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Language World 2017 proves a roaring success

The Language World 2017 event in Nottingham last weekend proved a great success for all involved, particularly the team at Voyager School Travel. Organised by The Association for Language Learning, the event had a theme of 'Progress for ALL'  promoting progress in all aspects of pupils’ learning of languages. 


Come and meet the Voyager team at the Language World conference this weekend!

This coming Friday and Saturday, 24th and 25th March, Voyager School Travel will be exhibiting at the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham, at The Association for Language Learning’s annual conference and CPD event.


Why book a French Language School Trip to our Moulin aux Draps on the Opal Coast?

It’s simple, teachers and students LOVE IT! After our first year of opening the Hotel Moulin aux Draps we’ve had fantastic feedback and over 85% of schools have already re-booked!


Voyager perfectly prepared for encore at Music & Drama Education Expo

This Thursday and Friday, 9th and 10th February 2017, Voyager School Travel will be exhibiting at the Music & Drama Education Expo at Olympia in London for the second year in a row.


The pro's and cons of 'In-term' travel

At Voyager School Travel we have always advocated the huge benefits to children and teenagers who travel abroad whilst at school. Life experiences on school trips to unfamiliar destinations where history, geography culture and gastronomy come to life are invaluable - as the famous quote says:



The 5 most exciting countries to visit in 2017, chosen by the world’s top travel bloggers

The online travel magazine Wanderlust has recently published it’s top 5 countries to visit in 2017, and Voyager Worldwide are very excited to a be able to offer trips to 3 of their recommendations. Having canvassed eminent travel bloggers such as Expert Vagabond and Nomad Revelations, Wanderlust published their top 5 just before Christmas. 


School Trips to Auschwitz boost record visitor figures in 2016

2016 saw record numbers of visitors to the former Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz in Poland, with just under 2 million people attending during the calendar year. A considerable proportion of these numbers were school groups from the UK with Voyager School Travel sending just under 300 students last year. 


Belfast primary school incentivises pupils to improve attendance record with offer of free school trips

In March 2016 the Education Minister Peter Weir launched the "Miss School = Miss Out" scheme, a strategy designed to improve pupil attendance across the country.


Moulin aux Draps, the perfect place for a pre-Christmas break

It's that time of year when things are starting to feel festive and many people are visiting Christmas markets, in the UK and in France. Many of the guests at Voyager's Moulin aux Draps hotel have been taking advantage of the hotel's proximity to a number of Christmas markets such as Arras or Amiens.


Brighton's 'vertical cablecar' free to local schoolchildren

In an act of festive generosity the British Airways i360 in Brighton has this week sent free tickets to all state schoolchildren in the city of Brighton and Hove.


We're going to the Theatre? Wicked!

At Voyager School Travel we take pride in delivering bespoke travel experiences that are memorable, educational, affordable, safe and fun. That's #thevoyagerdifference.  


The Top 3 places to visit in Normandy

If France is our nearest European neighbour, Normandy is the closest 'department' geographically and for that matter, closest to our hearts too. Voyager School Travel send dozens of school trips to Normandy every year, the majority staying the Voyager-owned Château de la Baudonnière or Grand' Ferme.


Language School Trips With a Difference - Our French Animateurs!

MFL NEWS: The key to language learning while abroad is a combination of cultural immersion, building students confidence and using and practicing the language at every opportunity. Voyager provide school trips with a difference. 


See how much fun students have on our Spanish Language adventure immersion programme!

Check out our latest video from our Arbolar Spanish Language Centre.


5 unbeatable destinations for school trips!

At Voyager Worldwide we are constantly on the look-out for exciting and inspiring destinations around the globe that are suitable for UK school trips. 


Parents: Make the most of your child’s school trip!

If your child has been on a school trip or is due to do so, it can be a shock to the system when they are away from home for a few days.


WIN a top-of-the-range BOGNER 'Pure' Ski Helmet with Voyager School Ski!

As the nights draw in and the temperatures drop we thought we'd try and cheer you up with a fantastic competition! With the 2017/18 ski season approaching, and of course, as always,  with skier safety always at the front of our minds, we are offering you a chance to win a top-of-the-range Bogner Ski Helmet Pure - worth £320.


The true benefits of Educational School Trips

Going on a school trip can literally be a life changing event, spark lifelong interests and hobbies, allow students to make new friendships and create memories they’ll treasure forever. 


Top 12 cities around the world for catching Pokemon!

Whatever your position on the adoption of new technologies in education, an unavoidable truth about every generation henceforth is that the smart phone will play a part in their lives.  How big  a part will depend on parenting, classroom rules and policy,  and of course the individual.

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