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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...
tropical-cyclone

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...
climate change

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...
german

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,...

5 free streaming services that’ll get you through anything…

There are times when the TV’s quiet and there’s nothing binge-worthy on – and that’s when on demand streaming services really shine. Not only do they offer more variety, but you can watch as...
mental health

Top 5 things to encourage a positive mental health

Struggling to maintain focus during this period? With all things Coronavirus cluttering our thoughts, it’s important to take a breather and seek a little escapism – because your mental health is...
Languages box

Top 7 language resources we recommend!

Teachers, during this unprescendented period we have gone above and beyond to find the best language resources for you. Whether you are providing home learning materials for your students or teaching...

COVID-19: Important information for upcoming trips

Coronavirus Update – Latest update: 29th September 2020 IMPORTANT: Our latest updates have moved to another area of our website. Please visit the following pages for our most current...