Author Archives: emilycarlill

Taking learning outside the classroom

Blog post written by YPO. Compared to 50 years ago, children are spending less and less time outdoors, even more so after the events of the past six months and the developments in technology over the years – in fact, … Continue reading

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3 Back to School Activities to get Children Learning Outside

Blog post written by Liv Corp, Content Executive at Twinkl Educational Publishing. When schools across the UK closed their doors to most students due to Coronavirus, it completely changed how we educated our children. Overnight, classes were in dining rooms … Continue reading

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The past, the present and the future of school travel

Blog post written by Caroline Cudworth, Marketing Assistant Manager at Rayburn Tours. 2020 – the year the world came to a standstill. No one ever saw it coming, but in a matter of weeks flights stopped, borders closed and people … Continue reading

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The space to learn

Responding to the impact Covid-19 has had on learning and meeting guidelines around physical distancing is requiring schools to be innovative in how they deliver the curriculum and support pupil health and wellbeing, writes Justine Lee from the Council for … Continue reading

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Helping children stay sun safe

Each year, thousands of schools participate in the Soltan Sun Ready Schools programme, which has provided over half a million children across the UK with tips on how to stay safe in the sun. Due to the closure of many … Continue reading

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Top teacher tips for home schooling Primary aged children

Blog post written by Caroline Cudworth, Marketing Assistant Manager at Rayburn Tours. Let’s get down to giving you some advice and tips from teachers that may just help you educate, develop and entertain you child at home while the schools … Continue reading

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Top teacher tips for home schooling Secondary aged children

Blog post written by Caroline Cudworth, Marketing Assistant Manager at Rayburn Tours. Before we jump right in, “well done parents, you are doing a fantastic job!” Now that has been said, let’s get down to giving you some advice and … Continue reading

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Why can I not go on a life changing opportunity?

Blog post written by: Steve Dool, Chair of the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom. Covid- 19 is the greatest challenge society has faced in our lifetime. It is a crisis second to none, it will test our attitudes, approach … Continue reading

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School trips and Language Learning

Blog post written by: Jenn Parker, Digital Content Co-ordinator for educational travel providers Adaptable Travel. In 2019, it was revealed that sadly the UK was facing a decline in students opting to study languages at GCSE and A-level. Amongst the … Continue reading

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Improving Wellbeing by Learning Outside the Classroom

Blog post written by Andy Pratt, Head of Group (West) and Wellbeing Lead at Field Studies Council (FSC). There is increasing research supporting that time in the outdoors and nature connection improves health and wellbeing. At FSC we are all … Continue reading

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