The annual School Travel Awards recognise inspiring people and the best companies, venues and attractions providing school trips. There’s big prizes for schools too.

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

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The 2023 awards programme has now begun and we would like to thank our Awards Partners, see below. The ‘My Best School Trip’ Award is open for entries, you can nominate someone for the School Trip Champion Award, and the voting form for all other categories is live.

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Enter the ‘My Best School Trip’ Award 2023 to win £1,500 for your school

Now open for entries, it’s a special category at the annual School Travel Awards which shines a spotlight on an exceptional school trip and provides an opportunity for schools to win £1,500 towards a future adventure.

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Vote for your favourite attractions and providers. The 2023 Awards are open so get involved and be a part of it. Open the main voting form using the button below.

Voting Form

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Nominate your Education / Learning Team of the Year for 2023

Reward an education team for delivering fantastic school sessions by nominating them for this award. Take just a moment or two to show them they’re appreciated.

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School Trip Champion Award: nominate and recognise the people who make it happen

Nominate someone for the 2023 award for the important role they play in organising trips that help their school and pupils benefit from learning outside the classroom.

A special thank you to our 2023 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 about opportunities for the 2023 initiative click here or contact Ivana Perkins by telephone on 01908 613323 or email at

Updates and useful info

Katharine Merry hosting the School Travel Awards ceremony in 2022

School Travel Awards 2023 to be hosted by Olympic medallist Katharine Merry

It has been confirmed that Katharine Merry will make a welcome return to lead the celebrations at the 2023 School Travel Awards lunch and ceremony, which will take place on Tuesday 6th June at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, London.

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School Travel Awards 2023: vote for the best and enter to win big

It’s that time again… voting, entries and nominations are now open for the 2023 School Travel Awards. Schools have two £1,500 prizes to aim for, and we’re asking readers to also vote for the best attractions and providers.

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School Travel Awards: becoming An Official Partner

How to become an official Awards Partner, support the School Travel Awards and get amazing exposure to people organising school trips and educational travel.

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School Travel Awards: Category Guide

Here’s a handy run-down of the categories for the School Travel Awards 2023 which explains each award and who qualifies to win.


Looking back at the 2022 Awards…

Awards Review

The 2022 Awards Review, which was first published inside the Summer edition of School Travel Organiser, with details of the winners, and with reaction and photos from the ceremony itself.

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The best for school trips crowned at 2022 School Travel Awards ceremony

The annual School Travel Awards recognise the people and providers behind inspiring school trips and celebrate learning outside the classroom, with the 2022 winners announced at a special lunch and ceremony in London.

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Wow, these amazing entries are your 2022 ‘My Best School Trip’ Award finalists

Read about our 2022 finalists for this category, which provides an opportunity for schools to win £1,500 towards a future trip.

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Meet the finalists of the School Trip Champion Award 2022

Here are the four individuals who not only help provide amazing school trip experiences, but go the extra mile to embrace and promote learning outside the classroom.

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They’re brilliant: the Education / Learning Team 2022 finalists

As part of the School Travel Awards, every year we ask teachers, parents, pupils, and providers to nominate an Education / Learning Team of the Year. Here you can read about your 2022 finalists.

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The School Travel Awards Partners on what makes a successful school trip

We asked our valued School Travel Awards Partners what ingredients make up a successful school trip – and here’s what they told us.

Olympian and host of School Travel Awards, Katharine Merry

Olympic medallist Katharine Merry on recognising those who make a difference

School Travel Awards host and Olympic medallist, Katharine Merry chats to us about her school trip memories and why she got involved with the initiative.


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