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Geography

Iceland: The Land of Fire and Ice

Journey into a mythical world of glaciers and volcanoes as your students discover breath-taking geographical features in Iceland: the land of fire and ice. Iceland’s a stunning example of...
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Discover 8 Of The Most Infamous Icelandic Eruptions

Looking for some explosive power to back up that geography lesson? Then discover 8 of the most infamous Icelandic eruptions. What can we say about Iceland that hasn’t been said before? Well,...
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The Most Popular Places to Visit Whilst on an Iceland School Trip

Iceland’s packed with so many places to see it can be difficult to know which to choose. So, we’ve put together a list of the most popular places to visit whilst on an Iceland School...

Everything you need to know about the Northern Lights in Iceland!

There’s no doubt about it, when on the hunt for the northern lights, Iceland is a top pick! In 2017, 2018 and 2019, over 2 million people were visiting Iceland every year, many of whom were hoping...
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Perlan, Voted ‘Best of the Best’ for 2022

Perlan is a world-class exploratorium where you learn all about Icelandic nature. Scientific wonders come alive all around visitors; northern lights, glaciers, volcanoes, ocean-life, seabirds, and so...

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?

Geographical issues are wide ranging, important and complex. Geography should promote an awareness, interest and understanding of the world’s people and places, helping students understand the...
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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...

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...

“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...

So much more than just an Educational Trip!

A school trip does wonders for a student’s understanding and appreciation of a subject. Teachers often tell us how students are so much more engaged with in-classroom learning when they have...