Key Stage 3 (ages 11-14)

Bohunt School's Duke of Edinburgh expedition

Case Study: Learning life lessons on Duke of Edinburgh expedition


George Peters, outdoor education and Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) coordinator at Bohunt School Wokingham reports back on the Bronze expedition.

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. 


Case Study: Exploring Berlin


For four days in July, 40 students in Years 9 and 10 from Tytherington School live in the historical capital of Germany Berlin. The experience is a collaboration between the Language and History Departments of the school.

Children dressed up at Shakespeare Centre

English trips for KS3


Trips outside the classroom can often enhance students’ learning and enjoyment of a subject. Here, we take a look at visits that complement the Key Stage 3 National Curriculum for English in reading, writing and speaking and encourage pupils to develop an interest in the subject.

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Special school viewings confirmed for Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre


A pop-up Shakespearean Theatre will make its debut in York this summer, with performances specifically for schools.

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School residential a success despite heavy snowfall


Residential organisation, Conway Centres, has revealed images of a recent school trip which took place during the 'beast from the east' as it's becoming known.

The Science Museum

Science Museum reveals details of Medical Careers Day


The Science Museum in London will be inviting schools to take part in a full day of activities linking to the medical profession this May.

Paddle boarding

Making a splash: UKSA


Making a splash - in some cases for the very first time - resulted in a group of Grimsby students returning to the classroom brimming with new-found confidence.

Warwick Castle East Front

Itinerary Idea: Crime & Punishment at Warwick Castle


A focus on Warwick Castle's Crime & Punishment workshop for KS 3 pupils that includes a Castle Dungeon experience.

Pupils on the tree workshop

Building LOtC experiences with local businesses


In January, content marketing business the tree joined forces with east London charity Shoreditch Trust to develop a workshop for 14 to 16 year olds. Read more about the process here.

Kenwood House

New Key Stage 3 slave trade workshops at Kenwood


Kenwood House is expanding its education offer from September with a new Discovery Visit based on transatlantic slave trade.

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New exhibition opens at the Museum of Science and Industry


The Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester has this month opened a new exhibition called Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond, which will run until 25th June 2017.

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RHS launches Green Plan It Challenge


The RHS has launched a competition called the Green Plan It Challenge that relates to Science and Citizenship.

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Itinerary idea: History and Citizenship at Warwick


Find out more about the Attack & Defence and Crime & Punishment itinerary at Warwick Castle.


Schools invited to STEM-themed festival hosted by Shell


Shell has planned a four day festival called Make the Future London, and there are 5,000 tickets available for schools.

Science Museum Maths Gallery

Science Museum to open new Maths gallery


A new gallery at the Science Museum will open this December bringing Mathematics to the fore by exploring how mathematicians and their ideas have helped to shape the modern world.

Museum of Science and Industry

MOSI launches first Science workshop for Key Stage 3


The Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester has announced its first Science workshop for Key Stage 3 pupils.