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  • Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture announces school-friendly events programme

  • New YHA hostels for school groups visiting Liverpool & Newcastle

  • School activities available at The Monument to the Great Fire of London

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School trip abroad

Teachers share their 8 must-have items for school trips

School tour operator Halsbury Travel has asked its teachers what essentials they’d recommend taking on a school trip. Here are some great suggestions. 

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. 

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Monument to the Great Fire of London

School activities available at The Monument to the Great Fire of London

The Monument to the Great Fire of London will host a range of activities across the 2019-2020 academic term, covering a different subjects to get children thinking about the historic disaster in the capital. 

Archway Project at the Roman Baths

Work starts on new Clore Learning Centre at the Roman Baths

Victorian buildings near the site of the Roman Baths will undergo a major regeneration over the next year to be transformed into a Clore Learning Centre for the Roman Baths and a World Heritage Centre for the city.

Walmer Castle

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.

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.