School Travel Awards 2018


The winners of the 2018/19 School Travel Awards have been revealed at a celebratory ceremony held in Kensington, London.

BBC TV news anchor and Antiques Roadshow presenter Fiona Bruce hosted the UK’s biggest event for school travel and learning outside the classroom on Friday 16th November at the Royal Garden Hotel.


The School Travel Awards, organised by School Travel Organiser magazine, recognise how important it is to reward those in the education sector, especially those who excel in providing exciting and educational trips for Primary and Secondary schools.

Amongst the winners announced was the World Rugby Museum at Twickenham, voted Best Sporting Venue, the V&A London, which picked up the award for Best Museum Visit, while Cheddar Gorge & Caves in Somerset won Best Venue for History Learning.

Two of the awards recognised best practice within schools and each come with a £1,500 prize to spend on a school trip.



The 2018/19 award finalists & winners are…


BEST HERITAGE VENUE

Winner: Longleat, Wiltshire


BEST SPORTING VENUE

Winner: World Rugby Museum, Twickenham


BEST THEATRE PRODUCTION FOR SCHOOLS

Winner: The Lion King


BEST UK DESTINATION OR ATTRACTION


Winner: KidZania, London


BEST INTERNATIONAL DESTINATION OR ATTRACTION

Winner: Disneyland Paris


BEST SKI RESORT

Winner: Prato Nevoso, Italy


BEST MUSEUM VISIT

Winner: V&A, London


BEST FOOD & LEARNING EXPERIENCE

Winner: Halsbury Travel (Food Technology Trips)


BEST ADVENTURE EXPERIENCE

Winner: Go Ape


BEST VENUE FOR SCIENCE LEARNING

Winner: LEGOLAND Windsor Resort


BEST VENUE FOR MATHS LEARNING

Winner: Bletchley Park


BEST VENUE FOR ENGLISH LEARNING

Winner: Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter


BEST VENUE FOR HISTORY LEARNING

Winner: Cheddar Gorge & Caves, Somerset


BEST SCHOOL TOUR OPERATOR

Winner: WST


BEST RESIDENTIAL EXPERIENCE

Winner: YHA


'MY BEST SCHOOL TRIP' AWARD'

This special award, which comes with a £1,500 prize to spend on a school trip, recognises some brilliant school trips and the impact they have on the students involved.

Winner: Moorside Primary School, Lancaster (Year 1 residential to FSC Malham Tarn)


SCHOOL TRIP CHAMPION AWARD

Readers voted for their winner of this award which recognises an individual who goes above and beyond in delivering school trips and learning outside the classroom experiences. For more information on each of the finalists head over to our special feature about them.

Winner: Alan Butters, Bluecoat Beechdale Academy, Nottingham




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