School trips for children with Special Educational Needs

SEN Outdoor Education

According to official statistics, 18% - almost 1.5 million school children had Special Educational Needs (SEN) in 2014.

Tailored Programmes

Particular school trip destinations have tailor-made programmes, which have been specially devised to meet the learning needs of children with SEN. SEN covers such a wide ranging spectrum of disabilities, as everyone is different and therefore everyone struggles with different things. Consequently, these tailored programmes aim to be valuable to each individual child's personal development. Learning outside the classroom is an excellent way for children with SEN to enhance their social skills, learn visually, gain confidence, concentrate easier, and improve intellectually. Not only can they improve in their lessons, but they can also learn some essential life skills.

SEN Suitable Venues

Choosing a venue is a crucial decision for children with SEN, as the children's surroundings and environment is paramount to their personal development. Moreover, the children's safety is a principal concern, so therefore the venue needs to accommodate to the children's specific needs. For instance, some SEN school trip destinations offer complete privacy in order for the children to fully relax.

SEN qualified and experienced staff

Each school trip destination has SEN qualified and experienced staff so that the children are properly supervised and cared for. Consequently, you can be confident that each individual child's necessary demands are being met. The staff have therefore been trained to encourage, support, and motivate each child, as each individual child's welfare and wellbeing is their absolute priority.

Fully accessible facilities

There are school trip destinations that have wheelchair accessibility, so that children with physical disabilities can fully experience and enjoy their school trip. In addition, destinations also provide fully accessible toilet and shower facilities so that it can cater to children with serious impairments and multiple learning difficulties.

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Saints, Saxons and Victorian Builders

The various resources listed provide a wonderful introduction to the themes mentioned, but the greatest resource is the building itself. This is what makes it such an exciting venue for an educational visit. Pugin provided many of the key ideas and impetus behind what is called the Gothic revival in architecture which has influenced the look of so many of our towns and cities. Pugin's work is perhaps best known through his collaboration with Charles Barry on the Houses of Parliament. ...

Saints, Saxons and Victorian Builders
Saints, Saxons and Victorian Builders

Learn outside the classroom at Warwick Castle: A fortress over 950 years old! Experience the fun of real history with educational Tours, fun curriculum based workshops and daily shows that include our incredible Birds of prey and Mighty Trebuchet! ...

Warwick Castle

Immersive Experiences is the UK's leading multi-diciplinary mobile planetariums and sensory learning experiences company. Over 15 subjects | National Curriculum & Common Entrance 13 level | Over 160 programs to suit all ages | SEN/SLD/PMLD ...

Immersive Experiences
Prehistory Day Trips
Prehistory Day Trips

Step back into Ancient Britain at Celtic Harmony Camp, the UK’s largest reconstructed Iron Age settlement near Hertford. With a host of themed Prehistory educational visits from Stone Age to Iron Age, your class will be immersed in ancient Britain....

Prehistory Day Trips

Come aboard The Golden Hinde on a voyage of a discovery in to the past! The Golden Hinde provides a wonderful learning opportunity to step back in time and be fully immersed in an authentic Elizabethan environment. ...

The Golden Hinde

The best of the outdoors, indoors! At Twinwoods Adventure we have Indoor Skydiving, Indoor Surfing, Climbing, Shooting, Archery, and Vertigo - a 125ft free fall jump. Our Adventures perfectly compliment STEM subjects, PE, or electives programs. ...

Twinwoods Adventure

Introduce your class to over 50 flocks and herds of rare breed farm animals, travel back through time to discover how British farming has changed throughout the years and let off steam in the adventure play areas. A truly memorable school trip! ...

Adam Hensons Cotswold Farm Park

Kepplewray is a residential Outdoor Activity centre set in the Lake District National Park which offers a very wide range of outdoor activities for schools. All are designed to overcome fears, build confidence improve team-working as well as learning...

The Kepplewray Centre - The Lake District

Blast your class into outer space with our Virtual Reality workshop! Learn about our Solar System, the Milky Way Galaxy and how vast our universe is with 360° immersive headsets! Prices start from approximately £1.99 per child! ...

Outer Space VR Workshop

Take over The Golden Hinde for a whole night where your group will transform in to the crew of our ship setting sail on a voyage of adventure and piracy. ...

Overnight Living History

Visit volcanoes from around the world using Virtual Reality! We'll introduce your class to some basic key terms and show them a number of different volcanoes on planet Earth! Prices start from approximately £1.99 per child! ...

Volcanoes VR Workshop

Observe London’s iconic landscape from a unique classroom in the sky. Discover the city's geographical and historical features and analyse London’s changing architecture and its impact. ...

Coca-Cola London Eye

Outdoor Activity Centre in a beautiful Thameside location offering a complete range of land and water activities with a selection of flexible dining and accommodation solutions and its own Swallows and Amazons island in the Thames. ...

Longridge Village - The Adventure Learning Charity

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