Case Studies

Sun, sea and boats! A residential experience with Shuttleworth College

A 5-day residential trip helped students from Shuttleworth College improve their confidence on the water Here at UKSA we love to host school and college groups who visit us for residential trips. We adapt specific programmes of activities to suit a group’s ages, abilities and objectives, and our many activities all incorporate Skills for Life…. Read more »

Book an Amazing Field Trip Adventure Today – UKSA

A trip to last a lifetime Calling all school trip organisers … are you stuck for educational field trip ideas for your KS3+ students? When organising your next residential visit, why not consider a natural sciences trip to the Isle of Wight and make use of UKSA’s brilliant basecamp package? Exploring the Isle of Wight… Read more »

St James Boys’ school making the most of the half-term holiday

St James Boys’ School Sailing Club Here at UKSA, we have been offering on-the-water challenges to parties and groups for over 30 years. We are renowned for providing first-class residential visits with activities such as dinghy sailing, kayaking, paddleboarding and windsurfing. Accommodation is on our Cowes campus with sole-occupancy rooms which have their own key… Read more »

From Manchester to the Isle of Wight, Salford Junior Sailing Club visit UKSA

10 Intrepid sailors attend UKSA over the half-term holiday Here at UKSA we have been providing on-the-water experiences to school parties and youth groups for over 30 years. We offer first-class residential visits with sole-occupancy dormitory accommodation on our waterfront campus; full board includes freshly-cooked, wholesome food prepared on site. We provide all the kit… Read more »

Longlands Primary discover their on-the-water skills

From a Google search to a fun unique residential experience The staff at Longlands discovered UKSA in a google search for a residential centre that offered predominantly water-based experiences. After speaking to other centres that were unable to fulfill such a specific requirement, they found our website and looked no further. We wanted a unique… Read more »

St Augustine’s – School visits at the start of the Academic Year

St Augustine’s Residential Trip in late September  Here at UKSA we are renowned for providing first-class residential visits with activities such as dinghy sailing, kayaking, paddleboarding and windsurfing, but sometimes rain and wind can be offputting for anyone considering taking children out on the water. This September we were visited by a school group from… Read more »

Blackheath Prep School – residential trip

Here at UKSA we aim to give schools and groups an adventure they will never forget. We offer residential or non-residential visits specialising in sailing, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, windsurfing and team building. We hold an exemplary safety record – our instructors are fully qualified and work on a ratio of 1:6 for on-the-water activities. Visits… Read more »

Longlands Primary School

UKSA offers a unique and enjoyable experience for school children up and down the country. This is exactly what Longlands Primary School, Sidcup, were looking for. Here’s what teacher Andy King said of the school’s recent residential multi-activity programme: “Through shared experience and a sense of achievement, our UKSA trip helped to further cement the… Read more »

Blackheath Prepatory School Trip to UKSA

UKSA provides a unique environment to challenge and inspire change in students Providing a safe space for young people to be challenged in an adventurous manner is of paramount importance to schools to see the change in their students. We hosted the Blackheath Preparatory School in London and provided a programme that mapped their Skills for… Read more »

Bassett House – Our Residential School Trip

Bassett House School recently stayed with us – here’s their blog: Friday morning 07:00 hours saw Form 4 set off on a ‘real life adventure’ – a weekend of sailing at UKSA on the Isle Of Wight. The children backpacked and travelled by National Express Coach to Southampton where they boarded a Red Funnel ferry… Read more »