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At Next Generation Travel, we believe that learning should know no boundaries. We are passionate about providing unique and enriching educational travel experiences that inspire.

Our blog is your gateway to a world of adventure, where we share captivating stories, insightful tips, and expert guidance to help you make the most of your educational travel adventures.

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What Should A Teacher Take On A School Trip?

As the experts in school trip organisation, our team at Next Generation Travel has put together a full list of things to bring on a field trip.

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4 Magical Christmas Markets to Explore in the UK
Trip Inspiration, Destinations

Planning a school trip to the UK Christmas markets? From handy tips to first-hand advice, here are four fantastic markets that your students will love!

NEW Partnership with Aston Villa FC – Football Festival in 2024!
Events, Trip Inspiration, Latest News • 3 Mins Read

A brand new and exclusive 3-Day Football Festival in partnership with Aston Villa FC, taking place between Friday 24th May - Sunday 26th May 2024!

How WST Supported Me – Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School
Destinations, Customer Experiences • 4 Mins Read

Read a first hand account of Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School and their School Trip experience with WST Travel.

How German School Trips Help With GCSEs
Destinations, Customer Experiences, Subjects • 6 Mins Read

Exceeding all the teachers’ expectations, find out how their WST school trip to Berlin led to a 100% increase in students taking German to GCSE level.

What Can I Expect from a School Trip to Germany?
Destinations, Group leader support • 6 Mins Read

From knowing where you can cross the road, to learning about restaurant etiquette, find out all you need to know for a school trip to Germany with WST.

5 Tips for Spanish Language Trips to Barcelona
Destinations, Trip Inspiration, Trip Planning, Partners • 3 Mins Read

If you’re planning a modern foreign languages trip to Barcelona, here are 5 ways to make sure it’s a trip to remember. Read more with WST!

The Rosedale Hewens Academy Trust School Visit to Rome
Destinations, Customer Experiences, Group leader support, Trip Inspiration • 5 Mins Read

From exploring the sights of the Colosseum to the marvels of the Vatican, learn how The Rosedale Hewens Academy Trust enjoyed their WST school trip to Rome.

How a Study Trip Helped to Fulfill our School’s Objectives
Destinations, Customer Experiences, Learning Outcomes, Trip Inspiration • 7 Mins Read

We follow one teacher’s journey as they experience their first school trip to London, and how it helped the school to enrich the lives of their students.

Krakow Experience by Student Dominic Hancock
Customer Experiences, Subjects, Trip Inspiration • 12 Mins Read

At WST, we love hearing about a school trip from the students themselves. Take a look at what student Dominic Hancock thought of his Krakow school trip.

Who Is The Best School Trip Provider for Customer Service?
Customer Experiences, Latest News • 4 Mins Read

Find out here why WST are now 6x winners of the Best School Tour Operator award!

How to Get The Best School Trip Deal For Your Students
Customer Experiences, Group leader support, Trip Planning • 4 Mins Read

When booking a school trip, make sure you're getting the best experience, with the utmost safety and quality. This is where WST come in! Find out more here.

The Armed Forces Covenant
Partners, Guides Blog, Latest News • 2 Mins Read

Anglia Tours are proud to hold Ministry of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme – Silver Award.

Preston's College Performing Arts Trip To New York
Trip Inspiration, Subjects, Customer Experiences • 7 Mins Read

Take a look at some highlights from Preston College's Performing Arts trip to New York.

How to simplify the educational trip planning process
Trip Planning • 5 Mins Read

Getting the right mix of teaching and learning techniques is crucial to help your students achieve their academic, vocational and personal potential.

What Are The Best Things to Do on a School Trip to Iceland?
Destinations, Trip Planning, Trip Inspiration • 5 Mins Read

Thinking about a school trip to Iceland? Check out these 10 once-in-a-lifetime-experiences to do in Iceland that’ll make this educational trip unforgettable.

Long-Haul Flight Hacks
Group leader support, Trip Planning • 5 Mins Read

The long-haul flight can often feel like an annoying (but necessary) part of your trip. However, there are some easy hacks that can help.

Overcoming the Challenges of Teaching Lighting & Sound Design
Events, Group leader support, Trip Inspiration, Subjects • 7 Mins Read

Exam boards offer official learning resources and course outlines for students and teachers, but there are other places to find useful information.

A Hundred Years After the Armistice
Events, Guides Blog, Subjects • 8 Mins Read

A two-minute silence at 11am will be familiar to us all, but the origin of this most habitual act of remembrance is probably not so familiar.

How Sports Can Help Students With Their Mental Health
Events, Trip Inspiration, Latest News • 5 Mins Read

It’s clear that now is the time to fight the stigma surrounding mental health. One way this can be done is by encouraging participation in sport.

A First Time Trip to Paris
Destinations, Customer Experiences, Case Studies • 8 Mins Read

Find out how Boclair Academy in Bearsden experienced the French capital on their school trip to Paris with WST Travel.