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Towner Eastbourne school visit

Pupils invited to come and see the Turner Prize at Towner Eastbourne

To celebrate the gallery’s centenary year which includes hosting the Turner Prize, there will be a series of activities for children to enjoy throughout 2023. 

Unexpected Twist tour

Unexpected Twist show retells the classic story by Charles Dickens

Unexpected Twist, a production which brings the iconic story of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens into a new light, will tour the UK to inspire young people with the magic of live theatre.

Forestry England's 'ranger in a bag'

Forestry England’s ‘ranger in a bag’ to help teachers lead trips outdoors

A new resource for teachers is being launched by Forestry England to encourage their class to become forest rangers for the day. 

Kingswood

Kingswood unveils ‘hardship fund’ to finance educational visits

Outdoor residential provider Kingswood has launched a bursary to provide funded places on school trips for children from families who would not otherwise be able to cover costs.

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More ideas and updates for school trips

Science Museum, London

Engineers exhibition at Science Museum explores how they ‘change the world’

School visits to London’s Science Museum will soon include Engineers, a large gallery which aims to inspire students with future careers, while also challenging the common misconceptions of what engineers do and why they’re important.

Kynren

Scenes in epic Kynren performance "mirror history curriculum"

Children are set to be transported back in time with this year’s season of Kynren - An Epic Tale of England which returns to County Durham. 

Special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)

Benefits of visits are likely to be greater for learners with SEND

Alex Grady from the National Association for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities on planning visits for children with special educational needs and disabilities.

Our Bright Future

Outdoor education project reveals bright future for environmentalists

Outdoor education gives young people the skills and confidence to become the green workers of the future, according to the conclusion of a five-year lottery-funded programme.

Mary Arden's Farm, Stratford-upon-Avon

Case Study: discovering more about Tudor farm life

Kineton Primary School took part in a rewarding visit to Mary Arden’s Farm in Stratford-upon-Avon, the former home of Shakespeare’s mother. Here’s what they got up to. 

St Paul's Cathedral, London

School workshops at St Paul’s Cathedral celebrate the life of Christopher Wren

St Paul’s Cathedral is offering specialist workshops as part of Wren300, a national celebration highlighting the work of iconic architect Christopher Wren on the 300th anniversary of his death.

Skiing

Former Great British skier on the benefits of getting youngsters on the slopes

We spoke to Nick Robinson, a former member of the Great Britain Ski Team, about why it’s important for children to spend time outside the classroom, how being on the ski slopes can help build confidence and his own school trip memories.

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Revealing… our 10 most popular articles of 2022

From must-have school trip items to a major new project to get children out on visits, we look at some of the most-read articles. 

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