Workshops

The Georgian House Museum

Bristol Museums reveals new workshops & activities for next academic year

2019-08-22T16:29:00+01:00

Bristol Museums has unveiled a series of new educational workshops for the 2019/20 academic year, focussing on historical eras and different seasons. 

We're All Bats

Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture announces school-friendly events programme

2019-08-16T12:56:00+01:00

Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture has launched We’re All Bats, a new events programme offering a range of interactive ways of connecting pupils with their sense of hearing. 

Wild Planet's climate change teacher Steve Nash

Wild Planet Trust to offer new workshops with climate change teacher

2019-08-01T15:11:00+01:00

The head of education for Wild Planet Trust, the charity with zoos in Devon, Torquay and Cornwall, will offer new workshops this September after becoming a UN Accredited Climate Change teacher.

Blaise Castle House Museum

New workshops at Blaise Castle House Museum include hands-on toy sessions

2019-06-06T14:48:00+01:00

Bristol’s Blaise House Museum has launched a new programme of school workshops, covering everything from Science and Literacy to Drama and History. 

Beamish Victorian Lesson

Bring the Victorian age alive with these school trips

2018-11-06T11:13:00+00:00

Mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria with a school trip back to the Victorian period.

Computing

5 ways to take computing outside the classroom

2018-10-25T14:01:00+01:00

We look at five school trip ideas to teach children about computers, technology, and cyber safety.

Royal Shakespeare Theatre auditorium

Royal Shakespeare Company’s new learning resources

2018-10-08T14:45:00+01:00

Teachers can use the newly launched online resource to enhance their pupils’ understanding ahead of watching a production.

Cultural Inclusion Conference

Cultural Inclusion Conference will celebrate access to arts

2018-09-27T10:38:02+01:00

The first event on 18th October, 2018, will celebrate improvements made in disabled young people’s access to arts.

Science Museum

New galleries and exhibitions at the Science Museum

2018-09-26T17:12:47+01:00

The Science Museum is to welcome a new exhibition next month and new galleries in 2019.

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7 ideas for taking Science out of the classroom

2018-09-14T15:55:00+01:00

Inspiration for your next Science-themed trip, from planetariums to museums and galleries.

CLOtC Conference 2017

Guest speakers announced for CLOtC annual conference

2018-09-04T12:39:06+01:00

The speakers expected at the conference taking place on 22nd November at the Black Country Living Museum in Dudley have been revealed.

Literacy linked trips

Embracing Literacy and Literature through school travel

2018-08-21T15:45:00+01:00

With International Literacy Day coming up on 8th September, we look at a selection of locations and attractions offering English and Literature links.

Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds launches ‘fake news’ workshop

2018-08-20T11:21:21+01:00

Madame Tussauds London is introducing a new workshop for Key Stage 2 and 3 groups, focusing on media and news.

Canterbury Tales Visitor Attraction

New Chaucer-themed workshop at Canterbury Tales attraction

2018-08-17T09:51:58+01:00

The Canterbury Tales Visitor Attraction is launching a new workshop to coincide with its education day this autumn.

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KidZania launches educational solar system gaming activity

2018-08-14T14:57:00+01:00

KidZania London will be launching a new Starlink Space Station gaming activity in partnership with technology company, Ubisoft, to help teach children in Key Stages 2 and 3 all about the solar system and space.

Parliament

Plan ahead for school visits to Parliament

2018-07-23T09:49:00+01:00

The Houses of Parliament in London has revealed details of its short-notice booking opportunities for those who are looking to take their school in the new term.

Wooden Eskimo googles Credit Science Museum Group Collection

Science Museum to host educational exhibition about the Sun

2018-07-12T12:38:14+01:00

The new display, due to open in October, will invite pupils to learn about the power of the Sun and its role in the solar system.

Kentwell Hall

Tudor days and history events revealed for Kentwell Hall

2018-07-11T14:03:36+01:00

The stately home in Sudbury has announced a host of educational days in the new school year including a history re-creation and Tudor-specific events.

