School Trips

Explosive fun: free virtual trip for students to experience the volcanoes of the Canary Islands

Schools across the UK are being invited to sign-up for a free virtual and interactive lesson to round-off the summer term and ‘whisk’ students to experience the volcanoes of La Palma, Canary Islands. The immersive lesson aims to bring geography and the work of scientists to life in the classroom, …

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Youth development charity to extend its UK sail training provision with new membership

Young people, schools and youth groups will benefit from the UK’s largest youth development sail training charity becoming a member of the Institute for Outdoor Learning (IOL). Tall Ships Youth Trust (TSYT) based in Portsmouth, is now a member of IOL, which champions safe activities and effective learning in the …

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Andalusia offers travel assistance insurance to all non-resident international travellers throughout 2021

In a world where Covid-19 is the biggest threat to travel and tourism, it is refreshing to discover places which provide some form of security against the virus. The region of Andalusia in Spain is such a place, offering travel assistance insurance to all non-resident international travellers throughout 2021. The …

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TV presenters give their support to school trips

TV presenters and adventurers Paul Rose and Kate Humble have given their support to school visits as a generation of young people risk missing out on these experiences. Due to Covid19 restrictions, there has been a dramatic decrease in school groups undertaking educational visits. This is impacting on the educational …

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Donmar Warehouse’s all-female Shakespeare Trilogy added to the National Theatre’s On Demand In Schools service

Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, the ground-breaking trilogy which includes Julius Caesar, Henry IV and The Tempest is now available for secondary schools to watch across the UK via the free national service. With a diverse, all-female cast and set in a women’s prison, the productions asked the question, “Who owns …

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Character education and strong resilient learners top of the agenda

Character education – important for building strong, resilient learners – is once again top of the agenda thanks to Inspiring Learning, winner of Best Residential Experience in this year’s School Travel Awards, who have announced plans to expand its network of award-winning Kingswood outdoor learning centres, designed to help develop …

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