Medicine Through Time School History Trip to London

Introduce your students to the history of the city with a guided and themed walking tour of London, followed by an educational workshop at the Old Operating Theatre, the London Dungeon, Florence Nightingale Museum and the Medicine through Time section of the Science Museum.

London also has a wide range of WW2 museum visits, including the Imperial War Museum. Finish your evening, if you dare, with the famous Jack the Ripper walking tour.

This tour is suitable for school groups studying NC: KS3 / GCSE AQA "A" / OCR "A" Edexcel B offering Medicine Through Time and Crime and Punishment.

Day 1 Travel to London Jack the Ripper Museum and walking tour

Pizza meal

Day 2 Educational workshop at the Old Operating Theatre Medicine through time at the Science Museum Travel back to school

This price includes:

  • Return executive coach travel (TV/DVD/WC/seatbelts)
  • Accommodation for 1 nights half board (breakfast and evening meal)
  • Free staff ratio 1:8
  • Detailed Final Itinerary Pack with relevant maps and visit confirmations
  • Travel and medical insurance including I.P.T.
  • VAT at current rates to tour operators 
  • Free itinerary planning service
  • Access to the Vamoos App, to download all tour related travel documents.
N.B. Activities listed in the itinerary are not neccessarily included in the price. Contact us for further information.
Medicine Through Time School History Trip to London

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Old Operating Theatre Museum

Old Operating Theatre Museum

The Old Operating Theatre Museum is one of the most unusual museums in London. It is the oldest in Europe, and the Herb Garret is a unique chance to explore the Roof space of a Church. The Museum is delighted to welcome Groups - each pre-booked group is given a talk as part of the normal entrance fee. The talk can be one of the following: Reconstruction of a 19th Century Operation Surgery Talk or ...

The Science Museum London

The Science Museum London

The Science Museum in London is home to the world's most comprehensive collection of science, technology, industry and medicine. The themes are explained through a range of exhibits including the first steam locomotive and man's first flight in space and a there is also a special section for history students studying 'Medicine through Time'.The Museum offer a wide range of educational activities. ...

The London Dungeon

The London Dungeon

The London Dungeon recreates various gruesome and horrifying historical events in a comedic, 'gallows humour' style, which makes it extremely appealing to both the young and old. It uses a mixture of live actors, special effects and rides.The various parts of the Dungeon tour cover: Labyrinth of the Lost, The Great Plague, Traitor: Boat ride to Hell, Jack the Ripper and the Great Fire of London. S...

Tower of London

Tower of London

There are dozens of amazing sights and activities at the Tower of London.Students can spend the day visiting:Lady Jane Grey Graffiti, The White Tower, Henry the VIII; Dressed to Kill exhibition, Crown Jewels, Prisoners Exhibition, Tower Green, the Ravens and the Medieval Palace.

Square Route Walks

Square Route Walks

Square Route Walks offer guided walks with the following themes:World War I and II in the City of LondonMediaeval City of LondonRoman City of LondonA General History from AD37 to Modern timesLaw and Order in LondonFaith, Martyrdom and Jihad in the CityCity of London Churches

YHA London Thameside

YHA Rotherhithe is a modern hostel situated just south of the River Thames in the Docklands area of central London. Offering 320 beds in a range of guestrooms, from twins to 10-bedded rooms, all with private bathroom facilities, your purpose-built hostel can provide breakfast, a picnic lunch and evening meals.

Alongside the self-catering kitchen at YHA Rotherhithe, you will also find a laundry room, TV lounge, reference library and book exchange, as well as Internet access.

Rotherhithe YHA offers cycle storage, luggage storage, coin and card payphones and facilities for wheelchair users, including disabled transport information.

Groups staying at Rotherhithe YHA can enjoy a disco and karaoke if booked in advance, or you could hop on the tube and travel into the heart of the capital from your location in Rotherhithe. This area was chosen as the birthplace for Gulliver (of Gulliver Travels) by Jonathan Swift and Henry IV also lived in the area of Rotherhithe.

Safestay Hostel

Safestay at Elephant & Castle is housed in a beautiful 18th century Georgian building, located just south of the river Thames in London. It was converted into a hostel in 2011.

The hostel is used to welcoming school and sports groups. Students will generally be accommodated in 4-8 bedded rooms and adults in twins, all with ensuite facilities. Rooms also have lockers and may have a TV too.

A continental breakfast will be provided every morning, but the evening meal will be taken in one of a number of local restaurants.

Among its other amenities, the hostel offers free WiFi in the communal area, a laundry room, free luggage storage, a walled garden, games room and a library. There is also a licensed bar for group leaders to relax in at the end of the day.

Quality Hotel Wembley

The 3* Quality Hotel Wembley is a great base for those wishing to explore London. Located next to Wembley stadium, the hotel offers comfortable accommodation with several amenities to suit groups.

The 165 rooms all feature an en-suite and air-conditioning, as well as satellite TV, direct telephone, hairdryer, safe, and tea & coffee making facilities. Students will be accommodated in multi rooms, with staff in twins or singles.

The hotel boasts a sports bar and snack bar. There is a restaurant serving international à la carte cuisine on site too. For groups there is a business center and meeting/ banquet facilities.

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