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I am pleased to feature this guest feature posted February 2013
Educational student trips and tours throughout England:
If you want to take your students on an education tour in England, there are plenty of destinations to choose from. Trips can support all areas of the national curriculum as well as college and university study. There is nothing like hands on experience to really make the message sink in.
Students studying plant biology or science in general will get a lot out of a trip to the Eden Project. This centre based near St Austell in Cornwall is full of science and nature exhibitions. It is set in a series of bio domes which look more like huge sunken golf balls in the stunning Cornish countryside. This in itself is likely to get them talking and thinking before they have even entered the building. Cornwall has a great deal to offer, not to mention the great beaches where the children and adults can enjoy some downtime.
England offers a lot of choice but when it comes to student tours Europe as a whole has a great deal to offer. A trip to Brussels for instance can help young people understand about the UK's place in Europe both culturally and economically. Other trips, where children acquire a new skill such as skiing trips are also best taken out of the UK. A Swiss Ski School is a much better bet when it comes to ensuring decent snowfall.
With Student Tours Europe offers a lot of possibilities but there are many sites in England that shouldn't be overlooked. A visit to the south coast of England with a tour of the most famous battle fields is a stunning trip and can help bring history to life. For film and media students, a trip to London to see the BBC studios, as well as Ealing Film Studios and a trip to the British Board of Film Classification can be a real eye opener. These are excellent educational tours and can be a lot of fun too for both the students and the adults. However, a skiing trip can offer just as much. Acquiring a new skill via a Swiss Ski School is also a brilliant experience for the children where they can also come into contact with a number of European languages, both French and German are spoken here.
London is a very popular destination for students tours in England as it satisfies so many areas of the curriculum and areas of study. Consider a visit to the Globe and other theatres for students of English Literature and/or performing arts students. London also boasts some amazing architecture and truly significant historical sites.
Where ever you choose to take your group of students, choose a company who have expertise in organising student tours to ensure that they understand your needs. You should also choose a company whose mission it is to support teachers whilst helping students see, learn and reach their full potential in life.
Ali Ferguson is a former travel agent turned travel writer with a great deal of experience in the travel industry. She has been involved in booking a number of student tours Europe is always popular for educational trips. When it comes to fun and learning a new skill however a Swiss Ski School is also a popular choice.
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