School trips

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Loss of school trips to the UK has been a Brexit tragedy | Letters
Letters: New visa requirements mean that EU students will go elsewhere, writes Karen Brandes, while Brigid Hoffmann worries about the consequences for language learning


29, Dec, 2021 @6:26 PM

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‘Almost unsaleable’: slump in school trips to UK blamed on Brexit
Groups from the continent are going elsewhere, tour operators say, deterred more by passport and visa rules than the pandemic

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

26, Dec, 2021 @11:41 AM

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School trips to UK from EU could halve as Brexit hits cultural exchanges
Exclusive: loss of young Europeans on pupil visits will cause major reputational damage to UK, warn tour organisers

Jon Henley Europe correspondent and Kate Connolly in Berlin

04, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Coroner in Ana Uglow inquest will write to schools to raise sepsis awareness
No ‘gross failings’ by teachers found in Bristol Grammar School pupil’s death during school trip to New York

Steven Morris and agency

14, May, 2021 @4:44 PM

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'We've fallen off the radar': outdoor centres in crisis over lack of Covid help
Venues in England and Wales say government has refused to offer rescue funds or give reopening dates

Patrick Barkham

23, Mar, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Allow school trips in summer term, UK outdoor education centres say
Sector asks Boris Johnson to help them reopen as part of roadmap out of Covid lockdown

Anna Bawden

11, Mar, 2021 @3:52 PM

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Dear Gavin Williamson, pupils are not the only ones who need to 'catch up'. You do, too| Michael Rosen
Please reassure us schools will be safe and you will soon be on top of the GCSE and A-levels situation this year

Michael Rosen

20, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Outdoor education centres warn of risk of closure due to Covid
Inner-city and vulnerable children ‘the silent sufferers’ if government in England and Wales does not help

Patrick Barkham

13, Dec, 2020 @12:13 AM

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Ban on overnight school trips threatens 15,000 UK jobs, ministers warned
Generation of children missing out on life-changing benefits, say parents, schools and industry

Anna Bawden and Ben Quinn

06, Oct, 2020 @1:55 PM

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Schools angered by holiday firm's failure to refund cancelled trips
PGL argues the law requiring tour operators to refund consumers for cancelled holidays does not apply to school trips

Miles Brignall

10, Jun, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Free education is disappearing before our eyes | Afua Hirsch
A two-tier system is being created in cash-strapped schools, says the Guardian columnist Afua Hirsch

Afua Hirsch

28, Nov, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Parents: share your views on school trip costs
With expensive optional school trips on the rise, we want to hear from parents around the UK

Guardian readers

21, Nov, 2018 @11:09 AM

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