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Tring Heritage Trail App and Education Pack

Posted on September 29th, by admin in Case Study, Education, Heritage apps, Museum, Tales and musings. Comments Off on Tring Heritage Trail App and Education Pack

As part of Tring 700 initiative – celebrating the heritage of 700 years of Tring as a market town – Tring Together wanted to create a Heritage Trail that introduces visitors to sites of historical interest around the town.

Audio Trails were commissioned to create an HLF-funded location-aware app for iOS and Android, and an education pack. Both the app and education pack contain information and fun activity points along the trails. The app includes our fun SUPERimpose feature – allowing you to take photos that match historic archive photos – creating your own ‘Then & Now’ collection.

The education pack can be used on its own or to complement the Tring app.  The pack supports curriculum planning and activity suggestions are relevant to a range of learning outcomes in Key Stage 1 and 2.

Audio Trails were chosen for the project because … Read More »



School Audio Trails and tapping into untapped creativity

Posted on September 17th, by admin in Audio Trails, Tales and musings. Comments Off on School Audio Trails and tapping into untapped creativity

Creating school audio trails is a fun way of engaging children with nature.

When producing audio trails with school children you never know what the outcomes will be. You are surrounded by many creative minds, each with their own unique interpretation of the world around them and always with many questions.

School audio trails

We are working with three schools in Staffordshire. Each school has been ‘twinned’ with their local country park or nature reserve. My job is to create an audio trail with each group over four sessions.  The school groups never failed to amaze me with the amount of information they could recall when we returned to the classroom – the good stuff too.

However, the most satisfying part of these projects is the pupil’s creativity. With some guidance their untapped imagination can bring even the most testing points of interest to … Read More »





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