Trips, Visits & Excursions

We truly value the wider curriculum and all that this brings to a young person's development.

We aspire to provide as many exciting experiences during their school years as possible, to give our students new challenges, things to look forward to and to help build their friendships and memories.

 

Technology in Disneyland Paris Trip, January 2023

Year 10 GCSE Technology students

We travelled to Disneyland, Paris, for workshops and tours, specifically to support the GCSE Technology courses.

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Carrington Ski, February 2023

Year 11 students

Travelling with 321Ski, we stayed in the resort of Folgaria in Italy.

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Adventure in Bude, May/June 2023

Year 7 and Year 8 students

Our 7s and 8s visited this outdoor adventure centre for an exciting five days.

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9s Set Sail to France, June 2023 

Year 9 students

A group of 9s travelled to France to visit Rockley Adventure's centre in Bombannes, France. 

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8s, Textiles Making Day, June 2023

Year 8 students

A selected group of 8s that have shown aptitude and interest in Textiles visited Trinity Buoy Lighthouse for a day of making. 

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11s, Morocco Expedition, July 2023 

Year 11 students

A group of 11s visited Morocco and trekked in the Atlas mountains and worked with local communities on a sustainable project. 

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11s, WW1 Battlefields Trip, September 2023 

Year 11 History Students

GCSE History students travelled to Ypres in Belgium for the day, stopping at several important sites linking to their study of trench medicine.

 

10s DT Trip to Disneyland Paris, January 2024

Students studying a Technology GCSE subject (Product Design, Engineering, Textiles and Hospitality and Catering) have the fantastic opportunity to participate in a trip to Disneyland Paris from Sunday 28 January to Wednesday 31 January.

Click here for the Parents Letter for Disneyland 2024

Click here for the Suggested Packing List

Click here for the full Itinerary

 

11s Ski Trip, Easter 2024

We will be travelling to Sestriere on the border of Italy and France and will be partnering with a highly reputable ski company SelectSki, who specialise in school ski trips to Europe. We will be departing on Saturday 30 March and returning on Saturday 6 April 2024. 

 Click here for the Parents Letter for Easter Ski Trip

Click here for Mr Miles' Presentation 

Click here for a Kit List

  

7s Visit to Bude, June 2024

A group of Year 7 students will be travelling to Bude in Cornwall to take part in activities including: surfing, body boarding, canoeing, as well as completing a high ropes course. Students will also have a range of evening entertainment to keep them busy!

Click here for the Parents Letter for 7s Bude 

 

8s Visit to Amsterdam, July 2024

A group of Year 8 students will be travelling to Amsterdam. The trip will include a tour of the Johan Cruyff Stadium (home of Ajax FC), two Pro Coaching Sessions with professional Dutch football and hockey coaches, a high ropes challenge and a visit to Walibi World Theme Park. We will be departing on Monday 8 July 2024 and returning on Friday 12 July 2024.

Click here for the Parents Letter for 8s Amsterdam

Click here for the full itinerary

 

9s Activity Week, July 2024

A group of Year 9 students will be travelling to Poole in Dorset to take part in a very exciting watersports activity trip provided by Rockley Adventure. We will be departing from school on Monday 8 July, returning on Friday 12 June.  

 

Eswatini Expedition 2024

A group of current Year 10 students, when they complete their GCSE exams at the end of Year 11, will be travelling with two members of staff and Adventure Lifesigns. Our 14-day itinerary will include hiking in the hills and plateaus of the Lumbombo Mountains and working with a rural communities on a sustainable project.

Click here for the Parents Letter for Eswatini 2024

Click here for the booking conditions for the trip

Click here for an example itinerary for Eswatini 2024

 

Cambodia Expedition, July 2025

A group of current Year 9 students, when they complete their GCSE exams at the end of Year 11, will be travelling with two members of staff and Adventure Lifesigns. Our 14-day itinerary will include visiting the famous Angkor Wat temples, the Killing Fields to understand some of Cambodia's dark history, a jungle trek and working on a project to benefit the local community.

Click here for Mrs Loughran's Introduction Assembly Presentation given to students May 2023

Click here for an example itinerary for Cambodia 2025

Click here for the Adventure Lifesigns Launch Meeting Presentation, from MD Alistair Cole