Expeditions & Tours

There is a huge range of overseas trips every year. In recent years, destinations have included China, Cuba, Vietnam, Argentina, Chile, South Africa, New York, California, Florida, the Atlas Mountains, the Red Sea, Mozambique and Peru.

The classicists visit Greece or Italy; the Geography Department takes pupils to China, the States, Iceland and Switzerland; the Art Department visits New York frequently. The Physics Department has taken boys to the Kennedy Space Centre and makes an annual excursion to CERN, just outside Geneva. The musicians tour continental Europe, and there are annual ski-trips to the Alps or North America. Recently the cricketers have been to Barbados, Malaysia, and Sri Lanka, while the rugby players have been to South America, South Africa, Australia, Canada and Italy. Hockey teams have toured in both Holland and South Africa. The school also offers 5 travel scholarships and additionally, a generous number of scholarships for Adventure Training and Sail Training.

As part of our thriving Modern Languages programme, we offer a variety of exchanges to boys studying French, German and Spanish. Annually there are French exchanges to Burgundy and Paris and a Work Experience trip to the World Famous Oncople Cancer Institute in Toulouse, A German exchange to Hamburg is partnership with St Helen’s and a Spanish exchange visits Malaga. Over the summer holiday, we also run a Work Experience visit to Austria.