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 C/P
7th to 9th September 2018 Condover Hall, Shropshire Netball trip April 2018 Second Year £150 Mrs Goddard P
17th to 19th September 2018 Ilam Hall, Derbyshire Ilam Hall, Chatsworth Hall Parents Evening First Year £0 Mrs Suttle P
19th to 21st September 2018 Ilam Hall, Derbyshire Ilam Hall, Chatsworth Hall Parents Evening First Year £0 Mrs Suttle P
18th to 21st October 2018 Northern France and Belgium WW1 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 6th November 2018 Madrid, Spain Educational and cultural visit April 2018 Fourth Year to Sixth Form £650 approx. Mrs Psaila-Harris P
13th to 16th November 2018 Shrewsbury, Shropshire Biology field trip Half term Upper Sixth £226.50 plus travel insurance Mr Peter Grant P
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 (need intermediate status) £1,400 approx. Mr Ehegartner P
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 P
29th March to 1st April 2019 Barcelona, Spain Under 14s Football tour June 2018 Third Year £630 Miss L Curl 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 11th April 2019 Valkenburg, Holland Hockey tour January 2018 Second and Third Year £650 approx. Miss Withington C
22nd to 28th May 2019 Paris, France French Exchange Septemebr 2018 Third and Fourth Year £500 approx. Mr Lorentz and Mrs A Cole C
June to July 2019 Madagascar Outdoor Expedition November 2017 Sixth Form £3,995 approx. Mr Ehegartner C
17th June to 20th June 2019 Holderness Coast, Yorkshire Out of classroom field work/data collection September 2018 Lower Sixth £335 approx. Alex Cooke P
21st to 24th June 2019 Opal Coast, France First Year trip September 2018 First Year £430 approx. Mrs Gibson P
29th June to 5th July 2019 Valkenburg, Holland Music tour December 2017 All Years £550 approx. Mr Flaherty C
5th to 11th July 2019 Orlando, USA Physics trip to NASA November 2017 Fifth Year and Sixth Form £1,975 approx. Mrs Fenton C