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Learning manager Lily Dean relocates an original Enigma I to its new home in Block E Learning Centre at Bletchley Park.

Bletchley Park’s new learning centre to support STEM studies

A state-of-the-art learning centre is now available for school groups after a £13m redevelopment of Block E at Bletchley Park in Buckinghamshire. 

Pupils overlooking the heritage railway from the bridge at Pickering Station.

Free teacher taster visits to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) is providing free taster visits for teachers for the first time to help them pre-plan their educational visits to the heritage railway.

Crate stacking at the Caldecotte Xperience.

Case Study: building confidence on land and water

New Bradwell School visited the Caldecotte Xperience in Milton Keynes for a programme of challenges and activities suited to all abilities, which included crate stacking, canoeing, climbing, abseiling, caving and bush craft.

Gulliver's Valley, Rotherham

Bush craft and interactive workshops among Gulliver’s latest educational offer

Rotherham’s Gulliver’s Valley is expanding its educational programme to provide more comprehensive packages for school visits and residential stays.


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More ideas and updates for school trips

School children working together on an art project at the Black Country Living Museum in Dudley.

Learning centre opens at the Black Country Living Museum

The Dudley living history museum has transformed its former admissions building into a dedicated learning centre to be used exclusively by visiting schools.

Munich, Germany

9 overseas locations which are ideal for educational visits

Here are nine popular overseas locations for schools which cover a wide variety of topics for all ages. 

Quick Jump is one of the many activities available at PGL’s newest site.

PGL transforms former police HQ into activity centre

Students can stay at the converted police headquarters in North Yorkshire, reopened by education activity centre provider PGL. 

An artist's impression depicting the view across the town square of the new Young V&A Museum in London showing children and young people enjoying the museum.

Young V&A opening date and first exhibition details

Young V&A, described as the UK’s new national museum designed with and for young people, opens in London this summer with lots for schools to experience. 


Legoland’s coding workshops: what school groups can expect

It’s easy to see why youngsters have been blown away by the robotics workshop at LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort. Launched in March, we found out how it’s bringing coding to life. 

School children in front of a coach with Hyundai's The Great British School Trip programme branding along with Apprentice winner Sir Tim Campbell MBE.

Great British School Trip: Hyundai boss on how schools can benefit from £1m

Ashley Andrew, Hyundai Motor UK’s president, spoke to us about why they’re investing £1m to get thousands of children on educational visits. 

BBC Earth Experience

Activity packs and teacher guides for BBC Earth Experience

The BBC Earth Experience in London invites pupils to go around the world in an hour, exploring the inhabitants of our seven continents, with the help of Sir David Attenborough. 

Black Country Living Museum, Dudley

Case Study: celebrating local culture at the Black Country Living Museum

We focus on Kates Hill Primary School in Dudley and their special programme of trips to the Black Country Living Museum, which uncovered more about their local heroes.