Your September edition explores outdoor learning as a solution as schools reopen for the new term and highlights the value of residential experiences and the impact they have on all involved.
Hear from teachers about some of their most memorable trips over the last year and read our chat with TV presenter Paul Rose about reconnecting children with nature.You'll also find out the results of our Reader Survey as well as ideas for free school visits and much more!
School Travel Forum has commissioned a new report, ‘In Safe Hands’, which will outline the protocols needed to be put in place by schools and tour providers to ensure pupils and teachers can travel with confidence when the time is right.
The learning and discovery team at Knowsley Safari in Prescot, Merseyside have launched an on-site Wellbeing Through Wildlife workshop to support children’s mental health, along with a virtual tour for schools unable to visit yet.
The National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire has launched a free online exhibition as part of a series of activities commemorating the 75th anniversary of VJ Day.
UK Parliament’s education team have launched a series of free workshops to help young people aged seven and above to learn about the work of UK Parliament.
An online petition is calling for teachers and school trip providers’ support to put pressure on the Government to allow residentials to restart.
Anita Kerwin-Nye, head of strategy and engagement at the YHA, has said she wants more children back outside learning, as the charity prepares to reopen five sites later this year.
English Heritage is inviting teachers to take part in its free webinar from Kenilworth Castle in Warwickshire, to support those teaching GCSE History from September.
The Field Studies Council’s (FSC) chief executive has written to the Prime Minister asking him to rethink school guidance for the autumn term and to consider allowing overnight residential trips.