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Wicked Writers competitions winners 2024

Wicked Writers competition winners announced

Pupils have been submitting entries into the Wicked Writers: Be the Change competition in a bid to win a workshop and a theatre visit. Here are the winners. 

Pupils visiting Safety Centre, Hazard Alley

30 years of lifesaving education by the Safety Centre

The Safety Centre, which operates the Hazard Alley education centre in Milton Keynes, is celebrating three decades of helping children learn about the importance of safety.

A young person uses remotes to control a computer

New School of Coding visits at JCA activity centre

JCA has joined up with the School of Coding to offer school trips linked to coding in what is thought to be the first partnership of its kind. 

Young children looking happy on an outdoor residential.

Bursary to help thousands of youngsters access residentials

A new fund has been launched to help 5,000 more children experience an outdoor residential at a centre in the Lake District. 

Girls in STEM at the British Motor Museum

Museum to host special STEM Careers days for pupils

Two of the events at the British Motor Museum are aimed at secondary school girls with the chance to meet and hear from inspirational women from the STEM workforce. 

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Reggie Yates and pupils at Turner Contemporary help launch National School Trips Week

Great British School Trip scheme’s 25,000 extra school trip places

The Great British School Trip (GBST) initiative by Hyundai has added extra school trip places, pledging to support 60,000 children across the 2023/24 academic year.

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Everdon Outdoor Learning Centre celebrates its 50th anniversary

Everdon Outdoor Learning Centre near Daventry is celebrating 50 years of immersing thousands of children in nature. 

Pupils visiting Bolsover Castle in Derbyshire

English Heritage unveils new school visits

The charity which cares for more than 400 historical sites across England is welcoming pupils to both Bolsover Castle in Derbyshire and Grimes Graves in Norfolk.

Bounce Below at Zip World Llechwedd

Zipping, bouncing and learning in historic mines and quarries

There were surprises above and below ground as Rob Yandell was thrown off things, down things and around things at three of Zip World’s sites in North Wales.

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What is good CPD and how to reassess your school’s approach

The founder of the Teacher Development Trust, David Weston, gives the key ingredients for successful continuing professional development (CPD). 

Two teenagers enjoying a camping trip with The Outward Bound Trust

“Down but not out” after Outdoor Education Bill vote

Martin Davidson, chief executive of The Outward Bound Trust, vowed to continue the mission to make outdoor residentials part of the curriculum after the Residential Outdoor Education (Wales) Bill was defeated by one vote.  

Teachers, staff and parents from Latchford St James CofE Primary School at Snowdon

Three Peaks fundraiser launched to save educational visits

Teachers, staff and parents from Latchford St James CofE Primary School in Warrington will take on the Three Peaks challenge to raise money for educational visits. 

An aerial view of CERN's new Science Gateway centre in Geneva, Switzerland

Our inspiring school trip to CERN’s Science Gateway Centre

Student Finley Simpson shares his experience of the new Science Gateway Centre at CERN in Geneva. 

Teacher Ted at Disneyland Paris

Watch: Teacher Ted explores Disneyland Paris

Our friendly mascot had fun at Disneyland Paris, while attending European Study Tours’ LIVE! conferences to learn about careers in media, business studies and computing. 

A boy climbs up a climbing frame at a PGL site

New PGL programmes for Key Stage 2

PGL has launched two programmes under its REACH Framework to introduce young adventurers to new outdoor learning experiences.

Pupils enjoying a visit to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Cross-curricular workshops at North Yorkshire Moors Railway

From steam and diesel train adventures to interactive activities, the North Yorkshire Moors Railway’s school packages invite pupils to experience the magic of the heritage railway line.

Gunnersbury School students at the Sky Up Academy Studios

Becoming Sky newsreaders for the day

Nicholas Szczesny, a Year 8 student at Gunnersbury Catholic School in Brentford, writes about their visit to the Sky Studios HQ in London.