London History

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Home to the Royal family and the capital city of England, London has seen some of the most important events in British history. These events are brought to life by the rich array of world class museums and historical landmarks on offer that celebrate the city’s 2000 years of history.

Whatever historical period you are covering, London arguably has the best selection of museums, galleries and national collections in the world making it the perfect destination for all history school trips.

Students of history will be able to find a wealth of learning opportunities in London and can learn more about the following key study areas:

• KS 3-5: Reflect on how the past has influenced the present as the streets, sites and art of London tell the story of this city, and its people, throughout history.

• KS 3-5: Think about the influence of events in London and how they are felt around the world.

• KS 5: Observe the processes that shape political life in the UK, in action.

• KS 5: Compare the processes in Westminster with similar actions in other capital cities

Contact Adaptable Travel today to start working with Ricky to plan your next history trip.

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Scores 9.0 out of 10 based on 63 reviews
9 out of 10

Heather

Holmes Chapel GB
Firstly the trip was fantastic! A couple of things worth mentioning though. The workshop based on The Play That Goes Wrong being in two separate venues was a slight faff and caused us to be even later than we should have been for the session. Also some of time timings had not taken into account events in London and so we were stuck in traffic more than usual which meant we were late for some of the activities or had to rearrange the schedule. It would be worth bearing in mind events which may have an impact on the trips. On the other hand some of the timings were too generous and so we had to find activities to fill the time on the spot. Luckily we could do but the activities did not feature in our risk assessment and so we were taking a risk by doing these. Overall though we had a wonderful trip and the experiences the students undertook were truly unforgettable! The Globe tour whereby we witnessed a live rehearsal was incredible also the workshop session post this was really engaging. The students and staff really loved the experience and we are hoping to book again it bext Year! Thanks for all of your help. It was most appreciated.
Confirmed purchase: 11 July 2017
Published on: 24 July 2017
9 out of 10

Rebecca

Wolverhampton GB
Great trip - only issue was traffic (not your fault!!!) and the coach drivers dropped us off at the general entrance rather than the schools entrance a couple of times meaning we had to walk all around the building to the correct entrance.
Confirmed purchase: 27 June 2017
Published on: 12 July 2017
10 out of 10

Carol-Anne

Kilmarnock GB
Super company thank you !
Confirmed purchase: 06 June 2017
Published on: 25 July 2017
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Destination Pack
To assist you with planning the most relevant and appropriate itinerary for your students, a Leisure & Learning destination pack complete with a full excursion list including curriculum area recommendations will be sent with every quote.

Adaptable Travel can make bespoke itineraries based on the requirements of each individual group. Below is an example itinerary based on a 2 day, 1 night school trip to London.

Day 1

  • Depart school in the morning and arrive London.  Visit one of London’s top museums or attractions such as the British Museum.  Alternatively, take a flight on the London Eye for magnificent views over London.

  • After your visit, take a group meal with your students to one of our selection of restaurants, such as Pizza Hut, Hard Rock Café or Planet Hollywood (contact us for full meal options).

  • After your meal, take a trip to the West End to view one of London’s tip theatre shows.  Following this you will travel to your hotel and check-in.

Day 2

  • After your breakfast, check-out of the hotel and make your way to your first visit another London attraction, such as the Clink Prison Museum, Imperial War Museum or Natural History Museum. 

  • Have a packed lunch and then make your way to the Warner Brothers Studio and the amazing ‘The Making of Harry Potter’ experience.  Following this, make your way back to your institute.

Extended durations are available.  Please contact Adaptable Travel who will be able to help tailor make the perfect itinerary for your group for your London school trip.

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