school trips

Ahoy there! Masters, Midshipmen and Mini Cabin Crew! 

It’s all aboard The National Museum of the Royal Navy, Hartlepool this school year for an exciting range of Discovery Visits and curriculum-linked workshops, designed to engage and immerse students in our seafaring past and in the lives of people who have sailed our ships through the centuries.   

Settle to Carlisle Railway - The Perfect School Trip Experience

Etched in History the Settle-Carlisle Railway runs through some of the most attractive scenery in the Yorkshire Dales and Cumbrian Fells, the Settle-Carlisle Railway is World famous for its Victorian architecture, huge stone viaducts, long tunnels and wayside station buildings.

Beth Stone, Head of Learning and Audiences at the Natural History Museum, discusses with QA Education editor Victoria Galligan how the iconic venue inspires the next generation of STEM experts…

Q&A with the Natural History Museum

Can you give an example of a lesson/visit where a school surprised you?

A traditional steam train, taking passenger on a unique journey to the tip of Lake Windermere.

The perfect addition to your Lake District adventure.

Most schools these days are used to working with external musicians, sports coaches, and dance teachers.  But what about using an external visitor to help with your history topic?

If you want a WOW factor to your history topic, trips out of school are the obvious way to go; there are many excellent museums that cater to schools. However, trips can also be expensive, a logistical nightmare and you run the risk of losing children in the gift shop or having them run off to look at the Egyptians when they are supposed to be concentrating on Greeks.

Set in around 30 acres of beautiful woodland, meadow and pastureland right of the edge of the Royal Forest of Dean, the Wilderness Centre is an award winning outdoor activity and residential centre offering a range of outdoor activities and indoor facilities for schools and community groups, family gatherings and corporate clients.  With flexible packages such as day or residential stays, camping, self-catered or fully catered options, the Centre is well placed to meet the needs of a variety of requirements.  With its stunning location and extensive indoor accommodation for up to 54 guests

Beaudesert Outdoor Activity Centre is located in the former parklands of the former Beaudesert Hall in Cannock Wood, Staffordshire. Beaudesert offers a wide choice of residential packages, self-catered options and various day visits. With over 125 acres including camping glades and woodland, Beaudesert is a magical setting.

Little Owl Farm is a family run business owned by Mr John Beck and Miss Cindy Bramhall.  We are located on Lower Ship Farm in Grains Bar, Oldham, OL1 4SX.  

We opened our doors in March 2016 offering our visitors the benefit of local access to the countryside and the opportunities we have to offer; a safe environment to engage in hands-on activities with exposure to the living environment.

‘Engaging’, ‘brilliant’ and ‘fantastic’: just three of the words teachers have used to describe their school trip experiences at the LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort.

The LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort’s ethos is all about allowing pupils of all ages to engage and explore through creative and imaginative play. The Resort’s offer of theme park rides and attractions combined with interactive educational workshops makes it a strong contender for school teachers seeking somewhere engaging to take a school trip. 

Bring the school curriculum to life with a school trip to KidZania London in 2019