Planting the seeds of success to bloom

Students at one New Forest school are set to dig deep for victory as they enter a floral competition. Seven green-fingered enthusiasts from The Arnewood School in New Milton have designed and planted a new garden area that will be entered in the Britain in Bloom competition. Their new garden for the school will be battling it out in the … Read More

Students give their regards to Broadway

Drama students from a New Forest school got to tread the most famous stage in the world when they enjoyed a trip of a lifetime to New York. The Year 11s and sixth formers from The Arnewood School enjoyed five days in the Big Apple to get a taste of theatre life plus American culture and history. Their trip included … Read More

Arnewood will rock you

Talented students from The Arnewood School are set to rock the foundations of their building when they entertain audiences with their version of a Queen-inspired musical. From acting to singing and from playing musical instruments to back stage production, altogether 75 students will be bringing this ambitious production of Schools Will Rock You to packed audiences. Their take on the … Read More

Ofsted praise for The Arnewood School

The Arnewood School in New Milton has been rated ‘Good’ across the board with its sixth form praised as ‘Outstanding’. Ofsted inspectors gave their verdicts after spending two days at the school last month. In her report, lead inspector Susan Aykin, said: “Leaders and governors have worked hard to ensure that pupils receive a good education at The Arnewood School. … Read More

New high-tech innovation suite for Arnewood

Students at a New Forest school are enjoying the latest IT equipment thanks to a £25,000 award. The Arnewood School in New Milton now boasts 26 new PCs and monitors all installed with the most up-to-date software. In addition, the school has also been able to buy new desks and chairs for its IT suite thanks to the generous award … Read More

Arnewood students on cloud nine

The Arnewood School in New Milton is celebrating a record number of grade 9s – the new top GCSE grade that even beats the old A*. Fourteen of its highflying students scored between them an outstanding 48 grade 9s. The new grade 9 is designed to be so tough to obtain that very few are expected to be awarded across … Read More

More than a quarter of Arnewood A-level students are A-grade

The Arnewood School in New Milton is celebrating some of its best set of A-level results – with more than a quarter of its students getting A* or A grades. Overall 99.5% of Arnewood students passed their A-levels by achieving A* to E grades. But it was the large number achieving the highest marks, which has given the school huge … Read More

Crafting New Milton’s heritage

Young people in New Milton are set to preserve the heritage of their home town in the most modern of ways – by using Minecraft. Fifteen youngsters from The Arnewood School are carefully crafting the town’s post World War II history by re-creating streets and buildings using the popular computer game and app. Now young people throughout the town are … Read More

Students enjoy inspirational visit from athlete

Students at a New Forest school were left inspired when Paralympian Luke Sinnott thanked them for their fundraising efforts. The Arnewood School in New Milton was visited by Luke as it is one of the leading schools in the UK to raise money for Sports Relief. In the past six years the school has raised more than £51,000 for charity, … Read More

Back to the classroom

A group of New Forest governors went back to school for the day. The Arnewood School in New Milton hosted its very own ‘Governors’ Day.’ This special event was designed to give the governors a full insight into a typical school day. They conducted ‘learning walks’ in different departments, observed lessons, had one-to-one discussions with heads of departments and had … Read More