Maths School Trips

Explore a world of maths with NST! Give your pupils the opportunity to discover how mathematical thinking is applied in new and exciting places, and have fun whilst learning with our range of curriculum-linked maths school trips. Our budget-friendly tours to London, Paris and New York support classroom learning for groups of all abilities and encourage pupils to develop a real enthusiasm for a subject that is critical to many aspects of everyday life.

Your NST mathematics trip will provide your pupils with a fascinating insight into the wider world of mathematics and will allow them to consider the types of careers a maths qualification can lead to – from architecture and engineering, to finance. 

Supporting STEM subjects   

We’re passionate about STEM learning and are an official STEM Ambassador. Our range of trips are designed to bring a fresh perspective to STEM subjects and engage young learners. Our tours provide inspiration, understanding and excitement, whilst encouraging pupils to take STEM subjects beyond the classroom and into their career.

Free Maths Explorer Learning Resources 

Created by maths teachers, and suitable for pupils at KS3 and KS4, our resources are tailored to visits in each of our featured tour destinations. These time-saving, downloadable tasks and activities, are designed to enable pupils to get the very most out of their time away. 

Browse our maths school trip destinations

Maths LIVE! Conference

Show your students maths in action at Maths LIVE!, come face to face with speakers who are specialists in their field - all whilst enjoying the magic of Disneyland® Paris! way.

London

Investigate the mathematics that makes the capital city of London work! From the Wembley Stadium arch, to the Bank of England, your pupils will be surrounded by maths during a visit to the city. Amaze your students with the fascinating technology of maths-themed 3D printing workshops and a range of exciting maths Magic Shows. Learn more here.

London Day Trips

Investigate the mathematics that makes the capital city of London work! From the Wembley Stadium arch, to the Bank of England, your pupils will be surrounded by maths during a visit to the city. Learn more here.

Paris

Paris provides the perfect setting to explore mathematics, from calculating how many glass panels have been used in the Louvre Pyramid, to dealing with currency conversion in a real-life setting. Learn more here.

Barcelona

Visit the cultural city of Barcelona and discover the mathematics throughout the city! Using the city’s museums, landmarks and attractions, pupils will explore the maths around them as well as immerse themselves in the vibrant city. Learn more here.

New York

Few destinations in the world could be more exciting than New York when exploring mathematics! From investigating the geometric cityscape to exploring the street grid system and considering the mathematical principles behind some of the world’s most iconic buildings. Learn more here.


Our most popular maths school trip destinations...

New York

In The Big Apple, students will experience the sights, sounds and cultures of one of the world's most famous cities, along with enjoying a unique learning opportunity.

From Wall Street and the finance district to the mathematic principles behind the city's famous skyscrapers, New York will leave your students awe-inspired. Learn more...

 

London

For mathematics students, a trip to London provides a great opportunity to witness the world's leading financial centre in action.

The maths doesn't stop there. Your pupils will consider the challenges behind the London Eye and Wembley Stadium's arch; helping to provide a fun trip filled with practical learnings. View more details...

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Additional support, resources & information:

Tour planning service

With NST, you’ll get your own dedicated, knowledgeable Tour Co-ordinator who’ll work with you from start to finish. You’ll benefit from their unrivalled destination knowledge, and their experience gained from working with many other groups too. They’ll tailor-make your itinerary from scratch and take care of everything for you:

- Pulling together an itinerary that runs smoothly
- Planning the right balance of visits every day with realistic timings
- Pre-arranging and pre-booking your visits, entrance tickets, passes and meals

You’ll receive your final itinerary a full 4-weeks before you travel too.

FREE school trip promotion pack

We’ll support you and provide everything you need to advertise your school trip around school and to parents. Our free school trip promotion pack consists of:

- Parents’ letter & permission slip template for you to complete
- A3 posters to promote your trip around school
- PowerPoint presentation templates which you can tailor to your own needs
- Parents’ leaflets covering how NST manage safety, financial protection and details of our travel insurance
- Online parents’ video which showcases the benefits of taking a school trip

For selected destinations, we’ll provide a trip launch web page using video footage and imagery. This web page is provided by a weblink and can be shared with pupils and parents in many ways.

Risk assessment support including preview visits

Risk assessment plays a vitally important part in the planning and organisation on any school tour.

Our risk assessment guide aims to help you understand more about your obligations and how you can more effectively manage group safety on your next educational visit and provide you with risk assessments for your trip.

Planning first school trip

Organising your first school trip can appear to be a daunting process.  If you're planning your first school trip, our guide will help to take you through each step of the planning process, answering frequently asked questions and providing tips and support along the way.  Our helpful guide covers the following: 

- Choosing your destination 
- Gaining approval from your Local Authority and/or your Head 
- Promoting your tour in school 
- Confirming your booking
- Tailor-make your tour
- Completing your risk assessments (including a sample risk assessment) 
- Quick reference timeline 
- Pre-tour checklist 

View our essential guide to a successful school trip here

Get live updates on your group's tour location

NST's new trip tracker, Locate My Trip, is the easy, convenient way for your school to follow your group's location whilst on tour. 

Our app has been specifically designed to provide reassurance to both parents and teachers. 

Watch our short Locate My Trip video here.

Your online school trip organiser - My Tour Manager

Save time and stay on track with your school trip admin with our online orgnaniser - designed to help busy teachers like you. 

With My Tour Manager, you'll be able to download FREE resources and access trip paperwork online and in one place. Your personalised checklist details what you need to do and by when, plus you'll receive fortnightly reminders too. 

What's more, you can take all your trip documents on the go whilst on your tour with our app, My Tour Manager-On-the-Go. 

Find out more and watch out short My Tour Manager video here

Free classroom resources

We've created a range of free resources and educational posters to brighten up your classroom! 

Take a look at our downloadable posters here

Free educational resources

Developed by experienced teachers, our free educational resource packs contains a wealth of information for use before, during and after your tour and are suitable for a range of levels including GCSE, AS & A2. You can view samples here.

Planning your first school trip?

If you're planning your first maths school trip, our essential guide will take you through each step of the process...

  • Choosing your destination
  • Gaining approval from your Local Authority and/or your Head
  • Promoting your tour in school
  • Confirming your booking
  • Tailor-make your tour
  • Completing your risk assessments (including a sample risk assessment)
  • Quick reference timeline
  • Pre-tour checklist

Speak to one of our school travel experts

Our team of school travel experts have unrivalled destination knowledge and experience so they can help to bring your tour ideas to life and might even suggest options you hadn’t already thought of too! So get in touch today and we'll help to create a bespoke, budget-friendly tour itinerary to meet your specific learning requirements.

Why choose NST...

Here's why thousands of teachers choose NST each year...

  • Unrivalled knowledge

Your dedicated maths tour co-ordinator will use their unrivalled local knowledge and expertise to create a tailor-made, curriculum-linked itinerary to meet your group’s exact needs.

  • Making it easier for you

With our online school trip organiser, travel app, free classroom posters and trip launch resources to support your in-school promotion.

  • Free group leader inspection visits

We offer a free inspection visit to your chosen destination to support your risk assessment planning. 

  • Value for money

We’re committed to bringing you the best possible value trips to help make every penny count.

  • More than 50 years’ experience

With over 50 years’ experience, with NST you can rest assured that your group is in safe hands.

  • Risk assessment guidance

Our risk assessment guidance will help you to manage group safety on your next educational trip.

  • Peace of mind

Your group’s location can be followed with our trip tracking device - Locate My Trip - plus you’ll have 24/7 support from us whilst you’re away.