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Ancient history school workshop Ideas

Ancient history school workshop Ideas, whether your class is studying the Iron Age or the Ancient Roman Empire, the subject of Ancient History is something that continues to captivate the minds of all students. Regardless of age or academic ability, the study of the past never fails to engage students and inspire them with their future learning.

Here at UK School Trips, we understand the importance of engagement and interaction in order to improve the learning process. That is why we have an abundance of School Trips and Workshops that do exactly that. This is particularly true in the subject area of Ancient History. Our venues are guaranteed to stimulate your students, using material relics or even costume to allow for a fun process.

After taking part in one of our Ancient History School Trips, you will notice an immediate alteration in students’ attitudes in the classroom. Your pupils will not only have an increased interest in the subject but will also be eager to learn more. This is therefore the perfect way to motivate the whole class and improve everyone’s understanding.

So, if you’re currently teaching Ancient History as a topic and are looking for something to take the subject to the next level, please search the site and find suitable school trip venues and workshops that will inspire and provide a fun interactive experience for your education group in Ancient History today! You won’t be disappointed…

South East England School Trip Ideas

The South East of England has many fantastic counties that offer many different options when planning your school trip or educational visit in the South East. The counties that make up this school trip region can offer rich historical towns packed full of museums, historical buildings or fun activities such as cinema or bowling venues.

Many of the counties that make up this region also offer hundreds of miles of natural beauty including endless countryside, rolling hills, woodlands and coastal landscapes perfect for dipping your feet in the English Channel or a fun packed residential activity centre where your students can challenge themselves with varied activities or study the environment that the location offers on an environmental field trip.

Many of the venues, accommodation and service providers based in these home counties offer fantastic locations, excellent facilities and experience to make sure that your day trip in the south east is a memorable one. The workshops, tours, exhibitions and activities are interlinked to the national curriculum. Plus, many of these services can be tailormade specifically to your group’s needs.

We are proud to list below some fantastic options for your school trip in the South East below, or visit our plan your school trip page to refine your search or to search for South East England school trip ideas by distance.

London School Trip Ideas

London is a very popular destination for school trips and other outings.  With so much to choose from you can cover so many different subjects and visit a number of educational sights and places of interest in a single school visit to London. 

From historical sites to museums and major tourist attractions London offers it all and we understand making a choice for your school trip to London can be hard.  Here at UK School trips we have a wide range of venues, locations and service providers in and around London, to help you plan a one day school outing or a longer residential education visit including accommodation. 

See a sample of our London based below or visit our plan your school trip page to refine your search or to search for London school trip ideas by distance.

Computer and Game Coding Workshops for schools

Computer and Game Coding Workshops provide a fantastic look at the early years of this industry (1970s) all the way through to the present day giving you a full historic timeline and full interactive experience, so why travel anywhere as the computer and games professional and his array of historical computer equipment and games machines will visit you at school.

So, no need to plan a school trip, you can still learn about this fascinating subject from the comfort of your own school premises. Your students or pupils will experience a fantastic interactive historical learning experience of early computers and coding languages (programmes) to game play of classic games machines. The coding workshops provided can be interlinked with your key-stage curriculum in covering subject areas such as STEM.

You might be lucky and even get the chance to experience these amazing classic computers and game consoles listed below:  

Computers: Acorn Computers, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum,

You might even be lucking and learn about these early computer programmes from the listed computers above: Pascal, Prolog, Beta, Paintbox, MCoder, COLT, KoalaPainter, The Print Shop, PaperClip, Lotus 1-2-3, Tasword II and VuClac.

Game Console Machines: Atari 2600, Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), In-television (Mattel) and Sega Master System.

Classic Games: Pac Man, Donkey Kong, Frogger, Star Wars, Space Invaders, Burger Time, Tron, Microsurgeon, Atlantis, Mario Bros, Tetris, Duck Hunt, Alex Kidd in Miracle World, Wonder Boy, Golden Axe and Outrun.

So, what are you waiting for start researching and planning your computer coding workshop with us, UK School Trips? If you cannot find what you are looking for contact us

Drone School Trip Ideas

Looking for interactive technology ideas for your school trip or educational visit! thought of planning an interactive drone workshop on site at your school/location or outside of the classroom on a school trip. Drone workshops provide fantastic hands on group experiences for students to enjoy and gain knowledge and InSite’s into this growing aviation technological sector.

This type of Workshop and School Trip can cover subject areas such as STEM and Computer Science/skills, to name a few and cover curriculum key-stages (1 to 4) and above to further education.  So, what interactive activities can your pupils or students expect in relation to a drone workshop or interactive hands on session?

