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International School Travel is Back!

After pressing pause on international school trips, today is a long-awaited day. The Department for Education has given the much anticipated go ahead for schools to take students abroad. Cue cheers...
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New digital school trip brochures have landed

If there was ever a time to do things a little differently, now is it. That’s why we’re delighted to bring you our brand new digital school trip brochures. Not only are digital brochures greener...

Travel experiences that students will need and deserve

Educational travel – experiences that students will need and deserve… The benefits of traveling on an international school trip with students have long been reported on. The enhancement of in...

Remembrance Day 2020: why it’s more relevant than ever this year

“The first stroke of eleven produced a magical effect. “The tram cars glided into stillness, motors ceased to cough and fume, and stopped dead, and the mighty-limbed dray horses hunched back...

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...
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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,...

Hey teachers, take a look at these history resources we have found for you!

We have taken some time out to support teachers in more ways by collating some valuable online history teaching resources.  As well as going above and beyond to find the best resources online, we...

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...

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...

These students want you to know the value of a History Tour Guide

It’s no secret that most teachers who travel abroad with us on a history trip recommend booking a History Tour Guide. But what benefit do they have to students’ learning? We asked a group of...

5 secrets to running the best history trip

The feeling of goose-bumps on your arms as your feet land on the trench floor, knowing you are walking in the footsteps of thousands of soldiers who fought for their countries – the emotion felt in...