The annual School Travel Awards recognise inspiring people and the very best companies, venues and attractions providing school trips.

Organised by School Travel Organiser magazine, this special initiative celebrates learning outside the classroom and raises the profile and importance of school trips for children.

And there’s recognition for schools and teachers with big prizes on offer. Find out everything you need to know on this page and remember to vote.

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Getting involved

Kingswood House School Making of Modern Britain school trip

Teacher explains the impact of winning the ‘My Best School Trip’ Award

Ian Mitchell, deputy headteacher of Kingswood House School in Surrey, entered his ‘Making of Modern Britain’ trip into the ‘My Best School Trip’ Award. The win, the prize money and being a part of the School Travel Awards was a positive experience he encourages others to follow.


Olympic medallist back to host the 2022 awards at a brand new venue

From virtual to the real thing, Katharine Merry will return to host the School Travel Awards ceremony on 25th May at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London.

Education Team of the Year

Education / Learning Team of the Year

The Education / Learning Team of the Year Award recognises a team of people big or small, whose collective inspiration has led to fantastic support and outcomes for school groups. Know a team worthy of the award? Nominate now for 2022.

Children at a lake

School Trip Champion Award

Do you know someone who plays a pivotal role in organising trips that help their school and pupils benefit from learning outside the classroom? If so, nominate them and the school could win £1,500.

Kingswood House School's Making a Modern Britain trip

The ‘My Best School Trip’ Award 2022: enter and you could win £1,500 for your school

Win £1,500 towards a school trip by telling us about yours. Enter the ‘My Best School Trip’ Award for 2022 which will once again recognise outstanding educational visits. Find out more and read about the schools that have benefitted by taking part.

A special thank you to our 2022 Awards Partners…

Attention school providers and companies: support these important awards and enjoy the many perks and the high profile that comes with being an official Awards Partner. For more information email Sophie Kench at

Watch the 4-minute highlights of the 2020/21 ceremony

To watch the full ceremony (including chapter jumps to help you find any specific footage) click here. Presented virtually (for obvious reasons) it was hosted by Olympic medallist and broadcaster, Katharine Merry and was a was a fitting celebration of the people and companies behind inspiring school trips.

Joe Swift

Gardeners’ World Joe Swift thanks School Travel Awards for recognising The Garden Classroom Team

BBC Gardeners’ World presenter and patron of The Garden Classroom, Joe Swift, has thanked the School Travel Awards for recognising the work of The Garden Classroom Team which was announced as the Education / Learning Team of the Year. 

School Travel Awards photo montage (with logo)

We love being part of the School Travel Awards because…

Hear from the 2020/21 School Travel Awards partners about why they have been proud to support the initiative and their hopes for school travel. 

School Travel Awards 2020/21 Brochure

See who won this year!
Have a look through our Awards Brochure

Awards Brochure
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