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

Action for Charity Triathlon comes to the Centre

14th July 2017

On the 8th July, the Medina Valley Centre hosted its first triathlon. Organised by Lymington based Action for Charity, the event had over two hundred participants, who in teams of four cycled 72km, walked or ran 20km and finished with a paddle in a canoe on the River Medina. An early start followed an amazing […]

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Yateley School Year 12 Geographers at the Medina Valley Centre

7th July 2017

The Year 12 Geography students from Yateley School, north Hampshire, left the Centre with a great sense of achievement. The students had prepared an initial title for their independent investigation on the Isle of Wight, and once they had seen the field sites and recorded their impressions of the place, they felt confident enough to […]

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Much Birch Primary returns to the Centre!

3rd July 2017

We managed to pack a lot into three days with Much Birch Primary School from Herefordshire last week! The thirty six students started with an orienteering race in the glorious Island sunshine. The next day we hiked over Tennyson Down and the students enjoyed learning about the various flora and fauna we saw along the […]

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Newport C of E Year 6 multi-activity residential at the MVC

24th June 2017

The Year 6s from Newport C of E Primary School enjoyed glorious weather for their end of year, five day residential at the Medina Valley Centre. 36 children from this local primary school experienced a week of exciting activities that built character, enhanced self- confidence and self-worth, assisting the transition to secondary school in September. […]

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A memorable week with Queen’s Gate School Juniors

12th June 2017

We recently enjoyed a fantastic week with Queen’s Gate School year 5s. The girls had a huge number of opportunities to explore, discover and conserve Island habitats and wildlife as part of their work towards the John Muir Award. Every day brought them new experiences, from sharing our lunchtime with a foxy friend up on the West High […]

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