Sixth form is in top form

The Arnewood School’s sixth form is celebrating a record year of results. Arnewood’s AS-level results has puts the school in the top 10% of all sixth forms in the country for achieving high grades. There were also successes for the ‘upper six’. More than 80% of last year’s A-level students got into their first choice university and 52% achieved A* … Read More

Out of Africa

After two years of planning and fundraising a group of New Forest students finally got their chance to make a real difference to communities in Africa. Sixteen Year 11 and 12 students from The Arnewood School, New Milton spent three weeks in Zambia where they helped children in an orphanage, re-decorated an old people’s home, built a student accommodation block … Read More

Another great GCSE year for Arnewood

The Arnewood School in New Milton is celebrating another good year of GCSE results. Overall the school saw 62% of its students achieve at least five A* – C including English and Mathematics. The school also scored highly in those achieving the prestigious English Baccalaureate (EBACC). Thirty-one per pent achieved A* to C in the core academic subjects that make … Read More

Arnewood A-stars are off to Oxford

  Two Arnewood students are off to study at Oxford University – a success story among many as the New Milton school celebrates its best set of top grade A-level results. Tegan Gears and Rachel Robinson scored A*s across the board to fulfil their aspiration of studying at the dreamy spires of Oxford. Their triumph capped off what has been … Read More

Fond farewell to two long serving teachers

A New Forest school has said a fond farewell to two of its longest serving teachers. The end of term saw the retirement of science and PE teachers Rob Williamson and Sarah Conacher – who between them have served 66 years at The Arnewood School, New Milton. And for both teachers it has been a lifetime dedicated to one school. … Read More

Propelling primary children to big school

From launching water rockets to a virtual lesson in outer space, primary school children from across the New Forest were given a fun day’s introduction to the world of secondary education. The youngsters were attending the annual STEM Day (science, technology, engineering and maths) hosted by The Arnewood School in New Milton. More than 400 Year 5 students from Ashley … Read More

Talented student given the tools to succeed

Talented teenager Hartley Wiseman has been given the tools to help him build his dream career in construction. The Arnewood School student is the lucky recipient of a £200 sponsorship from New Forest construction firm, Pennyfarthing Homes. For the last six years Pennyfarthing Homes has been working closely with the New Milton school to support its students who would like a … Read More

Arnewood girls net sporting victories

Girls across all year groups have netted victories to give The Arnewood School its most successful year in netball. In the New Forest schools netball tournament the Arnewood girls scored wins in the U12, U13, U15 and U16 categories. And their success did not end there. The U12 and U13 teams went on to compete at county level, taking part … Read More

Inspiring the leaders of tomorrow

High achieving students from a New Milton school were taken on two trips to help inspire them on to the path to success. These trips – to the Houses of Parliament and to Oxford – were specially arranged by The Arnewood School for groups of its gifted and talented students in Years 7, 8 and 11. Headteacher, Nigel Pressnell, said: … Read More