Planning a trip – What matters to teachers

Done right, school trips can provide an enriching experience, allowing students to discover new destinations and build knowledge, cultural appreciation and friendships along the way. After over 30 years in the educational travel sector, WST have learnt exactly what it takes to offer students a fulfilling travel experience, as well as being able to provide a hassle-free trip for teachers. Below, we’ve highlighted the key issues for educators taking students on a tour.

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Normandy sites for a historical school trip

“Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it,” George Santayana. Each year, thousands of schools make the short trip across the channel to witness, first-hand, the site of the Normandy landings. This location is just one of the many chosen by history educators to teach their students about the sacrifice made by Allied troops during the Second World War.

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