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

Carisbrooke Castle Museum

Carisbrooke Castle Museum was set up by Queen Victoria’s daughter, Princess Beatrice. Its collections include many important acquisitions relating to the Island. One of these is an archive of documents and photographs relating to the ‘father of earthquake science’, John Milne. Students gain unique insight into the work of a man whose work saves people’s lives.

Dimbola Museum & Gallery

Home of Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron. A woman ahead of her time, she was ambitious and free thinking when most Victorian women were passive and demure. During your visit, students can explore the Victorian celebrities she photographed on the Isle of Wight through the lens of her camera, and trace the history of photography.