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"Students make outstanding progress and attain GCSE results well above national average." (OFSTED 2013)

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  • A is for Arnewood

    date posted: Thursday 21 Aug 2014

    Exam Achievement10 students score almost 100 GCSE As between them...


  • Record A Level Results

    date posted: Thursday 14 Aug 2014

    Best ever A Level results and record higher grades ...

  • Firefly

    date posted: Thursday 10 Jul 2014

    Firefly Logo

    New Learning Platform ready for September ...

  • Flanders Visit

    date posted: Thursday 3 Jul 2014

    Student WW1 Ambassadors

    Arnewood student World War 1 Ambassadors visit Flanders to remember town's fallen ...

  • Arnewood Podcast - Reflections of Year 7

    date posted: Tuesday 17 Jun 2014

    Click the link to listen to Year 7 students reflecting on their first year...

  • Arnewood Podcast - Russia Trip

    date posted: Tuesday 27 May 2014

    Click on the link to hear about the recent Russian exchange... 

  • Who Are You?

    date posted: Monday 28 Apr 2014

    Molly Palmer - Who Are You?

    Arnewood Sixth Form student winner in national "Who Are You" photographic competition ...

  • Hair Show 2014

    date posted: Tuesday 22 Apr 2014

    Hair Show 2014

    From Cats to Les Miserables, students turned heads with their stage musical inspired hairstyles ...

  • Oxford Visit

    date posted: Tuesday 22 Apr 2014

    Oxford City Skyline

    Gifted and Talented students in Years 7 and 8 embark on a day visit to Oxford ...

  • NUT Industrial Action

    date posted: Wednesday 19 Mar 2014


    NUT industrial action Wed 26th March 14 - Arnewood expects to be open ...

  • Arnewood Podcast - Amsterdam Trip

    date posted: Wednesday 12 Mar 2014

    Click on the link for the latest podcast about the recent Year 9 Amsterdam trip.

  • Y9 Amsterdam Visit

    date posted: Friday 7 Mar 2014

    Amsterdam Visit 2014

    Year 9 students' exciting visit to Amsterdam with the Religious Studies team ...

  • Third Reich History Visit

    date posted: Thursday 27 Feb 2014

    Third Reich History Visit

    Arnewood students walk in the harrowing footsteps of Holocaust victims...

  • Arnewood Podcast - Zumba Class

    date posted: Saturday 8 Feb 2014

    Click to listen to the latest Arnewood Podcast...

  • Get Your Skates On!

    date posted: Friday 7 Feb 2014

    Year 8 head for Bournemouth and the ice with Mr. King and tutors ...

  • Exercise Freight Fright

    date posted: Monday 3 Feb 2014

    Freigh Fright

    Serious train crash in New Milton! You are in charge - what do you do? Ask Year 13 ...

  • Science Meets Art

    date posted: Tuesday 28 Jan 2014

    Experimenting with a colour to depict the colliding of particles ...


  • Arnewood Podcast - Production Performance

    date posted: Sunday 22 Dec 2013

    Listen to a performance from 'Return to the Forbidden Planet'.

  • Outstanding Arnewood - 20 Years of Praise

    date posted: Wednesday 18 Dec 2013

    Mr Hummerstone with students outside Arnewood School

    The Arnewood School is celebrating after making it into Ofsted’s latest list of outstanding schools.

  • Youth Speaks Competition

    date posted: Friday 6 Dec 2013

    Youth Speaks Senior Winners

    Rotary Club Youth Speaks Competition held at The Arnewood School...

  • Arnewood Podcast - Use of iPads

    date posted: Thursday 28 Nov 2013

    The new Arnewood podcast ‘The Student Voice’ is now available...


  • High Five

    date posted: Wednesday 27 Nov 2013

    Canteen Award

    Top hygiene rating awarded to The Arnewood School canteen...

  • Arnewood Ahoy

    date posted: Wednesday 23 Oct 2013

    Arnewood students take to Southampton Water for marine research on National Oceanography Centre’s teaching vessel Callista...

  • Pecha Kucha

    date posted: Friday 18 Oct 2013

    Arnewood celebrates the spoken word with its first Pecha Kucha evening ...

  • Celebration of Achievement

    date posted: Wednesday 16 Oct 2013

    The Arnewood School celebrated the achievements of students across the year groups at a special awards ceremony.

