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Hadley Learning Community’s trip to Belgium

Described as an amazing and maturing experience via Twitter, Hadley Learning Community appeared to have a wonderful time on their sports tour to Belgium. Both the netball and football teams travelled...

‘Life in plastic, it’s not fantastic’

Life in plastic may have been fantastic for Aqua back in the 90s, but today… not so much. Last year I spent 6 months travelling around 7 countries in Australasia, America and Asia; each very...
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The FA Cup Final in Numbers

Manchester City take on Watford in this weekend’s FA Cup Final, with the sky blues hoping to become the first team ever to win a domestic treble of trophies. With City already claiming this...

Top tips for launching a trip

Raising interest for a trip can be a real challenge. You put in all the hard work of getting the trip approved, gathering quotes and choosing a tour operator, only to find that only 6 pupils will...

Sublime Sporting Comebacks

If you’re a football fan, it’s fair to say that this week has delivered! On Tuesday we were subjected to Liverpool’s mesmerising comeback, beating Barcelona 4-0 at Anfield, after being 3-0 from...

The Big Ski Trip Debate – Flight vs. Coach

In the last two and a half months, I have been lucky enough to accompany two schools on their ski trips, flying in February and travelling by coach at Easter. Having experienced both types of...

Free Classroom Resource: Challenge of Natural Hazards Knowledge Organiser

We’ve compiled a ready-to-use classroom resource for you and your pupils – a Knowledge Organiser covering the theme of Tectonic Hazards, from the Challenge of Natural Hazards unit section of the...

AFC Ajax – The resurgence of a footballing great

Having won eight major European trophies between 1970 and 1995, Ajax have been a household name for any football fan over the age of 30, so why not for the football-loving children of today? Since...

Why the Netherlands is the perfect destination for female sport!

After recently returning from an amazing hockey tour of the Netherlands with Altrincham Grammar School for Girls, I’d like to share some of the top reasons for choosing the Netherlands for your...

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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Sherborne Girls School hit Sestrière’s slopes

Earlier this month, Sherborne Girls School headed to the Italian resort of Sestrière for a ski trip to remember. With its high-altitude, dramatic mountain landscapes, slopes to suit all levels and...
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JJ flies the flag for women’s football on BBC’s The One Show

After becoming the first hijab-wearing Muslim to referee in England, JJ continues to chase her dream. Next goal, referee the 2023 Women's World Cup. Find out more about this inspirational young lady.