January Newsletter 2018
News from www.ukschooltrips.co.uk
19 February 2018
A very happy New Year to you. I hope that 2018 is fabulous and what better way to get started then to plan some fantastic days out, workshops and residential trips for your class or group to get excited about. Below is a small selection of some of the latest school trip and workshop providers to join us in offering you best value. In addition, there are nearly 1000 options on our site where you can search to your exact requirement here: PLAN YOUR TRIP
We are very proud to introduce our Venue of the Month:
YHA – Unique experiences, extraordinary residentials – England & Wales
SKIPPING FOR SCHOOLS HEALTH & FITNESS
Nationwide Workshops. In each skipping coaching session your children will enjoy learning a variety of age-appropriate skipping skills, whether they are individual skipping skills, partner skipping, long rope skipping or double-dutch skipping. They make the sessions as all-inclusive as possible and teach a wealth of skills for all ages! By teaching children skipping they are promoting the development of gross and fine motor skills ad also giving a ‘brain gym’ by setting challenges to help children develop new neural pathways.
Skipping 4 Schools Health & Fitness School Workshops NationwideWelcome to Skipping4Schools, a coaching service for all ages that aims to help children boost not only their physical skillset but also delivers a valuable contribution to their emotional toolboxes.
GOGO CHARTERS COACH HIRE – Nationwide
Whether you need transport for school trips, sports teams, or campus shuttles, they cover all transit needs for academic institutions in the UK. Options like Wi-Fi, surround sound, reclining seats, and flat screen TVs provide students and faculty with comfort and convenience on campus and beyond.
GOGO Charters Coach Hire NationwideWelcome to GOGO Coach Hire, a leading nationwide travel company for school trips.
BRITISH AIRWAYS i360 – Brighton
Move the classroom to the skies and inspire blue sky thinking with a school trip to British Airways i360, the world’s tallest moving observation tower. Gliding up gently from ground level to a height of 138 meters (450 feet), the futuristic glass pod will take your students on a voyage of innovation and discovery, during which they will be inspired by what is possible when they aim high.
British Airways i360 BrightonMove the classroom to the skies and inspire blue sky thinking with a school trip to British Airways i360, the world’s tallest moving observation tower.
FLIP OUT TRAMPOLINE PARK – Portsmouth
Trampolining has been proven to improve balance, co-ordination as well as health and fitness benefits for all ages and abilities. Flip Out Portsmouth are Evolve approved, and run Trampolining for schools – primary, secondary and for collages. Your children can improve physically, mentally and socially and possibly learn talents they never knew they had.
REACH OUTDOORS RESIDENTIAL CENTRE – South Devon
Conveniently located in the heart of Torbay they benefit from access to the coastline for a wide variety of watersports in addition to being just a short distance away from Dartmoor for land based activities. They operate several accommodation venues from sole access bell tent camping with indoor dining facilities in addition to indoor hostel and bunkhouse style accommodation. All of residential courses are fully catered by their dedicated catering team.
UNIVERSITY OF BATH CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION
Offers schools and groups accommodation during the academic holidays. A fantastic budget option for anyone wanting to visit the beautiful world heritage city of Bath at a great value price. Located on the University campus in the landscaped grounds of Claverton Down, a short bus ride or walk from the city centre. Their security team is always ready to help, 24/7 and the accommodation is very safe.
WILD GOOSE LODGE ACCOMMODATION – Gloucestershire
On the banks of the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal, in the hamlet of Shepherd’s Patch, this purpose-built lodge provides group accommodation in the heart of Gloucestershire and is the perfect place to enjoy all the Severn Vale has to offer.
TRAVEL STAY HOSTELS – Kensal Green, Earls Court and Hammersmith
Perfect budget accommodation for schools and other groups, TravelStay has an 'excellent' customer service rating from over 3,400 Feefo validated reviews and Feefo Trusted Merchant Award, and has also been featured on MoneySavingExpert and Channel 5’s ‘It Pays To Save.’ TravelStay has been working in partnership with UK universities, hotels, hostels, language schools and other educational providers for over 18 years, providing accommodation for over 860,000 satisfied guests to date.
ARK WILDLIFE PARK - Lincolnshire
ARK Wildlife Park, the UK’s rescue zoo, specialising in offering homes to unwanted or illegally kept exotic pets, is home to a wide variety of captivating animals, from exotic mammals and fearsome carnivores to stunning reptiles and some of your favourite farmyard friends. Many of their beautiful and engaging residents have been with them for many years, since their days as a private, exotic animal sanctuary.
NOSDA HOSTEL – Cardiff
NosDa has an amazing location on the River Taff with Cardiff Central Station just minutes’ walk away. NosDa means ‘goodnight’ in Welsh and that is exactly what they promise. Even though NosDa is one of the largest hostels in Cardiff, it is proud to have the reputation of being friendly and personal with well-travelled international and local staff on hand 24/7. They are also proud to be a partner of the St. Christopher’s Hostel Network, one of the largest and most famous hostel networks in Europe.
SHEFFIELD CABLE WATERSKI & AQUA PARK
The biggest full-size cable park in the North of England with the largest exclusive Aqua Glide Inflatable Aqua Park in the UK. They have changing rooms and showers plus a café on site and are situated in the beautiful surroundings of Rother Valley Country Park. They are affiliated to and accredited by British Wakeboard and Waterski (BWSW) the UK governing body for their sport, recognised by Sport England.
YORKSHIRE AIR MUSEUM – YORK
Enjoy a day of fun, discovery and excitement at the Yorkshire Air Museum where their guides will bring to life over 150 years of aviation history and a rich wartime past. Their authentic wartime surroundings, original exhibits and a collection of 60 aircraft and military vehicles on display make for an immersive experience which children will never forget!
DUNES SPLASH WORLD INDOOR WATER PARK – Lancashire
If you’re a teacher looking for a trip with a difference why not join Murtle the Turtle and the gang and reward your pupils with an end of term treat? Enjoy a trip with thrills and spills of the Splash World rides! With a choice of flume rides for the adventurous swimmer to enjoy and shallow pools for less confident swimmers. Enjoy a dip, shower under the tipping bucket and shoot the spray guns or relax in the bubble spa – there’s something to keep all your busy pupils entertained.
FLIP OUT TRAMPOLINE PARK – Manchester
Whether you’re flippin’ out on the trampolines or setting records on the Ninja Obstacle Course, there is something for everyone here. They have a Laser Maze, Total Wipeout, Cyber Towers, Dodgeball Court, stunt boxes for free running lovers, a huge trampoline arena & lots, lots more! Your class or group will benefit from increasing their fitness levels & improving their balance and co-ordination.