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Scotland

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Explore Scotland and learn outside the classroom

Ask anyone returning from their first visit to Scotland, and the word beautiful will never be far from their lips. A long and noble past, this country has a fascinating social history, sublime geography and geology, plus great resources for learning about science, physical education and art. Scotland has it all in abundance and offers the kind of school trips that would make teachers in most countries rub their hands together in glee.

How can you fail to inspire your school group with treasures such as the National Museum and Galleries, Edinburgh Castle, outstanding international wildlife reserves and Scotland's maritime legacy. If you are looking for an outdoor pursuits trip, our dedicated Activity Centres in Scotland page is worth a look!

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sportscotland National Centre Inverclyde



Set in a sprawling 83 acre estate in Largs, on the Ayrshire coast, the centre has an expansive choice of indoor & outdoor activities, aligned with curriculum benchmarks. Recently reopened this inclusive centre is an ideal place for school groups.

Inverclyde’s Schools and education programmes stand out for a number of reasons. - Our centre has been designed with safeguarding in mind, creating a secure learning environment - Our world class facilities are inclusive and accessible, ASN specific programmes available - We offer choice and flexibility of activities all on one site, both indoor and outdoor - We can incorporate schools and education project themes within our programmes - Our programmes are closely aligned to Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) learning objectives - All activities within our programmes are challenging and engaging for young people - We promise a positive customer experience for all visitors to our centre...

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 sportscotland National Centre Inverclyde
sportscotland National Centre Inverclyde

Scotland Geography, Physical Education, PSHE, Bushcraft, Sports Centre, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only

Set in a sprawling 83 acre estate in Largs, on the Ayrshire coast, the centre has an expansive choice of indoor & outdoor activities, aligned with curriculum benchmarks. Recently reopened this inclusive centre is an ideal place for school groups.

RSPB Lochwinnoch
RSPB Lochwinnoch

Scotland Citizenship, Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Wildlife, SEN

The best place for your students to get hands-on, active, curriculum-based, outdoor learning experiences with nature! Let us provide your students with unique and memorable learning experiences. It's easy to organize and affordable too!

RSPB Loch Leven School Visits
RSPB Loch Leven School Visits

Scotland Citizenship, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Wildlife, SEN

Experience the sights and sounds of a thriving nature reserve – swooping swallows, burrowing bugs and creatures of the deep! Your class can learn about life cycles, food chains and adaptations of minibeasts, birds and plants in a picturesque settin

Additional Support Needs School Residentials
Additional Support Needs School Residentials

Scotland Geography, Physical Education, PSHE, Bushcraft, Sports Centre, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only

We want everyone to be able to take part in sport and stay under one roof. Our recently reopened inclusive centre, set in a sprawling 83 acre estate in Largs, allows just that. With an expansive choice of indoor & outdoor activities for all.




Edinburgh
Edinburgh

Scotland English, History, Romans, Medieval, Industrial, SEN

Take your students on a school trip to Edinburgh, streets that inspired the wizarding world, enchanting castles and rich history, a hub for creativity and culture and an incredibly unique cityscape pairing traditional elements with a modern twist.

Galloway Activity Centre
Galloway Activity Centre

Scotland Physical Education, Wildlife, Watersports, SEN

We’re a friendly family run outdoor activity centre that’s been operating since 1988 and caters to a wide range of children’s groups all year round. From the smallest group sizes to over 100 and from day trips to week long residential holidays.

International Baccalaureate Diploma
International Baccalaureate Diploma

Scotland Geography, Human Geography, Science, Chemistry, Biology, Physical Education

Residential fieldwork created specifically for International Baccalaureate Diploma students in geography, biology and ESS. Field Studies Council has a network of UK Centres to choose from, many with easy transport links for UK and major airports.

Discovery Package
Discovery Package

Scotland English, Science, Physics, Biology, Design Technology, Physical Education, PSHE, SEN

Our Discovery packages have been designed to enable teachers to plan a thrilling residential that meets their own needs and budget. This flexible option focuses on your defined key outcomes, so if you want to look at communication we will provide…


Craggan Outdoors
Craggan Outdoors

Scotland Geography, Physical Education, Fieldstudies, SEN, Watersports

'Best Outdoor Activity & Learning Centre - Moray', Scottish Enterprise Awards 2018. 'Best Outdoor Venue' finalist, Scottish Hospitality Awards 2016, '17 & '18. TripAdvisor 94% rated. AALA-licensed, & Learning Outside the Classroom accredited.

Geography and Geology Field Studies Scotland
Geography and Geology Field Studies Scotland

Scotland Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology

High-quality Geography and Geology field studies for Key Stages 4 and 5 in the mountains and on the coast of the North West Highlands.

