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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...
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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...

Top 8 ideas to fundraise for a school trip abroad in 2020

Keen to get out the classroom and take your students on an unforgettable school trip abroad? Start the fun early and get your students involved in some fundraising activities to help pay for the...

Hey there teachers, here’s how we can tailor your school trip to the curriculum

Planning a school history trip just got a whole lot easier for teachers! We’ve been working hard behind to scenes to bring you a selection of specialist itineraries dedicated to specific areas of...

Around the world in 10 cultures

As the school year flies by, many teachers will already be thinking about the last week of term in July, and how to leave their students in high spirits as they break up for the summer. A lot of...

10 teaching resources for the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz

This week, people across the world will be commemorating 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz. Regardless of the time that has passed, the lessons we learn and the realities we face about the...

Passchendaele Museum: A must-visit historic experience for students!

The Third Battle of Ypres, famously known as Passchendaele, was the most notorious of 5 battles. And since 2004, the Passchendaele Museum has been telling its story. Towards the latter end of 2019,...