Science School Trips

Science School Trips

Spark your students’ imaginations with a scientific adventure like no other, where landscape, technology and innovation combine to create the ultimate educational getaway.

Tailored to your curriculum, a science trip will immerse your students in a new and dynamic environment where research, theories and experiments will unfold before them. They’ll be able to understand how science is used in the real world and see where a qualification can take them, all the while building on their existing knowledge.

Explore the history of science, its achievements and future developments, all in exciting new realms. From the natural wonders of Iceland to the cutting-edge technology of Switzerland, you’ll experience the explosive world of science in a whole new way.

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Why Rayburn?

  • Completely tailor-made experience to match your requirements
  • Team of experts with over 50 years’ experience
  • Dedicated Tour Couriers 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

Our Educational Trips Team

Our dedicated Educational Trips team is made up of highly experienced subject and destination specialists; these are the people who are responsible for sharing their extensive knowledge and offering guidance every step of the way – from initial enquiry right through to departing on tour.

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What support do you have in place in the event of a crisis situation?

    In the unlikely event that your group is involved in a crisis situation during your tour, you can be assured that Rayburn Tours have a Crisis Management System in place which is fully supported by ABTA, ATOL and Endsleigh Insurance Services Ltd. In 2010 our robust crisis management system was successfully implemented following the Eyjafjallajӧkull volcanic eruption in Iceland and 290 passengers were quickly and efficiently repatriated – this gives you the reassurance that support is on-hand in exceptional circumstances. Download details of our Crisis Management System.
  • Are all of your coaches audited?

    UK coaches: Yes, all of our UK coach companies are audited by our in-house team. Copies of which can be made available to you.

    Foreign coaches: It is important to remember that each country is governed by their own standards and laws and these may differ from UK law. We request that an audit is completed by the foreign coach company which includes confirmation of the following: they will comply with all national, local and other laws, rules and codes of practice, and that all services contracted shall be performed with all due skill, care and diligence The vehicle is fully insured for the duration of the tour.

  • What should be included in my risk assessment?

    Start by identifying the potential hazards before deciding on the appropriate precautions to minimize the potential risk for your group. Once identified, record your findings and implement the precautions. Specific requirements are available from your Local Authority.
  • 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 school 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.
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