A food technology school trip abroad could really boost your students’ skills and confidence ahead of their GCSEs!

Your students will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in another food culture, boost their culinary skills and learn more about a variety of food manufacturing processes.

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Food technology school trips abroad

Head to France to immerse yourselves in French cuisine, discover the life of a traditional French baker, visit a chocolatier and learn how to make cheese. Visit Paris, the chic capital for a great taste of French foodie culture, head to Normandy to learn more about the region’s incredible produce or take a short hop across the Channel to the Opal Coast where you can enjoy some hands-on foodie experiences.

Or visit Brussels to explore the wonders of Belgian chocolate, waffles, fries and beer! You could even choose to compare and contrast the food traditions of France and Belgium with a trip to Bruges and Boulogne.

Head to Barcelona to find out about the cultural phenomenon that is tapas and learn more about various manufacturing processes.

In Dublin, your students can learn more about the processes of brewing and distilling, as well as find out more about how chocolate is made.

And for a trip that’s completely unforgettable, head to the vibrant melting pot of culinary styles that is New York!

Why arrange a food technology school trip?

Memorable, practical experiences with food

Your food technology trip can cover a wide range of topics from the curriculum. Making skills can be covered with an interactive baking demonstration in Normandy.

Alternatively, head to Barcelona, where your students will learn to cook a traditional three course meal.

And your students can learn more about manufacturing and large-scale production by visiting a family-run bakery or chocolate factory in France, the Gallo Pastas Factory in Spain, or a brewery in Belgium.

Your food technology school trip will leave your students with wider knowledge of different types of food and how they are made and they’ll have improved their practical skills too.

Explore different cuisines

Or perhaps you want your students to explore a certain cuisine?

What better way to learn about Italian food than by heading to Naples and Sorrento to see how gelato, mozzarella and pizza are made? Here, your students will discover that the fertile soil of this volcanic area means that the produce is incredible, and the local culinary traditions are simple, allowing the ingredients themselves to shine.

In France, your students will be able to visit traditional bakers, where they’ll discover how important the freshly baked baguette is in French culture. You can also visit chocolatiers, patisseries and fromageries, to find out why artisanal food is still an important element of French cuisine and food culture. And don’t miss out on the opportunity to visit a snail farm, where your students can taste escargot for themselves!

And in Barcelona, your students can explore the unique tradition of tapas, which is a typically Spanish way to enjoy food.

A food technology school trip to New York offers your students the opportunity to experience almost every world cuisine. A real melting pot, the city’s food scene is massively influenced by its history of immigration and the variety of food available here is simply mind-blowing.

Wherever you go and whichever visits and activities you choose to include, your food technology school trip will leave your students with a greater appreciation of the diversity of international cuisine.

Enjoy the trip as much as your students

Originally founded by former teachers, and with many former teachers still among us, we understand the value of food technology school trips and how to make them successful.

Your trip will be completely tailor made, to ensure that it meets your specific requirements and learning objectives. And we’ll be on hand throughout the process to answer any questions you have.

In fact, we’ll be with you every step of the way, from now until you return home at the end of your trip. While abroad, you’ll be able to reach us with just one phone call, at any time of the day or night. And, with this comprehensive level of support while you’re away, you’ll be able to relax and enjoy experiencing food technology in action as much as your students.

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School trips designed by teachers for teachers

Originally founded by teachers in 1986 and with several former teachers in our team, we understand the pressures on you as Group Leader and work hard to relieve them.

Trips tailored to your curriculum and learning objectives

We’ll design your trip around your specific learning objectives and curriculum, to ensure it meets your particular requirements.

Rewarding loyalty scheme

Work together with other teachers in your school to save thousands of pounds on future school trips with our multi-trip loyalty scheme!