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

Date Location Description Approx. Launch Date Year Groups Approximate Cost Staff in Charge
14th to 21st February 2019 Bad Segeberg, Germany German Exchange March 2018 Fifth Year £375 Mrs Morgan
24th to 26th March 2019 Rosslyn Park, London Rosslyn Park National Sevens March 2019 Second Year, Third Year, Fifth Year and Sixth Form £85 Mr Corbett
27th to 28th March 2019 London Psychology Tour   Upper Sixth £200 Mr Buxton-Cope
29th March to 1st April 2019 Barcelona, Spain Under 14s Football tour June 2018 Third Year £630 Miss Curl
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
8th to 11th April 2019 Valkenburg, Holland Hockey tour January 2018 Second and Third Year £650 approx. Miss Withington
22nd to 28th May 2019 Paris, France French Exchange September 2018 Third and Fourth Year £500 approx. Mr Lorentz and Mrs Cole
22nd to 23rd June Peak District Duke of Edinburgh Bronze training weekend   Third Year £100 included in enrolment fee Miss L Turner
June to July 2019 Madagascar Outdoor Expedition November 2017 Sixth Form £3,995 approx. Mr Ehegartner
1st to 5th July 2019 Aberdovey Outdoor Education Week September 2018 Second Year £500 Mr Hughes
14th to 16th June 2019 Cholmondeley Castle, Cheshire Bushcraft Weekend October 2018 Third Year £163 + VAT Mr Ehegartner
17th June to 20th June 2019 Holderness Coast, Yorkshire Out of classroom field work/data collection September 2018 Lower Sixth £335 approx. Mr Cooke
28th June to 1st July 2019 Opal Coast, France First Year trip September 2018 First Year £430 approx. Miss Gibson
29th June to 4th July 2019 Valkenburg, Holland Music tour February 2018 All Years £600 Mr Flaherty
5th to 11th July 2019 Orlando, USA Physics trip to NASA November 2018 Fifth Year and Sixth Form £1,975 approx. Mrs Fenton
8th to 22nd July 2019 Guillistre, Haute Alps, French Alps Kayak Trip September/October 2018 Third Year to Upper Sixth £750 approx. Mr Hughes
16th to 18th or 18th to 20th September 2019 Ilam Hall, Derbyshire First year residential June 2019 First Year (in two halves) £0 Mrs Suttle
19th to 25th October 2019 Costa Blanca, Spain Climbing Trip   Second Year to U6th £600 – £650 Mr A Hughes
Half Term February 2020 America/Canada or Europe Skiing Trip Autumn 2019 First to Fourth Year £1,200 Mr Ehegartner