Educational School Trips in Lancashire

Lancashire, or Lancs as it is often referred to, is a large county in North West England that includes towns such as Preston, Bolton and Wigan. Lancashire County Council is responsible for more than six hundred schools, including more than four hundred primary schools. If you also include Manchester, which was historically the central hub of the county, the area has the second largest concentration of people, behind London and the demand for school trips is huge.

School Trips and Lancashire's Industrial Heritage

In a historical context, every school child knows that the county of Lancashire was famous during the industrial revolution, with a skilled work force inherited from the local woollen industry, it was no surprise that the cotton mills located in the north west to take advantage of the skills, the rivers flowing down from the Pennines, and the abundance of rich coal seams at the heart of many Lancashire boom towns. This rich industrial legacy makes Lancashire a superb place to study the development of industry and its influence on British history. There are a great many textile museums, museums dedicated to steam, and of course the famous Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester.

Lancashire council itself helps maintain a number of museums that cover subject areas ranging from maritime history to stately homes. Their ethos is to provide your pupils with opportunities to explore and be expired by Lancashire’s rich heritage, through interactive displays and special events throughout the school year.

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The Great Story Adventure
The Great Story Adventure

Lancashire Merseyside English, History, Prehistory, Art

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Bring your class on a magical day out to interactive story-centre, The Storybarn, for The Great Story Adventure! Discover hidden gems in Calderstones park, explore the 5000 year old Calder Stones & hunt for stories in The Storybarn. ...

The Great Story Adventure
Brilliant Liverpool Tours
Brilliant Liverpool Tours

Lancashire Merseyside History, Geography, Music, Art, Industrial, Victorian, worldwar, Twentieth Century, Human Geography, Physical, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, SEN

Brilliant Liverpool Tours organise inspiring tours around the second Port of the British Empire. Georgian & Victorian England is experienced around a busy sea port, the Royal Albert Dock, the World Heritage Waterfront & Port Sunlight Village. ...

Brilliant Liverpool Tours
Liverpool for Primary & Middle schools
Liverpool for Primary & Middle schools

Lancashire Merseyside Citizenship, Maths, Geography, Archaeology, Science, History, Performing Arts, Dance, Music, Religious Education, Art, PSHE

Primary and Middle school LIVERPOOL tours. Curriculum Travel specialises in the younger age groups so all of our tours are age appropriate. Take the Long and Winding Road to Penny Lane and Come Together for a Magical Mystery Tour of Liverpool. ...

Liverpool for Primary & Middle schools
The Vikings
The Vikings

Lancashire Merseyside & Various Regions Citizenship, History, Vikings, Performing Arts

An fun and participatory day of drama exploring Viking history. Children will learn about the history of the Vikings, exploring their traditions and way of life and considering how this relates to their lives today. ...

The Vikings



The Greeks
The Greeks

Lancashire Merseyside & Various Regions Citizenship, History, Greeks, Performing Arts

An action-packed day of drama focusing on the Ancient Greeks. Children will learn about Greek myths, Greek Gods and the lives of the ancient Greek people. They’ll explore the different City States, perform their own Olympics and learn about the i...

The Greeks
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Workshops

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Mayan Civilisations
Mayan Civilisations

Lancashire Merseyside & Various Regions Citizenship, History, Ancient Civilisations, Performing Arts

An exciting drama day, exploring the Mayan Civilisations. Children will learn about Mayan inventions, Mayan games, the Mayan currency and how they bought and sold, the Mayan diet and how this was dictated by farm land and conditions. ...

Mayan Civilisations
Early Islamic Civilisations
Early Islamic Civilisations

Lancashire Merseyside & Various Regions Citizenship, History, Ancient Civilisations, Performing Arts

An exciting drama day, exploring Early Islamic Civilisations. Children will learn about the ancient city of Baghdad, the House of Wisdom and the key buildings, people and customs of the time through creativity that supports historical enquiry. ...

Early Islamic Civilisations
Anti-Bullying
Anti-Bullying

Lancashire Merseyside & Various Regions Citizenship, Performing Arts, PSHE

Bring a performance into school to support your work during Anti-Bullying month in November. Through exciting story lines, recognisable characters and clear information, Altru's Anti-Bullying performances are the perfect way to help children learn....

Anti-Bullying

Storybarn On the Road: DIGITAL
Storybarn On the Road: DIGITAL

Lancashire Merseyside & Various Regions English, PSHE

COVID-19 OFFER
HIJACKED! A digital Shared Reading experience for the classroom – our Storyhunter will lead a video call interrupted by the alien Zlob from planet Glob, a place where everything is the same. Can we show Zlob why difference should be celebrated?! ...

Storybarn On the Road: DIGITAL
The History of British Music
The History of British Music

Lancashire Merseyside Citizenship, English, History, worldwar, Music, PSHE, SEN

Book a school visit and explore over 70 years of music and social history at the British Music Experience. Discover how music has influenced art, fashion and even the Government. We have a full Gibson Interactive music studio, vocal and dance booth. ...

The History of British Music
Day Visits
Day Visits

Lancashire Merseyside English, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Science, Physics, Biology, History, Victorian, Twentieth Century, Art

Unlike other historic houses, there are no roped off areas and children are encouraged to ask questions, explore, touch things and dress up. There’s always time to let off steam in the gardens and grounds, and see a birds of prey display. ...

Day Visits

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