 FSC Millport
FSC Millport

Scotland Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft

FSC Millport has purpose-built accommodation and teaching spaces which provide an excellent base for a range of courses. It is just 10 minutes by ferry from the mainland. Great base for fun outdoor activities, biology and geography trips at all ages.

Bushcraft with the Field Studies Council
Bushcraft with the Field Studies Council

Scotland Geography, Fieldstudies, Physical Education, Bushcraft

Experience amazing outdoor locations at Field Studies Council’s network of UK Centres. Our courses are all focused on students being immersed in the natural world. They also make use of the beautiful surroundings including using bushcraft skills.


Edinburgh City Tour
Edinburgh City Tour

Scotland History, Medieval, Tudors, Victorian

Edinburgh is a city of beautiful contrasts. The ancient castle perched atop its volcanic crag, the mishmash of medieval tenements towering over the Royal Mile, and the New Town's neoclassical grandeur are all out to impress and charm.

Multi-Activity Package
Multi-Activity Package

Scotland Citizenship, Geography, Physical Education, SEN

Jam-packed with challenging and engaging activities our Multi-Activity packages are designed to engage students through a mixture of practical PE based activities, whilst making the most of the great outdoors and our enviable localities.

Lockerbie Manor
Lockerbie Manor

Scotland Physical Education, Watersports, SEN

Lockerbie Manor offer outdoor residential school trips during term time, and all inclusive family activity holidays during the summer holidays. Activities take place in the extensive Manor house grounds or at

HM Frigate Unicorn
HM Frigate Unicorn

Scotland History

His Majesty's Frigate Unicorn, of 46 guns, was built for the Royal Navy in the Royal Dockyard at Chatham and launched in 1824. She is now the World's last intact warship from the days of sail.


Scottish Parliament
Scottish Parliament

Scotland Citizenship, English, History

At the Scottish Parliament we can offer a great selection of programmes for schools including workshops on Citizenship, Art & Design, History and much more!

Scottish Maritime Museum
Scottish Maritime Museum

Scotland Geography, Human Geography, History, Twentieth Century

The Scottish Maritime Museum contains exhibitions and collections that tell the story of that great maritime tradition. The sites have a collection of vessels that represent 150 years history.

Summerlee Victorian Life
Summerlee Victorian Life

Scotland History, Design Technology, Victorian

The museum of Scottish Industrial Life is one of Scotland's best industrial heritage attractions. This twenty two acre site at Summerlee, North Lanarkshire, has an exhibition hall with working exhibits, tramway, mine tours and a social history area.

Dundee Science Centre
Dundee Science Centre

Scotland Science, Computing, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Twentieth Century

From hands-on robot programming to iconic explosion demonstrations, our education service is here to provide inspiring science and technology experiences for our schools and community.


Anglo-Saxon Village
Anglo-Saxon Village

Scotland History, Geography, Saxons, Human Geography

We provide an insight in to the every day environment you would typically find in an Anglo-Saxon village. Through our unique atmosphere and our fascinating dispays, the village is a must for any pupils studying

National Galleries of Scotland
National Galleries of Scotland

Scotland History, Religious Education, Art, Tudors, Elizabethans, Twentieth Century

Guided tours of the national collection are led by experienced gallery educators. Pupils are encouraged to engage with works of art through activities and discussion.

Glasgow Science Centre
Glasgow Science Centre

Scotland Science, Design Technology, Computing, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, SEN, Twentieth Century

Get curious with science! Glasgow Science Centre is a 5* visitor attraction with an interactive education programme exploring everything from the science of the human body to the future of STEM jobs in My World of Work.

Deep Sea World Education
Deep Sea World Education

Scotland Geography, Human Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Wildlife

Discover the wonders of the sea at Deep Sea World - Scotland's National Aquarium. Situated under the Iconic Forth Rail Bridge Deep Sea World is home to over 4,000 sea creatures from Starfish to Sand Tiger Sharks there is something for everyone!


Scout Adventures Meggernie
Scout Adventures Meggernie

Scotland Physical Education

Scout Adventures helps young people learn the character skills they need to succeed - leadership, teamwork, resilience and initiative. With our expertise in informal, outdoor learning we have encouraged and inspired generations.

UK Cultural School Trips
UK Cultural School Trips

Scotland

Take a 10 day tour of the UK visiting many fantastic cities along the way including Edinburgh, Manchester, Oxford and London.

Scotland School Trips
Scotland School Trips

Scotland Geography, Physical Education

Explore the highlands Scotland and learn about the country's rich culture and history. This trip is perfect for school groups and mixes educational excursions with fun activities.

Scout Adventures Lochgoilhead
Scout Adventures Lochgoilhead

Scotland Physical Education

Scout Adventures helps young people learn the character skills they need to succeed - leadership, teamwork, resilience and initiative. With our expertise in informal, outdoor learning we have encouraged and inspired generations.


