Key Stage 2 Field Trips: Isle of Wight Before 1066


The following museums on the Isle of Wight offer a range of exciting field trip programmes for KS2 studies relevant to Before 1066 subjects. Discover more about this joined up offer here and book your field trips today!

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


Brading Roman Villa

Brading Roman Villa is one of the finest Roman sites in the UK. Our award-winning Museum offers a unique insight into Roman life in Britain. We offer learning sessions that engage students with topics that include Iron Age Isle of Wight, and the Impact of the Romans.



Newport Roman Villa

Newport Roman Villa is a hidden gem offering a unique experience for schools. Its well-preserved bath house, hypocaust system and recreated villa settings inspire students to imagine they are in the past. Learning sessions on offer include the Impact of the Romans.



Museum of Island History

The Museum of Island History is located in the centre of Newport in a building designed by the same architect who built Buckingham Palace, John Nash. We offer learning sessions and displays that explore the rich prehistory and Anglo-Saxon history of our Island.


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Shipwreck Centre

The Shipwreck Centre and Maritime Museum is a magical place for students to explore the Island’s longstanding maritime connection. Learning sessions on offer include study of the underwater site at Bouldnor Cliff, an internationally important early prehistoric site.



Carisbrooke Castle Museum

A trip to Carisbrooke Castle Museum is a must for students learning about history on the Isle of Wight. Better known for its later history, Castle Hill is also the site of a much earlier Anglo-Saxon cemetery. Our learning sessions can offer an Anglo-Saxon local study.