Science Museum

Openings to look forward to in the new school year

2018-07-04T11:02:00+01:00

We take a look at new school workshops, launches and trips to get you in the planning mood for September.

Making the most of the weather

School trips to make the most of the weather

2018-06-26T14:01:13+01:00

We round up school trip ideas to enjoy the summer term and beautiful weather, both in the UK and abroad.

Zoo Quest

Chessington launches new zoo trail for schools

2018-06-25T15:14:14+01:00

Chessington World of Adventures in Surrey has revealed its latest resource, which takes pupils on an exploration trail around the attraction.

A school workshop at M Shed in Bristol

Free Secondary schools event and new exhibition at Bristol Museums

2018-06-20T12:27:39+01:00

Secondary schools are invited to a free event at Bristol’s M Shed to mark the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, which gave women the vote.

Creative arts

How the creative arts can be explored on a school trip

2018-06-05T13:57:00+01:00

We round up some trip ideas linking to creative subjects and look at why they are so crucial for education.

Worcester Cathedral

New learning centre at Worcester Cathedral

2018-06-04T11:01:00+01:00

A Centre for Learning, Heritage and Arts is being created after Worcester Cathedral received a £1.2m National Lottery grant for developments.

KidZania London

KidZania events announced for the next school year, plus early booking discounts

2018-06-01T09:03:02+01:00

Those planning ahead to September can take advantage of KidZania’s offering, with details of its upcoming events already announced.

Outdoor learning

Exams put outdoor learning at risk, says Project Dirt

2018-05-23T14:01:29+01:00

A new report by Project Dirt has revealed that outdoor learning is being cut back due to the pressures of testing and academic studies.

SEA LIFE London

Trips to celebrate World Ocean Day for Schools

2018-05-22T09:10:00+01:00

We take a look at some ocean-inspired trips to tie in with a new initiative, World Ocean Day for Schools, which aims to engage the younger generation in conversations about the world’s oceans.

Outdoor Classroom Day

School playtime expert urges teachers to look beyond classroom

2018-05-21T10:07:02+01:00

Last Thursday was Outdoor Classroom Day, which saw more than 1.7 million children playing and learning outdoors worldwide.

Teaching Computer Science

Teaching Computer Science outside the classroom

2018-05-14T11:00:00+01:00

We look at ways to engage students in the world of computing through school trips, from computing museums to theme parks.

Science Museum

Science Museum introduces new educational session

2018-05-11T15:35:47+01:00

The museum in London has recently introduced a new school session to its educational programme which ties in with Science and Engineering.

Cover artwork for 'The BFG' (Jonathan Cape%2C 1982) Copyright Quentin Blake

Teacher workshops to coincide with BFG exhibition

2018-05-09T12:30:11+01:00

Taking place this July at The Bowes Museum in County Durham will be an interactive course for teachers, accompanying The BFG in Pictures exhibition.

Marina Robb

Q&A with Circle of Life Rediscovery

2018-05-09T11:58:49+01:00

We talk to Marina Robb, director of educational organisation at Circle of Life Rediscovery, who says that outdoor learning provides life changing experiences.

Matilda The Musical

Royal Shakespeare Company offers CPD workshops

2018-05-08T17:09:39+01:00

Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) provides teachers with CPD workshops running alongside two of its productions, Matilda The Musical and Macbeth.

Developing English language

Developing English language and communication in Primary school children

2018-05-03T10:41:21+01:00

We look at ways to develop spoken and written English in Primary aged pupils through learning outside the classroom.

Winchester Science Centre

Winchester Science Centre launches STEM school trips

2018-05-02T10:49:00+01:00

From September, school children are invited to embrace Science and take a guided ‘mission through space’ as part of Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium’s new STEM experience.

