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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...

FlyOver Iceland: the newest, most exhilarating gateway into Iceland’s unknown

We’re incredibly excited to announce that we’re now offering FlyOver Iceland – an exciting new excursion – within our trips to the Land of Fire and Ice! A vision that was years in the making,...

FlyView Paris – our exciting new excursion!

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Well, it’s kind of a bit of both! Introducing FlyView Paris – our exciting new excursion for all of our trips to the French capital. The brand new VR experience...

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...

Yavneh College’s visit to Ypres and the Somme

Following a number of thought-provoking trips to Ypres and the Somme, Yavneh College in Borehamwood returned once more in 2019. The historical insight and lifelong memories they make along the way...

Nunnery Wood’s trip to Sorrento

“Looking back at Nunnery Wood’s Italian adventures over the last few years, it has been enlightening to see the students’ amazement along their various journeys to Sorrento. The incredible...

St John’s RC High School hit up the history of Berlin

In the early hours of Monday morning, 20 students and 3 teachers from St John’s RC High School – including their dedicated History teacher, Dorothy Stewart – embarked on an unforgettable...

The state of play for language learning in secondary schools

Does the British Council's recent language report represent the state of play for learning a foreign language in your school? We look at the ups and downs of the subject and why school language trips...

Blenheim High School switch up their Spanish language trip with a new destination

As a school that’s frequently toured but never travelled with Rayburn before, we were delighted to look after Blenheim High School’s 4 day, 3 night tour to Seville in 2019. With previous...

The world is getting warmer – and we’re feeling the effects

The term ‘global warming’ has been banded around for years, so much so that we’ve become somewhat desensitised to it. The glaciers are melting. The sea levels are rising. The polar bears are...