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.
Download a summary of the school’s travel insurance cover, provided by Chartis Insurance UK.
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.
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|Date||Trip||Description||Approx. Launch Date||Year Groups||Cost||Staff in Charge||C/P||Downloads|
|29th Sept to 1st Oct and 1st to 3rd Oct 2014||Ilam||1st year induction||1st year||Free||Mrs Helen Lawson|
|8th to 10th Oct 2014||Blencathra field studies centre (Lake District)||Lower 6th A-level Geography field trip||Sept 2013||Lower 6th||£210||Mr Ray Howarth||P|
|17th to 20th Oct 2014||Battlefields||History trip to the French and Belgian battlefields of WW1||Jan 2014||3rd year||£350||Mrs Katie Chesterton||P|
|12th to 14th Sept 2014||Condover Hall||Netball tournament with outdoor activities||After Easter||2nd to 4th year||£155||Miss Laura Topping||C|
|3rd to 5th Dec 2014||Krakow, Poland||Religious Studies and History trip||Feb/Mar 2014||5th year||£420||Mr Jamie Swann||C|
|12th to 19th Feb 2015||German exchange to Bad Segeberg (annual trip)||Cultural and educational visit to Lubeck and Hamburg plus days spent in the German partner school. Staying with host families. German pupils visit Stockport for 8 to 9 days in Sept.||5th year and 6th form||£400||Mrs Linda Morgan|
|13th to 21st Feb 2015||Alps||Ski trip||Jan 2014||1st to 3rd year||£925||Mrs Chris Muscutt and Mr Alex Ehegartner||C||Travel insurance policy (pdf)|
|10th to 21st Feb 2015||Sri Lanka cricket tour||11 day tour, playing 6 matches against local school and club sides. Several of the fixtures are to be played on first class grounds. Tours to local places of interest are to take place on some of the rest days.||4th year to 6th form||£2100||Mr Dave Makinson||C|
|22nd to 25th Mar 2015||Rosslyn Park rugby sevens||March 2015||2nd year||£65||Mr Hugo Corbett||P|
|23rd to 25th Mar 2015||Rosslyn Park rugby sevens||March 2015||5th year||£65||Mr Hugo Corbett||P|
|24th to 26th Mar||Rosslyn Park rugby sevens||March 2015||6th form||£65||Mr Hugo Corbett||P|
|3rd to 7th Apr 2015||Berlin||IGCSE German and History trip||April 2014||3rd and 4th year||Approx £550-£575||Dr Stephen Smith and Mrs Heather Ashton||C|
|9th to 12th April 2015||Picardy, France||1st year activity and cultural trip||September 2014||1st year||Approx £320||Mr Roger Wallington||P|
|12th to 14th April 2015||York||1st year residential (offered as a cheaper alternative for those not going on the Picardy trip)||January 2015||1st year||Approx £130-£150||Miss Esther Spence||P|
|3rd to 10th July 2015||Lake Garda, Italy||Music concert tour||Spring 2014||2nd year to 6th form||Approx £610||Mrs Eve Taylor||P|
|6th to 11th July 2015||Paris homestay trip||Paris homestay trip with linguistic and cultural activities and day trip to Disneyland.||Mar 2014||4th year||Approx £600||Mr James Wilson||P|
|6th to 9th July 2015||Grasmere||Outdoor pursuits trip||Sept 2014||2nd year||Approx £230||Mrs Chris Muscutt||P|
|July 2016||Iceland||GCSE and A-level Geography tour||Feb 2015||4th year to 6th form||£1100||Mr Ray Howarth||P|