Sharon Hodgson MP

Sharon Hodgson MP talks about access to the arts away from the classroom

Sharon Hodgson, Labour MP and chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Art, Craft & Design in Education and access to arts and culture outside the classroom.

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Access for all

Education leader Anita Kerwin-Nye offers advice for teachers planning school trips with mental health and wellbeing in mind. 

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A path to greater inclusion

Dr Matt Overd on the Cultural Inclusion Manifesto and making arts, culture and heritage accessible for all.

Russell Slatford

Don’t let Brexit affect school trips

Russell Slatford, head teacher of Bournemouth Collegiate Senior School, on why the B-word shouldn’t put you off travelling.


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Kim Somerville on 10 years of the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom. 

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Kim Somerville on some of the School Travel Awards finalists who embrace opportunities. 

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