Worcestershire school trips

The ancient county of Worcestershire (pronounced Wustershire phonetically) is a considered by most to be a rural county. As with most other rural counties, it is no surprise to hear that agriculture dominates local industry. Hops and fruit crops such as apples are well suited to the local terroir, and while they are still produced in abundance, the local economy is no longer centred around these forms of agricultural. Perhaps the county's most famous export, and one which still enjoys worldwide acclaim, is Worcestershire Sauce.

Opportunities to learn outside the classroom

So what opporunities are there to take your class on a school trip in Worcestershire, and how does it fare as a place to study the various aspects of the national curriculum? Well, it is fantastically well provided for as it happens. The towns and villages of the county are home to lots of venues which are geared up to assist your learning outside the classroom. There are transport museums specialising in history and social development, grand stately homes which help to tell a fascinating story of regional prosperity, and of course a great choice of venues that provide residential stays for physical education, the best of which boast the Learning Outside the Classroom quality badge. To give you some further inspiration and to get you started on your hunt for the perfect venue for your school trip, we are going to focus on three very different activities.

Stretching from Kidderminster in the north, down to incorporate Evesham and Malvern in the south, Worcestershire is located in the centre of the country. Historically, before politics redrew the boundaries for voting purposes, the county was a different shape and included more urban areas, which are now referred to as the "West Midlands County".

Please click the following link for our full list of visit options in the Midlands of England.


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Urban Regeneration in Bristol



Bristol has a long history of trade. The development of the city was due to its prosperity which in turn has seen extensive urban regeneration over the last decades.

Bristol provides an opportunity for students to learn about its merchant and trading history and how that in turn has influenced Urban regeneration. There is the opportunity for data collection....

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Urban Regeneration in Bristol








History and Field Studies
History and Field Studies

Worcestershire History, Geography, Physical Education, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only, Romans, Victorian, Fieldstudies

Travel back in time to the Victorian era and Iron Age, discover Malvern's natural spring water, explore the fabulous countryside on a field trip for history, geography and science. PE students can take on the high ropes course or watersports. ...

History and Field Studies
FSC Bishops Wood
FSC Bishops Wood

Worcestershire Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, History, Prehistory, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Wildlife, Bushcraft

Surrounded by stunning ancient woodland FSC Bishops Wood has a unique and sustainable centre building. It offers a range of fun and engaging primary or secondary one day outdoor field trips for geography, science and history. ...

FSC Bishops Wood
Mini Medics
Mini Medics

Worcestershire Citizenship, Physical Education

This 1/2 day course, aimed specifically at children, is at a basic level with no use of confusing terminologies. It shows complete respect for the child’s ability, making it educational, practical and instils the importance of helping others. ...

Mini Medics
Eden Project
Eden Project

Worcestershire Geography, Physical Geography, Science, Biology

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The Eden Project offers a fantastic range of workshops and activities for groups of all ages and allows students the opportunity to learn about different environments without leaving the UK. ...

Eden Project



Frank Chapman Outdoor Education Centre
Frank Chapman Outdoor Education Centre

Worcestershire Citizenship, Physical Education, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft

Forest-based adventurous and environmental courses set in 90 acres of oak woodland in the beautiful Wyre Forest. A range of accommodation includes main centre, glamping pods, and a cottage in the wilds. Sole occupancy and bespoke courses available....

Frank Chapman Outdoor Education Centre
Urban Regeneration in Bristol
Urban Regeneration in Bristol

Worcestershire Geography, Human Geography

COVID-19 OFFER
Bristol has a long history of trade. The development of the city was due to its prosperity which in turn has seen extensive urban regeneration over the last decades. ...

Urban Regeneration in Bristol
Malvern Hills
Malvern Hills

Worcestershire Science, Physics, Biology, History, Victorian, Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Physical Education, SEN

Adventure challenges and outdoor activities for all ages and abilities in 9 acres of woodland at our Malvern centre and surrounding area with a focus on team-work, leadership, building independence, self-confidence and facilitating exploration. ...

Malvern Hills

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