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Key Stage 3 Field Trips: Isle of Wight, Island of Empire (under development)


The following museums on the Isle of Wight are developing field trip programmes for KS3 students relevant to Ideas, Political Power, Industry and Empire, Britain 1745-1901. Please get in touch if you are interested in collaborating with us on creating these resources. enquiries@theearthmuseum.co.uk

And find out more about these venues and other educational products they offer for schools below.


Museum of Island History

The Museum of Island History is located right in the heart of Newport in a building designed by the same architect who built Buckingham Palace, John Nash. Our displays tell the story of Isle of Wight’s long and fascinating history. We are developing learning sessions that explore the development of Newport and the Isle of Wight during period of British empire, 1745-1901


Under development


Carisbrooke Castle Museum

Well known for its Norman, Medieval and Civil War history, Carisbrooke Castle can also tell us a lot about our Island’s later history. Throughout the C18th – C19th, it was the official residence of the Isle of Wight Governor (the King or Queen’s representative on the Island). Our Continuity and Change learning sessions can offer a histories of empire focus as part of your Castle visit