Kidzania

Kidzania launches new library career activity

2018-05-01T11:55:00+01:00

The ‘indoor city run by kids’ Kidzania in London has launched several new activities including a library and a deli food activity.

West Midlands Safari Park

West Midlands Safari Park gets LOtC badge for educational offering

2018-04-30T11:04:00+01:00

The Education Department at West Midland Safari Park has recently been awarded a Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Quality Badge for its educational visits.

Artist impression of Neuron Pod

Works begins on new Science learning centre in London

2018-04-20T12:10:00+01:00

A new learning centre is now under construction in London’s East End which aims to encourage schools to enter careers in Science.

SEA LIFE Manchester

Lair of The Giant Crab opens at SEA LIFE Manchester

2018-04-10T11:18:06+01:00

SEA LIFE Manchester’s new deep-sea attraction, Lair of The Giant Crab, features two giant Japanese spider crabs, amongst other ‘monster-sized’ sea creatures.

Wicker Man

Wicker Man ride opens at Alton Towers Resort

2018-03-27T12:44:00+01:00

The ride, based on the film by the same name, has now opened at the Staffordshire theme park.

World Rugby Museum

Teaching Physical Education beyond the classroom

2018-03-20T11:09:00+00:00

School Travel Organiser looks at different ways to get pupils interested in Physical Education, from specialist museums to sporting tours.

Sacrewell Farm

New school packages and upgraded tractor ride at Sacrewell Farm

2018-03-16T11:53:00+00:00

The farm in Peterborough has revealed its upgraded tractor trailer which aims to make school visits even more attractive along with some new educational packages.

BCLM

Dates and details announced for CLOtC conference

2018-03-15T11:02:38+00:00

The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom (CLOtC) has announced the date of this year’s annual conference, which will be held at the Black Country Living Museum.

Legoland Windsor

Newest LEGOLAND® Windsor attractions open to visitors

2018-03-13T09:44:06+00:00

Three new features, each linked to various curriculum subjects, have opened at the LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort.

Script to Screen

Workshops and tours unveiled at The Emmerdale Studio Experience

2018-03-12T12:48:29+00:00

Script to screen educational workshops have now launched in Yorkshire at The Emmerdale Studio Experience, among the first of its kind outside of London.

Brilliant Residentials

Learning Away to offer CPD materials for residentials

2018-03-05T15:19:27+00:00

Campaigning group, Learning Away, has revealed a new set of ‘Brilliant Residentials’ Continued Professional Development (CPD) materials available to teachers.

Wild Learning Centre

Learning centre and zoo ‘walkshops’ new for Chessington

2018-02-19T11:24:03+00:00

Chessington World of Adventures Resort in Surrey will open a new Wild Learning Centre this year, where pupils can experience hands-on activities supporting the national curriculum.

The World of Beatrix Potter

Top ten places inspired by Literature

2018-02-09T10:26:06+00:00

With World Book Day edging closer, we suggest some school trip ideas to get pupils enthusiastic about reading and writing.

Shakespeare's Birthplace credit Amy Murrell

Shakespeare’s Birthplace Trust to host events for Shakespeare Week

2018-02-05T09:59:00+00:00

Attractions with links to the Bard will be hosting a variety of school friendly events during and after the week dedicated to the poet and playwright.

Macbook

Schools workshops from the Apple Store

2018-02-02T12:11:00+00:00

Apple Stores across the UK have expanded on their existing free workshop programme and extended the scheme to schools.

Education Centre

Five ways to learn with the Houses of Parliament

2018-01-29T14:06:00+00:00

We look at all that is on offer at The Houses of Parliament, from online resources to educational visits with your school group.

Blue Tongued Skink

Hobbledown launches new animal workshops

2018-01-25T12:32:38+00:00

Hobbledown in Epsom, Surrey, has introduced some new Science themed workshops to its educational offering.

