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.

Details of Duke of Edinburgh expeditions can be found here.

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




Approx. Launch Date

Year Groups

Approximate Cost

Staff in Charge


1st to 21st  July 2017 Borneo Outlook expedition November 2015 Sixth form £3,800 Mr Ehegartner C
10th to 12th July 2017 CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) Physics trip September 2016 Sixth form £340 Mrs Fenton C
13th to 18th July 2017 French Alps Alpine white water kayaking trip TBC Selected pupils £650 Mr Hughes C
8th to 10th September 2017 Condover Hall Netball tournament with outdoor activities January 2017 Second and third years £155 Mrs Goddard P
18th to 20th September 2017 Dearne Valley First year residential trip September 2017 First year £0 Mr Hughes C
6th to 9th October 2017 Geneva, Switzerland Netball trip March 2017 Fifth year and sixth form £500-£600 Mrs Goddard p
19th to 22nd October 2017 Battlefields Annual trip to visit the sites on the Somme and Ypres February 2017 Third year £360 Mrs Chesterton P
19th to 24th October 2017 Portugal Under 14 and 15 rugby tour N/A   £600-£700 Mr Corbett P
23rd to 29th October 2017 Costa Blanca, Spain Sports climbing trip February 2017 Second year to sixth form £600 Mr Hughes C
30th October to 3rd November 2017 Valencia, Spain Spanish culture and language trip May 2017 Fourth year to sixth form £575 approx. Mrs Cole P
1st to 5th November 2017 Prague, Czech Republic Business and Economics trip November 2016 Sixth form £615 Miss Curl P
14th to 17th November 2017 Preston Montford, Shropshire Biology field trip May 2017 Upper sixth £240 Mr Grant P
15th to 17th December 2017 Aachen, Germany Cultural visit to Christmas markets with language speaking activities September 2017 Second year £220 Miss Gibson P
15th to 22nd February 2018 Bad Segeberg, Germany German exchange.  Will include hosting a German pupil (provisional dates: 5th-12th October 2017 ). Click here for more information March 2017 Fifth year £375 approx. Mrs  Morgan P
February half term 2018 TBC Skiing trip N/A Second to fourth year £1,000-£1,300 approx. Mr Ehegartner P
18th to 23rd March 2018 Rosslyn Park Rugby National Sevens. Under 13 – 18th-20th, Under 18 – 20th-22nd, Under 14 – 21st-23rd March 2018 Second year, third year and sixth form £75 Mr Corbett P
30th May to 6th June 2018 Paris, France French Exchange trip September 2017 Fourth year £500 approx. Mr Lorentz P
2nd-6th July 2018 Aberdovey, Wales Second year residential September 2017 Second year £460 approx. Mr Hughes P
4th to 8th July 2018 Azores Geography tour – investigating volcanic and tectonic activity, migration and colonial influences, ecosystems, climate March 2016 Fifth year and sixth form £960 Mr Cooke P