Brilliant residentials

Brilliant Residentials are school trips with an overnight stay, which are led by teachers, co-designed with students and fully integrated into the curriculum.
They are a ‘multi-tool’ for achieving vital educational outcomes, have a huge impact on students of all ages and can help to deliver whole school change.

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Learning Away is supported by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. More about PHF

Attainment

Secondary

75%

I have a better understanding of what I'm trying to learn

Primary

58%

Because of the residential I am better at my school work

Secondary

76%

The way I was taught will help me do better in this subject

Engagement

Secondary

71%

Since the residential I feel more strongly motivated to learn

Primary

73%

My attendance and behaviour at school is now better

Secondary

79%

I feel that my school work is more important to me and my future

Relationships

Primary

71%

I get on better with the other pupils in my class

Secondary

86%

Because of the residential I get on better with my teachers

Primary

66%

My teachers know me better

Confidence

Primary

67%

I am less likely to give up when I find things hard at school

Secondary

82%

I am a more confident person because of the experiences I had

Primary

79%

I feel more confident to try things I wouldn’t have done before

“The residential visit was the best thing I’ve done as a teacher.”

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