Education

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...
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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...

How can I reduce my carbon footprint?

As COP26 comes to an end in Glasgow this week, we wait to hear what world leaders have agreed to do in order to try and combat the ever-increasing effects of climate change across the globe. The...

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...
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COP26: THIS REALLY MATTERS

You might have heard the term COP26 quite a lot by now. Do you know what it’s all about? This our jargon busting guide to all things COP26.   What is COP26? COP stands for Conference of...
Iceland Infographic Covid-19 Statistics

Resource – How did Iceland deal with Covid-19

While the world has been severely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, Iceland is one of the few countries that has seemingly got it right and is effectively managing the spread of the virus. We take a...
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Top tips for planning your 2022 Geography Trip

Whilst we had to hit pause for a while, it’s clear to see that the demand and desire from teachers to create these amazing experiences are higher than ever.   Get planning! We know we keep...

Guidance from the Department for Education

At Rayburn Tours, we’re continually monitoring the latest guidance and travel advice from the Department for Education (DfE) and Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FDCO), so that we...

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...