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Education

What Teachers & Students have to say about Iceland!

We know the importance of honest feedback, and after an extended break from travel (for obvious reasons), we decided to not only survey teachers, but also ask the students. We surveyed our...
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How can a school trip help your students to think like a Geographer?

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Oh Iceland, how we’ve missed you!

We were thrilled to get school groups back out to Iceland this February Half Term, and it seems the excitement was shared by teachers, students and our Field Study Tutors too, Cath Rule, Geography...

WW1 History Trips to the Western Front

Bring WW1 History to Life   The Western Front was a stretch of land over 400 miles long that left a scar across France and Belgium from the Swiss border to the North Sea, was the decisive battle...

Safer Internet Day 2022

Now more than ever, it is increasingly important that children know how to stay safe when spending time on the internet. Founded in 2004, Safer Internet Day operates to make the internet a great and...

The Benefits of School Trips

The Benefits of School Trips   Schools play an essential role in supporting young people’s mental health and development into young adults. We believe that fun, enriching, educational...

It was like my first time all over again – the earth moved!

Ian Geddes, Geography Field Study tutor of over 20 years describes how after a forced pandemic break of not travelling to Iceland, the earth quite literally moved for him after returning with a...

Teaching resources for Holocaust Memorial Day 2022

  The theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 is One Day. ‘Holocaust Memorial Day is One Day – 27 January – that we put aside to come together to remember, to learn about the Holocaust, Nazi...
Christmas Resource

Fun Christmas Classroom Resources

We know how difficult it can be to keep kids entertained, so we’ve put together some classroom resources. Some educational, some just for fun. Santa Destination Wordsearch Here is a festive...
History Tour Guides

‘Moving the classroom to the trenches’

Rewind two years and Brighton Hill Community School embarked on their truly memorable history trip to the Belgian battlefields. Accompanied by two Rayburn History Tour Guides, Trevor and Richard,...

“Fagradalsfjalla here I come!”

  “I was so filled with excitement I could barely sit still on the flight to Iceland. I was on my way to fulfil a dream, to witness an erupting volcano with my own eyes. The sky was clear...

What is it about Volcanos?

  “Getting as close as possible to flowing lava has long been on my bucket list. So naturally, when my volcano app (yes there is such a thing) showed an activity alert for Iceland’s...