History Trips for Schools to
Moscow & St Petersburg, Russia

History Trips for Schools to
Moscow & St Petersburg, Russia

Russian history and culture continues to fascinate, frustrate and intrigue the West.

As the largest European country, Russia’s history from the early modern period through to the present day is simultaneously apart from and entwined with that of the West. Any visit to Moscow and St Petersburg will give students a true insight into European history across the centuries.

Students can learn about the devastating hardship that the First and Second World Wars brought to the Russian people, including the terrible sieges and battles around the key cities resulting in the deaths of millions. Combined with the beautiful palaces and churches which illustrate the events of the Imperial Age and the clash of Bolshevism and Communism, Russia promises a unique and memorable experience.

Through carefully selected visits, students should also be encouraged to consider current East-West Relations that have resulted from the Cold War and the collapse of Communism.

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Curricular Links

Perfect for: KS3 and KS5

  • Imperial Russia
  • Russia and the Bolshevik Revolution
  • Peace and Conflict in the 20th Century
  • Russia and the 20th Century
  • The First World War
  • The Second World War
  • The Cold War
  • Collapse and International Relations of Peace
  • The Demise of Communism

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When you choose Rayburn Tours you can be rest assured that your school trip is in safe and secure hands thanks to our years of experience and all the right policies and accreditations behind us.

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is insurance included with my trip?

    Yes, insurance will be included in your school trip quotation as standard unless it is requested not to be. Make sure you check the list of inclusions in your quotation and/or confirmation.
  • Are all of your coaches audited?

    UK coaches: Yes, all of our UK coach companies are audited by our in-house team. Copies of which can be made available to you.

    Foreign coaches: It is important to remember that each country is governed by their own standards and laws and these may differ from UK law. We request that an audit is completed by the foreign coach company which includes confirmation of the following: they will comply with all national, local and other laws, rules and codes of practice, and that all services contracted shall be performed with all due skill, care and diligence The vehicle is fully insured for the duration of the tour.

  • Will our driver speak English?

    Not all drivers will speak English but every driver will be fully aware of your itinerary and our 24-hour emergency phone line is available in the unlikely event assistance is needed.
  • What should be included in my risk assessment?

    Start by identifying the potential hazards before deciding on the appropriate precautions to minimize the potential risk for your group. Once identified, record your findings and implement the precautions. Specific requirements are available from your Local Authority.
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