Author Archives: emilycarlill

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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The five sensory benefits of a school trip abroad

Blog post written by: Danielle West, Marketing Coordinator at Rayburn Tours. The way we learn is a characteristic that makes each person unique. It’s as much a part of our identity as our appearance, speech, interests and values. That’s why … Continue reading

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Try something different for your next school trip

Blog post written by: Justine Lee, Communications and Fundraising Manager at the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom. When you know a school trip works, it’s tempting to keep repeating it year after year – but there’s a whole world … Continue reading

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‘School trips disrupt learning’ and other educational travel myths

Group travel specialists Rayburn Tours disprove some of the common beliefs regarding extra-curricular escapades. When teachers begin planning a school trip, the road ahead can look like a daunting journey of red tape and flaming hoops, and the easiest escape … Continue reading

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Learning Beyond the Classroom with Literacy Inspired Outdoor Education

Blog post written by: Kate Heap, Primary English Specialist from Leeds. There is so much scope for imagination when children are given opportunities to learn beyond the four walls of their classroom and explore the wider world through outdoor learning. … Continue reading

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