
Our activity options include :
Sailing Kayaking Canoeing Raft Building
(New for 2018) Keelboat sailing
Archery Target shooting Nightline Team challenges
Orienteering Scrapheap challenge Circus skills
(New for 2018) Mountain Biking Pioneering Wide games
(New for 2018) Climbing Abseiling High ropes Bouldering
The Isle of Wight is both compact and diverse, a microcosm of South-East England, offering a paradise for Geographers and a range of accessible ecosystems for Biologists to investigate.
The Island has over 70 miles of diverse coastline, estuaries with saltmarshes, rocky shores, rivers, managed woodland with red squirrels, thriving and declining settlements, as well as so much more.
* No field site is more than a 40 minute drive from the Centre! *
Our team of field studies tutors are all qualified teachers and experts in their field. Whether its Biology or Geography they are equipped to provide the highest quality of field work courses designed to fit your group's requirements.
With particular expertise in the field work requirements for all examination specifications, we regularly hear success stories from teachers who have seen grades rise, course uptakes increase and, above all, a new passion and interest in the natural and physical world in their students.
Our team can provide support with pre and post course work. Depending on your specification we also have a wide range of technological tools, including ArcGIS, that can provide fantastic data sets for further study.