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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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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