This award seeks to recognise a team whose commitment and imagination has delivered when it comes to learning outside the classroom.

This special category rewards a team of people, big or small, whose collective inspiration has led to fantastic provision and great support, as well as excellent outcomes for school groups.

Nominations are made by teachers, parents and pupils, as well as from staff at school travel providers (although not from somebody in the team being nominated). 

Previous finalists have included the Disney Theatrical Teaching Artist Team, Surrey Wildlife Trust, Conisborough Castle and UK Parliament. 

Thank you to everyone who nominated for the 2024 award, the deadline has now passed and the finalists will be announced in due course. 

The winner of the 2023 awards was…Celtic Harmony Camp, Outdoor Prehistory Settlement, congratulations to the team! 

The result was announced at the School Travel Awards ceremony on Tuesday 6th June, 2023, at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London. 

School Travel Awards 2023

Celtic Harmony won the Education / Learning Team of the Year Award in 2023, here they are proudly showing off their award and mascot Teacher Ted. 

Celtic Harmony was set up in 1998, by Clare Holt-Parrella and Luca Parrella, and the team celebrated their 25th birthday in 2023. With its thatched roundhouses and native woodland, Celtic Harmony is described as a place ‘like no other’. 

Congratulations to the other 2023 finalists who were…

  • Children’s Adventure Farm Trust
  • Eden Camp Modern History Museum
  • Ringsfield Hall’s Education Team
  • Yorkshire Wildlife Park’s Education Team

Find out more about each of the teams and what they do for schools plus see their photos in our special feature here

About the School Travel Awards

The Education / Learning Team of the Year Award is part of the School Travel Awards which recognises inspiring people and the very best companies, venues and attractions providing school trips. 

Organised by School Travel Organiser magazine, it’s an important annual initiative celebrating learning outside the classroom, that raises the profile and highlights the importance of school trips for children - with exciting opportunities for schools to also win big prizes.

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