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

A visit from Brading Primary year 3s and 5s

9th June 2017

On two consecutive days Brading Primary School joined us for orienteering in our woodland, exploring and getting stuck in our famous estuarine mud and discovering a range of creatures in the River Caul Bourne. For many of the students, it was their first time they had experienced learning outside the classroom and they made some […]

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Theodor Heuss and Albertville Realschulen visit us from Stuttgart

22nd May 2017

A set of twenty four eager students and five trainee teachers from southern Germany joined Medina Valley Centre for five days sampling the varied delights of the island. The group undertook a range of geographical investigations spanning ideas such as coastal management in Ventnor, tourism in a very wet and soggy Godshill (but at least the staff […]

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All creatures great and small with the Royal Masonic School!

12th May 2017

Five days of animal exploration came to the Medina Valley Centre when the Royal Masonic School were in residence! Every day yielded new animal species to be observed, from peregrine falcons flying overhead to the sight of plankton swimming under one of our microscopes. Mud larking in our centre estuary and dipping into the Buddle […]

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St Nicholas School comes to Medina Valley Centre

5th May 2017

Twenty three year five students and three staff from St Nicholas School in Fleet joined us for four action packed days! As well as getting the chance to explore four different habitats as part of their John Muir Award, the group also took to our kayaks, had marshmallows around our campfire and took part in […]

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Godalming College Geography Fieldwork on the Isle of Wight

12th April 2017

  140 A Level students from the Godalming College Geography Department carried out fieldwork on the Isle of Wight over a 10 day period, led by the Field Studies team at the Medina Valley Centre. The students came in three groups of 45 – 49, each group staying at the Centre for two nights and receiving […]

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