Trips & Visits
Trips and Visits 2012 - 2013 - updated February 2013
Golden Priority Ticket for trips - information for parents of Year 7 and 8 students
This document is complied with information from staff by Mrs M Barron and will be updated at regular intervals. Dates are subject to change. Please contact her if you have any queries on firstname.lastname@example.org or the member of staff responsible for the trip.
NOTE: Parents whose children are taking part in any of the trips and visits listed will have their own separate details, confirming exact dates, times and venues. Information about Field Trips related to specific courses will be found in the relevant subject area of the VLE (Virtual Learning Environment), you will need to log in to view this information - see also link above.
Please see notes/photos below from recent trips
Salamanca Trip 2012
Ms N Kremer, the Languages Department and volunteer staff accompanied Year 11, 12 and 13 students to Salamanca during February half term. Photos below show students being taught a new dance by children's entertainers on an excursion to Avila and photos in Salamanca itself - students outside the Plaza Mayor (meeting place), students with their teacher in class and students at the Bull Fighting Museum!
Staff from our Art Department, (Ms L Veerayen, Ms Linda Wagstaffe and Ms H Warbrook) escorted 24 students from Years 12 and 13 to Italy on an Art Study Tour during February half term.
The group are pictured here outside The Duomo (Cathedral) of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence.
South Africa July 2011
120 students (from Years 9,10,11,12 & 13) with 12 staff in three groups were privileged to gain an overview of South Africa this summer. The trip was organised by Mr J Johnstone, Head of our RE Department. See itinerary and some photo highlights below.
Johannesburg - Soweto Tour including the Hector Pieterson Memorial & visit to Children's Creche, Pilanseberg Safari to see the Big Five, visit to the Lion Park, Sun City Resort, Apartheid Museum & special Nelson Mandela exhibition, Gold Reef City to visit Gold Mine & theme park, then flight to...
George and the Garden Route - Mossel Bay, Diaz Museum Complex, Sand-boarding, Monkeyland & Bird Sanctuary, Bloukrans Bridge Bungee Jump, Plettenberg Bay, Knysna Elephant Park, Oudtshoorn, Ostrich Show Farm, Cango Caves, Buffelsdrif Elephant Riding, Cango Wildlife Ranch & Cheetah Centre, then long drive to...
Cape Town - Peninsula excursion including Hout Bay, Boat trip to Seals on Duiker Island, Chapman's Peak marine drive, Boulders Beach Penguins, Cape of Good Hope & Cape Point in the Table Mountain National Park, views from Signal Hill, Robben Island Boat trip & island tour, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront shopping
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Taking measurements at Walton-on-the-Naze in February 2010 - AS Level Geography Field Trip
Geography GCSE Field Trip to Swanage, June 2010 - students shown here sketching Durdle Door
List of Trips and Visits 2011-12 (19KB)
List of Trips and Visits 2009-10 (14KB)
List of Trips and Visits 2008-9 (11KB)
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