School Mathematics Trip to New York

New York is an incredible city and a global leader in business and finance. The city plays host to a number of influential organisations, such as the Federal Reserve Bank and Macy’s, the world-famous department store.

This trip is designed to demonstrate to your students the importance of maths in the global economy. They will look at the staggering figures in terms of financial transactions carried out in the city and will also examine the relevant principles of mathematics, and how they are applied to the business world. As well as all this, the recent addition of the Museum of Mathematics has provided even more opportunities to learn outside of the classroom, making this a truly excellent choice of destination for your school maths tour.

Day 1   Flight to New York

On arrival transfer to accommodation

Evening at leisure

Day 2 Walk through the Financial District and visit the Federal Reserve Bank - a guide can be arranged Travel to Battery Park and hop on the free ferry to view the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Evening at leisure
Day 3 Visit the Museum of Mathematics Tour the Museum of American Finance and NBC Studios 

Evening at leisure - possibility to enjoy a Broadway show

Day 4 Free leisure time Return to accommodation and transfer to the airport Flight back to the UK
Day 5 Arrive in the UK    

This price includes:

  • 3 nights' bed and breakfast accommodation
  • All flights inclusive of tax
  • Airport transfer New York
  • Free staff place ratio 1:10
  • Detailed information pack
  • Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • Itinerary planning service
  • VAT
N.B. Activities listed in the itinerary are not neccessarily included in the price. Contact us for further information.

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The Museum of Mathematics

The Museum of Mathematics

Mathematics illuminates the patterns that abound in our world. The Museum of Mathematics strives to enhance public understanding and perception of mathematics. Its dynamic exhibits and programs will stimulate inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of mathematics. The museum’s activities will lead a broad and diverse audience to understand the evolving, creative, human, and aestheti...

Federal Reserve Bank

Federal Reserve Bank

New York’s Federal Reserve Bank literally underpins the world’s financial system. The informative one-hour tour concludes with a breathtaking glimpse of the world’s largest gold reserve, with almost $86 billion of gold held in the vault under the building. For business studies students, we can also arrange lectures on the Fed’s role in the global economy.

Museum of American Finance

Museum of American Finance

The Museum of American Finance is the USA's only independent public museum dedicated to celebrating the spirit of entrepreneurship, and the democratic free market tradition which has made New York City the financial capital of the world.  Founded in 1988, the Museum was chartered as an educational institution. Today, financial education is at the core of the Museum’s mission a...

Financial District Walking Tour

Financial District Walking Tour

This four hour guided walking tour, weaves together history, events, architecture and the people of Downtown - the birthplace of New York and the financial capital of the world. Stops include the U.S. Custom House, Trinity Church, Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange and other architectural and cultural sites.

Macy's Department Store

Macy's Department Store

Shopping in New York is not complete without a trip to Macy's, not only can you stop by and pick up your International Visitors discount card from customer information, but you can also book a tour. The world’s largest department store can offer your school or youth group a fun, fact-filled lecture and store tour. Highlights include an informative discussion of the history of Macys from...

Top of the Rock

Top of the Rock

Discover New York in all its forms from 70 stories up at the Top of the Rock Observation Deck. The high-speed shuttle sends you racing to the sky, here you can view the dazzling multimedia history exhibit that is a feast for the eyes and will stimulate the minds of all ages. Then there’s the view: the city’s only crystal-clear, 360° experience of your New York!

Hostelling International NY

HI New York is Manhattan’s premier hostel, and is located in a landmark building on the Upper West Side. The building was built in 1883 to help widows of both the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 and re-opened as HI New York in 1990.

The hostel offers clean, modern, mixed and separate male/female dormitory-style accommodation (4 - 12 bedded rooms) with shared bathrooms in the hallways. Linen, towels and a housekeeping service are provided. Private rooms with and without baths are also available (subject to availability).

The hostel is situated just one block from Broadway Avenue and a main subway line, and only minutes from Central Park.

Days Inn Broadway

This Broadway hotel is located on New York's popular Upper West Side, with many restaurants, shops and coffee shops nearby and Central Park just minutes away.

The 14-story New York City hotel offers 214 air-conditioned guest rooms. All rooms offer cable TV, coffee-makers, in-room safes, irons and ironing boards. Refrigerators are available upon request.

Best Western Fairfield Inn

This hotel is conveniently located just 20 minutes from the Meadowlands Sports Complex and provides easy access into New York City. The hotel has their own in-house restaurant Cucina Calandra, and Executive Lounge.

All rooms include free wireless high speed Internet access, 52-channel cable television, a refrigerator, microwave, 2 phones with data-ports, radio alarm clock, iron/iron board, coffee maker, and hairdryer.

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