Teachers can bring learning away experiences into the classroom with some of these fantastic virtual visits.
Paignton Zoo and Living Coasts are running six new workshops for Key Stages 1-5.
Bristol Museums has unveiled a series of new educational workshops for the 2019/20 academic year, focussing on historical eras and different seasons.
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.
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.
Bristol’s Blaise House Museum has launched a new programme of school workshops, covering everything from Science and Literacy to Drama and History.
Mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria with a school trip back to the Victorian period.
We look at five school trip ideas to teach children about computers, technology, and cyber safety.
Teachers can use the newly launched online resource to enhance their pupils’ understanding ahead of watching a production.
The first event on 18th October, 2018, will celebrate improvements made in disabled young people’s access to arts.
The Science Museum is to welcome a new exhibition next month and new galleries in 2019.
Inspiration for your next Science-themed trip, from planetariums to museums and galleries.
The speakers expected at the conference taking place on 22nd November at the Black Country Living Museum in Dudley have been revealed.
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 London is introducing a new workshop for Key Stage 2 and 3 groups, focusing on media and news.
The Canterbury Tales Visitor Attraction is launching a new workshop to coincide with its education day this autumn.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We take a look at new school workshops, launches and trips to get you in the planning mood for September.
We round up school trip ideas to enjoy the summer term and beautiful weather, both in the UK and abroad.
Chessington World of Adventures in Surrey has revealed its latest resource, which takes pupils on an exploration trail around the attraction.
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.
We round up some trip ideas linking to creative subjects and look at why they are so crucial for education.
A Centre for Learning, Heritage and Arts is being created after Worcester Cathedral received a £1.2m National Lottery grant for developments.
Those planning ahead to September can take advantage of KidZania’s offering, with details of its upcoming events already announced.
A new report by Project Dirt has revealed that outdoor learning is being cut back due to the pressures of testing and academic studies.
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.
Last Thursday was Outdoor Classroom Day, which saw more than 1.7 million children playing and learning outdoors worldwide.
We look at ways to engage students in the world of computing through school trips, from computing museums to theme parks.
The museum in London has recently introduced a new school session to its educational programme which ties in with Science and Engineering.
Taking place this July at The Bowes Museum in County Durham will be an interactive course for teachers, accompanying The BFG in Pictures exhibition.
We talk to Marina Robb, director of educational organisation at Circle of Life Rediscovery, who says that outdoor learning provides life changing experiences.
Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) provides teachers with CPD workshops running alongside two of its productions, Matilda The Musical and Macbeth.
We look at ways to develop spoken and written English in Primary aged pupils through learning outside the classroom.
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.
The ‘indoor city run by kids’ Kidzania in London has launched several new activities including a library and a deli food activity.
The Education Department at West Midland Safari Park has recently been awarded a Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Quality Badge for its educational visits.
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’s new deep-sea attraction, Lair of The Giant Crab, features two giant Japanese spider crabs, amongst other ‘monster-sized’ sea creatures.
The ride, based on the film by the same name, has now opened at the Staffordshire theme park.
School Travel Organiser looks at different ways to get pupils interested in Physical Education, from specialist museums to sporting tours.
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.
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.
Three new features, each linked to various curriculum subjects, have opened at the LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort.
Script to screen educational workshops have now launched in Yorkshire at The Emmerdale Studio Experience, among the first of its kind outside of London.
Campaigning group, Learning Away, has revealed a new set of ‘Brilliant Residentials’ Continued Professional Development (CPD) materials available to teachers.
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.
With World Book Day edging closer, we suggest some school trip ideas to get pupils enthusiastic about reading and writing.
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.
Apple Stores across the UK have expanded on their existing free workshop programme and extended the scheme to schools.
We look at all that is on offer at The Houses of Parliament, from online resources to educational visits with your school group.
Hobbledown in Epsom, Surrey, has introduced some new Science themed workshops to its educational offering.
KidZania has partnered with the Little Tiger Group to deliver a celebration of reading, writing and books, coinciding with World Book Day.
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.
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.
We select a handful of attractions that offer Music trips for schools, from visits to see musicals, to percussion sessions.
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.
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.
A round-up of school trips to get Key Stage 2 to 5 pupils inspired by engineering.
The Royal Festival Hall at the Southbank Centre in London will be offering schools a new music workshop from January 2018.
Chessington World of Adventures, in Chessington will be adding some new workshops to its offering come 2018, and will see some new animal arrivals.
Earlier this year, The Blackpool Tower extended its schools programme, with more workshops and interactive sessions now available.
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.
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.
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.
The newly relocated World Rugby Museum at Twickenham Stadium, in London, will open in February 2018 with a new educational offering.
A number of English Heritage properties now offer expert-led school visits linked with the curriculum.
The theme park, Adventure Wonderland, near Bournemouth will be introducing two new workshops to its educational programme next year.
York Castle Museum has revealed details of a new trail through the building which aims to aid pupils who are learning the English Language.
