School Religious Studies Trip to Amsterdam

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A religious studies school trip to Amsterdam will give your students the opportunity to explore a truly diverse city!

Amsterdam is a city with a great mixture of cultures and history. Popular visits on a religious studies school trip to Amsterdam include Anne Frank’s House, the Jewish Historical Museum and Schouwburg Theatre, and the Corrie Ten Boom House in Haarlem.

As Amsterdam thrives on its diverse mix of cultures and religions, so do its many tourists who come to experience a city with some of the most fascinating museums, art galleries and tourist attractions you’ll find anywhere. It also offers the perfect opportunity to team up with your school's history department to make this a cross-curricular school trip.

School Religious Studies Trip to Amsterdam



4 days, 3 nights

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Suggested Itinerary

Day 1


Travel from UK


Evening meal
Day 2


Amsterdam Canal Cruise and visit to the Portuguese synagogue


Visit Anne Frank's House


Evening meal
Day 3


Visit the Jewish Museum and Schouwberg Theatre


Visit Corrie Ten Boom House and Museum


Evening meal
Day 4


Visit to Kamp Vught


Return travel to the UK
  • 3 nights' half-board accommodation
  • Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • Detailed information pack
  • Free staff place ratio 1:8
  • Itinerary planning service
  • Motorway tolls and taxes
  • Return Channel crossings
  • Return executive coach travel
  • Vamoos travel app - giving you access to all your trip documents on your phone or tablet
  • VAT at current rates to tour operators


A Level
  • Influences of religion on society
  • Similarities and differences between religions
  • Multicultural societies
  • Ethics and religion
  • Religious discrimination
  • The Holocaust
  • Persecution of religious communities
  • Religious heritage within art and architecture
  • Religious pluralism in modern society
  • Influences of religion on society
  • Key beliefs and practices of various religions
  • Religion, peace and conflict
  • Social justice and human rights
  • The Holocaust
  • Freedom of religious expression


a&o Amsterdam Zuidoost

This hostel is located in the suburb of Bullewijk near to the Amsterdam Arena - home of Ajax. Bullewijk metro station is just a few minutes' walk from the hostel. The city centre, easily accessible by metro, is about 20 minutes awayStudents are accommodated in multi-bedded rooms with 6-8 beds and staff in twins/singles. All rooms are en-suite and have lockers for each person.The reception is open 24 hours and facilities include a TV-lounge, pool table, table football, free Wi-Fi, bar and garden.

Aan Zee Hotel

Located in the seaside resort of Noordwijk, around 30 miles from central Amsterdam, the family run Hotel aan Zee is deservedly popular with our youth and school groups. Amenities at the hotel include a dining room, a lift to all floors, a lounge with a bar and games facilities including a pool table, a TV and video. Groups are mainly accommodated in rooms which sleep up to 4 people, with group leaders in twin rooms. If staff require single rooms there will be a supplement. With 40 rooms all offering private facilities it may be possible for groups to be accommodated together on one floor (subject to availability).

Stayokay Haarlem

Enjoy some culture, visit a museum or go shopping? Or do you prefer wandering through nature, cycling between the dunes, going for a walk on the beach? It’s all possible in and around Haarlem. Furthermore, ‘Heavenly Haarlem’ – the ‘northern city with southern flamboyancy’ – has an extremely central location: the bulb fields, the windmills of Zaanse Schans and the city of Amsterdam are all within easy reach. You can also enjoy a meal and meet friends from all over the world in the friendly brown cafe ‘The Shuffle’. Stayokay Haarlem is centrally located near the connecting road to the beach, the woods, the city centre of Haarlem and Amsterdam.

Meininger Amsterdam City West

The Meininger Amsterdam City West is located in Sloterdijk, part of the Westpoort area of Amsterdam. From the nearby Sloterdijk train station, it's just one stop to Central Station and all of Amsterdam's main attractions, and 10 minutes to Schiphol Airport. The hotel boasts fantastic facilities including a 24-hour reception, a lounge, a games zone and free WiFi throughout. Students will stay in shared rooms and dormitory-style rooms with teachers in singles or twins. All guestrooms have private bathroom facilities. And a healthy buffet breakfast will ensure your group are ready for a day spent exploring the Dutch capital!

Educational Activities

Anne Frank House

One of the most poignant visits in Amsterdam; this unremarkable building is where Anne Frank and seven members of her

Corrie ten Boom Museum

The home of Corrie ten Boom is now a museum. Perfectly situated in the centre of the beautiful old city

Hollandsche Schouwburg

During the Second World War, the Hollandsche Schouwburg (Dutch Theatre) was used as a deportation centre for Jews. The theatre,

Jewish Historical Museum

The Jewish Historical Museum collects objects and works of art associated with the religion, culture and history of the Jews

Resistance Museum Amsterdam

The permanent, bilingual exhibition of the Resistance Museum contains artefacts that tell the story of the Dutch Resistance. False ID

The Portuguese Synagogue

Dating from 1665, the Portuguese Synagogue in Amsterdam is a large and elegant building that testifies to the tradition of

Cultural Activities

Amsterdam Arena

Amsterdam Arena opened on 14 August 1996. From that day on, the Netherlands has had a multifunctional stadium in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam Canal Cruises

Almost certainly the best way to see Amsterdam’s photogenic streets is from its famous canals. There are many different routes

Van Gogh Museum

Holding the world's largest collection of works by Vincent van Gogh, this museum charts the development of van Gogh's artistic

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Creating your perfect trip

Your quote will be put together by an experienced Tour Adviser who’ll be an expert in the subject area and will know the destination really well too. They’ll work with you to create a trip to suit your group’s needs and meet your learning objectives.

Launching your trip to parents and students

The next step is to get your trip approved and then get students signed up to it. Our ‘Trip Launch Pack’ will help you with this step. This is full of resources (all free to download) designed to make your life easier at this crucial point in the trip planning process.

After you’ve booked

Once you’ve booked, your dedicated Itinerary Coordinator will start work on the finer details. They’ll make sure your itinerary makes the most of your time and they’ll take on most of the admin tasks for your trip (freeing you up to do what you do best – teach).

Support while you’re away

From lost property to properly lost, we’ll always be on the end of the phone while you’re out on the trip. You’ll get a final info pack before you go, as well as access to all your trip documents via the Vamoos app.

After your trip
We’ll ask you for feedback, so we can improve our service. Let’s start planning your next trip too, so parents have plenty of time to pay (and so it’s less stressful for you). And don’t forget to head to our resources hub to continue the learning back in the classroom.

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