Education

Rayburn Tours buys Essex-based Sports Tours Ltd to expand travel opportunities for young people

School travel specialist Rayburn Tours is pleased to announce its purchase of the Essex-based company Sports Tours Ltd – a leading provider of UK tournaments and European tours for the youth sports...
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How can an international trip lead to success?

Taking your students out of the classroom on a school trip and immersing them into a totally new culture is one of the most rewarding experiences you can give. Being able to visit the countries that...

Important information on Brexit

Britain had been due to leave the European Union with an initial extension of the 12th April, but another delay to Brexit has been agreed, meaning that the current departure date now stands at 31st...

Will I see the Northern Lights?

Whilst we can’t answer that question, we can tell you what they are, what affects your chances of seeing them, why Iceland is one of the best places on Earth to see them and how you can track them.

Is language learning a dying art?

The continued decline of modern language teaching and learning across the UK has been given much press coverage over the past five years. With an official from the Department for Education admitting...

Career quandaries for students aged 14-16: Bringing the outside world into Derbyshire Schools…

I recently woke to feeling the pleasant pressure of attending and presenting a careers talk hosted by a local Derbyshire School. It’s a great opportunity to share my career path to date with the...

Bringing the Outside World into Belper School

I’m up early and feeling the pleasant pressure of attending and presenting a careers talk hosted by Belper School. It’s the second year running for me and it’s a great opportunity to share my...

What was life like before social media?

What was life like before social media? News headlines around the world read “Facebook Outage: WhatsApp and Instagram also affected” – and it seems the world went into meltdown! According to a...

The ideal base for your Icelandic adventure

The perfect stop for school groups Located in the south of Iceland in the town of Selfoss, the Selfoss Hostel welcomes intrepid travellers looking for a place to spend the night after a day of...

Tour Operator vs. Do It Yourself

So, you’re looking to book a school trip but you’re unsure whether it’s better to do it yourself or book through a tour operator? Well, if money is your biggest concern then yes, doing all of...

Give your language trip that ‘je ne sais quoi’

If you’re looking to give your budding linguists a language trip they won’t forget, then look no further! We give you the lowdown of our top language trip picks. You’ll venture deep into the...

Free Classroom Resource : UK Extreme Weather (Syllabus Based)

From intense heat waves to flash flooding, tropical storms to cold snaps, extreme weather has continually been in the news the past few years. With the UK Extreme Weather playing such a key part in...