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School Travel Awards launch

The 'My Best School Trip' Award

Have you been on a fantastic school trip that had a positive impact on those involved? Enter this award to be in with a chance of winning £1,500 for your school. 

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In the latest issue you'll find a guide to evaluating residentials, inspiring overseas trips and tips on how to make LOtC part of the every day plus, lots more.

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New STO website

New STO website: what people think and how it can help you

Teachers and school trip providers have been letting us know what they think about the new STO website. Here we share their comments and explain what it can do for you. 

Kirklees Light Railway

Kirklees Light Railway steams ahead as a great school trip for all

The railway in Yorkshire offers a great day on the tracks, covering a whole host of subjects across the national curriculum. 

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Walmer Castle and Gardens

English Heritage’s Walmer Castle and Gardens opens new learning centre

Walmer Castle and Gardens in Kent has opened a new learning centre - the first new substantial building at the castle for 145 years, giving schools a base from which to explore its historic grounds.

School visit to Beeston Castle April 2019

English Heritage to rebuild Bronze Age roundhouse at Beeston Castle

English Heritage volunteers are reconstructing a Bronze Age roundhouse at Beeston Castle in Cheshire, to educate visiting schools on life from the era.

Tower Bridge local school exhibition

Local school assists with Tower Bridge’s exhibition

Boutcher Primary School in Southwark worked closely with artist Imogen Piper to create a new exhibition inside the landmark.

Skipton Castle

Focus on: Skipton Castle

Skipton has what is said to be one of the most complete and best preserved medieval castles in England, standing watchful over the market town as it has for over 900 years.

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Heritage schools programme to benefit 120,000 children

The Department for Education has announced an injection of £1.6million into Historic England’s Heritage Schools Programme, allowing the scheme to continue for the next two years.

Hippopotobus at Drusillas Park

Business Studies: Drusillas Park

Drusillas has over 100 species of animal including penguins, monkeys, lemurs, meerkats, sloths, camels and flamingos, as well large play areas, Hello Kitty Secret Garden and a new three ride attraction Go Safari!

Student inside the Crown Court

Living History and the Courts: National Justice Museum

National Justice Museum Education delivers inspiring educational visits in the north west, working in partnership with a variety of inspiring venues including law courts and museums. 

wordsworth dove cottage

A Day at Dove Cottage: Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum

Dove Cottage was home to William and Dorothy Wordsworth and is where they wrote their best work, inspired by the beautiful Lake District scenery that surrounded them. 

Gatton Academy class at Brinsley Headstocks

Life in Victorian Times: The D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum

The D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum is not only as the birthplace of one of Britain’s most significant writers but also as an authentically restored miners’ house from the late 19th century.