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Isle of Wight Museums and Schools Learning Programme

Welcome to the Isle of Wight Museums and Schools Learning Programme designed for KS2 and KS3 History, Geography, Science, Citizenship and Digital Technology subjects.

Here you can find a wealth of local digital history ‘Explorer’ maps to use in the classroom, plus other museum and classroom-based learning resources to complement your own teaching. Just follow the links below to discover these resources grouped into thematic areas relevant to your curriculum needs.

Many of our resources connect with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals too!

Before 1066

(Prehistory/ Romans/ Saxons)

Beyond 1066

(1700-1900 AD)

Science Innovation




War and Peace Island

(C20th Conflict)

500 Years of

Island Childhood

KS2 Carisbrooke Castle

A History in Objects

The Isle of Wight Museums and Schools partnership is funded by Arts Council England and the Department of Education. It is part of the Isle of Wight’s Cultural Education Partnership, and consists of seven great museums on our wonderful Island: Brading Roman Villa, Carisbrooke Castle Museum, Classic Boat Museum, Dimbola Lodge Museum and Gallery, Museum of Island History, Newport Roman Villa and the Shipwreck Centre.


NB This resource requires the latest versions of most common desktop browsers, and works best with Chrome and Firefox. It also supports most common current iOS and Android mobile devices. 

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