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Top 10 benefits students gain from travelling

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Travelling provides students with more opportunities than just creating life-long memories; travelling provides students them with multiple advantages that will benefit them for the rest of their lives. We’ve produced a list of our top 10 benefits that students gain from travelling and how travelling…

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Back to school: How to make your new class feel comfortable

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It’s September, and that means it’s time to go back to school! So, sharpen those pencils, clean that whiteboard, and get ready to meet your new class! Remember, starting a new school year can be intimidating for your students, so you need to make it…

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Why do you need to promote your school trip?

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To promote your school trip, you can’t just rely on word of mouth to get students involved. You really need to work hard to build those numbers up and keep everyone informed. Here’s why you need to promote your school trip, and some tips on…

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Teacher’s packing essentials for a school trip

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Students aren’t the only ones to pack at the last minute, so here’s a handy guide to every teacher’s packing essentials for a school trip. This helpful list will help you make sure you don’t forget something important, and that you’re prepped for the entire…

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Students baffled by odd GCSE questions

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Confusing and seemingly off-topic questions left GCSE students baffled in exams this year. However, those that rose to the challenge were likely to have achieved higher grades, as they demonstrated extracurricular thinking. Here we’ll explore just what those questions were, and how teachers can encourage…

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How the new GCSEs will affect teachers

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GCSE changes are coming into effect this summer. But what does this mean for teachers? How can they help their students achieve the top grades? We took a look at the new system and what this means for teachers across the UK: How are GCSEs…

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What are ABTA and ATOL, and how do they affect my school trip?

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ABTA and ATOL are forms of financial protection, put in place to safeguard deposits and payments for travel abroad. They offer peace of mind and security for those organising the holiday, so are essential for any school trip. Here’s some more information about why ABTA…

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Top 4 school trip priorities for teachers

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School trips are a great opportunity for students to get away from their desks, venture out into the real world, explore different cultures and learn about themselves. However, for teachers it can be a stressful and worrying time. Here we’ve listed the top four school…

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