Features to inspire learning outside the classroom

SkiBound snowboarders in France

Ski trips: help choosing where to go and what to consider

SkiBound’s Deborah Carden answers some of the most common questions from teachers planning a ski trip for their pupils. 


Celtic Harmony, Hertford

Special people make special teams: who's made the finals?

It’s often people who make the difference which is why, through the School Travel Awards, we ask you to nominate an Education / Learning Team of the Year. Here you can read about the finalists for 2023.

Potters Gate CofE Primary School

Vote for our School Trip Champion finalists 2023 - but who are they?

This award is about the amazing people who help provide important school trip experiences and go the extra mile to embrace and promote learning outside the classroom. Who’s made the final four in 2023?

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Stay up to date with the School Travel Awards initiative for 2023; be the first to know the finalists and find out everything you need to know about the ceremony itself.

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Coming together to celebrate learning outside the classroom

What were the takeaways from the 2023 Council for Learning Outside the Classroom conference at the West Midland Safari Park?

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Manchester City Football Club

Opening the door to opportunities at the home of Manchester City

Deputy editor Harry Rogers went along to the Etihad Stadium to find out about some of the workshops waiting for schools when visiting the home of England’s champions.

The Plotters' Forest at Raby Castle

Amazing adventure playgrounds to let children’s imaginations run wild

Looking for places to let your pupils reap the benefits of outdoor play? We look at some exciting adventure playgrounds to inspire visits this year and beyond. 

Oakwood Theme Park, Wales

10 theme park adventures for school groups of all ages

With so many theme parks and attractions, schools are spoilt for choice when it comes to finding a thrilling educational school trip. We’ve narrowed it down to just ten, ranging from UK highlights to European adventures. 

YHA trip

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

We’ve compiled some of the amazing places across the UK which promote a positive frame of mind through outdoor learning.

Manchester City Football Club

5 football stadium tours to inspire your class with the beautiful game

A look at football stadium tours which offer young people a glimpse into the world of professional sport.

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.