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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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Using learning outside the classroom to develop character

Blog post written by: Daniel Cibich, Head of Educational Partnerships at The Outward Bound Trust. Following the launch of the DfE Character Education Framework Guidance in early November, I attended a Westminster Education Forum policy conference to hear from a … Continue reading

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So much more than just a History Tour Guide…

Blog post written by: Sophie Lamb, Graphic Designer at Rayburn Tours. When most people think of a tour guide, they picture someone at the helm of a group of people, microphone and flag in tow, reciting ‘on your left…’ and … Continue reading

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School trips for all

Blog post written by: Justine Lee, Communications and Fundraising Manager at the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom. Educational trips offer a multitude of benefits for pupils of all abilities. They help motivate, raise attainment and expose students to new … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Council for Learning Outside the Classroom!

Blog post written by: Megan Deakin, Marketing Coordinator at Rayburn Tours. Blow up the balloons, hang out the bunting and start the celebrations because the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom (CLOtC) turns 10 this year! To mark this special … Continue reading

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How to best plan for accident prevention and ensure the best claims defensibility

Blog post written by: Sophia Reed, Mutual Manager, Regis Mutual Management Limited. Fortunately, the public and courts’ perception of adventurous activities being “dangerous” has changed over recent years and instead, we now appreciate and understand the fantastic benefits which exploring … Continue reading

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