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The resilience of our children in unprecedented times

On the 20th March 2020, I sat penning this article as our world entered a period of unprecedented change, as the COVID-19 virus threatened to interrupt all areas of our day to day lives. Even now,...

Famous schools from fiction…which would you choose?

Education is a common theme in fiction and countless books, films and television shows are set in schools. Many of our favourite teen romances are played out along the corridors of imaginary schools,...
mental health

Top 5 things to encourage a positive mental health

Struggling to maintain focus during this period? With all things Coronavirus cluttering our thoughts, it’s important to take a breather and seek a little escapism – because your mental health is...
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Top 7 language resources we recommend!

Teachers, during this unprescendented period we have gone above and beyond to find the best language resources for you. Whether you are providing home learning materials for your students or teaching...

COVID-19: Important information for upcoming trips

Coronavirus Update – Last updated on Monday 23rd March at 12:00   Rayburn Tours Office – Potential Service Disruption We are keen to support the Government as much as we can in its...
PE at home

Body Coach’s Joe Wicks becomes the nation’s PE teacher

As Boris Johnson announced that school closures would be one of the latest measures to delay the spread of the Coronavirus, parents across the country began to look for ways to keep their kids...

Getting multiple quotes for a school trip – why the cheapest isn’t always the best!

You’ve taken on the task of planning your school’s next trip abroad, and the first step is to gather several quotes for comparison. When faced with a mountain of documents and information, how on...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Italy Tours departing on or before 3rd April 2020

From Tuesday 10th March 2020, the Italian authorities extended the area of isolation to cover the whole of Italy. The isolation period is currently expected to last until 3rd April 2020 and the...

Interesting facts about the Menin Gate & Last Post Ceremony

Dedicated to the British and Commonwealth soldiers who lost their lives during the First World War, the Menin Gate is an important memorial and for many school groups visiting Belgium, the Last Post...
Battlefields

The Battlefields: “It was very emotional and I cried…”

The Battlefields can be evoke emotions that are beyond control for some. Fascinating, interesting and moving are some of the words our students have used to describe their experience. Having the...

“Iceland left our students wanting more…”

What geography teacher doesn’t want to be remembered for planning the best school trip EVER? Follow in the footsteps of these teachers who have already given their students the geography lesson of...

Top Tips for the Last Post Ceremony

For many school groups visiting the First World War battlefields, witnessing the Last Post Ceremony and perhaps participating in a wreath laying is an essential part of the experience. At the end of...