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

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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 or are in the process of doing so. All proposed trips are subject to confirmation of arrangements and viable numbers applying

Date

Trip

Description

Approx. Launch Date

Year Groups

Approximate Cost

Staff in Charge

C/P

19th to 21st Sept and 21st to 23rd Sept Ilam Hall, Derbyshire 1st Year Induction Jun 2016 All 1st Years  No charge Mrs Lawson  C
12th Oct to 18th Oct 2016 Verona, Italy Rugby tour Sept 2015 4th year to 6th form £800.00 Mr  Corbett C
13th to 17th Oct 2016  Battlefields of northern France and Belgium Tour of the 1st World War battlefields Nov 2015 3rd Year and Upper 6th £350.00 Mrs  Ashton C
7th to 10th Nov 2016 Preston Montford Field Study Centre, Shrewsbury Ecology Field Trip  May-16 All A2 Biologists  £250.00 Mr Grant P
4th Dec to 7th Dec 2016 Krakow, Poland Religious studies and history trip to Krakow, Poland Feb 2016 5th year £550.00 Mr  Swann P
9th to 11th Dec 2016 Aachen, Germany  Modern languages trip  Sept 2016 2nd year £220.00 Miss  Gibson P
13th to 20th Feb 2017 Bad Segeberg, Germany German exchange.  Will include hosting a German pupil late Sept/early October (dates tbc) May 2016 5th year £350-£400 Mrs  Morgan P
6th Apr – 13th Apr 2017 Munich, Nuremburg, Berlin IGCSE History Jan 2016 4th and 5th Year £650.00 Mrs Ashton P
1st to 8th Jun 2017 Paris  French exchange.  Will include hosting a French pupil. Dates to be confirmed Sept 2016 4th Year  £400.00 Mr Lorentz P
Depart 23rd/24th  Jun 2017 Borneo Outlook expedition Nov 2015 6th Form Approx £3800 Mr Ehegartner C
30th Jun to 7th Jul 2017 Music tour to Germany 5 concerts in the Rhineland, possibly in Cologne Cathedral and local churches Apr 2016 Musicians from 2nd Year to Upper 6th £600.00 Mr Flaherty P
8th Jul to 11th Jul 2017 Grasmere Outdoor pursuits trip Sept 2016 2nd Year £300.00   P
Jul 2017 – start of summer holidays Azores Geography Tour – investigating volcanic and tectonic activity, migration and colonial influences, ecosystems, climate Mar 2016 5th and 6th £940 TBC Mr Cooke P
Start of summer holiday 2017 TBC Cern (European Organization for Nuclear Research) Physics trip Sept 2016 6th Form £340.00 Mrs Fenton P
Feb half term 2018 Ski trip More details to follow Autumn term 2016 2nd, 3rd, 4th £1300 approx Mr Ehegartner P