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Top 5 sporting podcasts to get you through lockdown!

Sick of the radio playing the same songs over and over again? Listened to your favourite album one too many times? Then why not tune in to some of the best, and humorous, sporting podcasts? There’s...

Stay active with these FREE online exercise classes!

As the saying goes, ‘healthy body, healthy mind’…and this has never been so apt as it is now!  It turns out that staying in our homes is quite a challenge, and if you have kids,...

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...

COVID-19: Important information for upcoming trips

Coronavirus Update – Last updated on Monday 6th April at 17:20   Rayburn Tours Office – Potential Service Disruption In order to support the Government’s social distancing...
German compound nouns

25 hilarious German Compound Nouns

With plenty of grammatical rules (and exceptions) to get to grips with, German is known for being a challenging and complex language. So, for a little something different, we’ve complied some of...
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The Anatomy of a Tropical Cyclone

At Rayburn Tours, we’re all about supporting young people’s learning which is why we take the time to create fantastic free geography resources to aid students learning. Did you see our...
French faux amis

Your A to Z of French ‘Faux Amis’

Have you spotted a word in French that looks similar to a word we have in the English language? Beware, all may not be quite as it seems! There are examples of ‘faux amis’ or ‘false...
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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...
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Sound like a German native with our top 10 funny idioms

Want to pass as a native German speaker? Brush up on these ‘Redensarten’ (known in English as idioms). These are everyday sayings used to express emotions and thoughts. Here we share some of the...

Geography resources to the rescue!

Supporting young people’s learning is pivotal in what we do, whether that be learning outside the classroom or providing great educational resources  – we have it covered. We’ve...
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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,...

Famous schools from fiction…which would you choose?

Education is a common theme in fiction and countless books, films and television shows are set in schools. Many of our favourite teen romances are played out along the corridors of imaginary schools,...