STS Travel Article Archive
A New York school trip could focus on any number of subjects, given the cosmopolitan nature of this vast city. One study area it is particularly suitable for is history, as the Big Apple has a fascinating past and learning about it will help your group to understand modern America.
When considering school trips to Provence, the first subjects that come to mind are art and French. However, this region is also perfect for a classics tour, as it was once part of the Roman Empire and lots of evidence of that civilisation has survived.
A trip to Washington will give students an excellent insight into the American Civil War, its causes and its consequences. With battlefield tours and trips to museums, your students can enjoy a wonderful experience that will benefit them greatly.
Tenerife may be best known as a lively holiday destination, but it is also a beautiful island with a varied landscape. This makes it the ideal place for a geography-themed school tour, as there is lots to explore and many different things your students can learn.
Few locations have played as important a role in the history of art as Tuscany, which was the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. There is still plenty of evidence of it remaining, so the region is the perfect destination for a school trip for art and design students.
Maths has a role to play in a whole range of real-life situations, but it can be difficult to make students appreciate that when they are studying concepts in a classroom. A trip to New York can change their attitude by demonstrating how the subject is used in the workplace.
The travel brochures may tell you that Paris is all about romance and art, but there is also lots to interest those keen on a career in science. The French capital has some of Europe's best science and technology-themed attractions, which are designed to make learning fun.
Barcelona is one of Europe's most popular tourist destinations, thanks to its combination of beautiful architecture and cultural attractions. It is also the perfect place for a geography field trip, as the city has everything students need for a case study.
Art is among the subjects that most benefits from learning outside the classroom, particularly if you take your students to one of Europe's great cultural centres. Florence fits the bill perfectly, as its galleries house some of the world's most famous artworks.
World War I is one of the most dramatic events in Europe's past, so it's no wonder it still forms such an important part of history lessons. One location in particular is a poignant destination for battlefields tours for schools and that's Ypres.
Not only is Boston one of the largest cities in the United States, but it is almost among the most historic. First established in 1630 by Puritan immigrants, it has a rich past that makes it the perfect place for history students to build upon the subjects they have learnt about in the classroom.
London is often seen as a destination for theatre and music students, or those interested in art or science. The UK capital is also suitable for geography field trips, and is certainly a convenient option when time and budget limitations apply.
There are so many benefits to learning outside the classroom, but perhaps the main one is that it helps to bring a subject to life for your students. Nowhere is this more true than in Paris, and there are attractions here that are suitable for every lesson.
There are so many destinations to go on a school trip to Spain, from the ancient region of Catalonia to the thriving city of Madrid. If you're staying in the north of the country, one place to certainly include on your itinerary is the medieval town of Santillana de Mar.
There are many fascinating places to visit for school trips to Italy, including the city of Verona. It is a perfect destination for an excursion during tours to Venice or Lake Garda, thanks to its combination of cultural and historic landmarks.
When it comes to getting to grips with a language, there is nothing like actually spending some time in the country itself, listening and talking to native speakers. Situated just a stone's throw from the UK, France is quick and easy to reach – and makes the ideal day trip for language students.
Situated in the north of France, Lille is the ideal choice for educational and enjoyable school trips. Travelling here, your students can learn about art, history, architecture and even practise their maths – find out the top five reasons to head to Lille below.
A bustling, cosmopolitan destination that everyone dreams of visiting, New York City has something to capture the imagination of all your students. If you're planning school tours for those learning music, New York is an excellent place to choose – but where should you go?
When you plan school trips to Italy, there are so many fascinating places to visit with your students it can be hard to choose between them. However, Milan is certainly somewhere to consider – and is famous for more than just fashion.
If you're planning school trips to Italy for your music students, consider taking them to Tuscany. Famed for its beautiful landscapes and impressive architecture, this region has much to offer those studying music.
Istanbul is a popular destination when it comes to classics tours for schools. Filled with a plethora of historical and cultural attractions, the city provides a great learning experience for students studying the subject.
There are lots of great destinations for school trips to France, but few are as beautiful as the Opal Coast. Choose this area of the Pas de Calais region for your journey and your students can look forward to white cliffs and long golden sand beaches, as well as a host of educational experiences.
A great way to really engage students with their subjects, learning outside the classroom can be an excellent means of bringing the curriculum to life. From English and art to science and history, there is no topic that cannot be explored in London.
Normandy is an excellent choice for school tours, as it is not too far to travel and has a wide selection of historic and cultural attractions. It also has the perfect choice of accommodation in the form of Chateau Du Baffy.
If you are searching for somewhere suitable for educational visits for politics students, there are few better choices than New York. Although it is not home to the US legislature, the Big Apple has a host of key sites relating to American and international affairs.