7 Fun and Educational Trips in London

Educational trips have a positive impact on student learning, but where do you take a group of children for a day out in London? Read our 7 Fun and Educational Trips in London for some inspirational and educational school excursions.

Shakespeare’s Globe

Watch a live performance of a Shakespeare play in a setting befitting of the bard. Take a tour of the Globe then visit the museum to learn more about the life and work of England’s greatest poet. Built to a traditional design, the Globe is the best possible setting to witness a play performed just as it would be during the lifetime of one of the greatest playwrights.

Ideal for English literature students, you can book tickets and find out more about the globe by clicking this link.

 

Tate Modern

Where better to take art students than the Tate Modern in London? Home to many temporary and permanent exhibitions, you will find contemporary art with an International flavour at the Tate. Book in advance and make the most of the free facilities. You can go as an independent group or enjoy some of the brilliant Tate-led sessions if you prefer.

Make arrangements for your school party and plan your visit. For more details, visit the Tate web site.

British Museum

It’s free, open daily, and school groups can enjoy self-led visits to the British Museum or take fully guided tours instead.  You can view special exhibitions, displays and unique events at the British Museum, and it has excellent facilities for visiting students. Book in advance and enjoy free visits to all special exhibits.

Want more information? Find everything you need to know about making a group booking at the British Museum today.

Imperial War Museum

Open daily from 10 am, the Imperial War Museum (IWM) has some truly humbling exhibitions with free admissions for school groups. Along with many permanent exhibitions, ranging from the First World War Gallery to the Holocaust exhibition, there are also many temporary displays. Visit the museum to discover the impact of war told through genuine life experiences.

Bookings are being taken for group visits to the IWM in London right now. Request a visit by filling out the form.

Thames River Cruise

School trips on the Thames are perfect for a party of pupils. Offering a guided commentary along the river Thames, the history of London comes alive during a private hire cruise. With so much to see, river cruises are a fun way to learn about the capital and discover more about the geography of the city.

Tours along the Thames are available to book right here through a specialist river cruise company.

The Crystal

Described as one of the world’s most sustainable buildings, The Crystal hosts the largest exhibition on the future of metropolitan areas. Providing a unique exhibition for a school trip, it challenges pupils to think about cities in a different way. Perfect for science, geography or design and technology students, educational trips to The Crystal can be tailored to your needs.

Plan your school visit and read this brochure for additional information. Pupils love this exhibition!

Kidzania

Welcome to Kidzania, the biggest interactive kids’ city in London. Inspiring fun and learning, kids have over 80,000 square foot of city to explore and 100 careers to try.  Created specifically for children between the ages of 4-14, kids have the opportunity to experiment with over 60 real-life challenges in a host of professions. There’s something to suit all children here, and they get the chance to experience life as an adult in the real world inside this city run by kids.

Want your school to take part? Discover the Kidzania concept and arrange tickets through the booking page.  If you’re a teacher and would like to know more about our exclusive discount offer through World Class Teachers contact us today.

With so many amazing educational sites in London to visit, it’s easy to support student learning and give your pupils something fun and educational to look forward to.

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