Venues

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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Resources and Trip Themes

For The Great British School Trip, a wide range of inspirational venues have been curated into 4 engaging and cross-curricular themes. Free education resources, connected to each theme, have been expertly designed to further learning and unlock student creativity. 

Click through the tabs to learn more about each theme, curriculum links, associated venues and download the relevant documents.

By visiting one of the UK’s wonderous historical sites or museums, students will investigate the moments of genius that changed the way we live and have enabled humanity to progress.

With a focus on History and STEM, this theme sparks imagination and inspires students to create their own breakthrough inventions.  

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Curriculum Fit

Cross Curricular Subject Links Primary Secondary
History Understand historical concepts; change and continuity, cause and consequence Understand the method of historical enquiry, and the cause and consequence of past events
Science Develop a deeper understanding of scientific ideas, and how to think scientifically Gain full understanding of what it means to work scientifically
Computing Analyse problems and find a range of solutions Apply information on new and existing technology to creatively solve problems

Content Downloads

Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 7-11 ZIP 12.31MB DownloadDownload
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 11-14 ZIP 12.31MB DownloadDownload
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB DownloadDownload
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB DownloadDownload

While exploring the benefits of outdoor learning, students will celebrate the positive effects of stepping outside their comfort zone.

With a focus on the PSHE curriculum and soft skills, this theme broadens their horizons and inspires students to consider the future of movement. 

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Curriculum Fit

Cross Curricular Subject Links Primary Secondary
PSHE Build resilience, confidence and develop my self-awareness Experience learning and new challenges in different environments
Citizenship Develop skills that will support them in the future Prepare pupils to take their place in society as responsible citizens

Content Downloads

Journeys & Adventures Content 7-11 ZIP 12.2MB DownloadDownload
Journeys & Adventures Content 11-14 ZIP 12.2MB DownloadDownload
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB DownloadDownload
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB DownloadDownload

With visits to incredible wildlife centres, botanical gardens and more – students will be empowered to play an active role in creating a sustainable future.

With a focus on Science and Geography, this theme encourages positive action and inspires them to design innovative ways of living sustainably.  

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Curriculum Fit

Cross Curricular Subject Links Primary Secondary
Geography Explore connections between human and physical Geography Understand the need for global sustainability in response to climate change
Science Understand changes in environment and why the occur Explore the impact human activity and built environment have on climate
PSHE Understand the part they play as global citizens Take steps to become global citizens

Content Downloads

People & the Planet Content 7-11 ZIP 12.16MB DownloadDownload
People & the Planet Content 11-14 ZIP 12.16MB DownloadDownload
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB DownloadDownload
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB DownloadDownload

By walking through art galleries or watching live theatre shows, students will explore the power of imagination and how it can be harnessed to change the world.

With a focus on English and The Arts, this theme ignites their creativity and inspires students to consider the future of communication.  

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Curriculum Fit

Cross Curricular Subject Links Primary Secondary
English Explore and understand nuances of language and ideas in different forms Explore different ideas, understand a range of themes and discuss them with confidence
Art & Design To understand creativity, and be able to demonstrate it in practice Use creativity and imagination to design and make products that solve real problems
PSHE Be inspired and understand how to think creatively Develop skills and nurture creativity

Content Downloads

Imagination & Curiosity Content 7-11 ZIP 12.13MB DownloadDownload
Imagination & Curiosity Content 11-14 ZIP 12.13MB DownloadDownload
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB DownloadDownload
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB DownloadDownload