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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The Hive

Church Road, Loughton, IG10 4AJ. England

The Hive is nestled within 7 acres of blissful woodland and buzzing habitats in Epping Forest. Since 1967 they have welcomed schools from early years to A Level, families and community groups to explore the natural environment under the guidance of their expert staff. They aim to inspire curiosity, instill awareness and encourage sustainable actions that positively impact the planet through interactions with the natural world.

The Hive stands as a beacon of knowledge, fostering a harmonious relationship between humanity and the climate for a more sustainable and vibrant future.

Venue resources

Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
Check List PDF 0.13MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.18MB Download
Risk Assessment PDF 0.09MB Download
People & the Planet Content 7-11 ZIP 12.16MB Download
People & the Planet Content 11-14 ZIP 12.16MB 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.

Venue Details



Church Road, Loughton
IG10 4AJ. England

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday (9:00-16:30)