  • Duke of Edinburgh's Award

    date posted: Thursday 10 Oct 2013

    30 students have just completed their Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze Award ...

  • Former Y13 Prize Evening

    date posted: Sunday 15 Sep 2013

    Former Year 13 students celebrate success at Presentation Evening...

  • School Maintains High Percentage of Higher Grades

    date posted: Thursday 22 Aug 2013

    GCSE Results Day 2013

    "We are delighted that the hard work and dedication of our students and teachers has resulted in excellent results."

  • Outstanding Results AS & A Level

    date posted: Thursday 15 Aug 2013

    100% pass rate and record numbers of A* grades in 2013...

  • Arnewood Pedal Car - All Stars!

    date posted: Monday 22 Jul 2013

    Staying true to the Arnewood spirit we battled on ...

    Pedal Car

  • New Milton Teachers' Awards

    date posted: Friday 5 Jul 2013

    Teacher research projects have been guided by a national body linked to the National Foundation for Educational Research ...

  • Photography Success

    date posted: Friday 24 May 2013

     AUB Competition WinnerArnewood student wins Arts University Bournemouth photography competition ...

  • STEM Challenge

    date posted: Tuesday 21 May 2013

    Arnewood prize winners attend Soroptimist Club reception ...

  • Westminster Work Placement

    date posted: Friday 15 Mar 2013

    Arnewood Sixth Form students experience  work placement at Houses of Parliament...

  • Sixth Form Fed to Lions

    date posted: Tuesday 12 Mar 2013

    It is a brave student who faces the lions at Arnewood!

  • Mission to Mars

    date posted: Tuesday 5 Mar 2013

    Arnewood students embarked on a simulated mission to Mars at the National Space Centre...

  • Ofsted Outstanding

    date posted: Tuesday 12 Feb 2013

    Ofsted judges The Arnewood School as ‘outstanding’...

  • Arnewood Students for Parliament

    date posted: Friday 18 Jan 2013

    No tuition fees - Support the NHS - Cap motor insurance for new drivers! ...

  • Extended Project Research Day

    date posted: Monday 7 Jan 2013

    Year 12 students visit Southampton University to conduct research for their Extended Project Qualification...

  • Christmas Arts Festival

    date posted: Wednesday 19 Dec 2012

    The school's Christmas Art Festival provided spectacular dance, drama and music...

  • Salters' Chemistry Award

    date posted: Thursday 13 Dec 2012

    Salters' Chemistry Award

    Mara Pop recognised for achievement in Science at Salters' Institute...

  • Rotary Youth Speaks

    date posted: Tuesday 4 Dec 2012

    Rotary Speaks CompetitionThe Arnewood School was delighted to host the New Milton Rotary Youth Speaks competition...


  • Arnewood Remembers

    date posted: Tuesday 13 Nov 2012

    Staff and students assembled again this year on a cold November morning ahead of Remembrance Sunday...

  • Rotary Club Shoe Boxes

    date posted: Monday 12 Nov 2012

    70 shoe boxes filled with gifts for the Rotary Club's Shoe Box Appeal by Year 10 ...

    Year 10 Shoe Boxes

  • Lord Puttnam Visits Arnewood

    date posted: Tuesday 9 Oct 2012

    Lord Puttnam witnessed cutting-edge e-Learning at Arnewood...

  • Award Winning Night for Sixth Form

    date posted: Monday 8 Oct 2012

    Former students celebrate their record breaking A-level results...

    Sixth Form Night

  • Record Results at Arnewood

    date posted: Thursday 23 Aug 2012

    Record results as 91 per cent of GCSE students gain five or more A*-C grades...

  • Record A Levels

    date posted: Wednesday 22 Aug 2012

    The Arnewood School has recorded its best ever crop of A Level grades at A* ...

    The Arnewood School Logo

  • Arnewood In Top 10% Nationally

    date posted: Tuesday 26 Jun 2012
    Arnewood Top 10%

    It's official - The Arnewood School is in the top 10% nationally. 

  • StreetSense

    date posted: Tuesday 19 Jun 2012

    New ‘StreetSense’ road safety campaign launched at The Arnewood School ...

  • Jubilee Celebration

    date posted: Friday 1 Jun 2012


    The Queen's Diamond Jubilee marked with a tea party and tree planting at The Arnewood School.

