London and Education

Mathematics, Science and Technology
Where mathematics and science meets modern day living! Students can expose the mathematical challenges that engineers face whilst building the landmarks that make up the iconic skyline. Plunge your students head first into scientific and technological achievements from around the world with a trip to the Science Museum. Or why not step back in time and discover where it all began with a visit the Natural History Museum? Here exhibits on Darwinism and evolution can be found.

Business and Economics
More than 105,000 workers flock to the financial sector of the city on a daily basis! Your business students can get in on the action at Canary Wharf, home to the European headquarters of numerous banks and corporations. Partner this with a trip to The Bank of England museum, where your students can uncover the history of the bank since its founding in 1964.

Art & Design
The capital is littered with beautiful galleries, old and new! Perfect for inspiring students, whatever the genre of Art. If your students are looking to discover the evolution of art over the years, then the Tate Modern should be on your hit list. The museum holds work from the famous Andy Warhol and Pablo Picasso, whilst the National Gallery hosts over 2,300 paintings from the mid-13th century right through to 1900. A trip to the National Portrait Gallery is perfect for students wanting to practice their sketching skills and spot some of the most famous people in British History.

English
Where better to learn about English Literature? Visit the Charles Dickens Museum & Workshop to discover everything there is to know about the famous novelist and find out how he crafted his incredible work. A trip to Shakespeare's Globe is a fantastic opportunity to learn about the celebrated English writer.

Geography
Known for some of the most extensive and busiest roads in the UK, your Geography students can get up close and personal with the fascinating infrastructure and urban regeneration of the capital. The Thames Barrier is one of the largest moveable flood barriers in the world, which protects 125 square kilometres of central London from flooding. Your students also might like the Crystal, London Waste Eco Park and the Greenwich Royal Observatory, simply take your pick!

History & Politics
From Number 10, to the Houses of Parliament, politics is the blood that runs right through the city! Students can learn about the country's legal system in the Royal Courts of Justice or visit the House of Commons and Chamber of the House of Lords. Your History students might enjoy the horror tales of the Tower of London or the magnificent Westminster Abbey.

Music, Fashion & Modern Arts
London is diverse enough to inspire every student, from music and fashion to art and textiles. Visit recording studios where some of the greatest musicians have produced platinum records, book a west end show or window shop high end labels. Budding film editors might like a trip to the Warner Bros. Harry Potter Studio Tour; a truly ‘magical’ experience!

Religious Studies
As one of the most diverse and multicultural cities in the world, students can develop their understanding of a variety of religions by visiting places of worship such as St Paul's Cathedral, Bevis Marks Synagogue, Neasden Temple and London Central Mosque.

Sports
The UK has birthed many world-renowned athletes, will one of your team be next? Book a trip to the Wimbledon tennis courts, Lords Cricket Ground, Twickenham, or Wembley Stadium, the choice is yours!

 

An educational adventure doesn't have to break the bank. Students can learn everything they need to know right here in the capital.

Did you know? STA Travel Education can tailor make any trip to meet the needs of your curriculum! Speak to one of our experts on 0333 321 7848 or email education@statravel.co.uk

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