School Classics Tours

Study the Classics in a range of exciting destinations

Here in the UK we are lucky to have such a choice of great museums that schools can visit, and world institutions such as the British Museum are a great place for schools to study Classics. However, for the ultimate learning experience, every school that is serious about teaching their students about the ancient world should think about offering a school trip to one or more of the European cities where evidence from the Classical period can still be seen and experienced.

Despite Classics not being considered a foundation subject within the National Curriculum, every school pupil will encounter the Greeks or Romans, whether through historical study, art history or language, and many secondary schools choose to allocate time for Classical Studies.

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Bay of Naples



With 30 years experience sending thousands of teachers and students to Italy on tours that are educationally rich, our expert travel specialists will be delighted to provide you a with once-in-a-lifetime tailor-made experience.

A combination of ancient historical sites, stunning physical landscapes topped off with world-famous cuisines, it's no surprise Italy is one of the world's most popular visited countries. It's an inspiring destination to study geography - both the Bay of Naples and Sicily are blessed with world-class volcanic sites, fertile farmland and dramatic coastlines and are prime destinations for tourists from all over the world. Italy is the perfect destination for a physical and human geography trip, whilst classics itineraries are also available on request. ...

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Italy
History, Religious Education, Art, Classics


A Classics and History trip to Rome will enrich your student’s understanding of Rome's long and colourful past, from the ancient world of the Romans, through to the Renaissance and the more recent Fascist movement under Mussolini. ...

History and Classics trips to Rome with Equity

Italy
History, Geography, Cultural, Classics


With 30 years experience sending thousands of teachers and students to Italy on tours that are educationally rich, our expert travel specialists will be delighted to provide you a with once-in-a-lifetime tailor-made experience. ...

Bay of Naples

Italy, Europe
History, Design Technology, Geography, Geology, Classics


Azzuri skies, piazzas, pizza and gelati .....Italy is a fantastic destination for an educational school trip! Inspired Travel offer bespoke itineraries to this exciting region - to make the most of, and enjoy, the best that Italy can offer. ...

Sorrento and the Bay of Naples

Italy
History, Cultural, Classics


A classics trip to Sorrento is a fantastic opportunity to explore world-famous archaeological sites, geological wonders, incredible food and a beautiful coastline. ...

Classics and History Trip to Italy

Best Locations for a School Classics Tour

School Classics Tours offer students a memorable opportunity to experience the ancient, traditional and modern day cultures, in close proximity. In Italy, The Colosseum and the Forum sit in the heart of Rome, and the twin sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum are a short hop from a base in Naples or Sorrento. In Greece, The Acropolis and Parthenon sit in the heart of the Greek capital, Athens. Italy and Greece are the most popular destinations for students studying Classics but schools can visit other locations such as the island of Sicily, the South of France and Turkey.

Classics and the School Curriculum

Ancient Greek and Roman ruins can be seen in the heart of modern day Greece and Italy, and are woven into the language, literature and art. These two countries once dominated this part of the world, and gave rise to what we now think of as civilisation and democracy. Their wealth and knowledge was displayed in the stone theatres and temples that can still be seen to this day. Schools could visit these locations many times over and never run out of different ways of engaging their students through different aspects of the Classics curriculum.


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