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COVID-19: Important information for upcoming trips

Coronavirus Update – Latest update: 14th August 2020   Rayburn Tours Office – Update In order to support Government advice our office is, unfortunately, temporarily closed and our staff...

Iceland’s going to be very different, but here’s why there’s never been a better time to visit

  Seasoned geographer, educator and long-time Field Study Tutor, Val Vannet is no stranger to teaching out in the field, particularly Iceland. Confessing to a 16-year love affair with the...
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New UK Geography Trips coming your way!

Watch this space – a portfolio of UK Geography Trips are coming your way!   While the world and its travel plans were put on hold during 2020, we spent a good amount of time re-focusing on...
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Natural ways to boost your child’s immune system

We are all encountering a chapter of our lives where we have an increased amount of time on our hands to focus on our children’s (and our won) eating habits. Right now, during the COVID-19 outbreak...

The positives of shutting your doors and spending time with family…

If someone had told us a month or so ago that under the cloud of a pandemic we would be shutting our doors and that we would pretty much be unable to leave our houses and gardens, we would have...

Top FREE resources for home schooling as recommended by teachers!

With hundreds to choose from, where should you start? Here is a list of the top 10 FREE resources as recommended by teachers that you should check out. 1. TES Resources The Times Education Supplement...
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Top teacher tips for home schooling Secondary aged children

Before we jump right in, “well done parents, you are doing a fantastic job!” Now that has been said, let’s get down to giving you some advice and tips from teachers that may just...
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Do you know your German dialects?

Is it a bread roll, cob, bap or breadcake? Do you say alleyway, ginnel, jitty or twitchel? In the UK we all speak various dialects of the English language. Although we all read and write in standard...

The very best brain foods to boost your work and studies

It’s well known that what you eat and how you choose to fuel your body will have an effect (both negative and positive) on both your mental and physical well-being. As the whole world comes to a...

5 YouTube channels you can’t help but binge

Ah YouTube, the place where you start watching a how-to video and end up in the depths of the ultimate funny cat compilation. With new videos popping up every day (and YouTube being so generally...

Music – bringing the world closer together!

As the worldwide pandemic of Coronavirus forces entire countries into lockdown people are searching for ways to stay close to friends and family through the use of technology. Platforms such as...
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Climate Change Teaching Resource – free download

As the current Coronavirus pandemic takes over world news, climate change has taken somewhat of a back seat, but it certainly doesn’t make the issues we face any less important or urgent. The...