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Black History Month – Resources to Support Your Teaching

Black History Month takes place every October to recognise and celebrate the contributions and accomplishments of black people. So to help bring Black History Month into your classroom, we’ve...

Our new UK trips have landed! (Because staying local is the new going abroad)

UK trips aren’t anything new to us – we’ve been offering them for years alongside all of our international destinations! But because we know some groups aren’t quite ready to start thinking...

Hey teachers, our new UK school geography trips are here!

For over 55 years, we’ve been helping students discover the geographical wonders of the world – and now we’re bringing things closer to home with our new UK school geography trips! UK trips...

What did we do when Covid hit? What we’ve always done: put our clients at the heart of everything we do

In a world of corporate jargon, business speak and Covid buzzwords, it’s refreshing to read something that’s from the heart. And that’s exactly what Rayburn’s Lucy Simson has done. As...

Top tips for choirs from leading industry professionals

Looking back on last year’s UK Choir Festival events – where choirs of all sounds and styles join in a number of workshops to learn, develop and perform – we asked some of the...

COVID-19: Important information for upcoming trips

Coronavirus Update – Latest update: 14th August 2020   Rayburn Tours Office – Update In order to support Government advice our office is, unfortunately, temporarily closed and our staff...

Iceland’s going to be very different, but here’s why there’s never been a better time to visit

  Seasoned geographer, educator and long-time Field Study Tutor, Val Vannet is no stranger to teaching out in the field, particularly Iceland. Confessing to a 16-year love affair with the...

The past, the present and the future of school travel

The FCO started advising against any non-essential travel around the world which had a huge impact on all travel, including school trips. As the UK went into lockdown in late March, so did the...
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New UK Geography Trips coming your way!

Watch this space – a portfolio of UK Geography Trips are coming your way!   While the world and its travel plans were put on hold during 2020, we spent a good amount of time re-focusing on...
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Top reads for teens!

Technology – a benefit or a curse? With so many technological distractions for teens these days it can be hard to convince them of the benefits of picking up a good ol’ fashioned book. Numerous...
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Natural ways to boost your child’s immune system

We are all encountering a chapter of our lives where we have an increased amount of time on our hands to focus on our children’s (and our won) eating habits. Right now, during the COVID-19 outbreak...
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Top sport documentaries to get you through lockdown!

No live sport, but still need your daily sporting fix? You might take to YouTube to watch some of the greatest sporting moments in history or listen to one of the many sports podcasts past or present...