Greg Brookes-Clayton is the Educational Director at Challenge Academy – a Community Interest Company (CIC) set up and directed by experienced professionals and leaders from education and the military. Challenge Academy offer active outdoor learning experiences. Its aims are to provide innovative and accessible learning opportunities outside the classroom.

School trips are an eagerly anticipated event in the school calendar for children, and it seems that this sentiment is shared by parents too, with nearly half (46%) believing children learn more from visiting places than they do in the classroom.