Jonny Lambert

KidZania to celebrate World Book Day with activities and authors

2018-01-24T16:53:56+00:00

KidZania has partnered with the Little Tiger Group to deliver a celebration of reading, writing and books, coinciding with World Book Day.

Science Week

Science Week announced at the British Motor Museum

2018-01-24T10:53:46+00:00

Building on its education programme, the British Motor Museum in Warwickshire has announced the launch of a Science Week for schools during the spring term.

Barn Owl

Attractions to inspire birdwatching

2018-01-15T12:53:00+00:00

With events such as the Big Garden Birdwatch and the Big School Birdwatch taking place this month, we look at attractions to get children learning about our feathered friends.

Horniman Museum

6 great ideas for a Music themed school trip

2018-01-09T10:08:00+00:00

We select a handful of attractions that offer Music trips for schools, from visits to see musicals, to percussion sessions.

Paultons Family Theme Park

Paultons Park reveals more details of 2018 workshops

2017-12-15T14:54:09+00:00

Paultons Family Theme Park in Hampshire will be launching seven new school workshops, suitable for Key Stage 1 and 2 and covering a range of topics in the New Year.

Paultons Family Theme Park

School trips 2018: what’s new?

2017-12-13T10:34:00+00:00

2018 will see a range of new workshops, learning spaces and educational events open up to schools. The launches span the age groups and subjects range from Maths to English. Here’s a round-up of all the new things you can expect from the field of learning outside the classroom (LOtC) next year.

Fleet Air Arm Museum

Trips to get pupils into engineering

2017-12-01T09:53:00+00:00

A round-up of school trips to get Key Stage 2 to 5 pupils inspired by engineering.

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Southbank Centre to offer musical workshop next year

2017-11-27T11:42:00+00:00

The Royal Festival Hall at the Southbank Centre in London will be offering schools a new music workshop from January 2018.

Sumatran tiger

Chessington to add to educational offering in 2018

2017-11-17T11:22:00+00:00

Chessington World of Adventures, in Chessington will be adding some new workshops to its offering come 2018, and will see some new animal arrivals.

The Blackpool Tower

Primary and Secondary education available at The Blackpool Tower

2017-11-16T10:10:00+00:00

Earlier this year, The Blackpool Tower extended its schools programme, with more workshops and interactive sessions now available.

Theo Paphitis

KidZania Challenge to put enterprise on the school agenda

2017-11-14T16:39:05+00:00

Following the launch this weekend of the UK’s first entrepreneur festival for children held at KidZania, the attraction is inviting children to take part in a new KidZania Challenge, for Global Entrepreneur Week.

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WWF offers new English and Science workshop

2017-11-08T10:00:01+00:00

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is offering a new workshop at The Living Planet Centre in Surrey, to tie in with both English and Science for Key Stages 1 and 2.

SEA LIFE Blackpool

School trips inspired by Blue Planet

2017-11-07T11:45:00+00:00

With Blue Planet being watched all over Britain since it hit our screens again a fortnight ago, we suggest some inspired trips to take your class on.

Twickenham Stadium

New rugby museum at Twickenham to offer education

2017-11-06T10:13:00+00:00

The newly relocated World Rugby Museum at Twickenham Stadium, in London, will open in February 2018 with a new educational offering.

Carlisle Castle

English Heritage properties offer expert-led school visits

2017-11-01T10:09:55+00:00

A number of English Heritage properties now offer expert-led school visits linked with the curriculum.

Adventure Wonderland educational show

Adventure Wonderland offers new workshops for 2018

2017-10-30T15:00:17+00:00

The theme park, Adventure Wonderland, near Bournemouth will be introducing two new workshops to its educational programme next year.

York Castle Museum

York Castle Museum launches trail to improve English Language

2017-10-25T11:12:00+01:00

York Castle Museum has revealed details of a new trail through the building which aims to aid pupils who are learning the English Language.