Primal Bushcraft & Survival -  Residentials, Half Day and Full Day Trips
Primal Bushcraft & Survival - Residentials, Half Day and Full Day Trips

Scotland Citizenship, Geography, Fieldstudies, Physical Education, PSHE, Bushcraft

The delivery of Bushcraft and Survival skills is a great way to get pupils interested in outdoor learning. It teaches important life skills, which can help to unleash potential, proven to improve results in the classroom.

Rock UK - Whithaugh Park
Rock UK - Whithaugh Park

Scotland Geography, Religious Education, Physical Education, Bushcraft, Watersports

A multi activity centre set in 110 acres of unspoilt Scottish Borders countryside. We can offer incredible residential trips in our Scandinavian style lodges, with over 20 adventure activities, bursary places available and 98 years experience.

Abernethy Adventure Centres
Abernethy Adventure Centres

Scotland Geography, Religious Education, Physical Education, Watersports, SEN

Abernethy is a group of four residential adventure Centres across Scotland in stunning locations: Nethybridge in the Cairngorms National Park, Ardgour across from Fort William, Ardeonaig by Loch Tay in Perthshire and Barcaple in Dumfries & Galloway.

Scout Adventures Fordell Firs
Scout Adventures Fordell Firs

Scotland Physical Education

Scout Adventures helps young people learn the character skills they need to succeed - leadership, teamwork, resilience and initiative. With our expertise in informal, outdoor learning we have encouraged and inspired generations.


Allnatt School Camps
Allnatt School Camps

History, Physical Education, Prehistory

We will provide you with your very own tented village in your school grounds. No camp is complete without your very own flag, which we provide for you to decorate. Choose form 3 programmes CAMP CRAFT, TEAM CAMP or STONE AGE CAMP

Team Building and Resilience
Team Building and Resilience

Physical Education, PSHE, Bushcraft, SEN

Atlas are experts at bringing the adventure to you! We deliver exciting, enriching and fun activity days in your school grounds, including bushcraft, Team Tasks, Archery and Problem-Solving. Are you ready for an amazing workshop?

Theatre Workshop
Theatre Workshop

English, Geography, Environmental Geography, History, Prehistory, Greeks, Egyptians, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Tudors, Victorian, worldwar, Performing Arts, SEN

Theatre Workshop have been visiting schools for over 25 years with fun filled active workshops. Our workshops certainly have the WOW factor and will get you pupils scrabbling for the internet to research for themselves. Book NOW

Outback 2 Basics
Outback 2 Basics

Fieldstudies, History, Prehistory, Bushcraft

A fantastic way to get children immersed in the Stone Age. Workshops are Interactive & hands on. An opportunity to get up-close and personal with our ancient ancestors. Smell and feel the Stone Age. We even have a real mammoth tooth to pass around!


China VR Workshop
China VR Workshop

English, SEN

Take your class on a guided tour across China with PrimeVR! Your pupils will visit famous sites including the Great Wall of China and the Forbidden City. Bring the school trip to you! Ask about our coronavirus risk assessment.

The Jungle Book
The Jungle Book

English, Performing Arts, Dance

Deep in the jungle the animals live, play and hunt, but their lives change forever when they come across a man-cub in their territory. Using drama, dance and imagination building activities, One Day Creative explore this classic tale.

Minecraft Education
Minecraft Education

English, Maths, Science, Chemistry, Biology, History, Computing, PSHE, SEN

Our bespoke cross-curricular Minecraft Education workshops are incredibly successful at creating engagement and enthusiasm around a topic. They offer students opportunities to apply knowledge and learning, work collaboratively and get creative.

STEMdrones-Drone Coding
STEMdrones-Drone Coding

Science, Physics, Design Technology, Computing

Our CAA approved commercial drone pilot will teach your children about the principles of flight by getting students to experience it by flying and coding mini drones to navigate their way through an indoor obstacle and achieve mission objectives.


Japanese Fan Dance
Japanese Fan Dance

Dance

Japanese Fan Dancing is an ancient tradition, dating back to 600BC. Fans were originally used to cool aristocracy, now they are used for storytelling and entertainment! Using dance and storytelling, One Day Creative explore this traditional artform.

HAVEYOURSAY-Online Safety
HAVEYOURSAY-Online Safety

Performing Arts, PSHE

#HAVEYOURSAY teaches young people that although the internet is a amazing resource it comes with a darker side. This interactive and informative workshop introduces pupils to the themes of cyber bullying, digital footprint and online grooming.

The Americas VR Workshop
The Americas VR Workshop

English, Geography, SEN

Bring your Americas topic to life by visiting popular landmarks with PrimeVR! Your class will visit the USA, Mexico, Brazil, Peru and Venezuela all from the comfort of your classroom! Ask about our coronavirus risk assessment.

