St Swithun’s School Trip to WW1 Battlefields

“I Want Us To Come Away Feeling Different”

St Swithun’s School in Winchester is an independent day and boarding school for girls. They have run a guided history trip to the battlefields for their Year 9 students for many years. …

School Travel -Brexit Update

The government’s White Paper, the so-called Chequers agreement, recently set out the UK’s negotiating stance for Brexit over the coming months.

Many of the main priorities essential to preserve a successful tourism industry – such as maintaining open skies access, …

Our Trip to Berlin – Q&A with Barnes Wallis Academy

Just before the end of last term we caught up with Julia Snusher from Barnes Wallis Academy who, in July, traveled with Anglia Tours for the very first time. As a new customer we were really keen to hear what …

A visit to Krakow was a Life Changing experience for our students

This March, Malmesbury School in Wiltshire took their Year 9 students to Krakow to support their studies of the Holocaust and prepare them for GCSE studies the following year. Group leader Emma Hall gave us her insights into the planning …

Berlin Tour Booklet

It is now more than 15 years since Anglia organised its very first fully-guided tour to Berlin and, just like the city itself, the itineraries we offer have continued to move with the times. However what has remained constant throughout …

Peace Of Mind When You Travel With Anglia

Your Safety & Support with Anglia Tours

Ensuring the safety of your students and affording your parents peace of mind are the most important elements of any school trip. At Anglia Tours we are here to support you; to answer …

Why We Do What We Do

On the 19th – 21st March this year I was privileged to be asked by Anglia Tours to conduct a battlefield tour of Ypres and the Somme for a small family group. The lead passenger’s daughter had missed …

Perrins Community School – The Benefits of a Guided History Tour

Perrins Community School, a secondary school in Hampshire, have a long tradition of self-guided WW1 Battlefield tours. However this year Mike Jewell decided to try something different and, for the first time, booked a guided history tour.

The tour to …

The Formation of the Hawthorn Ridge Crater Association

Twelve months ago Hawthorn Crater, filmed by the army cinematographer Geoffrey Malins on the morning of 1st July 1916 and seen in virtually every documentary about the Great War, was rubbish filled and inaccessible. Thanks to the work of the …

Female agents of the Second World War

Chosen to work in a secretive, clandestine and mainly male domain, the women of the Special Operations Executive, French section (SOE F) were all truly remarkable.  From house wives to grandmothers, shop assistants to princesses, thirty nine women passed through …

Vera Brittain – A short appreciation

By the time Vera Brittain’s   Great War memoir Testament of Youth was published in 1933 the road towards a second and yet more devastating world war was already being mapped out. In the years that followed publication, before Chamberlain’s famous …

A young woman at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

In my own small way, I was involved in a ‘first’ for women. I and some 40 other young women lived and trained in the hallowed portals of Old College at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst as the first female …

2018-2019 History Tours Brochure

We are delighted to announce the launch our 2018-19 Schools’ History brochure.

As you would expect it includes a wide range of fully-guided tours, all of which are tailored to meet key themes, topics and modules covered by the current …

Cove School’s Trip to Krakow

Holocaust school trip

THIS IS SOMETHING YOU CAN’T TEACH IN THE CLASSROOM

Cove School is a mixed secondary state school in Hampshire. In January, Emma Wickens took 40 students on a guided study trip to Krakow with Anglia Tours. We spoke to Emma …

It’s the Best Classroom in the World

St Anne’s Roman Catholic High School – Our Experiences with Anglia Tours

Jenny Howe is Head of History at St Anne’s RC High School in Stockport. She has been running guided history trips with Anglia to Ypres & Somme and …

Volunteer at your local cemetery this November

In November 2018 the Royal British Legion in Suffolk will mark the Centenary of the 1918 Armistice in a unique way.  They are going to invite local school children to lay poppies on all of the 1320 war graves* located …

10 Reasons to take a Guided History Tour with Anglia

Our team of expert and highly experienced guides, each selected not only for the depth of their historical knowledge but more importantly for their ability to engage and inspire your students, are there to ensure they gain the maximum educational …

Berlin & Krakow Q&A with Thomas Telford School

We interviewed Robert Furlong from Thomas Telford School with a quick fire Q&A session to find out what he thinks are the benefits of taking a guided history trip to Berlin & Krakow.

 

Why do you choose a tour

Choosing the Right Tour Operator

Anglia Tours followed the full tour planning process with St Peter’s Collegiate School. Here’s how Daniel Sheriff got his first guided history tour underway…

With the new GCSE specifications in place from September many teachers across England and Wales teachers …

Benefits of a Consultation Visit from Anglia Tours

Anglia Tours followed the full tour planning process with St Peter’s Collegiate School. After securing approval for the tour to go ahead, Daniel Sheriff took advantage of Anglia’s free consultation visit …..

Once Daniel was happy he generated a high …

Taking Your First Tour With Anglia

Anglia Tours followed the full tour planning process with St Peter’s Collegiate School. Here’s how Daniel Sheriff’s first guided history tour with Anglia Tours went …..

After the pre-tour meetings with parents and Anglia Tours consultants, it was finally time …

A Tour With a Difference – ‘The Best Visit I Have Ever Been On’

Anglia Tours followed the full tour planning process with St Peter’s Collegiate School. Here’s how Daniel Sheriff’s summarises the success of his first guided history tour…..

Over three days in June the staff and pupils of St Peter’s Collegiate School …

Anglia Guide Dickie Knight at the WFA Service of Remembrance

On the 11th November, to mark the 99th Anniversary of the end of the First World War, the Western Front Association held a Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph in Whitehall. If you were watching the television coverage …

Anglia Standard

When planning your next residential visit you may be tempted to ask a number of Schools’ Tours Operators for a quote. The question is how will you compare like with like?

  • Will you get real value for money or just

Surgery & Treatment on the Western Front: FREE TEACHER RESOURCES

For those schools studying Pearson Edexcel’s ‘The British Sector of the Western Front 1914-18: Injuries, Treatment and the Trenches’ module, Anglia is delighted to offer a tour which provides an engaging and relevant introduction to the warfare context and historical …

Thinking About Organising Your Next School Trip?

Whether you have organised numerous school trips or if you are considering taking a trip for the first time, there can be so much to think about. So to help why not take a look at our step by step …

Denman WI College Visit to the WW1 Battlefields

Denman WI College took an educational trip to the WW1 Battlefields with Anglia Tours in July. We spoke to Tracy Staine, Volunteer Manager, who hosted the trip that attracted members from all around the UK…

My Dad used to take …

To My Unknown Warrior

The Evening of November 11th 1920

Dear boy, I am so happy I have found you at last. I am sure the authorities did all they could, but oh, I am so thankful that the long and bitter disappointment …

The Calthorpe Park School Battlefields Experience

‘IT’S BIGGER THAN SCHOOL’

‘The impact will show on students in years to come’

We spoke to Paul Edwards, Group Leader for the annual WW1 Battlefields tour which Calthorpe Park School has been running with Anglia since 2002. Each year …

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