Chelmsford Water Recycling Centre

Chelmsford Water Recycling Centre marks ten years of education

2017-10-16T16:51:00+01:00

Anglian Water’s Chelmsford Water Recycling Centre recently celebrated ten years of education which has involved thousands of school pupils since opening.

Cadbury World

Cadbury World unveils new curriculum-linked talks

2017-10-10T13:58:00+01:00

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

Future Engineers

Future Engineers returns to National Railway Museum

2017-09-25T16:02:27+01:00

Future Engineers, an events programme that supports the STEM subjects, will return to the National Railway Museum in York for a second time this autumn.

The Rainforest Rangers Table

New underwater classroom opens at Sea Life Blackpool

2017-09-25T11:12:36+01:00

Sea Life Blackpool has unveiled a new underwater classroom, suitable for school visits, that provides students with the opportunity to learn about marine life first-hand.

Preparing pupils for later life

Preparing pupils for later life

2017-09-15T09:57:27+01:00

We focus on some top trip ideas to help prepare pupils for later life including college, university and careers.

Paultons Family Theme Park

Paultons Park to launch new workshops in 2018

2017-09-14T14:51:34+01:00

Paultons Family Theme Park, in Hampshire, will be introducing new wildlife themed workshops suitable for Key Stage 1 and 2 pupils come 2018.

York's Chocolate Story

York’s Chocolate Story to offer WWI workshop

2017-09-13T09:21:31+01:00

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.

Drayton Manor Theme Park

Drayton Manor introduces new Key Stage 2 workshop

2017-09-11T14:45:05+01:00

Drayton Manor Theme Park in Tamworth is introducing a new workshop for visiting schools, which ties in with Science.

At-Bristol

At-Bristol to relaunch as ‘We The Curious’

2017-09-05T16:50:00+01:00

At-Bristol has announced that it will be undergoing a refurbishment and relaunching as ‘We The Curious’.

Chessington World of Adventures Resort

Autumn career events for schools at Chessington

2017-08-30T14:42:00+01:00

Chessington World of Adventures in Chessington will start the academic year with a selection of career events for schools.

CLOtC Conference

Speakers announced for CLOtC National Conference 2017

2017-08-25T15:55:12+01:00

The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom (CLOtC) has revealed the speakers for this year’s national conference, which will take place on Thursday 16th November.

Redfield Edge Primary School Dino Day

Exhibition to coincide with Dinosaur Takeover at Bristol museum

2017-08-22T15:07:47+01:00

An exhibition that opened in June at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery is now offering school workshops to accompany it as well as a Dinosaur Takeover in November.

CLOtC Conference

Workshops announced for CLOtC Conference

2017-08-11T14:25:22+01:00

The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom has unveiled details of its upcoming workshops that will take place at the CLOtC Conference 2017.

The V%26A Museum

V&A launches 2017/18 education programme

2017-08-08T11:24:00+01:00

The V&A Museum in London has revealed details of its schools programme for the new academic year.

British Motor Museum

British Motor Museum launches new schools programme

2017-07-17T12:06:00+01:00

The series of new workshops and activities will tie in with the curriculum for the 2017/2018 academic year.

Tim Peake

Space Days available for schools at National Science and Media Museum

2017-07-13T15:58:27+01:00

The National Science and Media Museum has launched a new exhibition which features astronaut Tim Peake’s spacecraft.

Dippy%2C Natural History Museum

Dippy the dinosaur goes on tour

2017-07-13T12:28:00+01:00

With the new whale skeleton taking over at the Natural History Museum, the diplodocus skeleton, is off on tour.

The Bank of England Museum

Teaching children about money

2017-07-10T14:14:00+01:00

STO looks at cross-curricular school trips that teach children about money and budgeting.

The Peace Museum

New schools programme launched at the Peace Museum

2017-07-05T12:50:00+01:00

A new educational programme has been launched for September at Bradford’s Peace Museum.

