Equity School Travel Article Archive
If you want your students to see almost every style of art imaginable in just a few days, there is no better destination than London. The capital has a selection of world-class galleries and museums that cater for all tastes and feature works from every era.
Berlin is an outstanding choice for any kind of school trip, thanks to its combination of cultural and historic attractions. It is particularly suitable for music tours, as it also has some fine venues in which choirs or bands can perform.
Taking your students to the birthplace of the classics is an experience they will never forget. By taking them to places such as the Acropolis, they can appreciate the importance of such sites and gain a real understanding of their place in history.
A good school trip should be both educational and fun, which is why Hamburg is an ideal destination. Germany's second largest city is packed with museums, galleries and eye-catching sights, which your students will find fascinating.
A school tour is an ideal way to help music students develop their skills and confidence, as they will perform in a variety of unfamiliar locations. Choose to visit the Loire Valley for your trip and those new settings will be both beautiful and inspirational.
A trip abroad to see commerce in action is a great way to help business studies and economics students engage with the subjects. Such tours allow them to gain an insight into how international trade works and understand the differences between British and overseas workplaces.
A trip to Spain is one of the best ways for students to develop their language skills and will also give them an insight into the country's fascinating culture. Choose Cantabria for your educational visit and you will take them to places they are unlikely to have seen before.
The Nord-Pas de Calais region is a great choice for a school trip, as the visit will allow your students to test their language skills and enjoy some French culture. If you also want them to learn some more about European history during their visit, a day in Arras should be on the itinerary.
A tour of Sicily is a fantastic way to discover more about some of the great early civilisations that helped to shape history. The island is packed with remnants from these societies, which provide the ideal setting for teaching classics students.
Any good school history trip that focuses on the 20th century will at least touch on some of the oppressive regimes that blighted Europe during the period. Budapest is a perfect location to learn more about this, as it was occupied by both the Nazis and the Soviets.
A school trip to Italy is a perfect choice for history students, as there are attractions dating from many important periods in its biggest cities. You can also find fascinating sites to visit in quieter destinations, such as the ancient town of Tivoli.
There are many benefits to taking students on overseas school tours, from giving them an insight into different cultures to enhancing their understanding of a subject and applying what they've learnt in the classroom to the real world. Although there's no shortage of places that can be visited on geography trips, students are likely to find a tour of the Rhineland region of Germany will really enhance their studies.
Science is one of the subjects in which students can really benefit from getting out of the classroom and seeing the things they have been taught in action. One of the best places to do this is the Dutch coast, which has a number of attractions that combine fun and learning.
Strasbourg is a fascinating place to visit for students of history and politics, as it is where you will find the European Parliament, the Council of Europe and Court of Human Rights. However, there is far more to see than just institutions in this beautiful French city.
A school trip to Italy offers students the opportunity to see some of the world's finest cultural and historic attractions. There is a host of locations you could choose for such a tour, but including visits to Rome and the Bay of Naples in your itinerary is a must.
With its wealth of historic attractions, a China school trip is an exciting way for children studying a range of subjects – including politics, history and foreign languages – to learn outside the classroom. There are many wonderful landmarks that will capture the imagination of your students, but one must-see is the iconic Tiananmen Square.
Music is one of the subjects in which students can really benefit from learning outside the classroom, particularly if that involves a concert tour abroad. Europe is full of great places for bands and choirs to perform, but one you may not have thought of is Croatia.
A school trip to Spain is a great way to help your students learn the language and gain an insight into this fascinating country's culture. Choose Valencia as your destination and you will be treated to a fine selection of historic, artistic and fun attractions.
When it comes to school trips abroad for art students France is the obvious choice, thanks to its painting heritage and huge range of galleries. Lots of teachers choose Paris for such visits, but in many ways, Provence has more to offer.
When you think about organising a school tour to the French Alps, skiing is probably the first thing that comes to mind. However, a bit more research may lead you to the conclusion it is also a perfect destination for a science trip.
There are lots of good reasons to book a school tour to Munich, as the city is a place where the ultra-modern mixes perfectly with the traditional. In among the beautiful architecture, you will discover a host of fascinating attractions that will leave your students eager to learn more about Bavaria.
A China school trip offers an almost unrivalled opportunity for your students to experience a completely different culture and way of life. They can also look forward to seeing some fascinating landmarks in Beijing, including the beautiful Summer Palace.
A fascinating geography and rich history are just two of the things that make Sicily stand out, so if you're looking for ideas on where to take your class on a school tour, you might find there is no better destination than this Italian island.
When planning history school trips, it is a good idea to choose a destination that has sites relevant to a number of different parts of the curriculum. One location that fits the bill perfectly is the Polish city of Krakow, which has attractions that date from the Middle Ages through to World War II.
The main purpose of school tours should always be education, but there is no reason why that cannot be combined with fun. One destination that is ideal for both is the beautiful Black Forest in the Baden-Württemberg area of Germany.