To boldly go where, exactly?
The decision about which destination to choose for an educational visit – and what to do when you get there – can be tricky, so Graham Walton has some advice on what to consider before you take the plunge
Whether you’re in primary or secondary education, deciding where to go for an educational visit is an important business. After all, a good school trip will stay in a child’s mind for a long time, whereas a mediocre one will be chalked up to “a day off school” or “better than doing PE in the rain”.
There are many companies that organise school trips. Frequently, a flyer will arrive in your tray advertising an excursion to a far-flung destination, complete with glossy images showing smiling, excited children and teachers all engaged in some fantastic-looking learning experience.
But how do you ...