Trips are arranged under four exciting, curriculum-linked themes
Imagination and Curiosity – English and the Arts - Exploring the power of imagination and how it can be harnessed to change the world
People and the Planet – Science and Geography - Empowering young people to play an active role in creating a sustainable future
Breakthroughs and Discoveries – STEM and History - ’Investigating the moments of genius that have enabled humanity to progress
Journeys and Adventures – PSHE & Skills Development - Celebrating the broadening of horizons and stepping outside of your comfort zone
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Arbeia South Shields’ Roman Fort guarded the main sea route to Hadrian’s Wall. It was a key garrison and military supply base to other forts along the Wall and is an important part of the history of Roman Britain. It’s hosted dramatic tales of murder, fire, and holds the key to ancient love stories. It was a huge supply base for the Roman army, home to 600 Roman troops and is said to be the birth place of the Northumbrian King Oswin. It’s also a UNESCO World Heritage site with the finest full-scale Roman reconstructions in the country showcasing some of the most significant finds from that time. Schools can explore the stories of this site in creative and hands on experiences suitable for KS1-KS4 as well as sessions designed for children with SEND and PMLD.
Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!
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We know that funding a school trip isn’t always easy. If you are looking for help with costs, you can apply for the Great British School Trip bursary. This can help with the cost of travel or entry tickets to any Great British School Trip partner venue.
Simply fill in our bursary form and let us know how we might help.
Baring Street, South Shields
NE33 2BB. England
Winter opening hours. We are open only for pre-booked schools and groups, and special events. until March 25th 2024. Our schools' workshop TimeQuest - The Dig is now available to book.