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King William’s College’s mega crossover rugby & hockey tour to New Zealand, Fiji & Australia

When you’re going on a long-haul sports tour, you’ve got to go the whole hog. And that’s exactly what King William’s College did back in June 2019. Based in Castletown on the Isle of Man,...

The Rugby World Cup: What you need to know

We’ve seen some incredible moments in recent rugby history. We all remember the Jonny Wilkinson drop goal from 2003, right? The biggest sporting events have continued to spoil us in recent years...

Happy Birthday Council for Learning Outside the Classroom!

Advocating learning outside the classroom walls for all pupils as an integral part of their school career, CLOtC’s primary focus is to provide students with a rounded education.   Kim...

A sports tour with an educational twist? No problem for the team at Rayburn Tours!

It all began in March last year. Mr Thomas from Ysgol Gyfun Aberaeron contacted Sports Tour Consultant, Ollie, looking for the perfect multi-sport tour for his hockey and rugby teams. Holland? The...

The mother of all sports tours: Calday Grange Grammar School hit up Vancouver & Seattle

July brought an exciting new adventure for Calday Grange Grammar School from Wirral, as 46 sport-hungry students embarked on an epic 12-day U18s boys’ football and rugby tour to Vancouver and...

Top free things to do on a school trip to Paris

Home to some of the world’s most famous hotels and restaurants, as well as being the headquarters for top luxury brands, Paris certainly has a reputation for being an expensive city. But that’s...
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The start of the Premier League season and our league predictor!

Yesterday saw the closure of the transfer window, marking the end to a summer of wheeling’s and dealings for football clubs across the UK. Premier League clubs are now focused on the opening...

Heartbreak and Triumph – Sport’s Fine Margins

Sport can provide some of life’s most memorable moments, whether that be through the joy of victory or the heartache of defeat. It’s been quite the sporting summer for the natives of New Zealand,...

The return of Championship football and our league predictor!

Among the title challengers are recently-relegated Fulham. With fire power fit for the premier league, you’d expect them to find their way back to the top. Other obvious promotion candidates are...

Which parks made TripAdvisor’s 2019 list of ‘the world’s best theme parks’?

The list contained the best 25 theme parks in the world, but let’s take a look at some of Rayburn’s favourite spots and where they rank on the list; Orlando It’s no secret that Orlando is home...

The importance of playing sport at a young age

I recently came across an interesting piece in the June/July issue of School Sport Magazine, where David English spoke passionately about the importance of sport within schools. He strongly believed...

Sport and the brain

Travel far and wide and there’s bound to be a trace of a sport you love. Let’s face it, place two hoodies on the ground and you have a set of goal posts. That’s the great thing about sport –...