Legoland Windsor

Legoland Windsor reveals details of 2018 school workshop

2017-06-30T14:30:07+01:00

Legoland Windsor has announced details of its newest school workshop which is expected to be available from next year.

The York Dungeon

New Viking workshop at The York Dungeon

2017-06-16T09:49:28+01:00

The York Dungeon has launched a new workshop which ties in with the Drama curriculum.

Beamish Suffragette activity

Teaching children about voting, elections and politics

2017-06-13T10:50:00+01:00

There are several school trips available across the UK that are designed to bring politics to life.

Emirates Spinnaker Tower

Emirates Spinnaker Tower launches new educational resources

2017-06-07T15:43:35+01:00

The Emirates Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth is refreshing its educational offering with three new resources.

Tesco Happy Eat programme

Trips to bring healthy eating to life

2017-06-07T12:01:49+01:00

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

Forensic Outreach

Cross curricular learning through crime scene investigation

2017-06-01T09:20:02+01:00

A look at the work Forensic Outreach does with schools.

Eureka

Getting pupils hands-on during Science trips

2017-05-30T12:29:00+01:00

STO unearths some school trips that allow pupils to really get hands on with Science.

The National Justice Museum Education

National Justice Museum launches new education programme

2017-05-30T10:24:00+01:00

The National Justice Museum has revealed details of its new educational programme which is suitable for all Key Stages.

Circus skills and magic tricks

What have fidget spinners got to do with school trip planning?

2017-05-23T12:39:54+01:00

Fidget spinners are the latest school bag must-have. STO looks into what school trip planners could learn from the craze.

New Scientist Live

New Scientist Live welcomes school visits

2017-05-23T11:01:00+01:00

New Scientist Live, taking place at ExCel London, will encourage pupils to get involved in the world of Science.

Cadbury World

How to make Maths fun again

2017-05-17T13:11:30+01:00

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.

The London Bridge Experience

The London Bridge Experience launches educational packs

2017-05-15T13:51:46+01:00

School visits to The London Bridge Experience can now be accompanied by educational packs.

Shrek's Adventure!

Merlin introduces new workshops to three London attractions

2017-05-10T11:34:00+01:00

Madame Tussauds, Shrek’s Adventure! London and The London Dungeon have launched school workshops that link to the curriculum.

The V%26A Museum

How the V&A is championing design education

2017-05-08T15:47:50+01:00

The V&A’s new DesignLabNation project will provide opportunities for school trips. We decided to find out more.

Wand carving

Canterbury Tales conjures up wand carving workshops

2017-04-25T12:28:31+01:00

The Canterbury Tales visitor attraction in Kent has joined forces with bushcraft specialist, Black Wolf Survival, to offer school groups a new two hour wand carving workshop.

Matilda The Musical

New UK tour of Matilda to include education programme

2017-04-12T14:21:00+01:00

Matilda The Musical is set to tour the UK and Ireland from March 2018, and will include educational programmes.

Kestrel

Shining a spotlight on the Avon Wildlife Trust

2017-04-04T10:12:00+01:00

STO takes a look at two education centres run by the Avon Wildlife Trust, a charity that works to protect wildlife in the West of England area.

Ninjago at Legoland

New theme world set to open at Legoland

2017-03-20T09:50:00+00:00

Legoland in Windsor has announced that it will be launching a brand new theme world called Ninjago.

Marvellous Mini-Beasts session

Longleat adds new education session to Marvellous Monsters exhibition

2017-03-15T10:45:39+00:00

The Marvellous Monsters exhibition at Longleat, opening on 8th April, will be introducing a brand new education workshop for schools.

Safari Academy

West Midland Safari Park to launch new education centre

2017-03-13T11:18:00+00:00

This summer a newly built facility specially designed for visiting schools will open, called Safari Academy.

MAD Museum

STEM, Art and English at the MAD Museum

2017-02-21T11:36:00+00:00

School Travel Organiser took a visit to the MAD Museum to find out what’s on offer for school groups.

