We've been working with www.UKSchooltrips.co.uk to negotiate money off deals for TES Connect users. Here are the latest deals: The Sanctuary Wildlife Centre, Morpeth, Northumberland NE61 3NH www.wildlife-sanctuary.co.uk The Sanctuary is the largest wildlife rescue centre in the north east with excellent facilities for educational and group visits. It offers fantastic educational resources in a very child friendly and safe environment for children ensuring a stress visit for teachers. Usual price: £5 child Discounted price: £4 child Free tea or coffee for teachers/parent helpers Valid from and to: April - July Adrenalin Quarry, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 3PJ www.adrenalinquarry.co.uk The biggest, fastest, highest Zipwire in the UK, and it goes right over our lake where we supervise the best tombstoneing/coasteering jumps anywhere in the country. We love kids, we can handle large groups, we have great viewing areas and 2200 m2 of flat grass that you can use for for mass picnics and anything else you can think of. Adrenalin Quarry is beautiful, check the website and come on down. Usual price: The Zip £12.50 Coasteering £30.00 Discounted price: The Zip £10.00 Coasteering £24.00 Valid from and to: Valid in School terms: 28/02/11 - 08/04/1 03/05/11 - 27/05/11 06/06/11 - 26/07/11 05/09/11 - 21/20/11 31/10/11 - 15/11/11 Thames RIB Experience, Embankment, London, WC2N 6NU www.thamesribexperience.com Transporting passengers through the heart of London at a breathtaking rate of knots, these exhilarating high-speed trips are not only a unique and exciting new way to view Britain's capital city from the river; revealing commentary from our amicable onboard guides on the extensive past of the river itself (as well as the surrounding landmarks), makes the ‘Thames RIB Experience' not merely fun, but highly informative / mentally stimulating and historically enriching! Each boat can take 12 passengers. Usual price: £375 per whole boat charter for the Canary Wharf Experience and £475 per whole boat charter for the Thames Barrier Experience Discounted price: 15% discount if booking is staggered with two or more trips (i.e. if two boats are booked one to leave at say 11am and the next at 12 noon) Valid from and to: Until September 2011 Mount Batten Watersports & Activities Centre, Plymstock, Plymouth PL 7SJ www.mount-batten-centre.com Usual price: In-house residential trips start from £25 per child. Activities prices vary please see the website. Discounted price: Every group that books accommodation & activites at the centre will receive a 10% discount. One teacher in every group of 12 will receive free accommodation. Valid from and to: during term time only and excludes July. Bodmin & Wenford Railway, Bodmin, Cornwall PL31 1AQ www.bodminandwenfordrailway.co.uk A great educational opportunity for children /students of all ages, being Cornwall's only full size (standard gauge) railway still regularly worked by steam locomotives. Usual price: £11 Adult, £5 Child Discounted price: 10% discount on the above rates for Groups of 10-24, 20% discount for Groups of 25+. Teachers (up to a ratio of 1:5) travel free. Valid from and to: All Blue/Red/Green timetable dates shown in our 2011 Timetable Calendar (not valid at special events) The Scottish Crannog Centre, Aberfeldy, Perthshire PH15 2HY www.crannog.co.uk The pupils get a unique insight into the prehistoric lifestyle of our ancestors living in an Iron Age Loch Dwelling called a Crannog, accurately based on discoveries underwater. We are the only Archaeological Open Air Museum in mainland Britain featuring a 1:1 reconstruction of a prehistoric Crannog. As a standard part of their visit, pupils try out ancient crafts like woodturning, grinding grain, stone drilling, spinning yarn and making fire. Groups can also book extra activity sessions including Iron Age Cooking, Prehistoric Technology, Discover Archaeology and Prehistoric Textiles & Clothing. Usual price: Children (5-16): £5.00, Adults: £7.00, Students: £6.50, Seniors: £6.00 Discounted price: Children: £4.50, Adults: £6.50, Students: £6.00, Seniors: £5.50 Valid from and to: 1.4.2011 - 31.10.2011 daily + November 2011 Weekends only Woodchester Mansion, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10 3TS www.woodchestermansion.org.uk Gothic revival architectural masterpiece; an unfinished dream; a haunted house; a nursery roost for bats; part of our heritage; a living link to a history that has seen the Mansion used as a cow byre, a training camp for the American army in WW2, a field study centre; a leisure and tourism resource and increasingly a heritage and conservation training centre. Woodchester Mansion has been and is all of these things. The Woodchester Mansion Trust's own specialist education guides support school parties in determining what the Mansion tells them about human activity; how the history of the Mansion links them to the past, whilst present day uses link them to the future; how architecture and design can create emotional, intellectual and sensory responses; gives school parties an opportunity to assess the value of Woodchester Mansion to visitors and explore ways in which that value could be increased. Usual price: £6.50 Discounted price: £5.50 (£1 off per student & teachers can come for free) Valid from and to: Jan - Dec 2011 West Ham United Learning Zone, , Upton Park, London E13 9AZ www.whulearningzone.org.uk Get a first hand experience of the Olympic developments in London via site visit and learning activities linked to the Olympics and the national curriculum Literacy and Numeracy targets. Usual price: £865 Discounted price: - 10% = £778 Valid from and to: For bookings made in April and May 2012 Echo Liverpool Wheel, Keel Wharf, Liverpool, L3 4FN www.worldtouristattractions.co.uk It gives the School group a look at how a City looks from above and how quickly they can develop through the years. Usual price: Adult: £7.50 - Children: £5.00 Discounted price: Adult: £6.40 - children: £4.25, 15% discount for Parties 20 and over, plus we offer a free supervising adults place for every 6 children. Valid from and to: This is an ongoing offer to school groups. Millennium Stadium Tours, Cardiff CF10 1NS www.millenniumstadium.com Explore the magnificent features that make the Millennium Stadium one of the most impressive icons of modern Wales. Join one of their experienced tour guides and visit the Press Conference Suite where the worlds of rugby and journalism meet. Take in the view of the pitch from a VIP hospitality suite. Experience the build up before the match in the Dragon's Lair, Wales team dressing room. Hear the roar of 74,500 fans as you walk down the players' tunnel towards the hallowed turf. Learn about the only palletised pitch system in the UK which allows the entire playing surface to be removed to create one of the world's largest indoor arenas. Finally lift the trophy to the skies like a sporting superstar in the President's Box, an area normally reserved for royalty. Usual price: Adults = £6.65 each, Children & Concessions = £4.65 each Discounted price: Offer valid for groups over 20 persons: Adults = £5.25 each, Children & Concessions = £3.60 each. Plus 1 x teacher goes free with every 20 pupils. Valid from and to: Prices valid until July 2011. The LC, Leisure Complex and Waterpark SWANSEA, SA1 3ST www.thelcswansea.com The Boardrider is the world's first ever deep standing surf simulator and offers users the perfect opportunity to try their hand at surfing in a safe environment whatever the weather - A unique ride that's never the same twice! By combining the Boardrider with your waterpark visit, pupils get to experience the surf of a never ending wave as well as all the exciting network of rides and slides. Usual price: Waterpark: £4 per child Boardrider: £3.50 per child Discounted price: Any school group who books their waterpark visit before the 31st April use of the Boardrider absolutely FREE! (Visit must be taken before the end of the 2010/11 school year. Swimmers must be at least 1.1m tall to use all waterslides and Boardrider). Please quote TES or UK School Trips when booking to receive this offer! Valid from and to: Book before 31st April 2011 (Visit must be taken before end of 2010/11 school year.