  • Hoax Threat

    date posted: Thursday 31 May 2012
    The Arnewood School Logo

    School evacuated following hoax email threat ...

  • Digital Leaders video blog

    date posted: Thursday 24 May 2012

    Digital leaders have added a trailer for 'A day in the life of Arnewood' to the Arnewoodigitaleaders blog...

  • Swimming Gold and Bronze

    date posted: Monday 14 May 2012

    Gold and bronze medal wins for two Arnewood students in regional swimming championships ...

  • Our Kitchen Garden

    date posted: Friday 11 May 2012

    The wet weather has been no obstacle to a team of budding gardeners at Arnewood as they prepare the school's new Kitchen Garden ...The New Kitchen Garden

  • French Exchange 2012

    date posted: Friday 11 May 2012

    An evening ending in impromptu Breton dancing around the school hall was one of the more memorable highlights ...

    French Exchange 2012

  • Alternative Hair Show

    date posted: Tuesday 20 Mar 2012

    Alternative Hair Show 2012Hair raising talent was seen in The Alternative Hair Show ...

  • Year 10 students at Oxford University

    date posted: Friday 9 Mar 2012

    A group of Year 10 students had a fascinating trip to Oxford...

  • Mock Trial Victory

    date posted: Sunday 4 Mar 2012
    Mock Trial Winners

    Arnewood won the local heats of the Mock Trial Competition at Winchester Crown Court ...

  • Memories of the Holocaust

    date posted: Thursday 1 Mar 2012

    Dr Scarlett Epstein shares her memories of the Holocaust with Year 9 students...

  • Drugs Awareness

    date posted: Monday 20 Feb 2012

    Police Dog

    A presentation on the criminal risks of drug abuse and the work of a Police drug detection team ...


  • Health Week

    date posted: Monday 6 Feb 2012

    All of the schools in New Milton worked together for their Health Week ... 

  • New Photo Club

    date posted: Monday 30 Jan 2012

    Photography ClubA new photography club launched today attracted over 20 students ... 

  • Maths GCSE Success

    date posted: Monday 23 Jan 2012

    Proud Y11 students found themselves celebrating their early entry Maths GCSE result...

    GCSE Maths Success

  • The Golden Masque

    date posted: Monday 21 Nov 2011

    Blood curses, murder and mayhem engulfed The Arnewood School when students performed challenging play.

  • It's 'grand' at Arnewood

    date posted: Wednesday 16 Nov 2011

    We're not taking notes but making them for both our students and the New Milton Music Festival.

  • Remembrance

    date posted: Friday 11 Nov 2011

    Staff and students at The Arnewood School marked Remembrance with 2 min silence ... 

  • Arnewood Students at Oxford

    date posted: Tuesday 1 Nov 2011

    Year 11 G&T students had an inspirational visit to Oxford University

  • Back to School

    date posted: Wednesday 12 Oct 2011

    It was back to school but like a different world  for the grandparents spending the morning at The Arnewood School.

  • 1066

    date posted: Monday 10 Oct 2011

    Y7 History students recreate the Battle of Hastings to learn how England’s future was decided.


  • Record Breaking GCSE Results

    date posted: Thursday 25 Aug 2011
    GCSE students with their results

    Outstanding GCSE results continue at The Arnewood School ...

  • Highest Grades - AS & A Level Results 2011

    date posted: Thursday 18 Aug 2011
    Highest Grades

    We’re thrilled to see so many of the highest grades...

  • Y11 Prom - Elmers Court Hotel

    date posted: Monday 8 Aug 2011

    Arnewood School Prom 2011

    A beautiful summer evening, prestigious venue, and glamourous dresses...

  • Thousands of Students Will Benefit From Academy Status

    date posted: Thursday 16 Jun 2011

    Arnewood School Students

    The Arnewood School officially converted to an academy on April 1st.

  • For Gifted and Talented Students The Sky Knows No Limits

    date posted: Thursday 16 Jun 2011

    Arnewood Gifted and Talented

    An ambitious agenda for a weekend that became reality for 14 students.

  • Life Drawing Art Classes

    date posted: Wednesday 14 Jul 2010

    Life Drawing Art Classes

    Figure drawing is one of the key principles of art, it aids the artist to observe and deal with the formal elements of art. 

  • Year 10 Physicists

    date posted: Wednesday 14 Jul 2010


    Year 10 physicists took this image after school using the Faulkes Telescope.