Geology

Geology is a subject that students learn about all the way from Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 5. Students can choose to study it in detail at A Level or GCSE level, but it is also taught when it overlaps with subjects such as science and geography. While studying these topics, pupils and students will gain a scientific insight into the natural environment and develop an understanding and appreciation of landscape and scenery. Pupils will also have the opportunity to address various environmental and sustainability issues. As well as this, students can choose to develop their understanding further by looking at the geological processes that occur at and below the Earth’s surface and the various uses of geological materials. Geology school trips introduce students to the wonders of geology! Whether it’s wandering the Heights of Abraham or exploring Caves in Yorkshire, these school trips provide the perfect setting for students to learn more about geology and enables students to appreciate the wonderful creations that have resulted from geology.

Another great area to experience this is on a field studies school trip we have lots of locations and regions for you to choose from, whether you want a trip to experience the Jurassic coastline for fossils, Yorkshire Dales with its limestone, shale, sandstones and millstone gritted fells or Snowdonia in Wales providing Ordovician volcanic rocks or the rural countryside offering insights into the natural environment, forestry, water and mineral resources and soils.

Here at UK School Trips we want to help in providing you with options when looking at planning a school trip or educational visit that is why we have listed some great geology school trip options.   


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Blue John Cavern in Castleton, Derbyshire provides great school trip experiences such as Show Caves which have in-depth specific geological interests. The caverns within the cavern, showing stalactites, stalagmites and excellent examples of Blue John.
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Leighton Hall Country House is where history, science, geography & other subjects come to life, perfect for schools & educational groups wanting to experience historical heritage at its best with excellent entertaining,interactive tours & workshops.
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Middleport Pottery provides an immersive educational experience for all ages and abilities, where students can discover the processes that revolutionized pottery production and how this impacted other aspects of society.
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The Natural History Museum provides exceptional School Trip experiences. Here, students can explore all areas of the curriculum in a unique yet engaging environment and with the help of the highly qualified team of staff.
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Zip World is one of North Wale's biggest attractions, providing educational programmes which invite classes to escape the classroom and bring their learning to the outdoor environment.
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Catch the imagination of your pupils and book a visit to Stump Cross Caverns, Yorkshire. We’re open for organised school visits and educational groups all year round.
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Here at The Peak District Mining Museum & Temple Mine, your students will not only get to take part in a unique underground mining experience, but will also have the chance to discover the fantastic museum.
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Gulliver’s Kingdom Theme Park Resort offers exciting residential school trips, where students can take part in fantastic sleep overs and explore the parks's Lost World area after dark...
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ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is the largest zoo in the UK, housing some of rarest and most extraordinary animals on the planet! Students can enjoy either immersive exhibits, such as In with the Lemurs, or simply explore the wonderful wildlife around them.
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Hampstead Heath Schools Programme offers exciting school trips, where students have the chance to discover a natural environment and various different organisms, while still remaining in London.
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Housed in the original 19th century quarry workshops, The National Slate Museum offers historically focused school trips, where students can explore the largest working water wheel in Britain as well as experience real blacksmith demonstrations.
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We are based on the edge of the National Trust estate of Felbrigg with easy access to miles of open countryside and an outstanding coastline.
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