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The Cost of School Trips are 'Ridiculous' and 'Extortionate' says Parent

Posted: Tuesday, 29 October 2019 - 2:47pm

A mum from Sefton on Merseyside has hit out at the costs of school trips, claiming they are 'ridiculous' and 'extortionate'. In a report by the Liverpool  Echo a number of parents have criticised the rising costs of school trips at a time when many families are struggling financially.

The Liverpool Echo contacted a number of schools in and around Merseyside and found that they were charging up to £1500 per student for a school trip abroad.

Student on Foreign Exchange Visit, Falls to His Death

Posted: Monday, 21 October 2019 - 9:47am

A 15 year old British student fell to his death from a building in Cordoba, Spain on October 19th at 11.30pm. 

According to a local newspaper, Max McMullen, a pupil at Beechen Cliff School in Bath was attempting to fix a blind when he fell through the window of the seventh floor apartment.

Local media reports say that he was on a school language exchange at the time and had been in the city for less than a week, 

British Student Dies During Field Trip in Africa

Posted: Monday, 14 October 2019 - 12:03pm

Caitlin Cole, a York University student, tragically died during a field trip to Tanzania.

The 20 year old student died in Tanzania on September 24, but as yet, the cause of her death is not clear. A coroner in Bradford is looking into evidence to decide if there should be an inquest.

School Trip Leads to TV Series for Scottish Teens

Posted: Wednesday, 9 October 2019 - 9:14am

Students from Bathgate Academy were filmed as they spent 10 days in Eastern Greenland for a BBC documentary series. They will appear in a new, four-part series – Arctic Academy - charting the journey of the group as they embark on the school trip of a lifetime. The first show airs on BBC Scotland on October 9th.

‘Gutted’ Children’s Dance School Members Lose £12,000 due to Thomas Cook Collapse

Posted: Monday, 30 September 2019 - 2:59pm

Following the collapse of Thomas Cook, The Ysgol Ddawns Anti Karen group has lost over £12,000 in travel deposits after booking a flight to dance on Broadway. Owner Karen Pritchard had raised concerns over the company’s finances, but the Brand Ambassador of Thomas Cook had reassured her that this was merely ‘media speculation’. Mrs.


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British schoolgirl assaulted on school trip to Iceland

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A viral video shows a black girl being assaulted by a white woman in a corridor.

Police in Iceland are investigating after a British schoolgirl was slapped and chased by a tour guide in a hotel corridor.

The schoolgirl, 13, who attended Harris Girls’ Academy, was assaulted whilst on a school trip to Iceland to see the Northern Lights. The incident occurred at Hotel Örk, Hveragerdi on 13th October.