Category Archives: Environment

Funding Support for Schools

Funding support is available for schools via the YHA’s Breaks programme Educational Breaks Programme Our Educational Breaks Programmes offers support to educational groups where members of the group are eligible for pupil premium and where children and young people face … Continue reading

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Field Studies Council Kids Fund

FSC Kids Fund provides financial support for groups of disadvantaged young people who would like to visit one of our centres for an FSC experience. FSC Kids Fund aims to: bring environmental understanding to disadvantaged young people by providing financial … Continue reading

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YHA School Trips – Brilliant Residentials

More information available from: Michael Sabin, Group Sales Manager, YHA England & Wales, Trevelyan House, Dimple Road, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3YH. Tel: 01629 592705 Mobile: 0784 3344646 Web: http://www.yha.org.uk

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New YHA School Trips Brochure

Jam-packed with the latest packages, self-led residentials, bolt-on activities, and news from YHA School Trips, our new brochure provides the information you need to start planning a brilliant residential. Download your copy today. Download a copy of the new YHS … Continue reading

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Outward Bound Trust Bursaries Available

Financial support of up to 40% for residential visits As an educational charity, we work hard to make the outdoors accessible to as many young people as possible through our charitable subsidies and bursary scheme. Thanks to the generous support … Continue reading

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Adventure Activities Licensing Scheme Consultation

You may be aware that under existing regulations commercial providers of outdoor adventure pursuits for under 18s, such as caving and water sports, are legally required to undergo an inspection of their safety management systems and hold a licence issued … Continue reading

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The Brilliant Benefits of Winter Residentials

Six compelling reasons why schools should plan winter residentials. More information about Learning Away.

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Kids Microadventure

Middleham School microadventure with Alastair Humphries.

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On the Wildness of Children

There is some dawning awareness these days of the insanity of raising children almost entirely indoors….. A thought provoking essay by Carol Black, writer, filmmaker and director of the documentary film Schooling the World. Read On the Wildness of Children … Continue reading

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School’s Out: Lessons from a Forest Kindergarten

No classroom for these school children: this documentary film takes us to a forest kindergarten in Switzerland where children age 4 to 7 spend every day outside in the forest. This is a thought-provoking film about public education in early … Continue reading

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