Anglian Water’s Chelmsford Water Recycling Centre recently celebrated ten years of education which has involved thousands of school pupils since opening.
Pupils visiting Cadbury World, in Birmingham, will see traditional chocolate making demonstrations on a self-guided tour of the Cadbury World attraction.
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.
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.
We focus on some top trip ideas to help prepare pupils for later life including college, university and careers.
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, 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 in Tamworth is introducing a new workshop for visiting schools, which ties in with Science.
At-Bristol has announced that it will be undergoing a refurbishment and relaunching as ‘We The Curious’.
Chessington World of Adventures in Chessington will start the academic year with a selection of career events for schools.
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.
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.
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&A Museum in London has revealed details of its schools programme for the new academic year.
The series of new workshops and activities will tie in with the curriculum for the 2017/2018 academic year.
The National Science and Media Museum has launched a new exhibition which features astronaut Tim Peake’s spacecraft.
With the new whale skeleton taking over at the Natural History Museum, the diplodocus skeleton, is off on tour.
STO looks at cross-curricular school trips that teach children about money and budgeting.
A new educational programme has been launched for September at Bradford’s Peace Museum.
Legoland Windsor has announced details of its newest school workshop which is expected to be available from next year.
The York Dungeon has launched a new workshop which ties in with the Drama curriculum.
There are several school trips available across the UK that are designed to bring politics to life.
The Emirates Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth is refreshing its educational offering with three new resources.
STO looks at school trips to teach pupils about nutrition and food provenance.
A look at the work Forensic Outreach does with schools.
STO unearths some school trips that allow pupils to really get hands on with Science.
The National Justice Museum has revealed details of its new educational programme which is suitable for all Key Stages.
Fidget spinners are the latest school bag must-have. STO looks into what school trip planners could learn from the craze.
New Scientist Live, taking place at ExCel London, will encourage pupils to get involved in the world of Science.
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.
School visits to The London Bridge Experience can now be accompanied by educational packs.
Madame Tussauds, Shrek’s Adventure! London and The London Dungeon have launched school workshops that link to the curriculum.
The V&A’s new DesignLabNation project will provide opportunities for school trips. We decided to find out more.
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 is set to tour the UK and Ireland from March 2018, and will include educational programmes.
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.
Legoland in Windsor has announced that it will be launching a brand new theme world called Ninjago.
The Marvellous Monsters exhibition at Longleat, opening on 8th April, will be introducing a brand new education workshop for schools.
This summer a newly built facility specially designed for visiting schools will open, called Safari Academy.
School Travel Organiser took a visit to the MAD Museum to find out what’s on offer for school groups.
A trip to Chiltern Open Air Museum, offers schools the chance to take part in a Goodnight Mister Tom Literacy theme day, among others.
STO focuses on Leighton Hall, where three different learning packages are available for Key Stages 1 and 2.
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.
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, the visitor attraction in Leicestershire, has announced that it will be offering new educational visits this March.
The learning team at M Shed in Bristol has developed a number of new Local History workshops and resources.
Teachers can book a summer term visit to the Parliamentary Education Centre in London from 13th January.
Pupils from Moorgate Primary School in Bolton recently took part in a new educational workshop with the National Centre for Citizenship and Law (NCCL).
To celebrate Science Week, Chessington World of Adventures Resort will be providing special workshops for children.
Neon School in Brighton is an art studio that builds neon lighting, and workshops are available there for students.
Shakespeare Week 2017, due to run from 20th to 26th March, has confirmed a musical theme for next year’s week-long event.
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.
The Long Shop Museum offers a learning programme for Key Stage 2 pupils that focuses on the Industrial Revolution.
The Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester will open a new exhibition this month called Cloud Crash.
The RAF Museum has announced that a new learning programme will be created as part of its Centenary Programme.
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.
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.
Scotland has designated 2017 as the Year of History, Heritage & Archaeology; here are some trip ideas to link to the occasion.
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.
STO looks at some of the educational workshops at the Horniman Museum for Key Stages 1 to 5.
Chester Zoo offers Psychology workshops for AS and A Level students that concentrate on observing the zoo’s primates.
The National Centre for Citizenship and Law (NCCL) will host an Education Open Evening in Nottingham this September.
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 will take place at The NEC, Birmingham from 15th to 18th March in 2017.
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.
War rationing and making a chocolate pudding are two topics that can be learnt at the M&S Company Archive.
The Deep aquarium in Hull is offering some new superhero-themed workshops in March and April.
School Travel Organiser focuses on Tatton Park’s 2016 Roald Dahl centenary celebrations and educational programme.
The Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh will host the Knitting & Stitching Show from 28th April to 1st May.
Windsor Castle has launched a series of new workshops as part of the Shakespeare400 events taking place this year.
A two-day Theatre Making course for teachers will be held at the National Theatre on 17th and 18th March.
The Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester has announced its first Science workshop for Key Stage 3 pupils.
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).