Spellbinding, seafaring learning voyages

The National Museum of the Royal Navy learning voyages

Ahoy there! Masters, Midshipmen and Mini Cabin Crew!  It’s all aboard The National Museum of the Royal Navy, Hartlepool this school year for an exciting range of Discovery Visits and curriculum-linked workshops, designed to engage and immerse students in our seafaring past and in the lives of people who have sailed our ships through the […]

We must encourage young people’s curiosity in science and history

Natural History Museum - the Dino Snore

Beth Stone, Head of Learning and Audiences at the Natural History Museum, discusses with QA Education editor Victoria Galligan how the iconic venue inspires the next generation of STEM experts… Q&A with the Natural History Museum Can you give an example of a lesson/visit where a school surprised you? We’re constantly surprised by the students that […]

The Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway Co Ltd

The Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway

A traditional steam train, taking passenger on a unique journey to the tip of Lake Windermere. The perfect addition to your Lake District adventure. Established in 1973 The Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway is a family run business in the heart of the Lake District. The track which passengers travel upon today was a former Furness […]

Viking School Visits

Viking School Visits

Most schools these days are used to working with external musicians, sports coaches, and dance teachers.  But what about using an external visitor to help with your history topic? If you want a WOW factor to your history topic, trips out of school are the obvious way to go; there are many excellent museums that cater […]

Little Owl Farm

Little Owl Farm

Little Owl Farm is a family run business owned by Mr John Beck and Miss Cindy Bramhall.  We are located on Lower Ship Farm in Grains Bar, Oldham, OL1 4SX.   We opened our doors in March 2016 offering our visitors the benefit of local access to the countryside and the opportunities we have to offer; a […]

School Trips With LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort

School Trips With LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort

‘Engaging’, ‘brilliant’ and ‘fantastic’: just three of the words teachers have used to describe their school trip experiences at the LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort. The LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort’s ethos is all about allowing pupils of all ages to engage and explore through creative and imaginative play. The Resort’s offer of theme park rides and attractions combined […]

Learn By Doing At Kidzania London

Children at Kidzania London

Bring the school curriculum to life with a school trip to KidZania London in 2019 KidZania London – the indoor city run by kids at Westfield London, Shepherd’s Bush – is excited to announce its action packed 2019 programme, boasting a series of special events for schools who visit KidZania, helping to bring the school curriculum to life.  Activities include: Careers […]

Bank of England Museum

Children at the Bank of England Museum

Saving and spending money and the prices that we pay for goods and services are such a key part of all our lives that it is never too soon for young people to learn about them. The Bank of England Museum tells the story of the Bank from its foundation in 1694 to its modern […]

Birmingham Botanical Gardens – an urban oasis! Be inspired by nature!

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Why is white chocolate white, but milk chocolate brown? How do pineapples grow? Why is biofuel so important? From which plant can both houses and clothing be made? Why do cactus plants look so strange? What is a tenrec? Find out the answer to these questions and many more, as you explore our 4 spectacular glasshouses and […]