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Educational & Cultural Programmes

What You Can Expect

edu-cul-imgWe believe that travel provides some of the best learning experiences available, educational travel helps students connect learning with life experience. Our educational, cultural and curriculum based programmes offer some of the most interactive and dynamic ways to bring your classroom lessons to life. So whether your group’s primary objective is education, or if the programme is to be a stimulating mix of education, culture and fun, ECE have a wealth of ideas to share with you and will tailor make the programmes to meet your specific requirements.

Our most popular programmes include educational disciplines including Art, History, Science, Literature, Religious Studies, Languages, English, Drama and Performing Arts. Each member of our programme team specialises in a core subject area allowing them understand exactly what is needed to meet your learning objectives and throw in that bit of fun at the same time.

Unique ECE Moments

  • Immerse yourself in a different culture and experience the hospitality of welcoming British families
  • Interact with current students in your chosen subject in a school setting
  • Visit historic venues and travel back in time to Ancient Britain and Europe accompanied by an expert historian
  • Go behind the scenes of some of Europes most prestigious scientific laboratories and institutions
  • Be part of Q&A sessions with nationally recognised writers, discovering their approach to writing a screenplay

All of our programmes contain

  • At least one of our "Unique ECE Moments"
  • Cultural immersion including school visits with like-minded students, giving your group the opportunity to learn through travel and interaction
  • High quality accommodation in hotels, hostels and home stays
  • Experienced, bilingual programme manager
  • Daily meal plan
  • Private air conditioned coaches
  • 24 hour, 7 days a week emergency hotline and support from your programme manager

European World War Programme

  • Encapsulating two week programme which takes you back to the battlefields and the cemeteries
  • Visit to the former concentration camp in Dachau set up originally to house political opposition only a few weeks after Hitler became German Chancellor
  • Trace the Nazi Germany's history in a way you've never done before.
  • Visit to the Caen memorial and a guided orientation of American Colleville cemetery

Myths and Legends

  • Join the infamous Henry VIII for a medieval lunch before learning the bloody history of London
  • Enter the world of Robin Hood with a guided visit of Sherwood Forest
  • Visit the location for Hogwarts and explore Alnwick Castle
  • Delve into the myth of Nessie and cruise the Loch Ness
  • Experience the life of a Scottish clansman
  • Learn about Braveheart's fight for freedom before experiencing one of Stirling's famous ghost walks accompanied by an expert historian

English Literature - Complete Works

  • Interactive workshop with a Shakespearean actor
  • Shakespearean Performance at Shakespeare's Globe
  • Try your hand at improvisation and storytelling with a West End actor or director
  • Full day visit to William Shakespeare's birthplace
  • Showcase performance at a West End Theatre