Overnight trips

Namibia sand dune

Large numbers of pupils and staff throughout the school are involved in visits, trips, language exchanges and outdoor activity programmes which are well established and widely enjoyed either in term time or during the holidays.

Forthcoming trips

If you wish to use the school’s travel insurance cover, please download a summary here. 

Download our travel insurance cover summary (pdf)

Confirmed (C) – the trip has been launched and we have accepted the pupils
Proposed (P) – we are hoping to run this trip but have not yet launched it. All proposed trips are subject to confirmation of arrangements and viable numbers applying

Reading on a mobile? Swipe to scroll the table.

Date Trip Description Approx. Launch Date Year Groups Approximate Cost Staff in Charge C/P
11th to 13th Sept 2015 Condover Hall Netball and outdoor activities trip Apr 2015 2nd and 3rd year £160 Mrs Laura Goddard C  
16th to 19th Oct 2015 Battlefields of northern France and Belgium Tour of the first world war battlefields to consolidate classroom learning Jan 2014 3rd year £340 Mrs Heather Ashton C  
10th to 13th Nov 2015 Preston Montford field studies Centre, near Shrewsbury Biology field trip Apr 2015 Upper 6th form £255 Mrs Lindsey Withers P  
2nd to 4th Dec 2015 Krakow, Poland Religious studies and history trip to Krakow, Poland Feb 2015 5th year £420 Mr Jamie Swann C  
11th to 18th Feb 2016 Bad Segeberg, Germany German exchange Easter 2015 5th year £350-£400 Mrs Linda Morgan C  
3rd to 6th Mar 2016 Berlin/Leipzig, Germany Cultural trip to Berlin with visit to Leipzig to see Stasi museum Sept 2016 Upper 6th £400 Miss Sylvia Gibson P  
Mar 2016 (dates tbc) Rosslyn Park, London National Rugby 7’s Feb 2016 2nd year, 5th year and 6th form £65 Mr Hugo Corbett P  
20th to 26th Mar 2016 Armentières Work experience and homestay trip Sept 2015 6th Form £700 Mr David Lorentz P  
23rd to 30th Mar 2016 Greece Classics trip visiting the sites of Greece Mar 2015 4th year to 6th form £850 Mr Alastair Thorley C  
24th to 31st Mar 2016 New York/Washington, USA History trip Feb 2015 3rd year to lower 6th form £1,000   C  
24th to 27th Jun 2016 Glaramara Outdoor Centre, Borrowdale, Cumbria Music rehearsal weekend, including concert Sep 2015 2nd year to 6th form £240 Mrs Eve Taylor P  
1st to 4th Jul 2016 Grasmere Outdoor pursuits trip Sept 2015 2nd year £220 Mrs Chris Muscutt P  
4th to 9th Jul 2016 Paris homestay trip Paris homestay trip with linguistic and cultural activities and day trip to Disneyland. Apr 2015 4th year £650 Miss Carrie Stevenson P
Jul 2016 (dates tbc) Cern (European Organization for Nuclear Research) Physics trip   6th form £300 Mrs Heather Fenton P  
Jul 2016 (dates tbc) Orlando, Florida Physics trip to the Kennedy Space Centre   5th year to 6th form £1650-£1700 Mrs Heather Fenton C  
2nd to 6th Jul 2016 Iceland GCSE and A-level Geography tour Feb 2015 4th year to 6th form £1100 Mr Alex Cooke C