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Royal Liberty School, Romford

France was a big hit for Royal Liberty School students

Year 9 student Eren Tuna from The Royal Liberty School in Romford reports back from a memorable French trip which linked to their history, geography and science studies.

Operation Mincemeat London cast

Pre-show West End workshops with Operation Mincemeat musical

West End musical Operation Mincemeat has announced education and outreach offers to support groups accessing the show.

Thomley Hall, Oxfordshire

Organising an educational visit from a SEND perspective

Rohan Culverhouse, teacher at Booker Park School in Buckinghamshire, explains the considerations and planning that must go in to organising a school trip for children with a range of complex needs.

Pupils and teacher walking during their trip to Wordsworth Grasmere.

Case study: exploring the past at Wordsworth Grasmere

Education development manager at Wordsworth Grasmere in Cumbria, Zoe McLain, reports back from a school visit they hosted for Seaton Academy.


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Howard Park Community School

Pupils meet Akshata Murty at 10 Downing Street in trip to remember

School council members from Howard Park Community School in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, were invited to meet the Prime Minister’s wife at 10 Downing Street as part of their London visit.

An aerial view of Beauport Bay in Jersey.

See the best of Jersey with this five-day itinerary

From coastal adventures to fascinating history, this five-day itinerary packs plenty in for school groups visiting the island of Jersey. 

Students head into the new Learning Centre at Bletchley Park

Bletchley Park’s new Block E Learning Centre is a ‘game changer’

We had a look around Bletchley Park’s new Learning Centre which is now open to school groups with bright classrooms, a dedicated lunch room and more. 

Teacher Ted at Shanklin beach in the Isle of Wight

Watch: Teacher Ted’s Isle of Wight Adventure

Our mascot travelled to the Isle of Wight to experience some of the island’s highlights waiting for school groups.



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A visitor tries out their welding skills at the Technicians The David Sainsbury Gallery at the Science Museum

Science Museum: inspiring engineers and technicians

We went along to the Science Museum in London to see how they’re inspiring the next generation of engineers and technicians with new galleries.

A group of students visit the National Portrait Gallery in London

National Portrait Gallery’s new education offer

To say there has been a lot going on at the National Portrait Gallery in London is an understatement. We went along to find out more. 

School children taking part in an educational workshop at Windsor Castle in Berkshire

Royal Collection Trust access scheme open to schools

Schools can apply to the Royal Collection Trust’s Access Scheme which ensures that those working for and with economically disadvantaged pupils can enjoy a regal visit outside the classroom.

A group of students explore parts of Israel on a school trip

Help choosing a school tour provider

Gill Harvey, CEO of the School Travel Forum, explains the importance of a specialist school tour provider when planning school visits. 

A group of children with their wheelbarrows at Farms for City Children

Farms for City Children’s CEO on helping more pupils

Farms for City Children is now able to reach a wider range of children and young people. CEO Donna Edmonds told us about the new strategy. 

Two girls look on at news footage in awe as part of National Space Centre's Mission to Mars

National Space Centre offers Mars mission for students

Pupils can now discover whether life really exists on the red planet with a new mission to Mars experience at the National Space Centre in Leicester. 

Storrington Primary School, West Sussex

Questions for teachers to ask themselves when planning a school trip

Rachel Curley, teacher at Storrington Primary School in West Sussex, shares her opinion on some of the questions teachers should be asking when planning a trip.

Elphaba and Glinda in Wicked the musical

Wicked musical producer on the appeal for schools and importance of drama

Wicked’s UK executive producer Michael McCabe talks to us about why the story of Wicked resonates with young people and the impact theatre visits have.