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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Royal Academy of Arts

Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BD.

Located in the heart of London, the RA is a place where art is made, exhibited and debated. They offer a range of free activities and resources to support teachers, students and young people to engage with art and artists, both at the RA and back in the classroom.

As part of the Great British School Trip, they offer free entry to Under 16s’ and discounted exhibition tickets for self-guided visits. Schools can visit their Collections Gallery for free and they offer a range of teaching resources, creative activities and in-depth broadcasts suitable for young people of all ages and backgrounds, whether you prefer to look, listen or create.

Don’t miss out on this offer – book your visit today!
Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!

Venue resources

Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
Check List PDF 0.13MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.18MB Download
Risk Assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 7-11 ZIP 13.28MB Download
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 11-14 ZIP 13.35MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Journeys & Adventures Content 7-11 ZIP 13.17MB Download
Journeys & Adventures Content 11-14 ZIP 13.24MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download

Looking for a bursary to support your trip?

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.


They welcome self-guided visits and have a range of resources to support schools to engage with their free Collections Gallery and displays. Self-guided visits to our temporary exhibitons are bookable by schools and are free for Under 16s’ and offered at a 50% discounted rate for 16+.

Venue Details



Burlington House, Piccadilly, London
W1J 0BD.