UK School Trips February e-Newsletter 2020
News from www.ukschooltrips.co.uk
17 February 2020
Dear Educational Visits Coordinator,
We have a bumper edition for you this month, full of fantastic new venues who have joined us to offer you best value and lots of support if you book direct with them. Also did you know we are on now #youtube with a video about how to use www.ukschooltrips.co.uk Please can you subscribe, like and share this: CLICK HERE
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WE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE OUR CHOSEN VENUE OF THE MONTH!
ABSOLUTELY KARTING – Bristol and Maidenhead
Both centres provide a fun School Trip experience where students can test their speed and race their fellow classmates on their one-of-a-kind Go Karting track! Your students will also be able to take part in Laser Tag and unique activities such as Glow Karting. This is an enjoyable, challenging trip, in a fun fast past environment, that will enhance team working and competitive skills. A trip your students will never forget.
YHA SCHOOL TRIPS: 130 locations throughout England & Wales
Dark mornings and frosted fields shouldn’t put you off. Winter weather is for wellies, adventures and discovery. Did you know that winter residentials have been shown to promote bonding between students, increase confidence and improve relationships with teachers? With free planning visits, LOtC accreditation and prices starting at just £8.33 per person per night, there are so many reasons to try a YHA winter residential.
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PARADIE ISLAND ADVENTURE GOLF: Cheshire Oaks, Glasgow, Livingston, Manchester, Sheffield, Derby, Plymouth, Rushden Lakes
A fun School Trip experience that tells a story as you venture through the courses, opening your senses up to the tropical surroundings through visual aids and sounds. They cater for small to large groups to mix team building with the competitive nature of the game. With the assistance of their free AR App they add further interaction to the game with the help of Team Trouble.
TREE TOP ADVENTURE GOLF: Manchester, Cardiff and Leicester
We all know kids learn best when they’re having fun, so why not book a school trip for pupils aged 4 – 16 to try mini golf? This is an inclusive, challenging activity that’s great for active minds. And as kids tackle the courses during their jungle quest, they’ll have to work together as a tribe.
FIRST TRAVEL SOLUTIONS – Educational Coach Hire
East Midlands and North West
They have a dedicated school travel team and offer a professional and efficient School Trip Transportation service, which is guaranteed to meet all of your requirements and improve your overall School Trip experience.
ASTBURY WATER SPORTS CENTRE – Congleton
Offering a diverse range so that your class can try out many different outdoor activities. All instructors have a passion for what they do and strive to ensure you get the best value for money. As well as being able to offer curriculum based sessions they find customers return for many years not only for fun reward days and transition days but also for teacher INSET days and family fun days out.
TRAFFORD TREETOP ADVENTURES – Stretford
Delivers highly adventurous School Trip experiences where students can take on high rope’s courses, climbing activities and a variety of team building games.
TRAFFORD WATERSPORTS CENTRE – Sale
Offers adventurous School Trip experiences where classes can take part in numerous water-based activities, such as canoeing, kayaking, raft building and even katakanoeing.
UNDERBANK ACTIVITY CENTRE – Sheffield
A full solution for your school trip with a range of water and land activities.
The residential village comfortably sleeps up to 80 participants, they can do a fully scheduled trip including all day time and evening activities as well as providing all meals throughout your stay. They also offer day trips for schools or weekly programmes to help you work towards a curriculum or key stage goal.
HARROW HALL STUDENT ACCOMMODATION – Harrow
With its central location and comfortable facilities, Harrow Hall offers fabulous School Trip Accommodation for groups looking to explore central London. A 25-minute tube ride from Baker Street, Harrow Campus overlooks green spaces and playing fields. A short bus ride takes you into Harrow and its lively town centre where you can find a wide range of shops, an art centre and a multiplex cinema.
E4K ENGINEERING 4 KIDS CODING & ROBOTIC WORKSHPS
They offer coding and robotic workshops for students in KS1 through to KS4. From robot building to battle experiences, there's are wide variety of activities for you and your class to choose from. For Upper KS2 and Secondary students we offer more complex robot building experiences together with coding using both scratch based and text based coding languages.
