It’s back to school time soon which means most people have been on holiday in the UK and further afield. While there is plenty to see abroad and throughout the UK there is also plenty to see in the North East of England. We’ve put together a short list of some of the most interesting and educating places that are popular chouces for school trips.
Vindolanda and the Roman Army Museum
With their educational tours and vast amount of artefacts. The Roman Army Museum and Vindolanda are a popular choice for school trips. With a combination of educational talks and exploring the site on your own makes it the perfect trip for school days out.
BBC Newcastle offer interactive and educational tours for kids. It is aimed at entertaining and inspiring kids to take an interest in Media. It will show kids what happens behind the scenes of radio and TV and also allowing them to have a go.
Centre For Life
The Centre For Life in Newcastle offers an interactive and educational science experience tailored to certain age groups. There are workshops, exhibitions, plenty of hands-on activities and a 4D motion ride.
At the Hancock museum, you can find out about Northumbrian History, World Cultures, Ancient Egypt, see fossils and life-sized animals such as the Great White Shark.
At the Baltic in Gateshead there are workshops, activities, talks, presentations and exhibits to look at. There are tailored activities for younger pupils and secondary pupils.
Visiting Beamish is like being fully immersed in to a moment in history. There are costumed tour guides to show you around and answer any questions the kids may have. There are also lots of activities such as making a parcel for a soldier in World War I.