LATEST..          Don't miss our REAL ALE FESTIVAL on 29th & 30th April and 1st May          All other operating days and events can be found on our YOUR VISIT - Timetables page          Road closure in place from Ryde direction (through Havenstreet Village) on 9th 10th and 11th May.. Access via Briddlesford Road (Newport) direction on specified dates          Looking for gift ideas? Buy a FOOTPLATE EXPERIENCE VOUCHER today - date can be booked later to suit         
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Education Destination

Isle of Wight Steam Railway are delighted to have worked with Education Destination to produce a range of curriculum-focused teaching resources suitable for all key stages.  A mixture of pre-visit, on-site and post-visit activities, various subjects are differentiated by age and ability, helping make the very most of your visit from a learning perspective.
 
A total of 84 high quality resources are now available to schools and groups planning a visit to Isle of Wight Steam Railway.  Many of the resources are designed to be usable on days when the trains are not operating, which means that you can visit any time of year. 
Each resource is accompanied by detailed teacher notes and parent notes to explain them fully.

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Key Stage 1 - 4 resources available covering English and History.
Topics: Comprehension, asking questions, placing events in chronological order and the past in the present.
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Key Stage 2 Lower - 14 resources available covering English, History, Maths and Science
Topics: Comprehension, reading for meaning, asking questions, placing events in chronological order, changes over time, applying simple maths, forces and the power of steam and many more.
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Key Stage 2 Upper - 26 resources available covering Art & Design, English, History, Maths, PSHE and Science.
Topics: Design, asking questions, reading for meaning, writing in the style of the past, changes over time, applying mental maths, interpreting data, railway safety, forces, the power of steam and many more.

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Key Stage 3 - 26 resources available covering Art & Design, English, History and Science
Topics: Design, asking questions, reading for meaning, writing in the style of the past, review and comment, interpreting texts, summarising, changes over time, investigation, motion, time and forces, states of matter and many more.

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Opportunities also exist for Key Stage 5 and Post-16 learning in all the above subjects plus Upholstery & Design, Engineering and more.
 
School and group visits to Isle of Wight Steam Railway can be arranged directly as part of a tour package via Education Destination at no additional charge.  Or through the Railway's Commercial Department by contacting Liz King on 01983 882204 or emailing liz.king@iwsteamrailway.co.uk quoting 'Destination Education'.

Teacher pre-visits can be arranged or you can take a virtual tour "Through a Teacher’s Eyes"
 
 
Isle of Wight Steam Railway - proud to be part of The Island Classroom 



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Track Pack - April 2017

The latest news from the Isle of Wight Steam Railway's Civil Engineering Department.

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At this time of the year the Isle of Wight Steam Railway lineside wild flowers are just stunning. In flower now are..

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