Chiltern Open Air Museum

Literacy theme day at Chiltern Open Air Museum

2017-02-09T14:44:33+00:00

A trip to Chiltern Open Air Museum, offers schools the chance to take part in a Goodnight Mister Tom Literacy theme day, among others.

Leighton Hall

Art, Geography and History: lots to learn at Leighton Hall

2017-02-08T14:26:50+00:00

STO focuses on Leighton Hall, where three different learning packages are available for Key Stages 1 and 2.

Learning Beyond the Classroom conference

Details revealed for Learning Beyond the Classroom conference

2017-01-30T15:42:38+00:00

It has been announced that a Learning Beyond the Classroom conference will take place on 21st April at High Ashurst Outdoor Education Centre, in Surrey.

Pupils on the tree workshop

Building LOtC experiences with local businesses

2017-01-26T14:54:58+00:00

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.

Conkers

Conkers introduces new educational visits for 2017

2017-01-17T10:58:05+00:00

Conkers, the visitor attraction in Leicestershire, has announced that it will be offering new educational visits this March.

M Shed exterior

New Local History workshops at M Shed

2017-01-09T15:51:47+00:00

The learning team at M Shed in Bristol has developed a number of new Local History workshops and resources.

Lords Chambers in Parliament

Summer term visiting dates announced for Parliamentary Education Centre

2017-01-04T14:48:00+00:00

Teachers can book a summer term visit to the Parliamentary Education Centre in London from 13th January.

Law and University Life workshop

Case Study: Primary school explores Law at the University of Bolton

2016-12-15T14:27:00+00:00

Pupils from Moorgate Primary School in Bolton recently took part in a new educational workshop with the National Centre for Citizenship and Law (NCCL).

Chessington World of Adventures Resort

New workshops mark Science Week at Chessington World of Adventures Resort

2016-12-15T14:03:00+00:00

To celebrate Science Week, Chessington World of Adventures Resort will be providing special workshops for children.

Neon tubes

Art workshops available at Neon School

2016-12-14T11:32:56+00:00

Neon School in Brighton is an art studio that builds neon lighting, and workshops are available there for students.

Shakespeare Week

Musical theme confirmed for Shakespeare Week 2017

2016-11-23T09:17:59+00:00

Shakespeare Week 2017, due to run from 20th to 26th March, has confirmed a musical theme for next year’s week-long event.

Framework Knitters Museum

Teacher Tips for Trips: Framework Knitters Museum

2016-11-16T12:38:42+00:00

Mary Chambers, KS2 teacher, from Hayn Primary School, Sherwood Nottingham, explains why she would recommend a trip to the Framework Knitters Museum, Ruddington, near Nottingham to study Literacy, History and PSHE.

Long Shop Museum

History and English at the Long Shop Museum

2016-10-26T09:27:03+01:00

The Long Shop Museum offers a learning programme for Key Stage 2 pupils that focuses on the Industrial Revolution.

Cloud Crash

MOSI to host new cloud exhibition

2016-10-19T10:50:57+01:00

The Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester will open a new exhibition this month called Cloud Crash.

RAF Museum

New learning programme at RAF Museum to support STEM

2016-10-17T14:24:00+01:00

The RAF Museum has announced that a new learning programme will be created as part of its Centenary Programme.

CLOtC conference

CLOtC 2016 conference speakers; who are they?

2016-09-23T09:34:28+01:00

The 2016 Council for Learning Outside the Classroom conference takes place on 24th November 2016 at The Learning Hub at Birmingham Airport, and its speakers have now been announced.

A Bristol Museum workshop

Learn about the Anglo-Saxons at Bristol Museum this autumn

2016-08-24T15:00:12+01:00

Teachers looking to take pupils outside the classroom to learn about the Anglo-Saxons and the Stone and Iron Ages can book a visit to the Bristol Museum & Art Gallery this autumn.

