School Trips Abroad

Outlook Expeditions

5 expedition trips for schools planning ahead


We’re dreaming of far-flung locations as we look at some adventurous overseas trip ideas, for schools planning at least a year in advance.

Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School's trip to Disneyland Paris

Case Study: Bringing business to life at Disneyland Paris


We’ll be sharing some fantastic school trips that have taken place in recent times to remind us all of their positive impact. 

Puy du Fou

Schools can see new historical show at popular French amusement park


Puy du Fou, the second most-visited amusement park in France, has revealed a new show for 2020. 

A Galina International Study Tours trip to Paris

More choice for school trips as Next Generation Travel acquires Galina Tours


The move means that Chester-based Galina International Study Tours will be able to offer flights for the first time as part of its school trip packages. 

School trip abroad

Teachers share their 8 must-have items for school trips


School tour operator Halsbury Travel has asked its teachers what essentials they’d recommend taking on a school trip. Here are some great suggestions. 

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Experience

New Commonwealth War Graves visitor centre to give schools a “fascinating insight”


School groups are being encouraged to visit the new Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Visitor Centre which has opened in the battlefields of Northern France. 

School group at Mont St Michel in Normandy

Voyager School Travel unveils new Normandy Adventure


The tour operator has launched a new trip for schools looking to organise a trip to northern France. 

Boys Football Tour

More trips on offer as Rayburn Tours buys Sports Tours


School travel operator Rayburn Tours has bought Essex-based Sports Tours Ltd, expanding travel opportunities for young people and school groups.

Parc Asterix

Parc Astérix marks 30th anniversary with new openings


The French theme park is celebrating three decades since opening by launching a new attraction.


New rides and accommodation at PortAventura World in Spain


The theme park, located in Catalonia, Spain has a number of new attractions for its 2019 season including a Sesame Street® inspired ride. 

STC Expeditions

STC Expeditions launches 'escape' trips for teachers


Teachers are usually the ones planning all the school trips. But now, a tour operator has released adventure and cultural holidays…for teachers. 

Extra funding will be available for foreign exchange trips

Extra funding will be available for foreign exchange trips


Schools in England will be able to apply for grants to visit partner schools around the world.

Great Wall of China

School travel to Africa and China on the rise


According to GTC Travel Group, a group flight specialist, school travel to Africa and China has risen in 2018.

Puy du Fou

Popular French theme park adds to its History themed offering


A new immersive production, upgraded park entrances and an investment of €28.5m are amongst the key initiatives for 2019, announced by Puy du Fou. 

A school on one of WST's trips to Rhineland, Germany

More specialist tours following Next Generation Travel expansion


Teachers will have access to more school trip options after a specialist educational travel company acquired three other travel operators.

Charters School students visiting the beach on a trip to Montpellier in France

Standing out in the class: A trip to Montpellier


Earlier this summer, a group of Year 10 students from Charters School visited Montpellier on one of Halsbury Travel’s Language Study Tours. Their teacher, Laura Stock, reports back on the experience.

World Challenge trip to Morocco

Global outlook: World Challenge Expedition


Christ the King College has always had a global outlook and offers a range of trips and exchanges including Spanish, French and Norwegian exchanges, trips to Italy, Greece and Poland.

St Peter’s Catholic High School trip to Mar Menor in Spain

Speaking the language: The Arbolar Centre


The learning objectives for the trip were to learn and practice speaking Spanish in an authentic setting, to improve confidence in spoken Spanish, as well as to get a better understanding of Spanish life, culture, History and Geography.

Wieliczka Salt Mines

Discover Krakow: World Strides


Take your students on a school trip to Krakow and begin exploring the city, before taking a guided tour of Auschwitz Birkenau, where over 1.1 million people lost their lives.

Bridgwater & Taunton College students during their trip to Morocco.

Bridgwater & Taunton College's trip to Morocco


Meeting local Berber people, hiking in the Atlas Mountains and going on a camel ride were among the many highlights of Bridgwater & Taunton College’s visit to Morocco.

Visiting the Bayeux Tapestry

Winners, in more ways than one: Trip to Normandy


A group of students who had never been on a residential trip embraced every opportunity that was presented to them - including trying frog’s legs and snails - after their school won a visit to France.

Kerala%2C India

Case study: World Travel, Kerala, India


Camping in tea plantations and travelling in packed buses were among the many experiences that greeted a group of London teenagers during a recent trip to India.