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The Real Experience, Coca-Cola. Photo credit © Coca-Cola Enterprises Limited 2015

Review Coca Cola Real Experience at Milton Keynes

We gathered together outside the gates of Coca Cola Enterprises UK to be met by Rachel, their Education Centre Manager for the Milton Keynes plant. They take safety and security very seriously, so before we even went through the gates, we had an introductory health and safety talk. As we walked across grounds to the main building,… [Read More]

Guide Dogs post-whelping. Photo credit © L Rowe 2015

Review: Guide Dogs National Breeding Centre

Twenty two children and adults arrived at 10am at the Guide Dogs National Breeding Centre in Bishops Tachbrook, in Warwickshire for their schools tour. We assembled in their reception area to sign in, volunteer guides arrived, some with ex-guide dogs and they were happy to let the waiting children pat and stroke the dogs while waiting. We started… [Read More]

Kidzania Check In.  Photo credit © L Rowe 2015

Review: Kidzania London

Around fifty of us set off for Kidzania, the brand new, child-centre, child-led, role-playing mini-city in West London, where everything is two thirds it’s normal size.  We arrived at the Kidzania “International Arrivals” which is the entrance to new child-centred, role-playing mini-city, half an hour before our allotted entry time (Kidzania advise school visitors to allow half… [Read More]

Room at Shakespeare's Birthplace. Photo credit © L Rowe 2015

Review Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Shakespeare’s Birthplace Trust looks after various Shakespeare properties in Stratford-upon-Avon and has a varied education programme supporting Shakespeare’s works and history. We had two talks booked – the Key Stage 2 talk, All About Shakespeare, began at 10.30am, while the older students went on a self-led tour of Shakespeare’s birthplace. The Key Stage 2 talk was… [Read More]

Whipsnade Zoo - elephant walk. Photo credit © L Rowe 2015

Review Whipsnade Zoo

Whipsnade Zoo is the largest zoo (as distinct from safari parks) in the UK and is part of the Zoological Society of London.  We were offered a free KS1 workshop at Whipsnade Zoo on the topic of Lifecycles.  To augment this, we also booked a KS2/3 workshop on Enclosure Design. After going through the main entrance gate, we… [Read More]

BBC Broadcasting House (Piazza) Photo credit © L Rowe 2014

Review BBC Broadcasting House Tour

The BBC is one of those organisations that is ingrained in the British culture along with tea-drinking to solve any emergency and driving on the left hand side of the road.  As soon as you walk through the door of the BBC, you feel as if you are walking into part of the national history,… [Read More]

Organise a Home Education Trip

How to Organise a Home Education Trip

  Firstly, please let me make it very clear that there is definitely more than one way to organise a home education trip.  Just as there is no such thing as a home-education expert, there is no such thing as an expert on HE events. This is just to give you ideas: What you end… [Read More]

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Organising Home Education Events

Educationista.com loves educational trips and visits!
We are always happy to help anyone organise their own trips/events and also offers it’s event booking facility to home-educators free-of-charge.
Anyone can organise anything and should feel empowered to do so.