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From Medina Valley Centre

See below for details of our most recent events and for information about groups that have visited us.

A level Geography Independent Investigations on the Isle of Wight

21st November 2017

Students from Collingwood College Geography department devised some great titles for their Independent Investigations, covering a range of human an physical Geographical topics at two fieldwork locations across the Island. On the final day of the field trip the students carried out a case study of ‘a small scale drainage basin’ across a variety of […]

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Storm Brian hits Freshwater Bay

25th October 2017

    60- 70 m.p.h. winds generated huge waves which battered the Isle of Wight coast at the weekend, as the second named storm of the autumn tracked across southern England, Storm Brian. The storm coincided with high spring tides at midday as skies cleared, sunlight backlighting the spray as waves collided with the chalk […]

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More trainee sailors hit the water!

8th August 2017

Following four days of strong gusty winds in which several races in the Solent during Cowes week were cancelled, both Junior and Adult sailors at Medina Valley Centre enjoyed some excellent conditions on Friday morning in the upper reaches of the Medina River. All participants were able to complete their RYA courses. Get in touch with the […]

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Ryde School English Language students on target!

21st July 2017

A small group of language students from Ryde Summer School have visited the Centre twice this week. Despite the challenging weather, the students took to the water through their canoeing and kayaking sessions on the river Medina. The students also improved their aim with sessions spent Target Shooting with Air Rifles and Bow and Arrow. We hope they […]

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A busy week for Borough Green Primary School!

14th July 2017

The Centre had the pleasure of hosting Borough Green Primary School from Kent for their first residential trip to the Isle of Wight. The students and staff had a very busy week with over twelve activities packed into four days! The students learnt a large number of new skills, from canoeing to bird watching and […]

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