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School Day Trips

Day trips are fantastic way to get students out of the classroom, and enhance learning through exciting experiences. They’re also a great way of showing younger people the best our country has to offer, whilst remaining flexible and affordable for those on a tight budget.

At WST, our in-house specialists work hard to ensure that day trips meet and exceed students’ learning objectives through fun and interesting activities. We use our expertise to design day trips that suit your pupils’ needs and your school’s budget.

WST currently offer action-packed day trips to:

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Explore London’s world-famous sites

A school day trip to London is a great way to build your students’ confidence and enhance their learning outside of the classroom. At WST, we provide day trips to London for a vast number of subjects, from drama and performing arts to history and science.

Study visits to London

From visiting the many museums that our Capital has to offer, to seeing some of the city’s fantastic galleries, WST can create a day trip to London that enhances almost every curriculum.

Our specialists can arrange day trips to the likes of the Science Museum, filled with fun and hands-on interactives based around science and technology, or the British Museum, which documents the story of human culture from its early beginnings to the present day.

We can also arrange school visits to the Natural History Museum, where students can immerse themselves in hundreds of exciting exhibits – including the world-famous ultimate dinosaur exhibition, the human biology section, or the new Investigate area.

Alternatively, schools can choose to visit an art gallery as part of their itinerary, with the likes of the National Gallery, Tate Britain and the Victoria & Albert museum on offer.

Cultural visits to London

At WST, we can also arrange fantastical and enriching experiences for students outside of the classroom. Some of our favourite school day trip ideas include taking your students to see a magical West End performance, exploring the Tower of London and delving into the thrilling London Dungeon.

For students wanting the make the most of their day in London with a school trip to the West End, our team can organise tickets to top shows including the Lion King, Wicked, Les Misérables and Matilda.

Other options for your itinerary could also include a visit to Madame Tussauds, a guided tour of the London 2012 Olympic sites, or a ride on the London Eye. To round things off, we can also arrange a highlights of London guided tour, which shows all of the major sites in half a day.

Or, head further afield 

For those looking to head a little further afield for the day, our specialists can create itineraries for day trips to Lille’s Christmas Markets or the Opal Coast.

Pupils visiting Lille’s Christmas Markets can explore Lille’s thriving markets while refining their linguistic skills – a great opportunity for students to explore and learn in surroundings that interest and engage whilst providing fun and learning.

A day trip to the Opal Coast is also a great opportunity for students to experience French culture in a short period of time. Top visits include Boulogne, a bustling port town which is ideal for sightseeing and shopping, as well as giving students the opportunity to practise their French.

Why choose WST for your school day trip? 

  • We’ll tailor your tour itinerary to meet your specific study themes
  • We work with local experts in each destination who understand your needs and how best to meet them
  • We offer a superb range of guided tours to suit your study topics
  • We are proud to be the only school tour operator with a Government Standard Customer Service Excellence award
  • Not only do we tailor make each of our school tours, but you can rely on our exceptional customer service throughout the planning

Book your school trip today

Our destination specialists will work with you design a school tour to meet your budget, availability and learning objectives. Get in touch today to book your school day trip.

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