Robotics Workshop
Robotics Workshop

Maths, Physics, Design Technology, Computing, SEN

What could be more fun than interacting with robots and then building your own and controlling it with code you have written yourself! Using LEGO WeDo 2.0 kits and iPads, your children will build their own robot and control its movement with code.


Forensic Farm
Forensic Farm

English, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Farm, Wildlife

Forensic Farm workshops explore a variety of scientific themes, including forensic techniques, UV light, ecology, food chains, and field guides. Immersive storytelling is used to present a scenario, in which an egg has mysteriously gone missing.

Ancient Rome
Ancient Rome

History, Romans, Performing Arts

We already know LOADS about the Romans - fantastical myths, powerful gods, ferocious gladiators and epic wars. But did you know they were amazing engineers? You can still spot Roman influences in Britain today - let's explore what they might be!

Viking Workshop & Wow Day
Viking Workshop & Wow Day

History, Vikings

Dan Tastic Education brings Vikings to life with incredible Viking Wow Days! Your pupils will be inspired & engaged by our historical items, props, videos & student interaction with one of our fun & entertaining Dan Tastic Workshop Facilitators!

Medieval/Middle Ages
Medieval/Middle Ages

History, Medieval, SEN

So much fun they won't realise they're learning! Medieval/Middle Ages interactive workshops to inspire, engage and educate! Costumed experts bring the Medieval world to life with artefacts and activities right in your classroom.


Olympics Drama Workshops
Olympics Drama Workshops

History, Greeks, Performing Arts, PSHE

The Olympic Games were started by the Greeks in 776BC to honour the god Zeus - so why do we still celebrate and compete today? One Day Creative explore the history of the olympics, resilience and sportsmanship through drama.

Dinosaur Skeletons
Dinosaur Skeletons

Science, Biology

As an extension to our "Introduction to Dinosaurs" workshop, "Dinosaur Skeletons" challenges children to assemble large wooden dinosaurs.

Knights & Castles Workshop & Wow Day
Knights & Castles Workshop & Wow Day

History, Medieval

Dan Tastic Education brings history to life with incredible Knights & Castles Wow Days! Your pupils will be engaged by our historical items, props, videos & student interaction with one of our fun & entertaining Dan Tastic Workshop Facilitators!

Race to Construct
Race to Construct

Citizenship, English, Maths, Geography, Environmental Geography, Archaeology, Geology, Science, Design Technology, Wildlife

An engineering challenge to construct a railway track using K’Nex pieces. Packed full of challenges, this interactive and entertaining workshop demonstrates the importance of teamwork and problem solving whilst exploring the rail industry.


Recreating Fossils
Recreating Fossils

Science, Biology

Recreate fossils using techniques used by paleantologists. A perfect complement to our "Introduction to Dinosaurs" workshop.

Mayans VR Workshop
Mayans VR Workshop

English, History, Ancient Civilisations, SEN

Take your class to the famous Mayan city of Chichen-Itza in Mexico with PrimeVR! Our VR workshops immerse pupils in another location, without actually leaving the classroom! Ask about our coronavirus risk assessment.

Victorians
Victorians

History, Victorian, SEN

So much fun they won't realise they're learning! Interactive Victorian workshops to inspire, engage and educate! Costumed experts bring the Victorian world to life with artefacts and activities right in your classroom.

Wonders of the World VR Workshop
Wonders of the World VR Workshop

English, SEN

Experience the Seven New Wonders of the World with PrimeVR! A great way of meeting Geography outcomes as well as inspiring some amazing creative writing! Bring the school trip to you! Ask about our coronavirus risk assessment.


Dinostars Introduction to Dinosaurs
Dinostars Introduction to Dinosaurs

Science, Biology

Dinostar brings genuine and replica dinosaur fossils from our museum to your school. The collection includes teeth, claws, even a dinosaur egg!

Christianity, Islam, Judaism & Hinduism
Christianity, Islam, Judaism & Hinduism

Performing Arts, Dance, Music, Religious Education, Languages, SEN

Immerse yourself into some of the facinating religions and cultures of the world. Christianity, Islam, Judaism and Hinduism. Our stunning 360° experiences will take your students into another world of faiths and religion

Resourceful Romans
Resourceful Romans

History, Romans, SEN

Be an Ancient Roman. Order soldiers into battle, sail a slave powered ship, conquer Britannia and sell them as slaves. Is Julius Caesar getting too big for his boots? Beware the ides of March. Help Emperor Hadrian build a Great Wall in your school.

Ancient Rome Workshop & Wow Day
Ancient Rome Workshop & Wow Day

History, Romans

Dan Tastic Education brings history to life with incredible Roman Wow Days! Your pupils will be inspired & engaged by an array of props, videos & student interaction with one of our fun & entertaining Dan Tastic Workshop Facilitators!

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