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
Saving and spending money and the prices that we pay for goods and services are such a key part of all our lives that it is never too soon for young people to learn about them. The Bank of England Museum tells the story of the Bank from its foundation in 1694 to its modern role in the economy. Learn through a variety of interactive exhibits such as banknote jigsaw, a roller ball game and a virtual boat to set monetary policy to keep inflation on a stable course. Other activities include some safe cracking and a genuine gold bar which can be held!
Why is white chocolate white, but milk chocolate brown? How do pineapples grow? Why is biofuel so important? From which plant can both houses and clothing be made? Why do cactus plants look so strange? What is a tenrec? Find out the answer to these questions and many more, as you explore our 4 spectacular glasshouses and 15 acres of flourishing gardens.
Chester Zoo will provide free entry to 35,000 school children later this year, as part of a campaign to inspire a new wave of conservationists.
Chester Zoo which is the UK’s most visited tourist attraction outside London and the country’s most popular zoo, is both a conservation and an education charity.
A scientific study, supported by the zoo, reported last year that people have significantly better understanding of biodiversity and conservation after a visit to a zoo.
The Green Britain Centre is a wonderful environment in which to inspire groups of all ages and abilities. Come and share our exciting vision for a Green Britain powered by the wind, the sun and the sea. Learn about renewable energy, new forms of transport and sustainable food. Our tailor-made talks, group activities and presentations will get your group talking about environmental issues and the world around them.And with activity sheets, problem solving and creative exercises, there’s loads to engage and inspire thinking around the issue of sustainability.