Food & Drink

Adam Henson's food campaign

Adam Henson on campaign to teach children where their food comes from


The BBC Countryfile presenter speaks to us about his latest campaign and shares a special school visit memory. 

Hard Rock Cafe

Inspiring pupils through history: Hard Rock Cafe


Hard Rock Cafe’s new education programme aims to enlighten and inspire pupils through Hard Rock history.

Cadbury World

Free Teacher Open Day at Birmingham’s Cadbury World


Teachers are invited into the world of Cadbury to find out about its programme of educational visits for a special open day next month. 

Hayesbrook pupils at The Bore Place

Healthy eating and staying active: Bore Place


The Hayesbrook School in Kent head to Bore Place. 

Cadbury World Poetry Workshops

Cadbury World adds new poetry workshop to educational offering


The new poetry workshop, aimed at KS2 pupils, are in line with the Primary school English curriculum.

Child with a cow

Tesco launches food education programme


It’s been well documented that eating habits can be heavily influenced in early childhood. The Eat Happy food education project, launched by supermarket giant Tesco, will be offered to every Primary school in the UK, with its aim being to help school children have a healthier relationship with food.

Child baking

4 food related school trips


We look at four school trips with a tasty outlook on learning.

Spun Candy

Spun Candy workshops support History, Food Tech and Science


Key Stage 2 to 5 school groups can learn all about the History and Science behind confectionery making in the purpose built kitchen of Spun Candy, in central London.

Students at York's Chocolate Story

WW1 Chocolate Home and Away: York’s Chocolate Story


At York’s Chocolate Story, guests embark on an entertaining, informative and interactive guided tour through the history of York’s most famous chocolate-making families and their finest creations.

Cadbury World

Cadbury World offers historical talk


Children in Key Stage 1 and 2 are invited to learn about the history of chocolate through a talk called ‘Chocolate Through the Ages’ at Cadbury World.

Cadbury World

Cadbury World unveils new curriculum-linked talks


Pupils visiting Cadbury World, in Birmingham, will see traditional chocolate making demonstrations on a self-guided tour of the Cadbury World attraction.

York's Chocolate Story

York’s Chocolate Story to offer WWI workshop


York’s Chocolate Story, in York, is now offering Key Stage 3 and 4 pupils a World War One workshop, tying in with the History curriculum.

School pupils at Kidzania

Tackling PSHE: top attraction ideas


STO takes a look at some school trip ideas for teachers to take their class on a PSHE trip.

The Great Yorkshire Show

School trips to county shows


STO looks at county shows around the country and what they offer visiting schools.

Winter Wonderland

School discounts for Manchester Winter Wonderland


Manchester’s Christmas attraction, Winter Wonderland, will return again this year and will be offering special rates for schools.

Tesco Happy Eat programme

Trips to bring healthy eating to life


STO looks at school trips to teach pupils about nutrition and food provenance.

Cadbury World

How to make Maths fun again


The TES recently reported that the Maths sats exams had reduced pupils to tears. Here are a few ideas for school trips that should bring the subject back to life for pupils.

Rainbow Factory

Life after SATS week; school trips to de-stress


As headlines roll out about the negative effects sats are having, we suggest a few feel-good school trips.

In light of recent Pisa rankings that reveal the UK to be one of the worst countries for pupil happiness, STO picks out some curriculum-linked trips that will put a smile on students’ faces.

School trips and happiness


Is the UK really one of the worst countries for pupil happiness? Here are some trips that will put a smile on students’ faces.

Stephanie Wood%2C the founder of the charity School Food Matters

A Q&A with the founder of School Food Matters


STO talks to Stephanie Wood, the founder of the charity School Food Matters, about the importance of food education.

Pupils on the tree workshop

Building LOtC experiences with local businesses


In January, content marketing business the tree joined forces with east London charity Shoreditch Trust to develop a workshop for 14 to 16 year olds. Read more about the process here.

Grasmere Gingerbread

D&T, History and Food Tech at Grasmere Gingerbread


School travel organiser reveals why a visit to the village of Grasmere in Cumbria is not to be missed.

Kids Country Food and Farming Day

Date for the 2017 Kids Country Food and Farming Day announced


The Kids Country Food and Farming Day will take place again next year for its fifth run, in Peterborough.

Cookery School

Food Tech studies supported at Rick Stein’s Cookery School


Teachers considering a Food Technology trip might like to organise a visit to Rick Stein’s Cookery School in Cornwall.

Cadbury World

Cadbury World’s education team celebrates 25th anniversary


The education team at Cadbury World in Birmingham is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and there are plenty of workshops on offer for schools visiting in the near-future.

Vinales%2C Cuba

Study Geography and Biology in Cuba


STO focuses on a Cuba School Biology Expedition for Secondary School students, offered by World Youth Adventures.


Celebrate National Apple Day in Yorkshire


Celebrate National Apple Day at the Great Yorkshire Showground this October, which can link to Science and Food Technology.

St Mary's Primary Pupils Learning On A Farm

Food education at the local market


Last month, 242 school children took over Whole Food Market stores across London and Cheltenham in a series of school trips that combined Business and Maths with Food Technology education.

Denia%2C Spain

Foreign Language trips in Montpellier, Valencia and Dénia


Three school trips in France and Spain for Key Stage 3/4 Foreign Language students with Starling Study Trips.

Mammoth bones at the centre

From minibeasts to mammoths: study in Shropshire


A look at some top workshops available for Key Stage 1 and 2 at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre.