School Trips Overview

Trip

Year offered to

Organising department

Optional/ Compulsory?

Cost

Time of year offered

Normandy Trip

Year 8 and 9

Modern Languages

Optional

£300

June 2016

German Exchange

Year 10 and 11

Modern Languages

Optional

£400

Easter 2016 (tbc)

French exchange (Staffs Limousin Experience)

Year 9 upwards

Modern Languages

Optional

£370 (approximately)

English in France April 2016 (tbc); French in England  July 2016 (tbc)

Junior Rugby Tour 

U13 & U14 squads

Disneyland Paris

Optional

£400 (approximately)

Next tour Easter 2017

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze

Year 10

 

Optional

£250 approximately (dependent on number of participants)

Autumn Term 2015

Sat 10th October  - 09:30am - 4:00pm Bronze Day Walk Group 1

Sun 11th October  - 09:30am - 4:00pm Bronze Day Walk Group 2

Sat 17th  October - 09:30am - 4:00pm Bronze Day Walk Group 3

Sun 18th October - 09:30am - 4:00pm Bronze Day Walk Group 4

Sat 21st November 1pm - 5pm Bronze training in school

Sun 22nd November 10am - 2pm Bronze training in school

Spring Term 2016
Sun 27th March - 10:00am - 4:00pm Bronze Training at Apedale

Summer Term
Sun 1st - Mon 2nd May Bronze Practice Expedition Group 1

Sun 8th May - 10:00am - 2:00pm Bronze Route Planning in school

Sat 14th May - Sun 15th May Bronze Practice Expedition Group 2

Sat 4th June - Sun 5th June - Bronze Qualifying Expedition Group 1

Sat 11th June - Sun 12th June - Bronze Qualifying Expedition 2

Duke of Edinburgh Silver

Year 11

 

Optional

£300 approximately (dependent on number of participants)

Autumn Term

Sat 10th October & Sun 11th October 09:00am - 4:00pm each day Silver & Gold Training in school


Sun 22nd November 10am - 2pm Silver & Gold Route Planning Day in school (canoeists and walkers)

Mon 26th & Tue 27th October – Silver Canoe Taster Session at Ross on Wye

Spring Term
Wed 23rd - Fri 25th March - Silver Practice Expedition (walking) in Peak District

Sat 26th - Mon 28th March - Silver Practice Expedition (canoe)

Summer Term

Sun 8th May - 10am - 2pm Silver & Gold Route planning in school (walkers & canoeists)

Thur 23rd June – Sun 26th June Silver Qualifying Expedition (walkers)

Mon 27th - Wed 29th June Silver Qualifying Expedition (canoe)

Duke of Edinburgh Gold

Lower 6th & Upper 6th 

 

Optional

£350 approximately (dependent on number of participants)

Autumn Term

Sat 10th October & Sun 11th October 09:00am - 4:00pm each day Silver & Gold Training in school


Sun 22nd November 10am - 2pm Silver & Gold Route Planning Day in school (canoeists and walkers)

Spring Term

Wed 23rd - Sat 26th March  - Gold Practice Expedition, Howgill Fells

Summer Term
Sun 8th May - 10am - 2pm Silver & Gold Route planning in school (walkers & canoeists)

Sun 17th – 21st July Gold Qualifying Expedition.

CERN in Geneva

Lower 6th 

Physics

Optional

£250.00 approximately

Dependent on the cost of flights and coach to the Airport

CCF Courses : All sections: Including leadership courses, scholarships

Year 9 to Upper 6th 

 

Optional

£30 to £100

Easter and Summer Holidays.

CCF Weekend training

Year 9 to Upper 6th 

 

Optional

£5 to £15

During course of each term

RN Summer Camp

Year 9 to Upper 6th 

 

Optional

£80.00 approximately

July

Army Summer Camp

Year 9 to Upper 6th 

 

Optional

£80.00 approximately

July

RAF Summer Camp

Year 9 to Upper 6th 

 

Optional

£80.00 approximately

July

Ambleside Team Building

Lower 6th 

 

Compulsory

£60.00 approximately

September

Condover Hall

Year 7

 

Compulsory

£100.00 approximately

September

USA (New York, Washington, Philadelphia)

Years 10 - 13

History

Optional 

£1600.00 approximately

October

Normandy - WWII battlefields, Caen

Year 10

History

Optional 

£360

23-26 March 2016

World Challenge Expedition 

Year 11 to Upper 6th

 

Optional

£3,699.00 approximately

July 2017 (approx.) and every 2 years.

Preston Montford

Upper 6th

Geography

Compulsory

£255.00 tbc

End of September

Laches Wood Outdoor Educational Centre

Year 5

 

Optional (but prefer children to attend)

£186.00 approximately cost

February

Girls' Netball & Hockey Tour

Years 9, 10 and 11 (NB: they will be years 10, 11 and 12 when the tour takes place).

 PE

Optional

Region of £3650

Next tour 16th July 2016 – 5th August 2016, Australia

Senior Rugby Tours

Year 10

 PE

Optional (but most go)

£3500 approximately dependent on country visited

July / August 2016 to Honk Kong / Australia 

Bilbao, Spain

Priority to Lower and Upper 6th

Modern Foreign Languages

Optional

£550 approximate cost - includes all activities

October 2016

Ecology Field Course

All Upper 6th Biologists attend

 

Expected

£300.00 approximately

October Half Term

Scouts Autumn Expedition

Year 7 and above

 

Optional

£60.00 approximately

October

Rome, Italy

Years 8-12

History

Optional

£595

22-25 October 2015

Rome, Italy

Year 10 & 12

History

Optional

£595

20-23 October 2016

Science Live Lectures in Manchester

Year 10

Sciences

Compulsory

£28 approximately

Annual

Scouts Autumn Expedition

Year 7 and above

 

Optional

£45.00 approximately

October

Scouts Winter Walking

Year 7 and above

 

Optional

£45.00 approximately

February

Scouts Summer Camp

Year 7 and above

 

Optional

£170.00 approximately

July

Golf Tour

All year groups

 

Optional

Cost-dependent on location, duration, numbers

Next Tour August 2016

Normandy or Flanders

Year 10

History

Optional

£360

March/April 2017

Be aware that the Biology and Geography (Swansea) field trips are considered a key part of the curriculum and that therefore the bursary fund pays assistance to those on bursaries in proportion to the fee bursary. The same applies for the Year 7 and Lower 6th year group trips. 

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