Edinburgh Castle

History, heritage and archaeology; learn in Scotland in 2017

2016-08-18T11:11:39+01:00

Scotland has designated 2017 as the Year of History, Heritage & Archaeology; here are some trip ideas to link to the occasion.

The Apple field trips will challenge students to use their imagination and develop their creativity.

Apple launches field trips

2016-08-18T11:03:00+01:00

Technology giant Apple is hosting field trips to selected stores across the country, which are designed to enhance classroom learning using the company’s products.

At the Horniman Museum

Focus on: Horniman Museum and Gardens

2016-08-10T17:13:00+01:00

STO looks at some of the educational workshops at the Horniman Museum for Key Stages 1 to 5.

Chimpanzee

Study AS and A Level Psychology at Chester Zoo

2016-08-02T09:34:42+01:00

Chester Zoo offers Psychology workshops for AS and A Level students that concentrate on observing the zoo’s primates.

Galleries of Justice Museum

Galleries of Justice Museum to host CPD evening

2016-07-12T14:52:55+01:00

The National Centre for Citizenship and Law (NCCL) will host an Education Open Evening in Nottingham this September.

Cinema projectionists

Learn at the cinema; film workshops for Key Stages 2 to 5

2016-07-04T11:14:47+01:00

If you thought that the cinema was handy for film-watching and popcorn-munching only, think again. STO discovers a range of workshops available at Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle.

The Big Bang Fair

Details announced for The Big Bang Fair 2017

2016-06-30T12:46:32+01:00

The Big Bang Fair will take place at The NEC, Birmingham from 15th to 18th March in 2017.

Computer

Help With Coding And Computing At The Centre Computing History

2016-03-24T14:39:00+00:00

After introducing coding into the curriculum, the Conservative party has just promised to invest a further £20 million into developing digital skills in the UK. If you can’t wait for the results, you can always take you pupils to swot up on skills at the The Centre for Computing History.

The proof of the pudding workshop

The M&S Company Archive: learning with a retail giant

2016-03-09T15:01:00+00:00

War rationing and making a chocolate pudding are two topics that can be learnt at the M&S Company Archive.

The Deep

Superhero-themed Science workshops at The Deep

2016-03-03T17:01:44+00:00

The Deep aquarium in Hull is offering some new superhero-themed workshops in March and April.

Roald Dahl events will take place throughout the year at Tatton Park

Scrumdiddlyumptious school events at Tatton Park

2016-02-23T09:14:16+00:00

School Travel Organiser focuses on Tatton Park’s 2016 Roald Dahl centenary celebrations and educational programme.

Fabric bundles

Key Stage 4 Fashion studies at the Knitting & Stitching Show

2016-02-04T11:09:27+00:00

The Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh will host the Knitting & Stitching Show from 28th April to 1st May.

Shakespeare statue in the Royal Library.

Windsor Castle launches new Shakespeare workshops

2016-02-03T11:56:00+00:00

Windsor Castle has launched a series of new workshops as part of the Shakespeare400 events taking place this year.

Playmakers

National Theatre to host theatre making course for teachers

2016-01-14T14:02:28+00:00

A two-day Theatre Making course for teachers will be held at the National Theatre on 17th and 18th March.

Museum of Science and Industry

MOSI launches first Science workshop for Key Stage 3

2016-01-08T12:12:00+00:00

The Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester has announced its first Science workshop for Key Stage 3 pupils.

The Big Bang UK Fair

Interactive STEM workshops at the Big Bang UK Fair

2016-01-05T15:37:00+00:00

The Big Bang UK Scientists and Engineers Fair, from 16th to 19th March at the NEC, Birmingham, will combine theatre shows, interactive workshops, exhibits and careers information for students studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).

Museum of London Docklands

British Caribbean workshops for KS3 and 4 History pupils

2015-10-26T15:39:47+00:00

Visit the Museum of London Docklands next year to learn about Britain’s former slave colonies during World War One.