Top 5 Excursions for School Groups
There is an abundance of places to visit for kids on school excursions in the UK; however, the following are five of the most popular.
1. Alton Towers Resort
A school trip to the Alton Towers resort will challenge pupils, inspire them with confidence and enthusiasm, as well as experiencing the thrill of practical learning first hand.
For educational visits the resorts education center is situated within the Theme Park at Cuckoo Land, where educational talks are available to students of all ages.
For recreational visits, pupils will most definitely have a fun time on some of Alton Towers Resorts roller coasters and other attractions. The resort is open all year round for both educational and recreational excursions.
2. The Barbican Center
The Barbican Center building is one of the most iconic structures in London. The museum chronicles in detail both recent and past music, theater, dance, film and visual acts contemporary performing arts.
The Barbican also holds regular art exhibitions and the occasional classical music concerts performed by the London and BBC symphony orchestras.
The Barbican also has one of the largest public libraries in the UK.
Why is this venue ideal for educational trips?
Situated in the heart of London, a visit to the Barbican can be combined with visits to other London attractions. The Barbicanâ??s architecture provides a wide range of stimuli, inside and outside areas, including shops, cafes and lakeside picnic areas for students to learn, explore and have fun!
3. Blackpool Pleasure Beach Resort
Blackpoolâ??s famous pleasure beach is an ideal location for presentations and study areas. There are many historical artifacts, shows and memorabilia on display. Presentations are designed to meet with educational standards and include:
Art & Design
Leisure & Tourism
History & Geography
Along with education, Blackpool Pleasure Resort provides great entertainment and some of the best amusement rides of anywhere in Europe for an interesting and fun filled day out to suit pupils of all ages.
4. Chelsea Football Club
Chelsea FC stadium tours and museum are a fun and interesting way to combine education and recreation into school groups. A visit to Chelsea stadium and museum can be linked into many areas of the curriculum like Science, Business, Language, travel & tourism and of course Sport.
The tour gives an in depth insight into the match day activities of the club and also offers an exciting opportunity to learn while touring the stadium in the process.
The museum has a wealth of artifacts and information combined with a course book which can be used to develop students learning. Interactive experiences help children to apply their learning to real life situations.
5. Aviation Heritage Museum
The Aviation Heritage Museum in Lincolnshire is dedicated in exhibiting our aerial past and educating and entertaining the young generation about our countryâ??s leading role in aircraft development.
Students can visit the Battle of Britain Memorial Flights Visitors Center and stand next to a Lancaster Bomber and listen to the engines roar into life.
Pupils are always amazed and enthralled in airplanes and aviation history as this fascinating subject tends to really capture the imagination making learning and study fun and entertaining.