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.
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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. 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|
|25th to 29th May 2014||Noordvijk, Netherlands||1st Year general interest trip||Sept 2013||1st Year||£295||Mr Roger Wallington||C|
|13th to 15th June 2014||Forest of Dean||1st Year educational trip looking at the history and geography of the area||Oct 2013||1st Year||£130||Mrs Helen Lawson||P|
|27th to 29th June 2014||Glaramara||Music rehearsal weekend plus 2 half-day outdoor activities eg canoeing/ghyll scrambling||Sept 2013||2nd Year to 6th Form||£205||Mrs Eve Taylor||C|
|July 2014||Iceland||GCSE and A-level Geography tour||Feb 2013||4th Year to 6th Form||£1000||Mr Ray Howarth||C||Letter (pdf)|
|2nd to 3rd July 2014||Oxford||Oxbridge open day||May 2014||5th Year to Lower Sixth||£40||Mr Alastair Thorley||P|
|5th to 8th July 2014||Grasmere||Outdoor pursuits trip – walking, kayaking, sailing, climbing and ghyll scrambling||Sept 2013||2nd Year||£230||Mrs Chris Muscutt||C||Letter (pdf)|
|9th to 11th July 2014||Geneva Switzerland||Physics trip to Cern||6th Form||Mrs Heaton Fenton||C|
|29th Sept to 1st Oct and 1st to 3rd Oct 2014||Ilam||1st Year induction||1st Year||Free||Mrs Helen Lawson|
|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||P|
|5th to 7th 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)|
|Feb half-term 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|
|1st to 6th Apr 2015||Paris homestay trip||Staying with French families in the suburb of Bretigny-sur-Orge to the south of Paris in pairs. Language lessons in the morning at local school. Afternoons sightseeing principle sights of Paris. Full day at Disneyland. Evenings with host families.||Mar 2014||4th Year||Approx £650||Mr James Wilson||P|
|1st to 7th Apr 2015||Italy||Senior rugby tour||Summer 2014||5th Year to 6th Form||Approx £800-£900||Mr Hugo Corbett||P|
|3rd to 7th April 2015||Berlin||IGCSE German and History trip||April 2014||3rd and 4th Year||Approx £550-£575||Dr Stephen Smith and Mrs Heather Ashton||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 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|