  • Learn to code a drone
  • Manually pilot a mini-drone to take off, fly, turn and land
  • Pilot the drone to do stunts, mini challenges and learn free flying skills
  • Within your chosen group, pilot and race to become the ultimate drone pilot winner

Here at UK School Trips we want to provide you with fantastic workshop companies and school trip venues who tailor-make interactive exciting educational hands on experiences for your groups.  These sessions are led by industry experienced fully qualified technology professionals who will educate and inspire your pupils.

UK School Trips wants to help plan your trip or workshop with inspirational ideas and options So, what you waiting for!

Useful links for teachers and educational co-ordinators planning school trips for uk primary and secondary schools.

English Literacy School Trip Ideas

Looking for venues and destinations interlinked with the national curriculum English literacy, we got you covered! From key-stage 1 to A levels and further education English literacy is something all students will encounter throughout their educational career, and is vital to all aspects of the curriculum, even mathematics and science! English is something that all students will have to develop in order to academically progress and will inevitably be relied upon in later life.

One way to develop your pupils’ understanding of English Literacy is to take them on a Theatre School Trip or Historical Heritage experience that provides examples of historic poems, novels and plays and are interpreted through performing arts, workshops and tours.  Theatres and the performing arts in general are hugely beneficial when it comes to the subject of English. From improving diction to furthering vocabulary, drama is a great way to engage your pupils with a fun activity which is also educationally valuable.

Historical Heritage school trips or museum school trips provide workshops and tours that are fun and engaging in a unique way to teach your students about English. Many of the providers listed with us can specifically tailor to your group’s needs, guaranteeing that your class or group will go away having improved their knowledge on the exact topic that you wish to focus on.

So, what’s stopping you? Find your perfect English Literacy School Trip with us today!

Forest School Trip

Forest School Trips and Workshops provide one-of-a-kind experiences like no other. By taking pupils and students out of the classroom and into an engaging natural environment whether that is in a woodland setting or fields a short walking distance from a school or on a schools ground, Forest Schools provide a rich and diverse interaction with nature and the environment around you which compliments the national curriculum studies in a hands on way, furthering their understanding and interest within this subject from primary/ secondary through to A levels.

Forest School Workshop Activities could include the following:

  • Experience Nature/Wildlife around you on walks that include sensory for touch and smell
  • Foraging, learning about food sources in woodlands and the surrounding environment
  • Shelter building, sleeping under the stars by building these important structures
  • Explorer your immediate environment on a mini beast hunt (Ecology)
  • Experience physical skills when climbing Trees
  • learning practical woodland skills buy building shelters
  • Learning about wood land crafts and tools for woodwork and nature Art

Pupils and students will have the opportunity to really appreciate nature in a way they may have never done before. In a world of increasing urbanization and growing dependence on technology, it is important for students to escape from everyday life and learn about the changing natural environment and identify environmental impacts of Forest School activities.

Holocaust School Trip

Looking at a school trip related to the holocaust or want to take your school trip outside of the classroom to experience a museum or place of worship that can help explain the Jewish faith or the chilling brutal event of the holocaust and why this came about at that period of time in history.

UK School Trips is proud to list some fantastic venues that provide a potential educational group or school visit with in-depth tours, workshops, exhibitions which provide the history of the Jewish faith and the Holocaust.

Holocaust Exhibition & Learning Centre Huddersfield

The Holocaust Exhibition & Learning Centre opened in 2018 and preserves the memory, records and legacy of Holocaust survivors living in Yorkshire. There is a museum standard exhibition, an education room for schools and groups, and a flexible space for conferencing, events and temporary exhibitions.

They offer a programme of Active Learning Sessions for schools and groups of young people aged 10 and above, led by qualified teaching staff. We can also arrange talks from Holocaust survivors or on specific topics with University of Huddersfield academic staff.

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The National Holocaust Centre & Museum Nottinghamshire

The National Holocaust Centre and Museum is so much more than a museum. It's a vibrant memorial, a place of testimony and a Centre of learning for communities of all faiths, and none, across the UK.

Since the Centre was established in 1995 it remains the first and only place of its kind in the UK dedicated to Holocaust remembrance and education.

The Museum is accredited by the Arts Council, and features a permanent exhibition suitable for adults and children 12 years and older, as well as an age-appropriate interactive exhibition for younger children. Both exhibition areas are infused with survivor's testimony and artefacts, providing a human and personal perspective on pre-war Jewish life in Europe, the rise of National Socialism, the Holocaust survival and post-war justice.

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Jewish Museum London

The Jewish Museum London offers a space for students to further their learning of Judaism on religious and historical school trips. Students are given the opportunity to handle historical objects and ask questions.

We are the only destination in London representing all strands of Judaism through curriculum based, multi-sensory, object based workshops for early years through to KS5.

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