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National Justice Museum

The National Justice Museum to take its courtroom workshops on tour

The education team at the National Justice Museum are taking their interactive workshops on tour to real, working courtrooms around the country to educate pupils about the law and justice system.

Field Studies Council

Grants made available for most deprived schools to take learning outside

New funding is being made available to some of the UK’s most deprived schools to help provide outdoor learning opportunities for even more pupils. 

Wicked the musical

Hit musical Wicked expands resources to enhance learning opportunities

The London West End production of Wicked has launched a new teacher/learning resource which includes free lesson plans, savings on tickets to see the show and help with planning school trips. 

Teacher meeting

Answers to your most asked questions about school trips

Jake Wiid at EVOLVE Advice, which supports schools in planning and running educational visits, gives the lowdown on staff/student ratios, using particular providers and more. 

Gripped, London

Exhilarating Gripped adventure park opens to pupils in London

Aerial adventure park Gripped has opened in west London, taking students out of their comfort zone to zip, slide, jump and climb across 126 acres.

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Halsbury Travel

Schools can save thousands with new multi-trip loyalty scheme

Halsbury Travel is offering schools the opportunity to save money on residentials across the globe with a multi-trip loyalty scheme which offers larger savings the more trips you book.

Queen Elizabeth II

Attractions share special memories and pictures of Queen Elizabeth II

Tourism attractions across the UK have paid tribute and shared a number of wonderful photographs via social media, following the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, who died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on 8th September.

Weardale Adventure Centre

Weardale Adventure Centre invites teachers to learn more about new activities

Staff at the Weardale Adventure Centre in County Durham are hosting two open days for teachers and school staff as it announces an expansion of activities. 

YHA Wye Valley

New year, new ideas: 7 memorable experiences for your pupils

We’ve listed seven new openings, offers and educational workshops to give pupils a memorable experience throughout the 2022/23 academic year.

CLOtC Column image from STO summer 2022 edition - credit Andrew Rutter (3)

Bouncing back into the new school year

This is a time of year full of excitement, enthusiasm, perhaps a little bit of apprehension, but mainly of possibilities, shiny stationery and new starts. Trends for school trips are on the up - and there’s lots of help out there to make yours a success, says Emily Carlill from CLOtC.

Pond dipping

Video: highlighting the value of learning beyond the classroom

The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom has created a video showcasing why getting children outside of the classroom is so beneficial. 

Walmer Castle, Kent

8 school trip ideas to inspire pupils with British history

Nothing inspires pupils more than stepping away from the classroom to experience times gone by at some of the most historically significant places around Great Britain. Whether it’s wartime visits or Tudor-linked sites, children can get to grips with the past by visiting the rooms that textbooks can only describe. ...

UKSA, Isle of Wight

‘Woodland and Waves’ residential programme launched on the Isle of Wight

Pupils will be able to experience a variety of both land and water-based activities across two residential centres on the Isle of Wight, thanks to a new partnership between UKSA and Inspiring Learning.