EAST OF ENGLAND
LEE WICK FARM COTTAGES & GLAMPING ACCOMMODATION – Essex
In a superb location they provide fantastic School Trip Accommodation which can be catered to any group's specific needs. Whether you want self-catering cottages or would prefer one of the glamorous glamping pods, there is something here for everyone.
GREENWOOD FAMILY PARK – Snowdonia
Located within the beautiful landscape of Snowdonia's National Park, GreenWood offers an eco-friendly outdoor adventure. Here, students can discover the natural environment while also enjoying the fabulous main attractions and rides! An eco-friendly inviting land which promises the ultimate trip full of outdoor adventure, learning and discovery.
Penrhyn Quarry, Slate Caverns and Fforest ZIP WORLD – 3 locations across Snowdonia National Park, North Wales:
One of North Wales's biggest tourist attractions, each site is carefully scouted for its natural beauty and the brand works sympathetically with the landscape to create groundbreaking, exhilarating adventures. Zip World introduces a brand new educational programme inviting teachers to escape the classroom and bring lessons to the great outdoors. Tying in key components from the National Curriculum for Key Stage 2 & 3 the 'Gravity in Geography' package will include detailed lesson plans, worksheets and PowerPoint for pre, during and post the visit. They offersengaging educational experiences in which students can discover real life gravitational forces in caves, forests and quarries. This brings gravity and geography to life.
PROACTIVE ADVENTURE - BEECHWOOD COURT – Conwy
Provides adventurous outdoor Residential School Trips located within the stunning woodland on the North Wales coast. Here, students can try out mountain, lake and river-based activities, all of which can be designed to fit your needs.
PROACTIVE ADVENTURE - SWALLOW FALLS – Conwy
Located in the Snowdonia National Park, this is the perfect location for outdoor school trips. They offer a varied range of outdoor activities and provide experienced staff who can develop the students' skills and enhance the experience.
DUDLEY ZOO AND CASTLE
Set in a 40-acre woodland hillside, the zoo surrounds an 11th century castle and is home to many of the world's most endangered species. They offer a daily programme of talks and have a number of walk through animal exhibits including Lemur Wood, Castle Creatures and Lorikeet Lookout. They offer a wide range of educational workshops catering for EYFS to Post 16.
THE UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK – Warwick Conferences
They provide fabulous School Trip Accommodation, where your students will have access to everything a leading university has to offer. From the rural parkland to the swimming pool, the facilities are endless. Set within 700 acres of rural parkland and surrounded by lakes and relaxing outdoor spaces, the university campus also offers a wide range of cafes and restaurants, as well as a comprehensive collection of sports facilities, including swimming, gym, climbing wall, squash and tennis.
NATIONAL FOREST ADVENTURE FARM – Staffordshire
They provide adventurous school trips that are aimed at younger students. Here, your pupils will enjoy an inspirational experience which is not only educational but also fun! They have a range of pre-planned workshops which are cross curricular, or you can mix and match to suit the needs of your class.
From climbing walls to bouldering rooms, they provide fantastic experiences for you and your classes to try! Alongside the fabulous facilities, there are also a number of passionate instructors to ensure you have a good time.
TRENTHAM TREETOP ADVENTURES – Trentham
If you're looking for an adventurous and thrilling School Trip experience, then Trentham Treetop Adventures is the place for you! Here, you and your class can get stuck into one of the many outdoor activities that are on offer.
WOOKEY HOLE CAVES – Somerset
MAGDALEN FARM RESIDENTIAL EDUCATION CENTRE – Dorset
They provide engaging, stimulating and exciting School Trips, where students have the opportunity to learn through real outdoor adventures. Whether it’s a day trip or a residential stay, their itineraries are personal and tailored to meet your needs. Their activities are led by experienced staff and made so fun and exciting that children won’t even know that they are learning.
INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS AUTHORITY – Brighton
Not only do they provide excellent student accommodation in the fabulous city of Brighton, they also offer English Language Courses where a wonderful team of staff can help pupils to perfect their English. They have weekly programmes, in which students attend English language courses in the mornings and participate in several interesting afternoon activities including trips to other cities such as London.