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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...

Top 5 things to look out for on a prep school ski trip

Having just been away with a prep group, these are my top 5 things to consider when looking for your prep school’s next ski trip

Are you a parent getting in touch about your child’s trip?

Are you a parent? Do you have a question or query about your child’s trip with Rayburn Tours? If the answer is ‘yes’ to both of those questions, then read on.

How does an Easter ski trip to Andorra compare to February half term?

I won’t lie, I was a little apprehensive about going skiing later on in the season, having experienced Andorra already this February half term and having had an amazing time. However, now I’ve...

AFC Ajax – The resurgence of a footballing great

Being born at the back end of the 80s, I’ve always found it strange that children today don’t see Ajax as one of the biggest football teams in the world. With recent performances in European...

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...

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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How can an international trip lead to success?

Taking your students out of the classroom on a school trip and immersing them into a totally new culture is one of the most rewarding experiences you can give. Being able to visit the countries that...

Will I see the Northern Lights?

Whilst we can’t answer that question, we can tell you what they are, what affects your chances of seeing them, why Iceland is one of the best places on Earth to see them and how you can track them.
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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.