Pupils get to experience a very different world to their own simply by staying at one of our venues. Our residential visits are delivered in a range of diverse and inspiring locations across the UK.


We have a huge range of fun, interesting and safe school activities from which to choose. Our programmes are designed to be flexible and to cover many subject areas and key stages.

The Staff Room

The Staff Room is where you can find all required statutory information covering Public Liability Insurance, Child Protection policy, Risk Assessments and other useful documents.


School Trips - Educational Activities by First Education & School Travel


First Education & School Travel is part of the First Group of companies, the U.K's largest surface passenger transport company carrying 2.7 million passengers everyday. Our hugely experienced School Travel team offers a one-stop shop for schools and group leaders looking to plan residential school trips or day visits. Follow us on TWITTER @firstschools

If you're planning a day trip or overnight residential visit for your school or group you know how difficult it can be to bring all of the elements together to make sure you get exactly what you want from your trip or outdoor learning experience. Booking transport, accommodation, suitable school activities, acquiring the appropriate risk assessments, the list is endless. Well, the good news is, we are here to take the hassle out of the planning process. We provide a range of high quality, low cost, travel inclusive education and activity programmes suitable for all key stage age groups.

We already work with many schools and groups arranging trips of all kinds, from 1 night or 2 night educational programmes to week long outdoor activity breaks and bespoke London tours.

As members of The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom we understand the benefits of learning outdoors and in new environments. We offer a range of diverse opportunities that give young people a chance to experience new places and to have fun in exciting surroundings.


We offer a one–stop shop service for schools providing a range of affordable, high quality, fully packaged activities and school trips.

  • We work with a wide range of diverse accommodation providers and educational field centres nationwide
  • We deliver a wide range of quality programmes available at most key stage levels
  • Your travel is included in your package
  • We work only with high quality, trusted and accredited partner providers
  • We use a large number of LOtC accredited centres and courses
  • We provide a “joined-up” product to assist busy teachers when planning
  • We provide a range of ‘off the shelf’ or bespoke packages
  • We provide a flexible and simple payments schedule
  • We provide the group leader with support throughout the whole process (from conception to completion)

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Health & Safety

First Education & School Travel takes its duty to protect children, young people and vulnerable adults seriously. We recognise our responsibility to take all reasonable steps to ensure that any organisation, company or individual employed by us or delivering services on our behalf, has Safeguarding and Health & Safety policies, practices and procedures in place to ensure any young/vulnerable people are safe and secure whilst participating in an Educational/Group visit. All our services and those of our partners are covered by current and full public liability insurance and we carry out regular audits to ensure that each aspect of our programmes are delivered in a safe, compliant and rigorous manner.

Mission Statement

To provide a high quality, cost effective, safe and fun school trip experience for pupils and staff. To remove the hassle out of trip planning and to encourage more outside classroom experiences to be enjoyed by more young people in a safe, secure and compliant manner.