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The Story Museum

The Story Museum’s creative spaces will open in April

The Story Museum in Oxford will reopen on 4th April following a £6 million development of the storytelling space’s installations and galleries.


Reimagined Hamlet for young audiences in the West End

Designed with 8 to 12 year olds in mind, the National Theatre’s Hamlet will play in London with school rates available for all performances.


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In the latest issue you'll find museums, historical sites and castles marking VE Day anniversary in 2020, Science inspiration, help planning trips for SEND pupils along with all the School Travel Awards winnners plus much more!

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Kenilworth Castle

STO picks: 5 English Heritage sites for history-themed visits

There’s no better way to bring history to life for your class than by heading away from the classroom. And with so many places to choose from in the UK, we’re spoilt for choice. Here are just a handful of English Heritage attractions for starters. 

YHA trip

Year-round trip ideas to promote positive mental wellbeing in children

To coincide with Children’s Mental Health Week, we’ve picked out just some of the amazing places across the UK which promote a positive frame of mind through outdoor learning.


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St Paul's Cathedral

6 must-see attractions for school groups visiting London

The capital is filled with museums, historical venues and one-of-a-kind sites linked to learning outside the classroom.

Hever Castle

Top Tudor history trip locations

Take Tudor learning outside of the classroom with educational activities at these four exciting sites. 

Cawdor Castle

​Discover the bard away from the classroom during Shakespeare Week

Planning where to take your class to celebrate national Shakespeare Week in 2020? Here are some top activities and attractions for schools. 

Lincoln Cathedral

Teachers invited to Lincoln Cathedral to find out about new learning programme

The team at Lincoln Cathedral have invited educators to learn about its upcoming opportunities for schools at a free event.

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. 

Students at Kew Gardens

Geography Ecosystems - Rainforest: Royal Botanic Gardens

Excite and inspire your pupils with a visit to Kew, the world-leading botanic garden. 

Murder Mystery workshop at Beamish

Murder Mystery: Beamish Museum

Beamish is an award-winning open air museum which vividly recreates life in North East England in the early 1800s, early 1900s and 1940.

Student examining bugs at the Powell Cotton Museum

Museum Safari: Powell-Cotton Museum

The Powell-Cotton Museum combines amazing collections, a stunning house and extensive gardens. 

Brick Making Workshops at Blists Hill Victorian Town

Victorian Crafts and Activities: The Ironbridge Gorge Museums

Blists Hill Victorian Town is one of the 10 award-winning museums in the heart of the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site.