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Galloway School Tours

What will students see and do?

Take your students on a school trip that they’ll never forget with Galloway’s educational tours abroad. Packed with hands-on activities and experiential learning, Galloway offers a range of inspiring day excursions and residential visits for Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4.

Foster learning outside the classroom with Galloway’s most popular history tour, which takes students to the key points along the Western Front. Here, children will learn about the Battle of Ypres and WW1 trenches.

The War Poets trip will help pupils imagine the life of a soldier by studying famous WW1 poems. Galloway is partnered with the International Guild of Battlefield Guides, meaning all of its battlefield tours are led by qualified and experienced tour guides.

On school trips to France’s north coast, students will learn about key turning points during the Second World War, including the history of the Battle of Normandy and the use of WW2 planes. Trips to Normandy can also reach further back in time to support lessons on medieval history, focusing on the Norman Conquest.

Elsewhere, art and design students can visit Spain to view Barcelona’s architecture, or take a school trip to London to experience the best West End shows and view the famous landmarks in London, from Big Ben to Tower Bridge. Day excursions to the continent also offer students plenty of learning opportunities, including visiting Belgium’s Christmas markets or France’s Opal Coast.



Teaching resources provided

Galloway’s school trips abroad services include study notes which can be tailored to particular subjects and locations. Tour leaders also receive guide books and an information pack with their booking. Study guides are available to download from the website.


Minimum and maximum group size

For overnight trips, if your group size is 30-34, you’ll receive three free places for staff. This increases to six free places if you bring 46 or more pupils.

For day excursions, the ratio is one free staff place for every ten pupils.


Details of risk assessment

Tour leaders are responsible for carrying out a school trip risk assessment for their tour. Galloway can provide a generic risk assessment to assist, as well as offer further advice and information. This can be downloaded from the website.

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Facilities on-site

Galloway’s coaches are all equipped with air suspension, air conditioning and a PA system. Where needed, the company can also provide coaches with extra facilities, such as toilets and drinks offerings.

All accommodation meets strict safety and security regulations.


Opening times

Contact the team during office hours to discuss your trip requirements.

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Pricing

Visit the website to request a quote for your group.


Travel arrangements

For certain residential tours, travelling by air may be preferable. Your tour coordinator will manage the flight booking process. Galloway is ATOL protected and ABTA approved.


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