School Maths Trips to
Florence, Italy

School Maths Trips to
Florence, Italy

The centre of Renaissance culture, Florence is home to some of the most celebrated mathematical and scientific figures and the incredible discoveries that changed the course of history.

In its prime, the beautiful city of Florence was the epitome of the Renaissance, breaking new ground by combining maths, science and art in ways that had never been seen before. The city’s economy and greatest thinkers and creators were the driving force behind the advancements made in philosophy, religion, architecture and engineering – leading to incredible mathematical discoveries.

From the scientific collections of Leonardo da Vinci to the mathematical instruments of Galileo, on a school maths trip to Florence you’ll explore everything this thriving city has to offer. Use your trigonometry skills to calculate the angle of inclination of the Leaning Tower of Pisa and learn how Brunelleschi used geometry to construct the magnificent dome of Florence’s cathedral.

As you follow in the footsteps of the greats, you'll experience everything that makes Florence a model of Renaissance culture, all the while soaking up the dolce vita lifestyle.

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Why Rayburn?

  • Completely tailor-made experience to match your requirements
  • Team of experts with over 50 years’ experience
  • Dedicated Tour Managers for even more support and guidance on tour
  • Designed to meet the aims of the National Curriculum

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Safety and Financial Security

At Rayburn Tours we’re proud of our continual commitment to safety. We monitor the safety of all aspects of our trips so that you can focus on having a memorable experience for all the right reasons.

When you choose Rayburn Tours you can be rest assured that your school trip is in safe and secure hands thanks to our years of experience and all the right policies and accreditations behind us.

 

Learn more about our Safety and Financial Security policies
  • ABTA Bonding and ATOL Licensing
  • Safety Management System Policy
  • Risk Management Handbook
  • Crisis Management System
  • School Travel Forum Membership
  • Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge
  • Specialist School Travel Insurance Policies

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What do I need to do to ensure safe travel for my group?

    Information is available from your Local Authority on what is expected from party leaders on a trip. In addition, we are happy to assist you in ensuring that you have all of the necessary information to successfully assess risks and ensure a safe trip for you and your group. Further advice and information can be found on the OEAP National Guidance website.

  • Do you provide risk assessments for the visits you offer?

    You can download our Generic Risk Management Handbook which will help you complete your risk assessment for your school or Local Authority. The aim of the handbook is to provide all tour leaders with supportive suggestions to help raise awareness to risk, suggest control measures to help mitigate the risk and manage risk pro-actively. For further assistance, please speak to a member of our team who will be happy to help.

  • What would happen if our flights are delayed or cancelled?

    In the event that your flights are cancelled or delayed by the airline, then the airline will offer us an alternative flight for your group and payment under the delayed departure section of your insurance would be applicable. EU airlines and carriers are subject to the EU Directive regulation 216/2004. Insurance policies do cover delayed flights and in the first instance party leaders would need to call the insurance company for further details.

    For groups travelling with our insurance (provided by Endsleigh Insurance Services Ltd) we would be able to call on your behalf. Delayed cover through Endsleigh Insurance Services Ltd entitles each person to claim up to £100, dependent on the length of delay, which can then be used to offset any additional expenses that may have been incurred.

    We will offer your group continued support via our 24-hour emergency phone; we will liaise with our contacts at the relevant airline and accommodation centres, if necessary, and continue to communicate with you throughout until your flight departs.

  • Can I talk to Rayburn Tours whilst out on tour?

    Yes, a 24-hour emergency phone number will be provided in your final documents pack and one of our experienced members of staff will be happy to help with any problems you have whilst out on tour.

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