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Top Educational Stops in London


Undertaking an educational trip to London with your students is not only a great way to get out of school for a day or two and mix up what can sometimes be a stagnant routine; but it is also the perfect way to educate and inspire. There are so many educational stops in London, but we’ve managed to whittle down our favourite places to take your pupils. Keep reading to find out more.

London Eye

Offering breath-taking 360 degree views of the capital city, the London Eye provides a great immersive experience for your pupils to gain an understanding of the worlds largest cantilevered observation wheel, with teaching resources available spanning Key Stages 1,2 & 3. The London Eye’s Discovery Tour gives a full breadth of knowledge on the landmarks you can see in the views.

Shakespeare’s Globe Exhibition and Tour

Taking an educational trip to Shakespeares Globe Exhibition and Tour can offer you and your students so much more than just a glimpse into Shakespeares work. Located on Bankside,Shakespeares Globe offers an informal, friendly and informative trip for your students to learn more about drama and English Literature.

London Dungeon

As one of London’s must see attractions, London Dungeon offers a 90-minute journey through 1000 years of London’s history. Featuring stories and theatrical stories including Jack the ripper. The shows are based on real London history allowing your students to be immersed in to their history lesson and gain an understanding of what it was like at the time of these incidents as well as having a good day out and a bit of fun a long the way. It is recommended for pupils age 12+ due to the nature of the attraction.

Natural History Museum

The NHM on Cromwell Road, Kensington offers something for students of all ages, with specific key stage activities offered along with workshops, science shows and further self-led activities. The Natural History Museum houses more than 80 million specimens spanning billions of years; offering a great place to visit to learn more about the history behind

Tower of London

Discover 1000 years of history at the Tower of London and let your students see with their own eyes the crown jewels, also meeting characters from the past to further their experience even more. Teachers can enhance their visit with curriculum-based sessions, led by expert presenters providing insights and behind the scene information.

If you are a teacher looking to take education out of the classroom and into London, companies including Adaptable Travel can organise a day trip or residential trips; combining essential learning opportunities across 16 different subject areas and providing planned itineraries, bring your curriculum to life today!

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