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The educational benefits of our language immersion trips

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The results are in... teachers confirm that language immersion trips work!

We asked MFL teachers to assess the educational benefits of their language immersion trip with Voyager School Travel. The results of the study, based on feedback from party leaders, overwhelmingly demonstrate the positive impact of Voyager's language immersion trips on learning.

Key highlights from the study include:

Enhanced Language Confidence and Understanding 

  • 95% of teachers reported witnessing good or very good progress in both their students' language confidence and language understanding, demonstrating how Voyager’s immersive programmes support formal classroom teaching.

Improved Vocabulary and Pronunciation

  • Party leaders observed significant improvements in learners' vocabulary (86%) and pronunciation (79%), highlighting the tangible educational gains facilitated by Voyager School Travel's approach.

Successful Achievement of Learning Objectives

  • A remarkable 70% of language teachers assessed that all their learning objectives were FULLY met during the trip, indicating the alignment between the programme and teachers’ educational goals.

MFL Teacher Recommended

  • A resounding vote of confidence emerged from the feedback, with 9 out of 10 language teachers expressing their willingness to recommend Voyager School Travel to their colleagues.

Value for Money

  • The educational value delivered by our curriculum-linked programmes is recognised by MFL teachers who scored them 4.4 out of 5 for value for money.

Source: Voyager School Travel Language Immersion Programmes Customer Feedback Results 2024 (149 respondents)

How our language immersion programmes differ from a normal school trip

The way Voyager's Language Immersion Programmes work is by creating a unique opportunity for students to engage with a foreign language and culture in a truly authentic setting.

What stands them apart from normal school trips is that groups interact with native-speaking instructors throughout their stay, not only improving students’ language skills but also fostering a deeper understanding and appreciation for the world around them.  


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Our French-native team of professional animateurs will accompany you throughout the school trip.

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Why choose Voyager School Travel for your school trip?

You are in specialist hands

Our team use their teaching, language & destination experience to organise educational trips that are not only enriching but hassle-free. Read more →

Safety assured, bonded & accredited

As a member of the School Travel Forum & protected through ABTA & ATOL you can be sure of our high standards. Read more →

Trusted by teachers

Schools trust Voyager School Travel to organise the educational trips for over 32,000 passengers a year. Read more →

We deliver the educational elements

Signature educational experiences with our own language & activity instructors allow teachers to enjoy the trip too. Read more →

Stay at our own residential centres

Groups staying at our own residential centres in France will benefit from high quality learning, safety & service. Read more →

Our own overseas teams

Peace of mind knowing our French managers, instructors, coach drivers & support team will look after your every need. Read more →

For teachers who are serious about the educational outcomes of their school trip.

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