Overnight trips

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


20th to 22nd April 2018 Cambridge University PiWars robot competition October 2017 Second and Third Year  £70 Rev. Leaver C
15th to 17th June 2018 Cholmondeley Castle, Cheshire Three day camping experience in association with The Bushcraft Company September 2017 Third Year £200 approx. Mr Ehegartner C
2nd to 6th July 2018 Aberdovey, Wales Second year residential September 2017 Second Year £460 approx. Mr Hughes C
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 C
7th to 9th September 2018 Condover Hall, Shropshire Netball trip April 2018 Second Year £150 Mrs Goddard P
18th to 21st October 2018 Northern France and Belgium Battlefields tour November 2017 Third Year £380 approx. Mrs Ashton C
18th to 25th October 2018 China Economics, Business Studies and Geography study tour October 2017 Fifth Year and Lower Sixth £1,600 approx. Miss Curl C
19th to 25th October 2018 Rome and Campania, Italy Classics trip to the main archaeological sites in Rome and Campania (including Pompeii) December 2017 Fourth Year to Sixth Form £1,050 approx. Dr Zanda P
20th to 26th October 2018 Benissa, Spain Climbing trip March 2018 Second Year to Sixth Form £700 approx. Mr Hughes C
2nd to 5th December 2018 Kraków, Poland Religious Studies and History trip January 2018 Fifth Year and Lower Sixth £625 Mr Swann P
February half term USA or Canada Ski trip March 2018 All Years £1,400 approx. Mr Ehegartner P
3rd to 10th April 2019 New York, Washington and Philadelphia, USA History trip December 2017 Fourth Year and Sixth Form £1,500 approx. Mrs Ashton C
8th to 12th April 2019 Valkenburg, Holland Hockey tour January 2018 Second and Third Year £650 approx. Miss Withington C
June to July 2019 Madagascar Outdoor Expedition November 2017 Sixth Form £3,995 approx. Mr Ehegartner C
29th June to 5th July 2019 Valkenburg, Holland Music tour December 2017 All Years £550 approx. Mr Flaherty C
6th to 12th July 2019 (TBC) Orlando, USA Physics trip to NASA November 2017 Fifth Year and Sixth Form £1,975 approx. Mrs Fenton C